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Chargers Sign Third-Round DT Justin Jones

The Los Angeles Chargers announced that they have signed third-round DT Justin Jones to a four-year rookie contract.

The Chargers now have six of their seven draft picks under contract.

Rd Pick Player Pos. Status
1 17 Derwin James S
2 48 Uchenna Nwosu LB Signed
3 84 Justin Jones DL Signed
4 119 Kyzir White S Signed
5 155 Scott Quessenberry C Signed
6 191 Dylan Cantrell WR Signed
7 251 Justin Jackson RB Signed

Jones, 22, was selected with the No. 84 overall pick by the Chargers in this year’s NFL Draft. According to Overthecap.com, he is set to earn a base salary of $3,314,140 and a signing bonus of $854,140.

During his three-year college career at N.C. State, Jones recorded 108 total tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, one pass defense, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble.

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