San Diego Chargers 2010: How Does Signing Nathan Vasher Affect Secondary?

April 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Diego has surprised more than a few with an interesting offseason. Not only have they signed two significant free agents (roughly the same number as signed between 2006 and 2009), but they signed two free agents at the same position.
Nathan Vasher and Donald Strickland combine to give the team depth if nothing else, at a cornerback position that fielded only three active players in 2009, one of which has since been traded away to the New York Jets.
So what does this do for the secondary?  That is a difficult question to peg down.
The team has Quentin Jammer locked up at the lead cornerback position, but now three players to compete for time as either a the second starter or nickel back.  Aside from Vasher and Strickland, they also will look to see what young former first round pick Antoine Cason can do.
Strickland is the safest player of the group, being a good blend of both consistent and seasoned. He also presents the least upside to the team overall...

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