The San Diego Chargers have hired James MacPherson and Justin Sheridan as area scouts.
MacPherson played quarterback at Wake Forest, went to training camp with the Indianapolis Colts and has played in the Arena Football League with the Georgia Force and Grand Rapids Rampage and in Arena Football League 2 with the Green Bay Blizzard.
He has coached in the United Football League with the Florida Tuskers and the Sacramento Mountain Lions and in college at Pima Community College in Arizona.
Sheridan joins the Chargers after spending eight seasons in Tampa Bay as both a college and pro scout.
He joined the Buccaneers’ staff in 2006 as a pro personnel assistant before being promoted to pro scout in 2008.
Prior to joining the Buccaneers, Sheridan worked as the director of football operations at Northwestern University,
Sheridan also spent time as the assistant director of football operations at University of Pennsylvania and as an assistant coach at Western Maryland College, which is now McDaniel College.
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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun