Chargers sign Thomas as insurance
SAN DIEGO -- Three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tra Thomas signed a one-year contract Wednesday with the San Diego Chargers, perhaps as insurance in case left tackle Marcus McNeill continues his holdout.
McNeill, outside linebacker Shawne Merriman and wide receiver Vincent Jackson are so unhappy about being tendered one-year contracts as restricted free agents that they have stayed away from offseason workouts, including minicamp.
Their holdouts could extend into the regular season.
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