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Fri, 05 Jul 2013 14:41:47 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Jerraud Powers is considered the favorite to win the starting cornerback job opposite CB Patrick Peterson but will have to compete with CB Antoine Cason for the job.
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:45:16 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CBs Antoine Cason and Jerraud Powers will enter training camp as leading candidates for one of the starting cornerback jobs.
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 19:20:30 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Jerraud Powers has an injury history, but he also has a connection to head coach Bruce Arians from their days together with the Indianapolis Colts. Powers is expected to push CB Antoine Cason for the starting cornerback job opposite CB Patrick Peterson.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:53:38 -0700
Arizona Cardinals CB Antoine Cason will earn $2 million in 2013. He received a bigger offer from the Jacksonville Jaguars but chose to reunite with former defensive backs coach Kevin Ross.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 15:29:19 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals signed free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) to an undisclosed one-year deal.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:08:32 -0700
Free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) is meeting with the Arizona Cardinals Wednesday, March 13.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 14:59:23 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals will get a visit from free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers).
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:26:56 -0700
The Detroit Lions remain interested in impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers), who might be added to replace impending free-agent CB Chris Houston if they are unable to retain him.
Sat, 09 Mar 2013 14:52:51 -0800
The Detroit Lions have contacted the representatives for free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) to express their interest in him.
Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:57:51 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have contacted to the agent for free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers) to express their interest in Cason.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:21:01 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals could show interest in San Diego Chargers impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason this offseason.
Sun, 10 Feb 2013 18:10:16 -0800
The new management team of the San Diego Chargers has reached out to impending free-agent CB Antoine Cason (Chargers), although they're interest level is uncertain. He plays a premium position, and he was consistent in 2012, but he is expected to command at least $5 million annually with his new deal.
Sat, 22 Dec 2012 04:42:45 -0800
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason was fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness in Week 15.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:31:46 -0800
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason returned punts in Week 11 in the absence of WR Eddie Royal (hamstring).
Sun, 28 Oct 2012 09:27:47 -0700
With San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal a healthy scratch for Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns, DBs Antoine Cason, Chris Carr and Eric Weddle are the primary options to fill Royal's role on punt returns.
Mon, 06 Aug 2012 23:45:39 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason is expected to start the season opposite CB Quentin Jammer in the starting lineup. Cason spent the offseason reviewing every route run against him.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:02:51 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (undisclosed) left practice early Wednesday, Aug. 1; however, head coach Norv Turner said he does not believe the ailment to be serious.
Thu, 10 Nov 2011 11:23:54 -0800
San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky isn't ready to bench CB Marcus Gilchrist after he had two straight poor performances against the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers. Gilchrist and CB Antoine Cason split time in practice this week and both will be rotated against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Nov. 10. "For a young buck, he's got to get his confidence back," Manusky said. "And that's why, you know, we'll have both of them in there at times."
Thu, 10 Nov 2011 05:07:01 -0800
San Diego Chargers CBs Antoine Cason and Marcus Gilchrist could split reps in the team's Week 10 game. "We are going to try to split the reps and see how it goes," defensive coordinator Greg Manusky said.
Wed, 09 Nov 2011 05:08:10 -0800
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason took snaps with the first-team defense during practice Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 18:52:02 -0800
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason will move back into the starting lineup for the Week 10 game Thursday, Nov. 10, against the Oakland Raiders. Cason will be starting in place of the ineffective CB Marcus Gilchrist.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 09:28:47 -0800
The San Diego Chargers could bench CB Marcus Gilchrist in favor of CB Antoine Cason. Gilchrist was burned for two touchdowns and a number of other big plays in Week 9, and Cason had assumed his position at right cornerback by the end of the game.
Sun, 06 Nov 2011 21:49:20 -0800
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason replaced an ineffective CB Marcus Gilchrist in the fourth quarter of the Week 9 game against the Green Bay Packers, as Gilchrist was routinely picked on. "Obviously, Marcus was having a tough game," head coach Norv Turner said. "We decided to put Cason in." Turner didn't say if the move would be permanent.
Mon, 31 Oct 2011 20:14:56 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Quentin Jammer (cramps) left the Week 8 game agianst the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter due to what appeared to be cramps. CB Antoine Cason replaced him.
Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:23:10 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason, who has lost his job to CB Marcus Gilchrist, took more repetitions in practice Thursday, Oct. 27, and will still see plenty of playing time going forward.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:38:42 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Marcus Gilchrist has been working with the first-team defense in place of CB Antoine Cason, and Gilchrist is expected to start in Week 8 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Gilchrist played seven snaps in Week 7.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 20:58:11 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) has been taking first-team practices for each of the past two days while wearing a black cast to protect his right hand.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 22:56:19 -0700
San Diego Chargers CBs Antoine Cason (finger) and Dante Hughes (calf) continue to miss practice time.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011 21:12:05 -0700
San Diego Chargers CBs Antoine Cason (finger), Quentin Jammer (undisclosed) and OT Marcus McNeill (knee) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 9.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011 10:42:43 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) took part in individual drills and ran with the first-string defense during practice Sunday, Aug. 7. He was wearing a club on his surgically repaired right finger. Head coach Norv Turner noted it was good to have Cason back on the field and the team is hopeful Cason will be sporting a much smaller bandage by the time the regular season begins.
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 19:39:47 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) had his hand wrapped and did not take part in practice Monday, Aug. 1. He is optimistic he will be ready for the start of Week 1, and said he played with a similar injury previously.
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 10:56:30 -0700
Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) will be out at least two weeks because of a broken finger.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 20:56:06 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (finger) will have surgery Monday, Aug. 1, after hurting his finger Sunday, July 31. X-rays showed a severe break, and it is not clear how quickly Cason will be able to return to action.
Thu, 13 Jan 2011 13:29:42 -0800
The San Diego Chargers are discussing signing Oakland Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha now that he will become a free agent, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee. However, the Chargers landing Asomugha would be a long shot. The Philadelphia Eagles are also expected to make a run for him. If the Chargers were to sign Asomugha, CB Antoine Cason would likely move to free safety.
Mon, 02 Aug 2010 22:09:42 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (hamstring) missed action Monday, Aug. 2, reports Kevin Acee, of The San Diego Union-Tribune. He was replaced in the lineup by CB Nathan Vasher.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 07:24:11 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason likely will receive the first opportunity to start at cornerback opposite CB Quentin Jammer, according to Chargers.com's Christopher Smith.
Sun, 21 Feb 2010 22:22:57 -0800
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports the San Diego Chargers are making plans for CB Antoine Cason to be one of the team's starting cornerbacks in 2010.
Thu, 29 Oct 2009 09:19:33 -0700
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason said he does not know why he has lost his nickel back job to SS Steve Gregory. Sources said the team has been trying to motivate Cason to improve but that has not worked.
Fri, 02 Oct 2009 18:00:32 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (groin) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 2. He is listed as probable for Week 4 and is expected to be the nickel cornerback.
Fri, 02 Oct 2009 13:12:07 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (groin) and OG Louis Vasquez (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 2. They are listed as probable for Week 4.
Thu, 01 Oct 2009 20:55:37 -0700
San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason (groin) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 1, and he is expected to play Week 4.
Tue, 17 Feb 2009 04:35:36 -0800
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the San Diego Chargers may consider switching CB Antoine Cason to strong safety if the team can't sign a veteran or select a starter in the early rounds of the NFL Draft. Moving Cason, however, would be a last resort.
Thu, 11 Sep 2008 19:47:41 -0700
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason could replace CB Antonio Cromartie (hip) Week 2 if Cromartie is unable to play.
Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:38:40 -0700
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers rookie CB Antoine Cason may be the nickel back when the season begins. He has had a solid training camp thus far.
Thu, 24 Jul 2008 16:46:14 -0700
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports the San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with CB Antoine Cason on a five-year deal. Cason is expected to receive $6 million guaranteed and around $12 million over the life of the contract. He is expected to sign Thursday, July 24.
Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:26:18 -0700
Updating previous reports, Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason is close to agreeing on terms of a contract and there is optimism there should be a deal soon.
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 10:43:38 -0700
Updating a previous report, ESPNews reports San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason has yet to sign a contract with the team and will miss the start of training camp.
Mon, 21 Jul 2008 08:54:23 -0700
The Associated Press reports San Diego Chargers first-round draft pick CB Antoine Cason may not be signed before the start of training camp. "I'm not sure. It doesn't look like it as of now," Cason said by phone Sunday, July 20. "I don't know."
Sat, 19 Jul 2008 08:02:30 -0700
Kevin Acee, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, reports San Diego Chargers first-round draft pick CB Antoine Cason is the team's only unsigned draft pick. The Chargers and Cason's agent have not spoken substantively in more than a week. Both sides could resume talks, however, according to sources, after the New York Jets signed first-round draft pick TE Dustin Keller. Keller was the 30th overall selection in the NFL Draft, while Cason was the 27th overall pick.
Thu, 26 Jun 2008 15:49:12 -0700
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports San Diego Chargers CB Antoine Cason could beat out CB Paul Oliver as the nickel cornerback.