Chargers Place CB Casey Hayward & LB Malik Jefferson On IR, Promote Four

The Los Angeles Chargers officially placed CB Casey Hayward and LB Malik Jefferson on injured reserve Friday and promoted LB Cole Christiansen, DE Joe Gaziano, TE Matt Sokol and S Jaylen Watkins to their active roster. 

Casey Hayward

Hayward, 31, is a former second-round pick of the Packers back in 2012. He played out his rookie contract in Green Bay before signing a three-year, $15.3 million contract that included $6.8 million guaranteed with the Chargers in 2016.

The Chargers later signed Hayward to a three-year, 36 million extension with $20 million fully guaranteed in 2018. 

In 2020, Hayward has appeared in 14 games for the Chargers and recorded 41 tackles, one interception and eight passes defended.

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