Indianapolis Colts NT Antonio Johnson came to San Diego to visit the San. Diego Chargers, per Aaron Wilson. Johnson started 13 games for the Colts last season in Chuck Pagano’s defense, but the Colts were not looking to bring him back in free agency. Now, brother John Pagano could have some interest in bringing Johnson over to San Diego to add more depth on the defensive front.
The Chargers lost a few veterans up front with Antonio Garay, Aubrayo Franklin and Vaughn Martin dipping out of town in free agency. The Chargers have youngsters Corey Liuget, Kendall Reyes and Cam Thomas to start on defense, but the depth behind them is really thin. We just signed Jarius Wynn a few days ago and adding Johnson would add another big body to the defensive front that can play the nose.
It would no way be a sexy signing, but it is depth. It is better than having a bunch of undrafted rookies fighting for jobs. Johnson has played in the NFL for 6 seasons and stands at 6-foot-3, 310 pounds.
More big bodies. More competition. Bring it on.