CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The San Diego Chargers will lose to the New Orleans Saints

If the Chargers fail to defend their home field on Sunday, these are three reasons why it happened. Drew Brees This Sunday’s game against the Saints will be the first time that former Chargers’ quarterback Drew Brees has played in San Diego since he injured his shoulder playing in a meaningless season game that he was only playing in because Marty Schottenheimer is an idiot...
Via Bolts From The Blue
8 hours ago

Hamstring injury to sideline Chargers rookie Bosa again

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers rookie Joey Bosa has been ruled out of his fourth straight game due to a hamstring injury. Bosa missed all of training camp during a nasty contract dispute and then hurt himself after he signed. Also out for Sunday's home game against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints is cornerback Brandon Flowers, who has a concussion. Listed as doubtful...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers’ offensive line dealing with injuries; Bosa still not ready to play

Aside from blowing two fourth-quarter leads, the San Diego Chargers have played well through three games, especially on offense. A big reason why is because the offensive line has stepped up its game. Unfortunately, the offensive line is now starting to get banged up. What else is new? Chargers LG Orlando Franklin (back), RT Joe Barksdale (foot), […] Chargers’ offensive line...
Via Bolt Beat
10 hours ago

Chargers Week 4 Preview Show

All 3 of us are back in the rotation tonight for the week 4 preview show Week 4 is upon us. The last game of the 1st quarter of the season is here and all 3 of your hosts, Garrett Sisti, Daniel Stebbins and Matthew Stanley, are all back together to break down week 4. This week the Chargers are back home in San Diego to take on the 0-3 New Orleans Saints and the return of Drew Brees...
Via Bolts From The Blue
13 hours ago

“Behind the Bolt” with Caraun Reid

Watch the full video on Chargers.com here On this week’s espisode of “Behind the Bolt,” Nick Hardwick sits down with Caraun Reid.He discusses his college days at Princeton, his road to the NFL and now his time with the San Diego Chargers. .@ChopReid talks about his road to the NFL from Princeton and life now with the @chargers ➡️https://t.co/6376J00lYH pic.twitter.com...
Via Princeton Tigers Football
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Jatavis Brown brings to the Chargers defense

We saw it in 2013 with Keenan Allen. In 2014 with Jason Verrett. In 2015 with Denzel Perryman. It doesn’t take long at all to realize you’re dealing with a playmaker. Unfortunately, the Chargers had to find out the hard way by losing captain Manti Te’o to a season-ending Achilles injury. Today we’ll look at the player who replaced Te’o last Sunday and what he means to...
Via Bolts From The Blue
15 hours ago

Can Tyrell Williams be the Keenan Allen of 2016?

Injuries are the worst. Every year, the phrase “next man up” is getting said more often than not. Let’s go back in time. Going into the 2013 season, the Chargers were set at wide receiver. It was considered one of the strongest position groups on the roster. The team had Danario Alexander, who was signed […] Can Tyrell Williams be the Keenan Allen of 2016? - Bolt Beat - Bolt...
Via Bolt Beat
1 day ago

Three Chargers offensive linemen battling injury issues

Chargers left tackle King Dunlap missed practice again Thursday due to migraine headaches, and right tackle Joe Barksdale was again limited due to a foot injury. The Chargers had a new addition to Thursday’s injury and participation report. Starting left guard Orlando Franklin did not practice Thursday due to a back issue. With three starters…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Drew Brees sounds pretty pumped to return to San Diego

Drew Brees is finally making his return to San Diego, and isn’t exactly hiding his feelings about Sunday’s matchup with the Chargers. Brees told ESPN.com’s Mike Triplett that he’s been waiting for the moment to return to the team which drafted him in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. “I’m trying to make this just like any other game,” Brees said with a laugh...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Korey Toomer to fill Manti Te’o’s roster spot

The Chargers have had to sign far too many injury replacements this year, and they found their latest one inside the division. According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers have signed linebacker Korey Toomer, formerly of the Raiders practice squad. He’ll fill the roster spot vacated when Manti Te’o suffered a torn…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Manti Te’o is likely done in San Diego–So now what?

The San Diego Chargers lost another key starter this past weekend to a season-ending injury. Manti Te’o tore his Achilles tendon in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. With the departure of Eric Weddle this offseason, Te’o assumed the role of being the leader on the Chargers defense. The former Notre […] Manti Te’o is likely done in San Diego–So...
Via Bolt Beat
2 days ago

Chargers' Te'o out for season with torn Achilles tendon

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy says linebacker Manti Te'o will miss the rest of the season with a torn left Achilles tendon. Te'o, a fourth-year linebacker from Notre Dame, was hurt in Sunday's 26-22 loss at Indianapolis. The Chargers (1-2) have lost a big-name player for the season in each of their three games. Wide receiver Keenan Allen tore his right ACL...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te’o tears Achilles, out for season

The San Diego Chargers season has gotten off to a rough start, and that is especially been true on the defensive side of the ball. Now it appears that life is going to get a bit more difficult for the Bolts defense, as ESPN is reporting that inside linebacker Manti Te’o has a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the remainder of the 2016 NFL season. Te’o went down in the 1st...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Manti Te’o out for season with torn Achilles

San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Manti Te’o has been lost for the season after suffering an Achilles tear in Week 3. Chargers' LB Manti Te'o tore his Achilles and will require surgery, per source. Out for season. https://t.co/jOI30aIjgC — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 26, 2016 An MRI confirmed what was assumed on Sunday. After the game, Te’o was emotional...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Manti Te’o exits early with Achilles injury

The injury bug just won’t stop chowing down on the San Diego Chargers. Fourth-year linebacker Manti Te’o hurt his left Achilles in the first quarter of Sunday’s contest against the Indianapolis Colts and was forced to exit early. He appeared to suffer the injury on a play of the dreaded non-contact variety. @jdm3318 @TlebrunJ @MarcasG omg Manti Te'o's woman strikes back!...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers rookie Bosa to miss third straight game

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers rookie defensive end Joey Bosa has been ruled out of his third straight game due to a hamstring injury. The Chargers (1-1) play at Indianapolis (0-2) on Sunday. Bosa practiced only on a limited basis this week. The former Ohio State star missed all of training camp due to a nasty contract dispute, and then hurt a hamstring. Star tight end Antonio Gates...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

T.Y. Hilton guarantees he’ll make plays vs. Chargers

With his team facing the possibility of a 0-3 start to the season, and No. 2 receiver Donte Moncrief out at least a month with a fractured scapula, T.Y. Hilton is putting much of the playmaking load on his shoulders this Sunday. Hilton promised he'll make big plays when the Indianapolis Colts host the San Diego Chargers. “I’ve just got to make plays for my team,’’ Hilton...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Woodhead out for season with torn ACL

As suspected, San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead tore his ACL in Sunday’s blowout win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. #Chargers RB Danny Woodhead has torn his ACL, source said. His MRI just came back. He's out for the season. Bad blow. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 19, 2016 This is terrible news obviously for both Woodhead...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jags Jared Odrick goes crazy on sideline after offsides call

The Jacksonville Jaguars got destroyed by the San Diego Chargers, 38-14, and Jared Odrick was not happy about it. Odrick lost his cool after drawing a flag for being offside, which he obviously did not agree with. The Jaguars defensive tackle slammed his helmet down and went nuts on the sideline in frustration. JARED ODRICK IS MAD AS HELL, AND HE'S NOT GONNA TAKE IT ANYMORE...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers DB makes great interception on back

San Diego Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward had himself a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The ex-Green Bay Packers player made two interceptions off Blake Bortles, including this one he made on his back. Incredible INT by Casey Hayward! #Chargers pic.twitter.com/Lgw1jDILoL — brady phelps (@LobShots) September 18, 2016 Hayward is in his first season with the Chargers...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Woodhead carted off with apparent knee injury

San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead was carted off the field during Sunday’s game with what appeared to be a knee injury. Woodhead was tackled in the open field by Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, and his leg bent awkwardly underneath him. Danny Woodhead injured. pic.twitter.com/1GW2KKo8ih — ⓂarcusD2.0 (@_MarcusD2_) September 18, 2016 If Woodhead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers view move to LA as inevitable

The San Diego Chargers have until January to decide whether to join the Los Angeles Rams in Inglewood. That was part of the plan set forth by the NFL when the league’s owners approved the Rams relocation from St. Louis earlier this year. Now with the Rams making their regular season home debut at the Los Angeles Coliseum on Sunday, information is trickling out that the Chargers...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Diego Chargers and their perpetual choke

San Diego. It’s a magical place teeming with wonderful beaches, fantastic tacos, beautiful people and an awful football team. There are two things the Chargers excel at in a way few teams in the history of the NFL have been able to replicate. Firstly, they wear the hell out of those powder blue jerseys. The powder blues are the best jerseys in the NFL, and it’s not close. ...
Via Yardbarker
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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