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Chargers sign CB Richard Crawford

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers added depth at cornerback, agreeing to terms with cornerback Richard Crawford.

The third-year pro replaces Richard Marshall, who was released by the Chargers on Monday.

Crawford was a 2012 seventh-round pick by the Washington Redskins in 2012, playing in 10 games his rookie season. Crawford appeared in 10 games for the Redskins as a rookie, recording 17 tackles, three passes defensed, the interception against the Cowboys and one fumble recovery.

He also returned eight punts for 156 yards.

Crawford tore ligaments in the team’s third preseason game., forcing him to miss the entire season. Washington cut Crawford during training camp during final roster cuts this year, and he signed with the team’s practice squad. Crawford was signed to Washington’s active roster on Sept. 28, but waived a week later on Oct. 7.

At 5-11 and 192 pounds, Crawford played his college ball at Southern Methodist University, and hails from nearby Oceanside, Califofrnia.

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan, Crawford worked out for the Chargers late last week. Crawford will wear No. 35.