The San Diego Chargers signed cornerback Casey Hayward in the offseason, and it has arguably been their best move.
The former Packer has had one heck of a year. Through 15 weeks, Hayward leads the league in interceptions with seven. Hayward became the team’s No. 1 corner when Jason Verrett went down with a knee injury, and now he has been selected to his first Pro Bowl.
— San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) December 21, 2016
Not only did Hayward leave Green Bay to join the Chargers, but general Tom Telesco got him on a good deal (three-year, $15.3 million contract). To say he’s panned out is an understatement.
Top-graded NFL CBs:
1. Chris Harris Jr., 91.92. Aqib Talib, 90.63. Casey Hayward, 88.84. Malcolm Butler, 88.75. Janoris Jenkins, 88.3 pic.twitter.com/bMPz1u0CQo
— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) December 21, 2016
Four other Chargers were named alternates to the Pro Bowl: quarterback Philip Rivers, running back Melvin Gordon, tight end Antonio Gates and rookie defensive end Joey Bosa.