San Diego Chargers: Does Nathan Vasher’s Signing Affect the NFL Draft?

April 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Diego has appeared to have shored up its cornerback situation for 2010 with the signing of free agents Nathan Vasher and Donald Strickland.
This gives the team four solid cornerbacks to give both quality and depth at the position along with an added physicality.
It is far from a long-term solution, however. 
Vasher and Strickland are 28 and 29 respectively, with both having a history of injury and just two-year contracts.  Quentin Jammer, while a solid and consistent number one starter, will be 31 when the 2010 season begins.
The team has a young talent in Antoine Cason who may or may not lock down a starting role in the upcoming year, but otherwise the Chargers are lacking in long-term potential at the corner position.
It was considered that even after signing Strickland, the team may have attempted to pursue a cornerback fairly early in the draft (while the first round was unlikely, the second was a definite possibility).
It would appear th...

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