Boston recorded nine tackles (six solo) in the 19-17 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.
Boston's nine tackles were a career high, as the Dolphins decimated the Chargers' front seven with a relentless attack from Jay Ajayi. Considering the four-year veteran managed just three tackles in the game prior, it's unlikely Boston will be a consistent source of production moving forward.
Boston (calf) will play in Monday's game at Denver.
Boston's status was relatively murky leading up to kickoff, but he'll slide into his starting safety spot for the opener after all. Boston's active status should make matters worse for Trevor Siemian and company.
Boston (calf) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Broncos, Jack Wang of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Boston was limited in practice Saturday but is still expected to be able to suit up. Adrian Phillips would be the likely replacement for the Chargers at free safety should Boston be unable to play.
Boston, following the release of Dwight Lowery, has won the starting job at free safety, Eric Williams of ESPN.com reports.
Boston seemingly proved his talents enough in training camp and preseason to earn the job. Last season with the Panthers, Boston recorded 53 tackles and two interceptions.
Boston (knee) notched two tackles (one solo) in Sunday's preseason opener against the Seahawks.
Boston inked a contract with the Chargers in the offseason after totaling a career-high 53 tackles and two interceptions as a member of the Panthers' secondary in 2017. However, a knee injury forced him to injured reserve to close out the campaign. Now healthy, the 24-year-old safety will have to prove his worth as a reserve with his new club in Los Angeles.
|5||10/8/17||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|6||10/15/17||@ OAK||4:25 pm|
|8||10/29/17||@ NE||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 9|
|10||11/12/17||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|12||11/23/17||@ DAL||4:30 pm|
|15||12/16/17||@ KC||8:25 pm|
|16||12/24/17||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||2||12||9.0||3||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|