The Chargers will play Saturday’s game against the 49ers without running back Ryan Mathews.
Mathews has been ruled out for the Week 16 contest leaving Branden Oliver and Donald Brown to share carries in the backfield of the Chargers.
Bothered by an ankle injury Mathews has not played since Dec. 7 and is far from certain to play in Week 17.
The bolts are expecting tight end Ladarius...
A pair of California teams with different playoff aspirations will present NFL fans with some holiday entertainment Saturday evening when the San...
Last week the San Francisco 49ers were eliminated from playoff contention. With changes on the horizon – and maybe a new head coach – they are ripe for the picking of the San Diego Chagers who need a win to stay in contention for a playoff spot themselves.
The Chargers (8-6) are a .500 team on the road which is appropriate considering the 49ers (7-7) are just a...
Sitting at 8-6 after losing two games in a row, the San Diego Chargers are in a three-way tie for the top Wild Card spot. Tied with the Chargers are Kansas City and Buffalo. Additionally, there is only a one game difference between the three teams that are one game back at 7-7; Houston, Miami, and Cleveland. The Chargers will have to finish strong and win outright against the 49ers...
SAN DIEGO (AP) Philip Rivers was back at practice Thursday, and by all accounts it was a perfect one.
The San Diego Chargers quarterback returned a day after sitting out practice in order to rest chest and back injuries. He expects to play at San Francisco on Saturday night, when the Chargers (8-6) hope to keep their playoff chances alive.
Says coach Mike McCoy: ''Philip had an...
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This year’s rookie class is loaded with talent; all over the league, first-year players are performing at a high level, demonstrating that they’re going to be stars for years to come.
But that’s not a 100 percent, across-the-board statement. Like in any draft, this year’s batch of newcomers has some players who haven’t been able to smoothly make the transition to the NFL...
SAN DIEGO (AP) The NFL has suspended San Diego Chargers practice squad player Craig Watts without pay for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Watts is not eligible to join the active roster until the day following the fourth regular-season or postseason game of his suspension.
Watts is a guard. The suspension was announced Wednesday.
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers didn't practice Wednesday, although he participated in a morning walkthrough and said he expects to play Saturday night against the San Francisco 49ers.
Says Rivers: "At this point in the week I have no doubt" about playing when the Chargers (8-6) try to keep alive their playoff hopes.
He's listed as having chest and back injuries...
Unfortunately, Los Angeles will not be welcoming the San Diego Chargers back to the Coliseum for the 2015 NFL season. The team will stay in San Diego for another year and try and get a new stadium built.
NFL.COM first reported the story.
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Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Keenan Allen, the San Diego Chargers' leading receiver, has a broken right collarbone, the team said Tuesday.
Allen, who has 77 catches for 783 yards and four touchdowns this season, also injured his right ankle during the Chargers' loss Sunday to the Denver Broncos.
"It says a lot about his toughness and the type of player that he is," Chargers coach Mike McCoy...
According to the San Diego Chargers website the team will not be going anywhere until at least after the 2015 season. They agreed today to make changes to Qualcomm Stadium. On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been eligible to terminate the team’s lease for Qualcomm Stadium. And each year since […]
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While there are rumors a team could move to Los Angeles as soon as 2015, it will not be the San Diego Chargers.
On Tuesday Mark Fabini released a statement saying that the team was committed to staying in San Diego rather than exercise their termination clause with the city of San Diego and Qualcomm Stadium.
On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been eligible...
The San Diego Chargers will be staying at Qualcomm Stadium for at least another year.
Mark Fabiani, special counsel to Chargers President Dean Spanos, said in a statement Tuesday night that the team will not exercise its lease termination clause before next season and will continue to work to get a new facility built in San Diego. He noted that 2015 will be the team's 14th year...
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The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday night that they will not terminate their lease with Qualcomm Stadium and will instead work to find a permanent solution that will keep them in San Diego long-term.
Here’s the statement from the Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani:
On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been eligible to terminate the team’s lease...
San Diego Chargers Wide Receiver Keenan Allen suffered a broken collarbone along with an ankle injury in Sunday’s loss to the Denver Broncos and is not expected to play Saturday when the Chargers head north to face the San Francisco 49ers. Allen leads the Bolts in receptions (77) and yards (783), and has hauled in […]
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Today’s Lightning Round Podcast features @GarrettSisti and @HoyleSports talking about the state of the franchise and its fans. Where are the Chargers heading the rest of the year and moving forward? And could the team be moving to LA? The guys will also hold an Antonio Gates autograph giveaway. Feel free to comment and download using the player below. You can also listen to...
Eric Weddle is definitely a member of the so called “beard gang.”
There must be some Santa Claus complex or a charity event taking place. Nonetheless, this is pretty cool. Eric Weddle is now ready for Christmas.
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Thursday night football on Saturday? This world is unraveling @BHHTTU2000 @thephilipbrown @junior_miller pic.twitter.com/xSdIAbvrWq
— Wes Martin (@martinsmadness3) December 15, 2014
The NFL returns to Saturday next week with two games and to promote it, of course NFL Network and CBS are calling it “Thursday Night Football: Saturday Edition.”
Look, I understand the...
San Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae was not about to let anyone that dared come near him Sunday get away if he could help it. Luckily that only pertained to guys wearing the other uniform and not his teammates. Instead they got to watch him put a hurting on people like he did Emmanuel Sanders when he took him down with this supplex maneuver.You would think that using wrestling...
Blocking is not Peyton Manning’s forte.
The Broncos quarterback scared all of Denver when he delivered a block against Donald Butler near the goal line for his running back during the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
It went about as well as expected for Manning.
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Following the play, Manning...
Eric Weddle is getting in the holiday spirit a little early this year. The Chargers veteran safety dyed his legendary beard white for the team’s game against Denver today in order to resemble Santa. [For the Win]
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The Denver Broncos can wrap up the AFC West title and a playoff spot Sunday afternoon against the division-rival San Diego Chargers.
As is the case with most teams around the NFL, it appears that the Broncos don’t like Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (via the Denver Post).
A lot of quarterbacks usually don’t say much, but he’ll talk,” future hall of Famer DeMarcus...
We have read the reports. We have heard politicians talk about the likelihood. Heck, we have even started to hear key owners step up in support of the idea.
And considering that multiple owners meetings took place in November, some with the likely focus on relocation, the idea of a NFL team moving to Los Angeles has been put on the front burner, at least privately.
Now comes this...
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The San Diego Chargers discovered something Sunday night that they never wanted to actually find out--place kicker Nick Novak can punt. If need be he was the team's emergency punter, but since punters and kickers are seldom injured during games they never figured they would need to actually find out.However, when Mike Scifres was taken off the field with his arm and shoulder wrapped...