Chargers safety Nasir Adderley, 25, announces retirement

Nasir Adderley, a 2019 second-round decide who began the final three seasons for the Chargers, introduced his retirement Thursday on social media.The 25-year-old security turned an unrestricted free agent Wednesday.Writing that he was “lastly going to place myself first for as soon as,” Adderley talked about his well being and a need to spend extra time with family members as motivation.“I consider I’ve but to scratch the floor of the participant I could possibly be,” he wrote, “but when it’s on the expense of my peace of thoughts then it’s not for me.”The Chargers took Adderley with the sixtieth general decide 4 years in the past. He performed collegiately at Delaware.After accidents restricted him to 4 video games as a rookie, Adderley emerged as a starter in 2020. He began 44 of the 46 video games he appeared in over the final three seasons.In 2022, Adderley struggled at instances and was benched in favor of Alohi Gilman at one level. He performed solely two defensive snaps within the Chargers’ AFC wild-card playoff loss at Jacksonville.Gilman is the first choice to interchange Adderley, with free company nonetheless ongoing. Former Rams security John Johnson III is a free agent and has been linked to discussions with the Chargers.