The team announced the agreement with the quarterback Sunday night. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Smith will likely join former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones in backing up Phillip Rivers.
We’ve agreed to terms with veteran QB Geno Smith.
— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) April 2, 2018
Smith played four seasons with the New York Jets after going 39th overall in the 2013 draft, then spent last season with the New York Giants. Smith started one game for the Giants, throwing for 212 yards and a TD in a 24-17 loss against Oakland.
Smith has appeared in 35 games, including 31 starts, and thrown for 6,174 yards with 29 touchdowns. He’s also rushed for 659 yards and seven TDs.