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Chargers lose out on Scott

Discussion in 'Latest Chargers News & Headlines' started by robdog, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. robdog

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    By Denis Savage

    <img width="168" height="145" align="left" title="Dequincy Scott" id="image2111" alt="Dequincy Scott" src="http://bolttalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/03/scott_dequincy.jpg" />DeQuincy Scott signed with the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday - spurning the Chargers who had remained in contention for his services through the week.
    Scott is a rush end that has also played some defensive tackle and outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme. At 6-foot-1 and 260 pounds, he would fill the role that Lance Johnstone had in previous seasons and be a younger option there.

    In four years with the <a href="http://chargers.scout.com/">San Diego Chargers</a>, Scott has 14.5 sacks, but hasn't ever been more than a rotational, situational player. With the Vikings, he likely would get the opportunity to take regular snaps on third downs. In 2003, he had a career-best 6.5 sacks, getting sacks in five games. He has started only one game in his career.

    With Minnesota playing a 4-3, the opportunity to return to the form of 2003 was far greater and more playing time appears to be on the horizon.
     

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