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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 bonus.
Numerous reports suggested that his teammates felt as though he quit on the team last year. San Diego’s offensive line was in terrible shape last season and they could have used any help they could find.
So far this offseason, OT King Dunlap and G Chad Rinehart to their roster, but in the process they lost Louis Vazquez to the Broncos. Finding offensive line help in the draft is paramount at this point in time, so hopefully one of the three offensive tackles falls to them at No. 11 overall.
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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...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the San Diego Chargers have released left tackle Jared Gaither.
Chargers announced they released OT Jared Gaither.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 27, 2013
At one time Gaither was one of the best left tackles in the NFL, but injuries have taken their toll on him.
The 27 year-old Gaither has only played in 19 games over the past four years...
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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.
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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.
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