Sign C.J. Mosley
It’s not like Telesco to make a major signing on the free-agent market, at least not one where a lot of money is going to be involved. But remember, the team is trying to win it all next year, not just be happy to make the playoffs or win the division.
C.J. Mosley can do a little bit of everything at the linebacker position and at just 26 years old, is worth one of those big-money contracts.
One of the best linebackers in the league, Mosley can come up and play the run or drop back into coverage and make plays on the ball. It’s those skills that have led to him being selected to four of the last five Pro Bowls.
The Ravens will likely do what they can to keep him in Baltimore, but there will be many teams bidding for his services. According to Overthecap.com, the Chargers currently have about $25.9 million in available space under the salary cap.
Signing Mosley would mean that the team is moving on from Denzel Perryman, a good player, but one who can’t stay on the field. Availability is often called the best ability of a football player and Perryman hasn’t been available. The Chargers, by signing Mosley, would be replacing him with a guy who has missed just three games in his entire career.
The Chargers have an explosive offense, but could you imagine a defense that featured Joey Bosa, Melvin Ingram, Derwin James and C.J. Mosley?
It sounds too good to be true, but Telesco needs to put on his best salesman cap and try to lure Mosley to southern California.