Found August 16, 2013 on Football Nation:
The San Diego Chargers didn't look overly impressive against the Seattle Seahawks last week, and there weren't too many positives to be taken out of their second preseason game, as they lost 33-28 to the Chicago Bears.The first half was very painful to watch, but Charger fans have grown accustomed to witnessing this style of play over the last few years.Head coach Mike McCoy must begin to hold this roster accountable for their mistakes, as discipline has been lacking for too long. Thankfully, the preseason is nothing more than a televised scrimmage to feed the cravings of our football-frenzy culture, but the Chargers must show some semblence of becoming a team rather than a group of individuals playing in the same uniform. Here are five things we've learned:1) Mistakes...Mistakes...MistakesWhere do you begin: Is it the amount of pentration the Bears' defensive front had into the backfeld all evening or is it committing four turnovers in the first 25 minutes of the co...

Royal Takes Ambulance Ride

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal left Saturday’s practice in an ambulance.  Royal suffered an apparent back injury after landing on it while making a catch. Royal did get up after landing on his back and walked around a while before receiving oxygen from the Chargers staff. San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy told news reporters that Royal was taken to the hospital...

Chargers waive WR Danario Alexander

The San Diego Chargers have waived wide receiver Danario Alexander with an injury designation. Any team that claims Alexander will have to pay his $1.323 million salary and any rehab he’ll undergo. If he clears waivers, which the team is hoping for, Alexander will land on injured-reserve with the Chargers. Alexander tore his ACL on August 6th. The one silver lining (there really...

Chargers' Royal taken off in ambulance

Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal has been taken off the field in an ambulance after landing on his back while making a catch in practice. After landing awkwardly, Royal walked to an adjoining field, where he received treatment from the team's medical staff. It appeared he was given oxygen. Coach Mike McCoy says Royal was suffering from shortness of breath and was taken to...

Chargers’ rookie CB Steve Williams tore his pectoral muscle

The San Diego Chargers’ fifth-round pick Steve Williams tore his pectoral muscle in Thursday’s preseason game versus the Chicago Bears. The U-T San Diego’s Michael Gehlken says the injury will likely end his rookie season before it truly started. Chargers CB Steve Williams tore his pectoral muscle during Thursday's game. Fifth-round pick expected to miss season. — Michael...

Chargers WR Eddie Royal Leaves Practice in Ambulance

There was a scary situation at Chargers practice today as Eddie Royal has to be carted off the field and taken away in an ambulance. Chargers safety Eric Weddle says he was about ten feet in the air and came crashing down. He was able to get to his feet for a minute before crashing back down and having trainers tend to him before an Ambulance and two Fire Trucks came to assist. He...

Charger WR Eddie Royal Leaves Practice In Ambulance

Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Chargers WR Eddie Royal left the team’s Saturday practice in an ambulance. The hits keep on coming for the Chargers wide receivers. Royal hit the ground hard flat on his back while trying to make a catch in an 11-on-11 team drill. Afterwards, while waking towards the locker room, Royal stopped and dropped to the ground...

Report: Eddie Royal diagnosed with bruised lung and concussion after falling hard on his back

The San Diego Chargers’ receivers can’t catch a break. Eddie Royal had to leave practice in an ambulance after landing hard on his back during practice on Saturday. Almost the whole receiving corps for the Chargers have been hurt during training camp. One of the receivers that has espcaped injury, Robert Meachem, called all the injuries to the receivers “mind-boggling.” What’s...

Chargers vs. Bears Preseason Game: 5 Things We Learned

The Chicago Bears held off a furious fourth quarter challenge by the San Diego Chargers to present Marc Trestman with his first victory as a head coach 33-28 over the San Diego Chargers at Soldier Field.It's time to examine what we learned from Week 2 of the preseason.1) Brandon Marshall is still Jay Cutler’s favorite, BFF, security blanket, etc.At least it seemed that way...

I know it is only preseason but Brandon Weeden looks good

Preseason football is always a double-edged sword. Football finally returns to the TV, but it isn’t for real. I typically don’t get sucked into watching too much of it, but occasionally it catches my eye. This year, I’ve been interested … Continue reading →
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