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Tre Boston is more than a safety net while competing for a starting job with Chargers

Tre Boston is more than a safety net while competing for a starting job with Chargers

It’s pretty easy to spot free safety Tre Boston at a Chargers practice. He’s the guy with the dreadlocks flowing from his helmet to the No. 33 on the back of his jersey, and who is usually break-dancing to the hip-hop music blaring from the speakers surrounding the practice field in Costa Mesa.

“That’s just kind of his personality, and it’s contagious,” coach Anthony Lynn said. “Tre has a lot of energy. You need a few guys like that.”

Boston, a former Carolina Panthers defensive back who is competing with Dwight Lowery for the starting free safety job, is a human espresso shot, a three-year NFL veteran who has a knack for...

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