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, 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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