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TOJ Film Room – New York Jets DB Marcus Gilchrist

Continuing to take closer looks at the players the Jets have added this off-season, AJ Sicignano dove into the film on a guy who many expect to be the new starting free safety this season in Marcus Gilchrist. Don’t miss his look at Buster Skrine and Erin Henderson… Gilchrist was an intriguing player to watch. He was drafted as a cornerback in 2011, made the position switch to...
Via Turn On The Jets
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Defensive Weakness: Safeties

Mike Maccagnan, GM of the Jets, did his best to address the off-season issue of the safety positions. Maccagnan signed 26-year-old free safety Marcus Gilchrist, formerly of the San Diego Chargers. Gilchrist, who is recovering from a shoulder scope, is said to be ready to return to Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and Mandatory Training Camp. Maccagnan signed the former Clemson Tiger...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets sign S Marcus Gilchrist

The Jets’ plan this off-season was clearly to spend to fix their secondary. They added three new cornerbacks on big contracts, Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie, and Buster Skrine, and also added Marcus Gilchrist on a big contract as a replacement for veteran free agent Dawan Landry as the starter next to promising 2014 1st round pick Calvin Pryor. Marcus Gilchrist was a 2nd round...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Remaining Free Agents for New York Jets

A week of furious activity for the New York Jets was probably completed last night, as the Jets finalized a deal with former Chargers safety Marcus Gilchrist. They now have an estimated $10-12 million of cap space left, per Jason at By my estimation, the Jets entered the off-season with these holes to fill… The Jets still need a blocking tight end, another wide...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

All The DBs – New York Jets Sign Marcus Gilchrist

The New York Jets will not stop adding defensive backs. Last night they signed San Diego Chargers safety Marcus Gilchrist, likely completing their total revamping of last year’s secondary unit. Here are a few thoughts on Calvin Pryor’s new running mate on the back end… 1. Gilchrist’s most appealing trait was likely his versatility. He was drafted as a second round cornerback...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Jets, Gilchrist agree to terms on 4-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets and safety Marcus Gilchrist have agreed to terms on a four-year contract. Gilchrist spent his first four NFL seasons with the San Diego Chargers after being a second-round draft pick out of Clemson in 2011. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced the...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

After Two Days of “Legal Tampering” Redskins Interested in Several Players

Redskins Interested in Several Players After two days of “legal tampering” the Washington Redskins are interested in several players heading into the start of NFL free agency, Tuesday at 4:00 pm. Below is a list of pending free-agents who have been confirmed as possible targets for the team. – Marcus Gilchrist, Cornerback San Diego Chargers – The Redskins […]
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rams lose narrowly in San Diego, 27-24

SAN DIEGO -- Marcus Gilchrist intercepted Shaun Hill at the goal line with 56 seconds left to preserve the San Diego Chargers' 27-24 victory against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Gilchrist jumped the route as journeyman Hill tried to force a pass to Kenny Britt on second-and-goal from the 4. The Rams Hill had beaten Gilchrist on a 7-yard TD pass to Stedman Bailey with 2:04 left that...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Underrated Players Ready to Surprise the NFL

Underrated players that are poised to make their mark are everywhere around the NFL. They pop out each season and work to make their names known. Last season, King Dunlap, Keenan Allen and Danny Woodhead were a few of those players on the San Diego Chargers, but who are those “players” this season? SS Marcus Gilchrist- As a nickel CB before 2013, Gilchrist was converted into...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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