The Chargers claimed Hillman on Tuesday, one day after the Minnesota Vikingswaived him. San Diego waived receiver Griff Whalen to create space on the team’s active roster.
“I’m looking forward to having him here,” he said. “He’s been in this league for a few years, and he knows how to play this game. If he has any questions, I’m more than willing to help. We are a brotherhood here, and he is part of that brotherhood now. He adds some excitement to this team, and he’s going to fit in well.”
The Ohio State product still is tied for second among this year’s rookies with four sacks. But with six games left in the season, Bosa said he’s more focused on helping his team secure victories than putting up monster sack numbers.
Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane became the 15th member of the San Diego Chargers injured reserve list on Tuesday.