Evening notes: Thomas gets to work

Tra Thomas worked with the first-team offense in San Diego during theChargers’ organized team activities workout. Thomas, 36, signed with the Chargers on Wednesday.

That’s why he was brought in for. Thomas is the starter at left tackle and the team's insurance policy as long as Marcus McNeill stays away.

Mel Kiper breaks down the AFC West in this Insider piece on ESPN.comInsider. Kiper has some interesting thoughts on what rookies he thinks will help their teams.

The Kansas City Star describes safety Jarred Page’s chances of making the Chiefs’ roster as “remote at best.” He is a restricted free agent, who has not signed his tender. He started five games in 2009. Kansas City drafted safety Eric Berry with the No. 5 overall pick this spring.

Former San Diego defensive lineman Leonardo Carson has been given a long prison sentence for drug charges.