Veteran outside linebacker Kyle Van NoySigned with the Los Angeles ChargersThe team made its announcement on Thursday.
The terms of this deal were not disclosed.
Van Noy is a new defensive addition to the Chargers. The team traded for an edge rusher in the offseason and has since bolstered their defense. Khalil MackSigning cornerback J.C. JacksonProtective and offensive tackle Sebastian Joseph-DayIn free agency
The New England PatriotsVan Noy was released in March to end his second tenure. This was done in order to free up $4.1 million of salary-cap space.
Van Noy is 6-foot-3 and 250-pounds. His total of 66 tackles ranked fourth on the team. In addition to five sacks, Van Noy had 10 passes defended and a forced fumble that was returned for a touchdown.
Van Noy, 31, signed a $12 million, two-year contract with the Patriots in February 2021. This contract included $6 million guaranteed. Miami Dolphins.
Van Noy was a member of two Super Bowl winning Patriots teams, 2016-2019. He signed with the Dolphins in 2020.
In the initial round, he was a fourth-round draft pick by the Detroit LionsVan Noy currently has 28.5 sacks over eight seasons in 2014.
This report was contributed by Mike Reiss, ESPN.