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That stage eluded the veteran cornerback in 11 seasons with the San Diego Chargers. That road to the Meadowlands in February comes with a wrinkle for Jammer, 33, who must learn a new position.
"I always considered myself a football player, not really put a label on myself as a corner or a safety," Jammer said Thursday, according to the Broncos' official website. "This is the game of football, and I feel like I can be plugged in anywhere on the defense and play -- other than the big hosses up front. Any of the skill positions in the back end I can be plugged in and play. I wanted to come in and help this football team as much as I can."
The move to safety is part of a natural evolution for the aging cornerback. Jammer has seen others succeed with the transition. He doesn't see why he can't do the same.
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"I think one of the guys who made that transition, who brought it along, was Rod Woodson," Jammer said. "Then Charles Woodson had great success with it. I think I'm that type of player, where I can come in.
"I can pretty much cover anybody on the field. I've been doing it for 11 years. Why stop now?"