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CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chargers S Eric Weddle Looking For A New Contract

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Chargers S Eric Weddle did not report to voluntary offseason workouts on Monday and is looking for a new contract. According to Rapoport, Weddle would like an extension that would allow him to retire as a member of the Chargers. Weddle, 30, is entering the final year of his five-year, $40 ... The post Chargers S Eric Weddle Looking For A...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

LT thinks Philip Rivers won’t play for Chargers in 2015

Uncertainty has clouded the future of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and what stadium he’ll call home during the 2015 NFL season. From rumors connecting him to the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans to his lack of desire to play in Los Angeles should the franchise move to the City of Angels, Rivers’ football home seems to be anywhere but San Diego. Legendary...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rams, Chargers among four NFL teams positioning themselves to draft Marcus Mariota

The 2015 NFL Draft is nearing and one thing is for sure, the Marcus Mariota sweepstakes keeps gaining momentum. The Eagles and Browns have been the main focus; however, speculation has brought the Rams and Chargers into the fray. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, there are four teams that are interested in trading up for the signal caller, and a possible fifth if...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates Does Not Want to Play Less

Last week some comments made the rounds online about how San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates did not want to play as much next season as he did during the last. The Chargers did try to monitor his playing time, but with injuries to other guys that was easier said than done. According to Pro Football Focus he played in 72.3 percent of the Chargers offensive plays last season...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates Clarifies Comments Regarding Playing Time

What would the world be like without rumors and misunderstandings?While promoting boxing in his hometown of Detroit, Chargers tight end Antonio Gates told The MMBQ's Emily Kaplan that he played a “bit more than they expected me to play last season,” and that he'd like to contribute on certain situations.Well now we have heard the other side of that interesting article, according...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Step Spotlight: Chargers WR Dontrelle Inman

Start strong, finish strong.For wide receiver Dontrelle Inman, those words rang true in 2014.Inman began his first year with the Chargers creating buzz in Week 1 of the preseason by catching three passes for 107 yards and a touchdown. The former CFL standout was one of the most talked about players who was not on San Diego’s starting roster at the beginning of last season.As an...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers schedule’s almost out: How many primetime games on tap?

The San Diego Chargers and the rest of the NFL should find out their 2015 schedule next week. How many primetime games will the Bolts have? Let’s first take a look at the opponents. NFL to announce schedules next week. Chargers home opponents: CHI, CLE, DET, PIT, MIA, AFC West. Road: BAL, CIN, GB, MIN, JAC, AFC West. — Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) April 17, 2015 One or both...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Te Antonio Gates Doesn't Want to Play So Much Net Season

Antonio Gates is a great player. He will go down as one of the best tight ends in the game and will be inducted in to the Hall of Fame more than likely as soon as he is eligible--but he needs to retire. Yes, he is still productive after 12 seasons and had a great year last year. Yes, he is still capable of producing at a high level and with Phillip Rivers throwing him the ball he...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates planning to lighten workload in 2015

Veteran San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates played in 787 snaps in 2014, something the soon-to-be 36-year-old would rather not repeat next season. "With injuries and whatnot, I played a little bit more than they expected me to play last season," he said. "I was playing the whole game. How I feel next year, it depends on how much volume they have me doing. I'd like to come...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers willing to trade Rivers to Titans for No. 2 pick

Marcus Mariota ending up in a Chargers uniform and Philip Rivers being traded to the Titans seems like a realistic possibility the more we’re hearing about things. Earlier this week, UT San Diego’s Kevin Acee argued that the Chargers should trade Rivers, who is under contract with them for one more season. He said Rivers...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Antonio Gates Plans to Play Less in 2015

San Diego Chargers nine-time Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates plans to slow down his pace in 2015. Gates, who is entering into his 13th year with the Chargers, is coming off of a 12-touchdown season where he played a larger role than expected due to injuries to teammates. In an interview with Emily Kaplan of MMQB.com, Gates shared his plan to play less: With injuries and whatnot...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers reportedly does not want to play in LA

Philip Rivers has been the quarterback of the San Diego Chargers for over a decade, but that run with the team may be coming to an end. UT San Diego’s Kevin Acee wrote a column Tuesday arguing that the Chargers should trade Rivers now in order to get a return for him. The QB, who...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five best trade fits for Philip Rivers

Franchise quarterbacks (or, in the case of Jay Cutler, perceived franchise quarterbacks) becoming available on the open market is extraordinarily rare. Over the past 15 years, it has happened only five times, all under extenuating circumstances: Drew Bledsoe in 2002. The Patriots only saw fit to trade him because they had some guy named Brady. Daunte Culpepper in 2006. Culpepper...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the Chargers' Starting Lineup Prior to the Draft

With free agency behind us, the only thing left is the 2015 NFL Draft. The San Diego Chargers still have a few needs to take care of, but let’s see who the starters would be as of now.QuarterbackStarter: Phillip RiversRivers is now 33 years old, and his window to win a championship is closing. Even with all the trade rumors involving Rivers, he will be the Chargers’ quarterback...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL Backs San Diego’s “Mission Valley Stadium” Project

An 2003 rendering shows the streetscape around a new Chargers stadium that was proposed for the Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley. Offices, shops, a hotel and park space were masterplanned but the concept has since given way to a site in downtown San Diego. (Mandatory Credit: M.W. Steele Group) Yesterday the NFL has confirmed the financial backing of the San Diego Chargers...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Plan of Attack for the 2015 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  The San Diego Chargers are up this blustery...
Via DraftSeason
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers and His Mullet are Playing Softball Again

Last season some fans taking in a local softball game thought some of the players on the other team looked familiar. In time they figured out that the opposition had a number of San Diego Chargers football players on it (some trying to go incognito; some not so much). Among the group was Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers rocking a sweet mullet and some old fashioned coaches shorts...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney suing Bank of America over alleged fraud scheme

Back in 2013, Dwight Freeney signed a two-year contract with the Chargers worth $8.75 million, before possible incentive bonuses. On Tuesday, Freeney’s attorney revealed the seven-time Pro Bowl player is suing Bank of America for more than twice that amount. The lawsuit alleges Freeney lost more than $20 million as a result of a fraud...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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