Posted November 07, 2012 on
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The NFL has fined the San Diego Chargers $20,000 because it said a member of the equipment staff failed to immediately surrender towels when ordered to do so by a game official against the Denver Broncos on Oct. 15.
The NFL also said in a statement Wednesday that after investigating the Chargers' use of towels that included an adhesive substance, it was determined that San Diego did not violate any rules.
After consulting with the Competition Committee, the league said it has advised all clubs that the use of towels or other products that contain any type of adhesive substance is prohibited on game days until further notice.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Chargers earned their first win since beating the Chiefs in week four.
The effort of the win can largely be attributed to the superb play of the defense. Against the Chiefs they were able to force four turnovers, two of which were for touchdowns, and hold the offense to 289 total yards. They prove once again that they are an elite defense in this league and remain the glimmer...
Chargers offensive linemen Brandyn Dombrowski and Johnnie Troutman were designated as "return to practice" on Tuesday, the final day for NFL teams to start the 21-day practice window for players who had been on either list. Dombrowski (foot) was on the reserve-non-football injury list. The fifth-year veteran has started 16 career games while seeing time at right guard...
The NFL is sticking it to the San Diego Chargers. The league announced Wednesday that it has fined the Chargers $20,000 for trying to hide towels with a concealed "sticky" substance to enhance grip during an Oct. 15 game against Denver. "The NFL has determined that the club did not violate a competitive rule by use of the towels," the league said in a statement...
Last week: 15 (+0)
I was not impressed with their showing at home against the crappy Chiefs last week. If not for two defensive touchdowns, that could have easily been at the very least an embarrassingly close win to an inferior opponent for a team that held a 3 game losing streak coming in. They can’t keep relying on their defense to score like that every week. I am...
With a rookie sensation at running back and a fourth-year quarterback who's finally coming into his own, the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers are starting to look like a playoff team.
The San Diego Chargers have the same record and are also just outside the playoff picture, but they haven't looked much like a contender lately.
The surging Buccaneers try to win for the fourth...