Veteran OLB Van Noy signs deal with Chargers


Veteran exterior linebacker Kyle Van Noy signed with the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, the staff introduced.

Phrases of the deal weren’t disclosed.

Van Noy is the most recent defensive addition for the Chargers, who’ve beefed up their protection this offseason, buying and selling for edge rusher Khalil Mack and likewise signing cornerback J.C. Jackson and defensive deal with Sebastian Joseph-Day in free company.

The New England Patriots launched Van Noy in March, ending his second tenure with the franchise, to clear about $4.1 million in salary-cap area.

The 6-foot-3, 250-pound Van Noy performed in 16 regular-season video games final season in New England, totaling 66 tackles to rank fourth on the staff. He additionally had 5 sacks (second amongst Patriots gamers) and 10 passes defended, along with a compelled fumble and interception returned for a landing.

Van Noy, 31, had signed a two-year, $12 million contract with the Patriots in March of 2021 (with $6 million assured) after he was launched by the Miami Dolphins.

Van Noy was a part of two Patriots Tremendous Bowl championship groups from 2016-2019, earlier than signing with the Dolphins in 2020.

Initially a fourth-round choose by the Detroit Lions in 2014, Van Noy has 28.5 sacks in eight seasons.

ESPN’s Mike Reiss contributed to this report.

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