CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The top 10 cornerbacks in the 2014 draft: At least one of these players will be a Charger

The resounding position of need following the 2013 season for the San Diego Chargers was at cornerback. The 29th ranked pass defense (including 31st and 32nd against No. 1 and No. 2 receivers) needs players who can lock it down on the outside to open up big plays on the inside. While the numbers look bad, they are actually a bit misleading. Shareece Wright came on strong towards...
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Vikings Claim LB Terrell Manning Off Waivers From Chargers

  The Minnesota Vikings claimed LB Terrell Manning off of waivers from the Chargers on Tuesday, according to the NFL transactions release. San Diego waived Manning on Monday. Manning, 23, was a fifth round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers back in 2012. However, he lasted just over a year with the team before he was waived in August of last year. Manning would later be...
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Chargers history lesson: The story of Dan Fouts and overcoming adversity

Name: Dan Fouts (M.F.I.C. or “Motherf**ker in Charge”) Position: Quarterback Years Played for Chargers: 1973-1987 Hall of Fame Class: 1993 NFL Top 100: N/A (and a damn shame) Statistics: Dan Fouts Statistics Accolades: 6x Pro Bowler (1979-1983, 1985) 3x 1st Team All Pro (1979, 1982, 1985) 1982 NFL Offensive POTY Summary: Dan Fouts was never supposed to be great. Barely known...
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Power Rankings: San Diego Chargers have had one of worst offseasons in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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Chargers cut Terrell Manning

After finishing in third place in the loaded AFC West (behind the champion Denver Broncos and runner-up Kansas City Chiefs), the San Diego Chargers returned to the postseason in 2013. Heading into the offseason, the Chargers had a few decisions to make. They actually won their first round playoff game, defeating the Cincinnati Bengals before losing to the Broncos in the divisional...
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Chargers Release LB Terrell Manning

  The San Diego Chargers released LB Terrell Manning on Monday, according to the NFL transaction release. Manning, 23, was a fifth round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers back in 2012. However, he lasted just over a year with the team before he was waived in August of last year. Manning would later be claimed off of waivers by the Chargers. San Diego actually signed him to...
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Doug Flutie’s Daughter, Alexa, Makes 2014 Charger Girls Squad

  Alexa Flutie, Doug’s daughter, has put together a solid career as a San Diego Chargers cheerleader. It was announced this weekend that…
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A Fantasy Football Look Ahead: Which Recently Signed Free Agents Will Thrive in New Systems in 2014?

Fantasy football owners understand to keep a keen eye leveled at the happenings of NFL free agency, as formerly unheralded players in new homes offer guaranteed production on new teams. Whether it’s a veteran running back finally freeing himself from the shackles of a committee approach or simply a player in a new environment more likely to accumulate fantasy points, a number...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers helmet, uniform, logo concepts

Rumors continue of the San Diego Chargers possible move to the Los Angeles area. If they did, would we see a new helmet, uniform, or logo?  A number of devoted fans and designers have taken their shot at redesigning the Chargers  helmets, uniforms and logos. Could you imagine Philip Rivers or Manti Te’O in one of these 45 different images? Featured are a number of San Diego...
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Chargers Re-Sign G Rich Ohrnberger

  The San Diego Chargers announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed G Rich Ohrnberger to a one-year contract. We have re-signed G @ohrnberger to a one year deal. #chargers — San Diego Chargers (@chargers) April 9, 2014 Ohrnberger, 28, visited with the Jets a few weeks ago. He was a former fourth-round draft pick of the Patriots back in 2009. He played just 210 snaps...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers have only 2 defensive tackles on their roster

Today the San Diego Chargers made it very clear what they are looking for in the 2014 NFL Draft when they released Byron Jerideau.  According to Eric D. Williams the San Diego Chargers have only 2 defensive tackles on their active roster.  This pretty much sends a message to the entire NFL telling them we […] The post San Diego Chargers have only 2 defensive tackles on their...
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The Curious Chargers Offseason So Far

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Ask any true bolt blue (see what I did there?) football fanatic, and they will tell you that the offseason is an exciting time that can garner as much heartbreak, drama and sheer joy as any playoff game with the season on the line. However, not everyone is a true fanatic, or has the time to follow up on the plethora of signings and releases...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: 5 Biggest Regrets in Draft Day HIstory

The NFL Draft will soon be upon us again, thus begging the annually renewed conversation about great and not-so-great draft picks throughout history. For teams like the San Diego Chargers with zero Super Bowl victories and widespread longstanding fan frustration, the conversation tends to turn more toward the disconcerting choices which have plagued the team's attempts at a world...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Chargers Running Back Situation

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports The Chargers currently have three solid Running Backs on their roster.  None of these backs are elite backs, but utilizing the combination of all their talents, the Chargers could have a very good running game, and a lot of production out of their backfield. The three running backs I’m referring to are Donald Brown, Danny Woodhead and Ryan Mathews...
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San Diego Chargers | Best & Worst Case Scenario for Round 1 of the NFL Draft

The Chargers finished the 2013 season with one of the worst pass defenses in the league and as of now the starting corners consist of Steve Williams and Shareece Wright. The secondary isn’t the only position of need for San Diego, look for them to look long and hard at receiver in hopes of adding another weapon opposite Keenan Allen, also the defensive line and offensive line are...
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