Phillip Rivers on Joey Bosa: I know it’s still a little early to say, but Chargers nailed No. 3 pick

During the NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers surprised everyone when they selected Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa with the No. 3 pick. Even though they aren’t thrilled about Bosa’s holdout, the Chargers feel like they got the best player in the draft. In fact, one of the leaders on the Chargers has taken notice of Bosa as well. Quarterback Phillip Rivers thinks the Chargers...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: The business of Bosa

I know what you’re thinking. After hearing the news that the San Diego Chargers’ newest first round pick, defensive end Joey Bosa, would miss the team’s mandatory mini-camp workouts this past week because of a contract dispute, many Bolts backers likely had one of a few responses.  At best, these reactions were an infamous Bosa shrug or an exaggerated eye roll at another Chargers...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chargers Are ‘Disappointed’ With First-Round Pick Joey Bosa Holding Out

Joey Bosa is holding out and the Chargers’ front office is “disappointed.”  The former Ohio State defensive end, taken No. 3 overall by San Diego in the 2016 NFL Draft, is not reporting to the team’s mandatory minicamp amid a contract stalemate. Bosa and, mainly, his agent, disagree with a couple of “key ingredients.” Mostly, Bosa wants the Chargers to pay him all of...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Danny Woodhead gives Chargers scare with sprained ankle

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers got a scare Wednesday when running back Danny Woodhead went down with a sprained left ankle during minicamp and stayed down for several minutes. Several teammates circled around Woodhead, who eventually got up and walked off the field on his own power. Coach Mike McCoy said Woodhead was coming across on a screen and got rolled up on by a...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers are not thrilled about Joey Bosa’s holdout

Ever since the rookie pay scale was changed by commissioner Roger Goodell, you really don’t see too many players holding out after they get drafted. But San Diego Chargers first round pick Joey Bosa is bucking that trend right now. Bosa doesn’t like some of the language that was in the contract offered by the Chargers, which has led to him holding out. That doesn’t sit well...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers ‘disappointed’ Joey Bosa is sitting out minicamp

Joey Bosa, the third overall pick in the draft, isn’t taking part in the Chargers’ minicamp this week because he hasn’t signed his contract. While this is a mandatory minicamp, it isn’t mandatory for Bosa because he’s not yet under contract. Still, Chargers coach Mike McCoy and general manager Tom Telesco would rather have their rookie defensive end at training camp...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bosa skipping Chargers minicamp due to contract dispute

SAN DIEGO (AP) Rookie defensive end Joey Bosa has been a diligent student during workouts the last month. Now his education is expanding to the business end of the NFL. Bosa, the third pick in the NFL draft out of Ohio State, is skipping the San Diego Chargers' three-day mandatory minicamp because of a dispute in contract negotiations. Naturally, coach Mike McCoy and general manager...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: No. 3-overall pick Joey Bosa skips Chargers minicamp over contract

It was supposed to be the official start of Joey Bosa's career with the San Diego Chargers. Instead, he was nowhere to be found.The No. 3-overall pick skipped the first day of mandatory minicamp Tuesday because of a stalemate in contract negotiations, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Bosa, the former Ohio State pass-rusher, also skipped the final OTA practice last Thursday for...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa Absent From Minicamp Due To Contract Dispute

San Diego Chargers rookie defensive end Joey Bosa did not attend the first day of the team’s mandatory minicamp because of a contract dispute. The former Ohio State star is part of a group of five first-round picks who have not been signed yet. Bosa was also absent from the final day of organized team activities. Since Bosa is not under contract, he cannot be fined for missing...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa hasn’t signed, not at Chargers minicamp

A number of 2016 first-round selections have already signed their rookie deals and are ready to start contributing at their teams’ minicamps. However, San Diego Chargers rookie defensive end Joey Bosa is not one of those players. It is being reported that the team’s third-overall pick has yet to sign his rookie deal and is currently not at minicamp because of it. Michael Gelker...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Offset language fueling Joey Bosa’s holdout

Negotiations over offset language are keeping Joey Bosa from signing his rookie contract with the San Diego Chargers. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Bosa — the third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft — is “pushing” for no offset language, which is commonly used in contracts to protect teams when releasing a player with fully guaranteed money. The Chargers want...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa a no-show at Chargers minicamp due to contract stalemate

The San Diego Chargers are holding mandatory minicamps right now, and rookie Joey Bosa (No. 3 overall) is noticeably absent. He is also still absent a contract, which is why he cannot be fined for not attending. “Bosa’s camp has advised him to hold out amid a stalemate in negotiations,” writes Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. “The former Ohio State defensive...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers' Anthony Davis on NFL future: 'I will play ball'

Anthony Davis hasn’t played in an NFL game since the end of the 2014 season. The former San Francisco 49ers’ lineman has yet to file for reinstatement after stepping away but has constantly hinted that he’ll be back. He did more than just hint on Saturday in a since deleted tweet, responding to a fan’s inquiry. Leaving nothing uncertain, Davis said “I will play ball...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa ‘didn’t win any reps’ at first practice with Chargers

The San Diego Chargers seemingly found their next great defensive player when they selected Joey Bosa with the third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. However, he didn’t seem to have the most confidence in himself when he first arrived at camp. Bosa, who was one of the top players in college football all season last year, talked about how he didn’t perform up to the best of...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Keenan Allen gets big-money extension with Chargers

The San Diego Chargers are making sure one of Philip Rivers' favorite targets sticks around long-term.The team has agreed in principle on a four-year extension with wide receiver Keenan Allen that will average over $11 million per season, as first reported by the San Diego Union-Tribune.Allen was a third-round pick in 2013 and had one year left on his $2.8 million rookie deal, a...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers deliver 110,786 signatures in support of stadium ballot initiative

It’s no secret that the San Diego Chargers have been pushing for a new stadium. That effort gathered more ground on Friday with the delivery of a petition with 110,786 signatures supporting a ballot initiative for November to San Diego City Clerk Elizabeth Maland. The team launched the effort in April and needed to get at least 66,447 signatures from registered San Diego voters...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL QB’s Girlfriend Goes Viral After 21st Birthday Las Vegas Photos

Former Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Chargers in late April, and he’s doing all he can to try to make the team’s roster ahead of the 2016 season. But he isn’t in the news this week for his on-the-field accomplishments. Nope, it’s more about his off-the-field accomplishments. Bercovici and his girlfriend, former...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers stunned teams didn't link them to Joey Bosa

The San Diego Chargers had Joey Bosa at the top of their draft board from January onward, and they did a fantastic job of hiding it. The Chargers' brass, including president John Spanos, GM Tom Telesco, and coach Mike McCoy, were in agreement that the Ohio State defensive lineman would be the favorite to go No. 3 to the Chargers provided he was there, and they knew it from the Fiesta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Could NFL owners guarantee Super Bowl in San Diego?

NFL owners are beginning to construct the three-year slate of Super Bowl destinations from 2019-2021. While deciding on those destinations, it is also very possible that owners may be willing to commit to a certain destination should the proper pieces fall into place. It has been reported that owners could guarantee a Super Bowl in San Diego, though that promise could hinge on...
Via The Comeback
May 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Las Vegas to look at Chargers if Raiders move falls through?

The city of Las Vegas is clearly quite serious about getting an NFL team – so serious, in fact, that they’re formulating a backup plan if the proposed relocation of the Oakland Raiders doesn’t come to fruition. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday and divulged that if a Raiders move falls through, they’d definitely be interested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers not concerned about Gordon's microfracture surgery

San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco believes running back Melvin Gordon—who needed microfracture surgery on his left knee this past January—will be ready for training camp by the end of the summer. “He’s on track with everything,” Telesco said, via ESPN. “He’s been on the field working. We’ll continue to monitor him throughout the offseason, but everything...
Via The Sports Daily
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon recovering from microfracture surgery

Melvin Gordon’s knee operation last December has been revealed to have been microfracture surgery, per Michael Gehlkin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Typically viewed as a kiss of death for professional athletes, Gordon and the Chargers are optimistic that he’ll be a full go for the 2016 NFL season. “The Chargers running back participated in on-field drills Monday,...
Via Sportsnaut
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Goodell implies new San Diego stadium would get Super Bowl

There appears to be growing momentum to build a new stadium in San Diego to keep the Chargers there beyond the 2016 season, and Roger Goodell has added fuel to that fire. The NFL commissioner was in San Diego on Saturday at the invitation of Chargers chairman Dean Spanos to speak to a rally of 4,000 fans who were attempting to gather signatures backing the effort to build a new...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

"Chargers belong in San Diego" chides NFL commish Roger Goodell

After a long push to get the team out of San Diego, and really anywhere in the Los Angeles area, the Chargers are now making an effort to keep the team in San Diego. Roger Goodell thinks this is a good move for the Chargers. “I said it. I mean it. The Chargers belong in San Diego,” Goodell said via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. The team had a pep rally for...
Via The Comeback
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers getting aggressive to get stadium initiative on ballot

The Chargers might not be rushing off to Los Angeles just yet, but they are not exactly thrilled to stay in San Diego either. Chargers ownership is locked in a battle with the city of San Diego to secure public funds for a new stadium, a battle the city of San Diego is not ready to concede. Despite the public’s apparent unwillingness to help the Chargers pay for a new stadium...
Via The Comeback
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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