The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday they have released cornerbacks Derek Cox and Johnny Patrick and fullback Le’Ron McClain.
Cox joined the team as an unrestricted free agent from Jacksonville in 2013. Last season, he played in 18 games, including playoffs. In the regular season, Cox recorded 39 tackles and six passes defensed.
McClain played in 34 games for the Chargers in two seasons (2012-13), including playoffs. He totaled 25 carries for 74 yards and 10 catches for 22 yards.
Patrick started four of the 13 games he played in 2013, recording 36 tackles and an interception. He ended the season on the “Reserved-Injured” list due to an ankle injury.