The San Diego Chargers re-signed fullback Jacob Hester to a one-year contract, the team announced. Hester visited the Seattle Seahawks earlier this week. Hester, 26, has played for the Chargers for four seasons, but San Diego signed former Pro Bowl fullback Le'Ron McClain during free agency. Hester is expected to back up McClain and contribute on special teams.
April 12, 2012
The Chargers have two key free agents in the offensive backfield: Mike Tolbert and Jacob Hester. Although Tolbert has been the more productive player since the duo entered the league together in 2008, it would appear Hester has the better odds of returning. Read on to find out why.
February 15, 2012
Thanks to league-wide labor uncertainty, the Chargers don't even know what all their needs are heading into next season. There are, however, three positions GM A.J. Smith should not feel compelled to address -- and, no, we are not talking specialists.
March 14, 2011
New special teams coach Rich Bisaccia comes to San Diego with a sterling résumé. Less impressive is the unheralded group of "third phase" players he is about to inherit. Bisaccia will need to coach up some young talent, and fast, to avoid another disaster.
January 13, 2011