Found December 29, 2012 on
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Michael Gehlken of North County Times takes a look at the 25 Chargers players who are set to become free agents in the coming months.
Their offensive line figures to see a complete makeover next season with guards Louis Vasquez and Tyronne Green set to become free agents, as well as OT Jared Gaither. Gehlken notes that it will not be easy for San Diego to get out from under Gaither’s four-year, $24.5 million contract that he signed last year because he still has $6 million his prorated signing bonus remaining.
Gehlken sees the Chargers placing a first-round tender on Danario Alexander, which would practically guarantee that he’s back with the team next season and DT Antonio Garay could be released while LB Takeo Spikes will probably be allowed to leave.
There’s no question that it’s about time for this team to get a makeover. Multiple years of limited production and obvious holes on both sides of their roster is more than enough to warrant significant change for San Diego. Norv Turn...
BEST OF MAXIM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid will most likely be fired on Black Monday, and he's publicy stated that he does want to coach again next year.
A league source is saying that Reid has his sights set on coaching in San Diego next season, once of course, Norv Turner is put down as well, according to a report by ProFootballTalk.
Reid has been in Philly for fourteen...
San Diego linebacker Takeo Spikes and Oakland running back Mike Goodson have been ejected after a skirmish in the second quarter of Sunday's game.
Spikes had to be restrained by field judge Scott Edwards from going after referee John Parry. As he was leaving the field, Spikes took off his helmet and flung it. Teammate Melvin Ingram caught it.
Backup tight end Randy McMichael...
SAN DIEGO - Chargers coach Norv Turner sounded like a coach resigned to his fate. "We're going to meet tomorrow and with the team and I'm sure they will start looking for a new coach," said an emotional Turner about his future with the Chargers after they earned a 24-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday before 66,486 at Qualcomm Stadium. "To have...
Rich Cimini of ESPN New York reports that the Jets have interest in both Chargers current head coach Norv Turner and former Ravens OC Cam Cameron as potential replacements for offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.
Turner figures to be fired on Monday and even admitted that he intends to continue coaching next season. As for Cameron, he’s already available after Baltimore surprisingly...
The 2012 NFL regular season is now concluded. The San Diego Chargers struggled through yet another disappointing season. Changes appear on the horizon for the Chargers this offseason however with head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith rumored to be fired. Questions also remain about QB Philip Rivers, after another tough season. The Chargers will now prepare for the...
Micheal Spurlock returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown and San Diego beat the Oakland Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday in what's expected to be Norv Turner's final game as Chargers coach.
Turner and general manager A.J. Smith are expected to be fired because the Chargers (7-9) missed the playoffs for the third straight season. The Raiders finished 4...
Last week: 24 (+4)
Net points per drive: -0.18 (21st)
DVOA: -8.9% (22nd)
Weighted DVOA: -6.8% (21st)
FS Eric Weddle: 8 solo tackles, 1 assist, 3 stops, 2 quarterback hurries on 2 blitzes, allowed 1 catch for 10 yards on 2 attempts
ROLB Jarret Johnson: 2 quarterback hurries on 13 pass rush snaps, 4 solo tackles, 1 assist, 4 stops
LE Kendall Reyes: 3 sacks, 1 quarterback...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the San Diego Chargers are planning on targeting a coach other than Andy Reid for the coaching vacancy.
Various reports around the league suggested that Reid wanted to coach the Chargers next season and was even preparing a coaching staff that would be ready to go from the moment the Eagles let him go.
Reid will still be one of the most sought...
The Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers will finish out their seasons on Sunday from Qualcomm Stadium. CBS will carry this game in select markets with kickoff occurring at 4:25 pm EST.
It would be a nice story line to say someone could save their job here but the Chargers are expected to fire head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith shortly after this game. The fate...
Oakland Raiders (4-11) at San Diego Chargers (6-9)
Aside from this being a divisional matchup, this is a completely meaningless game for these two teams. Both are out of the playoffs by a long shot. I have a rule against making significant plays on completely meaningless games. If the teams might not care about a game, I shouldn’t either. There’s just no way to predict what kind...