COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Chargers agreed to conditions with protection Jaylen Watkins on a a person-year deal, maintaining him in the fold for the 2019 season, resources confirmed to ESPN on Saturday.
The NFL Community initial described the information.
A feasible prospect to generate a beginning position at no cost protection final season, Watkins experienced a torn ACL during a preseason match versus the Seattle Seahawks when teammate Melvin Ingram fell on his suitable leg.
The 27-year-outdated Watkins, who experienced signed a a person-year deal with the Chargers prior to final season, expended the total year on hurt reserve.
“He was variety of heading to be a nickel corner, a minimal bit of a protection,” Chargers common manager Tom Telesco reported during his finish-of-the-season information convention final month about Watkins. “We did not have him on the subject long enough to see accurately what his job was heading to be.”
A fourth-spherical choice by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2014 draft, Watkins completed with 56 put together tackles, 8 pass breakups and no interceptions in 4 a long time with the Eagles.