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San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te'o has been ruled out for the season opener against the Houston Texans.
Te'o sprained his foot in the preseason opener and was thought to be returning to the field in a week. He hasn't practiced since the injury and has been in a walking boot and occasionally using crutches.
Fans waiting to see if Te'o was worth the second round pick the Chargers spent on him will have to wait to find out.
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Brian McIntyre of Yahoo Sports reports that the San Diego Chargers and QB Phillip Rivers have agreed to restructured contract.
According to McIntyre, Rivers reduced in base salary of $12 million to $7 million in return for a $5 million signing bonus. McIntyre adds that this move will free up $3.3 million in cap space and could allow the Chargers to part ways with Rivers for a minimal...
Chargers second-round pick, linebacker Manti Te'o, has been ruled out of Monday's versus Houston. SOURCE: San Diego Union-TribuneFantasy Spin:Te'o sprained his foot early in early August and hasn't practiced with the team in almost a month. He's likely to miss more than one week as he'll need to work his way back into playing shape.
It’s the dawn of a new era of San Diego Chargers football as the Bolts host the Houston Texans on Monday Night to close out the opening week of the 2013 season. Under the leadership of general manager Tom Telesco and head coach Mike McCoy, the Chargers kick off the season when they face the reigning AFC South champions. A packed house is expected at Qualcomm Stadium on Monday...
This is....kind of meaningless.
So if I'm understanding this correctly the team handed Philip Rivers a check for $5 million dollars and said "Your salary will now be $5 million less this season." Well I suppose that's one way to clear cap space.
Many were left wondering after the San Diego Chargers went over the cap by cutting WR Robert Meachem how they would...
So, what's wrong with Philip Rivers, and how can it be fixed?
That's been the overriding concern surrounding the San Diego Chargers all offseason, and will continue to be as the season starts Monday night at home against the Houston Texans.
Rivers threw 15 interceptions, lost seven fumbles and was sacked 49 times last year.
That ran his two-season totals to 47 turnovers...
No one can ever say that Philip Rivers isn’t a team player. With the start of the Chargers 2013 season set to kick off on Monday when they play the Texans, CBS Sports reports that the Chargers and Rivers has agreed to terms that will restructure how Rivers will earn his 2013 salary of $12 million.
Basically the Chargers appears to have needed cap space to sign LB Donald Butler...
San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o has officially been ruled out for week one's MNF game against the Houston Texans according to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport. He has been dealing with a sprained foot for the last month. Rapoport said a week 2 or a week 3 return is very possible for Te'o.In other Charger news that is big right now, receivers Malcom Floyd (knee) and Eddie Royal...
It doesn't look like Chargers second-round pick Manti Te'o will play Monday versus Houston. SOURCE: San Diego Union-TribuneFantasy Spin:Te'o sprained his foot early on in the preseason and hasn't practiced with the team in almost a month. The Chargers have not given a timetable for when he might be back.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. When the Chargers take the field Monday night for their 2013 season-opener against the Houston Texans, there will be a lot of new players wearing the bright white uniforms on the Qualcomm Stadium field.
Mike McCoy is the new head coach replacing the lightly-lamented Norv Turner, and Ken Whisenhunt after six years as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals is the...
Heading off to the West Coast for a late Monday Night Football matchup, the Houston Texans are preparing to face the shifty San Diego Chargers. Shifty? Because while victory seems imminent for the Texans, there are some intangibles that could throw things off track. So as the Texans prepare to face the Chargers, so should the people who love the Texans. With an aim to accomplish...
Rookie linebacker Manti Te'o has been ruled out of Monday night's opener against the Houston Texans with what the team has called a sprained right foot.
Te'o hasn't practice since hurting his foot in the exhibition opener against Seattle on Aug. 8. He has had his foot in a walking boot almost constantly since then.
Two days after Te'o was hurt, rookie coach...
Chargers wideout Malcom Floyd (knee) is probable to play Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Floyd suffered a knee sprain in the second week of August. With Danario Alexander out, he'll be the top deep threat for Philip Rivers, but Vincent Brown is better fit for coach Mike McCoy's short passing offense and could draw the most targets.