The San Diego Chargers are potentially looking for a new nose tackle to replace starter Cam Thomas. There is a chance Thomas could return but it looks like he is headed out of town, in that case they’ll pursue Houston Texans nose tackle Earl Mitchell.
"They are expected to show interest in Earl Mitchell, a 14-game starter last season for the Texans. Mitchell, 26, could be in high demand, as teams reportedly project him not only as a 3-4 nose tackle but possibly a better fit at 4-3 defensive tackle. ESPN analyst Bill Polian, a former mentor to Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco, is especially high on Mitchell.Polian gave an “A” grade to six free agents.Mitchell, a 2010 third-round draft pick, was one of them."
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