CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chargers 2016 positional grades: Wide Receiver

Its time for my latest installment of positional grades for the prior season for the Chargers, as I will look at the wide receiver position. After grading each receiver on the team based on their performance this past season, I will give the position an overall grade. The Chargers had a slew of injuries this […] Chargers 2016 positional grades: Wide Receiver - Bolt Beat - Bolt...
Via Bolt Beat
13 hours ago

Pro Bowl to Melvin Gordon: You’re in!

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon’s 2016 season was cut short due to injury. He was just three yards shy of the 1,000-yard mark. Although he was not cleared to play in the Chargers’ season finale, Gordon is healthy enough to play and now replaces Le’Veon Bell in the 2017 Pro Bowl. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back suffered a […] Pro Bowl to Melvin Gordon: You’re in! - Bolt...
Via Bolt Beat
15 hours ago

Melvin Gordon added to Pro Bowl

Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has been added to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement for Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. Gordon missed the final three games of the 2016 season due to hip and knee injuries. His addition to the Pro Bowl indicates he’s been fully cleared and was held out in late…
Via Pro Football Talk
16 hours ago

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon is Officially a Pro Bowler

With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell unable to play following his groin injury sustained in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game in New England, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is getting the call. Not since Ryan Mathews was selected following the 2012 season have the Chargers had a running back in the Pro Bowl. Gordon will be the second Chargers player named...
Via Bolts From The Blue
16 hours ago

Company offering free laser removal of Chargers tattoos

Are or were you a fan of the San Diego Chargers? Were you such a die-hard fan that you decided to get a tattoo to pledge your allegiance to the team? Does that tattoo make you sick to look at now that the Chargers are heading back to Los Angeles?There may be a solution to your problem.LaserAway, a company that specializes in laser removal of tattoos, is offering to remove or alter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Plans for San Diego MLS franchise and new stadium at Chargers ex-home unveiled

Now that the San Diego Chargers are no more, a group of investors see an opportunity for a MLS team to fill the space the NFL team has left behind.The investors unveiled a plan Monday to tear down Qualcomm Stadium and build a joint-use venue that would be home to an MLS expansion team, as well as San Diego State football. The stadium would have between 20,000 to 30,000 seats, with...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Investors want MLS stadium on site of Chargers' former home

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- With the NFL's Chargers leaving for Los Angeles, a group of private investors unveiled plans Monday to bring an MLS team to San Diego and build a stadium that can be shared with San Diego State.In addition to the joint-use venue which could seat up to 30,000, the 166-acre Qualcomm Stadium site which has housed the Chargers would also be used for a sports and entertainment...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

2017 Is Going To Be Great For Chargers Fans

Enough of the negativity. Jamie Sewell is here to explain why the 2017 NFL season is a 'win-win' for Chargers fans sticking with the team. The 2016 NFL season was a rough one for Chargers fans. For a brief period of time, it looked like things might finally have fallen into place for the Chargers. They were 21-3 up on a strong Chiefs team and looking every bit like a legitimate...
Via Bolts From The Blue
19 hours ago

2016 San Diego Chargers: What Went Right?

Despite what some might tell you, no season is ever a complete disappointment. First things first, yes, I know the title says “San Diego” Chargers. I’ll be going over some of the things that went right for the team in 2016 when they were still San Diego’s team, so that’s the name I used. Just let me have this. Anyhow, the 2016 season was riddled with disappointment and...
Via Bolts From The Blue
1 day ago

Report: NFL owners, executives upset at Chargers’ move to Los Angeles

It turns out that the San Diego Chargers’ decision to move to Los Angeles is unpopular pretty much everywhere else as well.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, NFL owners and league executives alike are unhappy with the team’s move, with the league office said to be “besides itself,” with the move having been “bungled so bad” that there is a hope that the Chargers may...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Angry fan interrupts Chargers Los Angeles presser

The Los Angeles Chargers held a press conference at The Forum on Wednesday that was supposed to be an exclusive, invite only event. But every good party has to have a good crasher or two.John Breech of CBS Sports identified this particular crasher as Joseph McRae, a San Diego fan who had some choice words for team owner Dean Spanos. Another version of the rant with more foul language...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers feel welcomed at LA ceremony

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- For a man who gets cheered at work all the time, Philip Rivers seemed genuinely surprised by the frenzied roars when he stepped onto the Forum floor.Melvin Gordon and Joey Bosa shared their quarterback's shock and gratitude when hundreds of screaming fans welcomed the Los Angeles Chargers to their new home on Wednesday."All I heard the last couple of days...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Lynn: Melvin Gordon’s game ‘growing like a weed’

Count new head coach Anthony Lynn as a big fan of Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. Lynn said he’s excited to help Gordon reach new heights after he broke out with 12 total touchdowns during his second NFL season. “He’s very dynamic,” Lynn said, according to Eric Williams of ESPN. “He’s a hard-working young man. He took his game to another level, and...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers celebrate arrival in LA, but gear up for work ahead

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) For a man who gets cheered at work all the time, Philip Rivers seemed genuinely surprised by the frenzied roars when he stepped onto the Forum floor. Melvin Gordon and Joey Bosa shared their quarterback's shock and gratitude when hundreds of screaming fans welcomed the Los Angeles Chargers to their new home on Wednesday. ''All I heard the last couple of days...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers will keep same uniforms in Los Angeles

Nearly everything about the Los Angeles Chargers in 2017 will be different than it was for the San Diego Chargers in 2016. But the actual look of the team won’t change. According to a report, the team will not consider a uniform change for the next two seasons. “No immediate changes will be made to the Chargers’ game-day attire, a team official said this week,” Michael...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS San Diego GM: “We’re going to be carrying a lot of Chargers games next year”

The Chargers may have moved from San Diego to Los Angeles (or more technically, Carson), but it looks like their games won’t be moving from the San Diego airwaves. Despite the anger towards the team from many locals, to the extent of even moving companies refusing to help them relocate, KFMB Channel 8 (the local CBS affiliate) president and general manager Alberto Mier y Teran...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson offers San Diego fans a 'silver lining' to Chargers moving to L.A.

LaDainian Tomlinson knows fans in San Diego feel hurt and betrayed over the Chargers moving to LA and are burning jerseys — possibly even his.The Chargers great acknowledges that the move was "hurtful", but says owner Dean Spanos "wants what's best for the Chargers" and offers this "silver lining" to fans in San Diego."You still have the opportunity to support your team. You know...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Anthony Lynn almost says “San Diego Chargers” during introductory press conference

Lost in the news of the Chargers’ move from San Diego to Los Angeles is that they hired the first African-American head coach in team history in former Bills Offensive Coordinator Anthony Lynn. In his introductory press conference, force of habit nearly forced Lynn into an all-time great Freudian slip, as you can see below: We’re all going to say this for a while, since it’s...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers fine with LA move, not pushing for a trade

There were a lot of questions about whether or not Philip Rivers would move with the Chargers to Los Angeles if and when the team moved, but those seem to have been answered. The San Diego Union Tribune’s Kevin Acee, who long has covered Rivers and the Chargers, says Rivers is not pushing for a trade and is fine with LA. One more time, Philip Rivers is not pushing a trade to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynn swears after saying ‘San Diego Chargers’ during presser

New Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn got off to a rough start at his new gig when he referred to the franchise as the “San Diego Chargers” in his introductory press conference Tuesday. Oops. A minor slip up: Anthony Lynn began to call team "San Diego Chargers" before correcting himself. "Los Angeles Chargers." — Michael Gehlken (@sdutGehlken) January 17, 2017...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

SD moving companies refusing to help Chargers relocate

The San Diego Chargers have become the Los Angeles Chargers - just don’t tell that to moving companies located in San Diego. It is one thing for the Chargers to secure a move to Los Angeles, abandoning the city of San Diego and its fans. It is another to actually move there. According to a report by Derek Togerson of NBC New York, 22 compaines have decided to boycott the Chargers...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s official: Oakland Raiders will file relocation papers to move to Vegas

Fresh off of the news that the San Diego Chargers are moving to LA to become the Los Angeles Chargers, the Oakland Raiders will officially file their relocation papers to move out of Oakland in favor of Las Vegas. The move, which has been rumored for quite some time now, would bring Vegas its second professional sports team, joining the newly-created Vegas Golden Knights of the...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A statistical look at the 56 years the Chargers spent in San Diego

The San Diego Chargers are no more, as owner Dean Spanos is moving his NFL team 120 miles north to Los Angeles. That ends a nearly six-decade residency in San Diego. Here’s what you need to know about the 56-year run the Chargers had in “America’s Finest City.” 416-427-11: That was the Chargers’ record during their 56 years in San Diego. They were above .500 at 407...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chargers' temporary L.A. stadium will be the NFL's smallest by far

The San Diego Chargers are reportedly making the move north to Los Angeles and will make the announcement as soon as Thursday. Though the details are likely still being ironed out, including a possible rebranding in a year or two – they do have a place to play.It pales in comparison to the place they called home for the past 40-plus years, though. According to USA Today and multiple...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago

WATCH: Fan throws eggs at Chargers Park front door

The Chargers will soon announce that the team is relocating to Los Angeles, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, and one particular fan was not happy about it. Just a few hours after the news about relocation broke, this male fan went to Chargers Park to make a statement. Also, it should be noted that he brought some eggs along with him. The Chargers fan fired...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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