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Grading the Vikings Signing of Derek Cox

Career Stats: 5 Years in league | 241 Tackles | 13 Interceptions | 39 Pass Breakups | 1 Forced Fumble Cox signed a big free agent deal with the Chargers in the 2013 offseason, but was a huge bust.  He struggled in coverage and had just 38 tackles and 1 interceptions in 11 starts.  He was released by the Chargers after just one year. The Vikings will be bringing in Cox to compete...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free agent defensive backs: Recent cuts put these corners in play

In somewhat surprising moves, the Chargers parted ways with two cornerbacks yesterday, Derek Cox and Johnny Patrick. Cox struggled mightily last year — especially considering the pay day he got from San Diego as a free agent — but Tom Telesco had previously said he believed Cox would improve in his second year in the system. Johnny Patrick didn’t have the greatest year in 2013...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bloody Tuesday shows Telesco means business

So far today the Chargers have parted ways with Derek Cox, Le’Ron McClain and now Johnny Patrick. McClain wasn’t a surprise, but Telesco had previously said he believed Cox would do better in his second year in the system. I respect Telesco for moving forward and building this team to win now. As we mentioned this morning, stud corners are available (such as Alterraun Verner...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers take close to a 4 million dollar hit by releasing cornerback Derek Cox

The San Diego Chargers have told cornerback Derek Cox that he will be released by the organization, according to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune. Cox’s stint in San Diego didn’t last long. He signed a four-year deal last offseason but was replaced in the starting lineup by the middle of the season. His […]The post Chargers take close to a 4 million dollar hit by releasing...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers release Derek Cox Le’Ron McClain

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The San Diego Chargers were busy on Tuesday after they released cornerback Derek Cox and running back Le’Ron McClain. Chargers have released fullback Le'Ron McClain, per source. Move clears $2.5 million in cap space. — Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) March 4, 2014 Chargers have informed...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers Releasing CB Derek Cox

Michael Gehlken reports that the Chargers are releasing CB Derek Cox Tuesday. The post Report: Chargers Releasing CB Derek Cox appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs Rumors: Derek Cox inbound

Derek Cox might not have to wait long to find work. The free-agent cornerback isn't expected to rejoin the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he might remain in Florida, writes Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune. Cox isn't going to be mistaken for Darrelle Revis, but he would address an immediate need for the Buccaneers after the team finished with the league's worst pass...
Via NFL Injury Report
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency Rumors: Buccaneers targeting Jaquars corner Derek Cox?

One of the first priorities for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the 2012 regular season was for the team to shore up a dismal secondary. Opposing teams threw at will against the Buccaneers secondary and it appears that Tampa might be targeting one corner on the free agent market starting tomorrow at 4 p.m. at the opening of the NFL Free Agency period. Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune...
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

CB Derek Cox Could Be An Option For Washington

John Keim of the Washington Examiner tweets that  free agent CB Derek Cox is one ”name to keep an eye on” for the Redskins next week. Cox, 26, was clearly the Jaguars’ best cornerback last season, and at times played pretty well. Washington needs to find upgrades for their secondary, so it’s not hard to see why they could have interest in Cox. The issue will obviously...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Jacksonville Jaguars place CB Derek Cox on I.R.

The Jaguars have placed 25-year old cornerback Derek Cox on the Injured Reserve List due to a knee injury. Cox played in 6 games for the Jaguars this year and he had 22 tackles, 2 passes defensed and 1 tackle for a loss.  He has now played in 35 games in his first three years with the Jaguars and he has 143 tackles, 2 tackles for a loss, 1 fumble recovery, 21 passes defensed and...
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November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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