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New Chargers safety Wilson working with starters at practice

Eric Weddle's contract situation isn't the only safety-related battle being waged at Chargers Park.First-year Bolt Jimmy Wilson has seized the lead for San Diego's starting strong safety spot, according to ESPN. The fifth-year vet has taken snaps alongside Weddle over candidates like Jahleel Addae.The Chargers still value Addae, who has subbed in as a nickel and dime safety. Wilson...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What Are the Chargers Getting with DB Jimmy Wilson?

The San Diego Chargers signed former Dolphins nickel corner/safety Jimmy Wilson to a two-year, $4.85 million deal Friday. It’s a move to compensate for the losses of safety Marcus Gilchrist and cornerback Shareece Wright. Gilchrist, a former second-round pick, landed a four-year contract with the New York Jets, while Wright, a former third-round pick, is headed north to San Francisco...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign S Jimmy Wilson

It’s hard to love this move as it likely means Jimmy Wilson will likely be the starter in the secondary for the Chargers in 2015. He’ll play Marcus Gilchrist’s old role as a hybrid safety/cornerback, moving to the slot in sub packages with Jahleel Addae coming in at safety. It fits his skill set as he’s versatile, playing both cornerback and safety in Miami, but I like him...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Wilson leaves the Miami Dolphins and signs with the Chargers

Lost in all the news of the crazy past few days for the Miami Dolphins is the fact that defensive back Jimmy Wilson has signed with the San Diego Chargers. The two-year deal worth $4.85 million dollars was completed on Friday evening.Wilson was a seventh round draft pick in 2011 and has filled an important role in the Dolphins' defense ever since. Besides being one of the better...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers add former Dolphins DB Jimmy Wilson

The San Diego Chargers added some depth to their secondary on Friday, inking former Miami Dolphins DB Jimmy Wilson to the roster. The deal is reportedly for two-years worth $4.85 million, reported the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. In his four season with Miami, The 28-year-old Wilson recorded 133 solo tackles, 16 passes defensed, four INTs and three forced fumbles in 60 games...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmy Wilson still considers himself a starter at nickel

BY NICK ST. DENISIn the pass-happy NFL, a fifth defensive back is a regular sight on the field. So despite what the depth chart says, Miami Dolphins nickel back Jimmy Wilson may as well be listed as a first stringer, according to the fourth-year defender.“I’m starting nickel,” Wilson said this week, via “I still consider myself a starter. I think the...
Via AFC East Daily
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Jimmy Wilson’s be a playmaker at safety?

Surely chances are hard to come by in the NFL as a seventh round pick. For Jimmy Wilson of the Dolphins, he knows a little bit about second chances.  After spending two years in prison after being charged with murder of his aunt’s boyfriend, Wilson has grown up from the experience, learned from it, and turned a 5th year of eligibility at the University of Montana to being drafted...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Training Camp Notes: Wilson Looks to Prove He's a Starter

Sometimes, players just have to take advantage of the situation. That is exactly what Jimmy Wilson is doing now that it is known that Reshad Jones will be suspended for the first four games of the regular season. Jones has been found to have violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy, where he will miss the first four games of the season. While he is able to practice with the team...
Via Football Nation
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Door open for Jimmy Wilson to help Dolphins at safety

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Reshad Jones' four-game suspension has put backup safety Jimmy Wilson in the spotlight for the Miami Dolphins. Jones is allowed to practice with the team and participate in preseason games after he was penalized Friday for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances. But Wilson took most of the snaps with the first team during Sunday's practice...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Training camp watch, Dolphins to keep an eye on

With the start of training camp and the NFL season right around the corner I thought that it’d be fun to look at a few players; One that will shine this season, one that will regress, and another that could be a deep sleeper.   I had two players in mind for my first spot. Jimmy Wilson and Lamar Miller. The obvious answer for most would be Jimmy Wilson, the 7th round pick out of...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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