The Chargers have formally converted Marcus Gilchrist to strong safety.
Marcus Gilchrist is expected to compete for playing time at both corner and safety.
Marcus Gilchrist has been working as the Chargers' first-team nickel corner during minicamps.
The Chargers were forced to bench rookie CB Marcus Gilchrist after Jordy Nelson burned him relentlessly in Week 9.
In his Week 8 start, Chargers rookie CB Marcus Gilchrist allowed 8-of-11 pass targets against him to be complete for 138 yards and a touchdown.
The Chargers have promoted rookie Marcus Gilchrist into the starting lineup at right cornerback.
Chargers agreed to terms with No. 50 overall pick Marcus Gilchrist on a four-year, $3.95 million contract.
Rookies DB Marcus Gilchrist, RB Jordan Todman, and WR Vincent Brown are all expected to get tryouts on kick returns in training camp.
The San Diego local papers are referring to Chargers No. 50 overall pick Marcus Gilchrist as a cornerback, not a safety.
Chargers selected Clemson FS Marcus Gilchrist with the No. 50 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.