San Diego Chargers Set to Sign DT Alfonso Boone

Posted: 22nd September 2009 by Mike Kranzler in NFL
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The San Diego Chargers are reportedly set to sign free agent defensive lineman Alfonso Boone today to replace injured nose tackle Jamal Williams, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune and A nine-year veteran out of Mt. San Antonio College, Boone started 18 games in seven years with the Chicago Bears, registering 10.5 sacks in that time. He spent the last two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, and reportedly chose to come to the Chargers over the Carolina Panthers due to his familiarity with defensive coordinator Ron Rivera and defensive line coach Don Johnson, for whom he played in Chicago. Boone comes to the Chargers with experience at defensive end and defensive tackle in a 4-3 scheme, but will see most of his time at 3-4 nose tackle in place of Williams, who was placed on ...

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