During the period beginning at 12 noon, New York time, on March 7th and ending at 3:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9th, clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2016 player contracts at 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4:00 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
During the above two-day negotiating period, no direct contact is permitted between a prospective unrestricted free agent and any employee or representative of a club, other than the player’s current club.
The 2017 League Year and Free Agency period begin at 4:00 p.m., New York time.
The first day of the 2017 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9. Clubs will receive a personnel notice that will include all transactions submitted to the League office during the period between 4:00 p.m., New York time, and 11:59:59 p.m., New York time, on March 9.
Trading period for 2017 begins at 4:00 p.m., New York time, after expiration of all 2016 contracts.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by San Diego as a draft choice 9/10/02; Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent 5/30/13.
Jammer’s Single-Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Tackles — 13 at Denver, 9/14/08 (7 vs. New England, 1/14/07). Interceptions — 2 vs. Kansas City, 11/30/03 (1, twice, last vs. N.Y. Jets, 1/17/10). Interception return yards — 80 vs. Denver, 10/15/12 (None). Passes defensed - 5, three times, last vs. New England, 10/12/08 (3 at New England, 1/20/08).
2013: Jammer played 11 games (1 start) in his first season with the Broncos, making 13 tackles with three pass breakups and one fumble recovery... Added one special-teams tackle... Made his first tackle of the season vs. Was. (10/27)... Started and made three tackles against his former team in Denver’s Week 10 win at S.D. (11/10)... Broke up two passes and recovered a fumble vs. K.C. (11/17).
2012: Jammer started all 16 games for the eighth time in his career and totaled a career-best six takeaways (3 INT, 3 FR) in addition to 57 tackles (45 solo), nine passes defensed and one forced fumble...Registered the first defensive score of his career with an 80-yard interception return for a score off quarterback Peyton Manning on Monday Night Football vs. Den. (10/15).
2011: Jammer opened all 15 games played and totaled 52 tackles (48 solo), eight passes defensed and one fumble recovery for the Chargers...Inactive vs. Mia. (10/2) with a hamstring injury - just his second game missed since 2002.
2010: Jammer started all 16 games and recorded 49 tackles (42 solo), two interceptions (5 yds.), 11 passes defensed and one forced fumble...Named to USA Today's All-Joe Team for the second consecutive season.
2009: Jammer opened all 16 regular-season games and was named the Chragers' co-Defensive Player of the Year after notching 54 tackles (45 solo), three interceptions (25 yds.), 11 passes defensed and one forced fumble...Selected to USA Today's All-Joe Team...Received the game ball for his efforts vs. K.C. (11/29) when he had an interception and a forced fumble both result in Chargers touchdowns...Made five solo tackles, an interception (24 yds.) and two passes defensed in San Diego's AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. NYJ (1/17).
2008: Jammer matched or exceeded career highs in tackles (91), passes defensed (19) and forced fumbles (3) in 16 regular-season starts while two interceptions (2 yds.) and two fumble recoveries for San Diego...Named the Chargers' Most Inspirational Player as the team rallied from three games back to play to capture the AFC West crown...Started both of San Diego's postseason contests and contributed four solo tackles and one pass defensed...Notched an interception and a season-high five passes defensed vs. N.E. (10/12)...Posted a career-best two forced fumbles, one of which was returned by teammate Eric Weddle 86 yards for a touchdown vs. Atl. (11/30).
2007: Jammer started 14-of-15 regular-season games played and recorded 66 tackles (56 solo), one interception (0 yds.), 10 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...Opened all three playoff games for the Chargers and posted nine tackles (8 solo), one interception (0 yds.) and four passes defensed...Inactive vs. Ind. (11/11) with a hamstring injury...Made an interception and a team-high three passes defensed in the AFC Championship game at N.E. (1/20).
2006: Jammer started all 16 regular-season games for the fourth consecutive season and registered 89 tackles (77 solo) and 18 passes defensed, while tying a career-high with four interceptions (57 yds.)...Made a season-high five passes defensed vs. K.C. (12/17)...Added seven tackles (6 solo) and two passes defensed in the Chargers' AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. N.E. (1/14).
2005: Jammer opened all 16 games and totaled a career-best 19 passes defensed to go along with 72 tackles (60 solo), one interception (14 yds.) and one forced fumble...Contributed a season-high five passes defensed at Ind. (12/18), including a game-sealing interception in the end zone with less than two minutes remaining.
2004: Jammer started all 16 regular-season games and registered 62 tackles (53 solo), one interception (12 yds.) and 10 passes defensed...Made his playoff debut in San Diego's AFC Wild Card Game vs. NYJ (1/8) and posted four solo tackles and a pass defensed.
2003: Jammer totaled 71 tackles (57 solo), four interceptions (6 yds.), 13 passes defensed and one fumble recovery as a 16-game starter for the Chargers...Made his first career interception off Trent Green at K.C. (9/7) and added two more picks off the veteran quarterback vs. K.C. (11/30).
2002: Selected by San Diego in the first round (5th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft, Jammer was named a Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie selection after starting 4-of-14 games played and contributing 64 tackles (56 solo) and 10 passes defensed...Made his first career start at Oak. (10/20) and posted a season-high 10 tackles in the Chargers' second meeting with the Raiders vs. Oak. (12/8).
COLLEGE: Jammer opened 41-of-49 games played at the University of Texas (28 starts at cornerback, 13 starts at free safety)...Named a unanimous first-team All-America selection as a senior in 2001 and finished as the school's first-ever Jim Thorpe Award finalist...Selected as a two-time Big 12 Conference first team choice while establishing a school record with 57 pass breakups to go along with 195 career tackles and seven interceptions.
PERSONAL: Jammer attended Angleton (Texas) High School, where he was a three-year starter contributing at quarterback, running back and defensive back...Named a two-time all-district selection on both sides of the ball, including district MVP honors as a senior...Earned three letters in track and field...Majored in ethnic studies at Texas...Started the Jammer Family Foundation that enjoys a partnership with San Pasqual Academy to provide education for foster teens...Actively supports Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)...Has three sons: Kaden, Kaleb and Kasen...Quentin T. Jammer was born on June 19, 1979, in Bay City, Texas.