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Been a rough couple of years for Philip Rivers. He has been a turnover machine and the Chargers have faltered. They got rid of Norv Turner and brought in Mike McCoy to hopefully changed the franchise fortunes. He has high expectations for Rivers according to Pro Football Talk. In an interview for Monday Morning Quarterback on, McCoy told Peter King that he believes Philip Rivers is capable of becoming a more accurate quarterback than he’s been over the course of his career. When it comes to completion percentage, Rivers’ best single-season mark is 66 percent and he’s completed 63.6 percent of his throws over the course of his entire career but McCoy believes that Rivers can connect on 70 percent of his throws in the 2013 season. Rivers is 31 years old, so it isn’t like his career is over after a couple of bad seasons, but you have to wonder if his fall is permanent or can he bounce back. Big Ben and Eli are shining their rings, time maybe running out for Rivers.

Mike McCoy believes Philip Rivers can complete 70 percent of his passes

According to Peter King of, San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy believes Philip Rivers can complete 70 percent of his passes in 2013. McCoy said he thinks Philip Rivers, who has never completed more than 66 percent of his throws in seven starting seasons, can be a 70-percent passer in his new offense. ‘I’ve been blown away by his anticipation and willingness to learn...

Chargers LB suffers torn ACL

Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram suffered a torn ACL during organized team activities. There is no word on how long he will be out.

Chargers still believe Manti Te’o is a three down linebacker

Right after the San Diego Chargers drafted linebacker Manti Te’o they claimed that they believe he is a three-down player.  It looks like they still feel that way. According to Peter King of, Chargers head coach Mike McCoy told him that they still believe Te’o is a three-down linebacker. San Diego coach Mike McCoy told me Sunday, after the rookie minicamp, that the staff...

Chargers LB Ingram tears ligament in knee

Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, putting his season in jeopardy. The Chargers announced that Ingram was hurt Tuesday morning during an organized team activity practice. San Diego did not immediately release any other details. If the ligament is completely torn and surgery is needed, it could sideline Ingram for...

Report: Doctors fear Chargers LB Melvin Ingram tore his ACL

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network via’s Around the League, doctors fear that Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram has suffered a torn ACL. Ingram hasn’t lived up to being a former first round pick, but he is a solid player and losing him would be a big blow to the Chargers defense.  He recorded 41 tackles and 1 forced fumble in 2012.     Need NFL Tickets? ...

Chargers confirm Ingram tore his ACL

The San Diego Chargers have confirmed that linebacker Melvin Ingram suffered a torn ACL to his left knee. Melvin Ingram sustained a torn ACL in his left knee during OTA practice today. No other information was released. — San Diego Chargers (@chargers) May 15, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? The post Chargers confirm Ingram tore his ACL appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Manti Te’o is expected to lineup on three downs for the San Diego Chargers this autumn

Contradicting remarks by San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco, head coach Mike McCoy expects former Notre Dame Fighting Irish star Manti Te’o to lineup on three downs from the outset this season. Taken with the 38th pick in last month’s draft, the 22-year-old Te’o inked a four-year contract worth in excess of $5 million on Friday. The 6-foot-1, 241 pound Te’o is...

Chargers rumors: San Diego hosts Winston Justice

The San Diego Chargers continue their search for a left tackle, and the team brought in another potential candidate yesterday. Michael Gehlken of The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that free agent offensive lineman Winston Justice was scheduled to visit with the Chargers. Former Colts tackle Winston Justice scheduled to arrive in San Diego today for visit with Chargers. — Michael...

Chargers Worried OLB Melvin Ingram Has Suffered A Torn ACL

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Chargers “fear” second-year OLB Melvin Ingram has suffered a torn ACL. Michael Ghelken reports that Ingram is expected to seek more opinions on a knee injury, but a torn ACL remains a “possibility.” If Ingram did in fact suffer damage to his ACL ligament, then his 2013 season is almost certainly over. San Diego’s new...

Chargers LB Melvin Ingram Tears His ACL

You never want to see anyone get hurt during OTAs, but when it is one of your young players it hurts even more. Hope Ingram comes back strong from this. Melvin Ingram sustained a torn ACL in his left knee during OTA practice today. No other information was released. — San Diego Chargers (@chargers) May 15, 2013

Te'o holds rare press conference

Manti Te'o is just one of the guys. He's confident he can be a three-down linebacker in the NFL. It takes some serious leverage to play against tight end Antonio Gates. Being drafted by the San Diego Chargers has put the former Notre Dame star in a "perfect place" because of the support from those in the organization. Oh, and Te'o and some friends "...

Chargers rumors: Max Starks still in the mix

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Max Starks recently visited with the San Diego Chargers, who are in search of a tackle. While Starks left the Chargers without a contract in hand, he remains in the mix for San Diego, according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego. While there are questions surrounding Starks’ abilities as left tackle, Gehlken believes he would slot in as...

Patriots Sign Guard Tyronne Green

The New England Patriots just added some size and depth in the offensive line today as the team inked guard Tyronne Green to a deal. Green;s agents, Schwartz and Feinsod, have confirmed the signed via Twitter. Green was one of the four players brought in last week for workouts and wasn't initially offered a contract, but the Pats like what they saw. The signing of Green now leaves...
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