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San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates could end up looking for a new job, since he’s scheduled to receive a $6.4 million option bonus this offseason and a $4 million salary for the 2012 season.
The 31 year-old Gates is obviously on the back end of his career and might be given the option of taking a pay cut or being released by the Chargers.
One of the most alarming things about Gates is that he hasn’t played a complete 16 game regular season since 2009. He’s battled through injuries throughout his career and it seems like he’s been injured more often over the past few seasons.
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Two seasons ago, San Diego Chargers OT Marcus McNeill underwent a holdout in order to obtain a new contract, after this season, the San Diego Chargers appear ready to release the offensive tackle in order to clear some salary cap space. McNeill has only appeared in 20 of the Chargers last 32 games and struggled with health issues this season.
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Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network does not believe wide receiver Vincent Jackson will re-sign with the San Diego Chargers.
The Chargers are not expected to place the franchise tag on Jackson again, and the club also may not be willing to shell out the hefty amount of money that would be needed to retain a player of his caliber on the free agent market. St. Louis, Tampa...
According to Howard Eskin of NBC 10 in Philadelphia, the San Diego Chargers are the front runners to relocate to Los Angeles, not the St. Louis Rams.
There’s no question that Qualcomm Stadium is one of the most outdated stadiums in the NFL and right now it doesn’t seem like any progress is getting done to make sure the Chargers get a new home.
It would make sense for the Chargers...
According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, those close to Chargers left guard Kris Dielman and team sources indicate that he is leaning toward playing in 2012 after a scary concussion and seizure prompted him to consider retirement. Dielman as you may recall, suffered a concussion when he collided with New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace in October. Immediately following...
San Diego Chargers offensive lineman Marcus McNeill (73) is loaded onto a cart after being injured in the second quarter against the Oakland Raiders in an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
Should the Falcons pursue left tackle Marcus McNeill if he is waived by the San Diego Chargers?
Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported...
All the stadium stories you missed since my last roundup while you were discussing whether the Chargers really stole the Giants blind in the 2004 draft.
With the Chargers publicly saying that WR Vincent Jackson will not be franchise by the club, there’s more and more sentiment pointing to the deep threat wideout hitting the free agent market.
That according to NFL.com’s Jason LaCanfora, who said the following on NFL Total Access on the NFL Network.
“I don’t see any way he’s back there,” LaCanfora said. ”The Chargers...