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The Chargers have been a pleasant surprise this season; or should I say that Phillip Rivers has been. So when they took on the Oakland Raiders in the NFL Up All Night Game Sunday night there were few outside of Oakland that thought Al Davis's boys (and they will always be his) had a chance.Boy, were they wrong.
The Raiders played really well over all and had a 24-3 lead late in the third--but then the Chargers started to take over. In the process Chargers offensive lineman D.J. Fluker proved that he would do whatever it takes to protect his quarterback.
And maybe he showed his future boss--Vince McMahon--that he has some other skills beyond football.
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San Diego Chargers rookie tackle DJ Fluker was given a 10-yard personal foul penalty for bodyslamming Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Sio Moore in the third quarter of Sunday night's NFL game at the O.co Coliseum.
Moore was rushing the quarterback and tried to leap between Chargers linemen Fluker and Jeromey Clary, but got caught in mid air. That left Moore completely...
If the first thing that crossed your mind when the Chargers drafted Manti Te’o earlier this year was, “Oh, man, that poor kid doesn’t know what he’s in for with the Black Hole,” then you are most likely correct. And while the final verdict is still TBD, we’re already getting an idea of what’s in store for star-crossed romantic Manti Te’o. The above image comes from...
So that’s Chargers o-lineman DJ Fluker chokeslamming Raiders linebacker Sio Moore. That’s it.
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Today the San Diego Chargers claimed a guy off the waivers that will immediately help their pass rush. That player was Lawrence Guy. The 6-4, 318-pound Guy played the last season for the Colts, appearing in 11 games and recording 22 tackles and one sack. He played a significant role in Indianapolis’ win last week against […]
During the San Diego Chargers-Oakland Raiders late Sunday night game, Chargers right tackle DJ Fluker received a personal foul for body slamming Raiders linebacker Sio Moore. Moore was lifted off his feet while being blocked and Fluker slammed Moore to the ground well after the ball had been thrown.
San Diego Chargers Rookie WR Keenan Allen had his coming out party Sunday night as he caught six of nine targets for 115 yards and a touchdown. He should have had three touchdowns, one he was in bounds but the play was reversed. The other was on the second to last drive. Allen was wide […]
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews suffered a concussion in Sunday night’s 27-17 loss to the Raiders in Oakland. The 25-year-old Mathews amassed a measly eight yards on three runs and got shelved after taking a knee to the helmet in the second quarter. Mathews will need to be medically cleared before returning to practice and he’s unlikely to compete next weekend when...
San Diego Chargers starting running back Ryan Mathews suffered a concussion last night in a loss to the Oakland Raiders. Mathews suffered the injury in the second quarter and did not return. Before leaving the game Mathews had three rushes for eight yards. Mathews will have to pass the league concussion tests this week before he gets cleared to play.Danny Woodhead and Ronnie...
The San Diego Chargers have been surprisingly a very competitive team this year while the Jacksonville Jaguars are dreadful. The Chargers dropped a game to the Oakland Raiders last night but in actuality are just seconds away from being a 4-1 team looking back at the first five games of the regular season. No one really saw that coming this year, except perhaps hardcore Chargers...
Former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver died Sept. 25 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. That evening, Hall of Famer Harry Carson spoke at a WGBH event previewing PBS’ new Frontline film, League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, which documents the NFL’s neglect on concussion issues over the last two decades.
Carson, a former New York Giants linebacker, linked...
You resisted making the comparison because it had seemed too easy.
But then the little man in the Chargers uniform lined up in the slot and the defense made the decision to stick a linebacker on him and the little man ran past that linebacker and caught a perfect pass in stride in the end zone.
And you had no choice but to exclaim “Philip Rivers has his Sproles back!”
WARMINSTER, Pa. -- Class of 2015 offensive lineman Jon Runyan Jr., who is committed to Michigan, was a key member in big comeback for Philadelphia St. Joseph's Prep at Archbishop Wood, and afterward he spoke about the learning experience, his development and the Wolverines.
The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders meet late on Sunday for a match-up of two AFC West teams.
San Diego won last week to even it’s record at 2-2 while Oakland is hoping that the return of Terrelle Pryor will provide them with some offense.
Coverage of the game between the Chargers and Raiders will air on the NFL Network at 11:35 pm ET. (8:35 pm PT) from Oakland...
In the latest game ever played in the NFL the Raiders got a division win against the Chargers. The game started at 11:35 EST. The Chargers never seemed to get into a rhythm as they lost this one 27-17. It was a physical game between heated rivals that didn’t end until after 2 a.m. on the east coast.
The Chargers looked bad from the beginning of the game. On the opening drive of...