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The San Diego Chargers have released left tackle Jared Gaither, which will cost them a $6 million hit against the salary cap.
Gaither was signed to a four-year, $24.5 million contract after playing well in the final five games of 2011. But he developed a mysterious back injury early in training camp last summer and was slow to return, raising questions about his work ethic. He played in only four of the first 10 games before injuring his groin and going on injured reserve.
The Chargers are expected to take an offensive lineman in the draft next month.
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Michael Gehlken of the Union Tribune reports that the Chargers have informed LT Jared Gaither that he will be released today. The Chargers have since confirmed the move.
Gehlken adds that this move will result in a $6 million cap hit for the 2013 season.
Gaither, 27, signed a four-year deal worth $24.6 million that also included $13.5 million guaranteed and an $8 million signing...
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Defensive lineman Vaughn Martin signed a two-year contract Thursday with the Miami Dolphins after starting the past two seasons with the San Diego Chargers.
The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Martin played end in the Chargers' 3-4 scheme, but likely will move to tackle in the Dolphins' 4-3 defense.
''I'm a defensive linemen, and in the NFL you're going to have to be...
MIAMI -- Defensive lineman Vaughn Martin has agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins after starting the past two seasons with the San Diego Chargers.
The deal was confirmed Thursday on Twitter by Martin's agent.
The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Martin played end in the Chargers' 3-4 scheme but likely will play tackle in the Dolphins' 4-3 defense.
A native of Jamaica, Martin was...
BY NICK ST. DENISA dozen's company.Two weeks into the new football year, the Miami Dolphins have acquired their 12th free agent -- seventh from the outside -- in signing former San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Vaughn Martin Thursday. (photo: Jeffrey Beall, Flickr)Martin, who inked a two-year deal, will fill the void left by backup defensive lineman Tony McDaniel. McDaniel...