Chargers are expected to sign Corey Linsley

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The Chargers are set to add some protection for quarterback Justin Herbert in free agency.

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the team is expected to sign center Corey Linsley after the new league year opens on Wednesday. The contract is expected to make Linsley the highest-paid center in the NFL.

Linsley was named a first-team All-Pro after starting 13 games for the Packers last season. The 2014 fifth-round pick started 99 games over his seven seasons in Green Bay and will be rejoining former Packers teammate Bryan Bulaga on the Chargers offensive line.

Dan Feeney started at center with Mike Pouncey on injured reserve last season. Pouncey has retired and Feeney is a free agent along with guards Forrest Lamp and Ryan Groy.

UPDATE 4:50 p.m. ET: It is a five-year, $62.5 million deal for Linsley in Los Angeles.

16 responses to “Chargers are expected to sign Corey Linsley

  1. With green bay having one of the worst O lines last year it will be interesting how he meshes with a new system?

  2. With green bay having one of the worst O lines last year it will be interesting how he meshes with a new system?

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    Green Bay had one of the BEST offensive lines in the league last year. You must have been watching that team that’s about 300 miles west of Green Bay.

  3. Linsley just made himself and Justin Herbert very happy. He is the best center in the NFL and just what Herbert needed.

  4. Great center — he certainly got a contract that he deserved. It will be interesting to see if the Pack would have been better off with Linsley or Jones (and I honestly have no clue).

  5. Thanks Corey, best of luck to you and your family! They are getting a great center and person.

  6. ariani1985 says:
    March 15, 2021 at 4:49 pm

    With green bay having one of the worst O lines last year it will be interesting how he meshes with a new system?
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    According to ESPN Stats Info, the Packers’ offensive line led the NFL in Pass Block Win Rate, as well as Run Block Win Rate last season.

    And they only allowed 20 sacks of Aaron Rodgers.
    His fewest since becoming a starter in 2008.
    Corey Linsley was a big part of those accomplishments.
    And I’m quite sure he will be a valuable addition to the Chargers’ O-Line and offense in general.

    But, as usual, go ahead and spew your lies and misinformation, I’m sure your purple friends will be glad to lap it right up.

  7. Best C in the league. Hate to
    see him go.
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    Linsley WAS the best C..

    .. until the Packers moved Jenkins to the position.

  8. Shaliene Rodgers says:
    March 16, 2021 at 9:57 am
    Best C in the league. Hate to
    see him go.
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    Linsley WAS the best C..

    .. until the Packers moved Jenkins to the position.
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    Frank Ragnow is at your door. He wants to have a little chat….. and he brought Rodney Hudson, Erik McCoy, Brandon Linder, and Ryan Kelly with him

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