26-Year-Old Safety – San Diego Chargers
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
Gilchrist got the chance to start at strong safety in 2013, and he responded with a great season, playing in all 16 games and logging 77 total tackles and two interceptions. The Bolts appear very hap...
Marcus Gilchrist Contract Information:
Agreed to terms on a four-year $4 million dollar contract prior to his rookie season in July of 2011.
With Brandon Taylor put on the PUP list, Gilchrist will continue to take first-team reps at strong safety as training camp officially begins on Thursday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Gilchrist has been used only as a corner thus far in his career, but he has been working exclusively at strong safety during camp and could very well open the season as the starter opposite Eric Weddle if Brandon Taylor is not fully recovered from ACL surgery.
It looks like Gilchrist, who had two interceptions in 2011, will be the third corner in San Diego this season.
Gilchrist has a fantastic opportunity to make a big impact in his first season. He is slotted to serve as the primary nickel back and has a chance to become the primary kick and punt returner with the departure of Darren Sproles. At Clemson, Gilchrist was a dangerous return man, and he has said that he welcomes the chance to take on that role in San Diego.