Found March 17, 2012 on
Pro Sports Daily:
The San Diego Chargers welcomed back quarterback Charlie Whitehurst with a two-year contract.
The deal is worth $4 million - including a $1 million signing bonus, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reported on Friday night.
Whitehurst's return allowed the Chargers to release veteran quarterback Billy Volek, 35.
Whitehurst spent four seasons with San Diego from 2006-09, although he did not throw a pass in a regular-season game. He was then traded to the Seattle Seahawks, with whom he played in nine contests over two campaigns.
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According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers are at a critical stage in their contract talks with running back Mike Tolbert.
The Chargers want to know if Tolbert is going to stay or not, they could end up deciding to just move on to free agent Jackie Battle.
I know that Tolbert has least another visit scheduled and there are reportedly numerous teams that...
APNewsNow. Tight end Randy McMichael has agreed to a two-year contract to remain with the San Diego Chargers.
The 10-year veteran spent the last two seasons with the Chargers, making 14 starts in 2011 with star tight end Antonio Gates slowed by injuries. McMichael had 30 catches for 271 yards, but did not score a touchdown.
McMichael also played on special teams for San Diego....
The Chargers needed a deep threat to replace Vincent Jackson and may have found themselves quite a bargain in the talented Robert Meachem.
Meachem will slide into the number two role in this offense and has a chance to supplant Malcolm Floyd as the effective number one option before the season is complete.
Meachem goes from a crowded receiving corps in New Orleans to one with a...
Quarterback Charlie Whitehurst has agreed to a two-year contract to return to the San Diego Chargers.
Whitehurst was San Diego's third-round draft pick in 2006. He was the third-string quarterback behind Philip Rivers and Billy Volek for four seasons and never attempted a pass in the regular season. He was traded to Seattle and played in nine games in two seasons, throwing for...
A WELCOME CHALLENGE
The Broncos are reportedly one of three finalists to land Peyton Manning, and Philip Rivers is hoping Denver pulls it off to increase the competition in the AFC West.
Step away from that ledge Falcons fans, we have our first free agent visit lined up! I am almost in a state of shock that D. Orlando Ledbetter said Atlanta should look at Marcus McNeill... and it is actually happening.
McNeill plans to visit Atlanta next week hopefully to help shore up a left tackle spot that has been as successful as the Hindenburg.
Marcus receives a playful...
While it may not be the big splash Patriots fans were hoping for, Bill Belichick appears to have found a new starting safety in six-year veteran Steve Gregory.
The former Charger brings starting experience, versatility and athleticism to a cripplingly-bad group of safeties from 2011.
In 15 games, Gregory recorded 67 tackles and a pick. His best season came in 2009 when he posted...
Hot News for TE Randy McMichael
The San Diego Chargers agreed to a three-year contract with wide receiver Eddie Royal.
The deal is worth a reported $13.5 million for Royal, who played his first four seasons with the Denver Broncos.
Royal had a spectacular rookie season with 91 receptions and five touchdown catches but hasn't approached those numbers since.
He has 206 career receptions in 57 games and has...
Hot News for QB Charlie Whitehurst
Charlie Whitehurst is officially gone, signing a 2 year deal with the San Diego Chargers worth $4 million, including a $1 signing bonus.
This ends the Charlie Whitehurst in Seattle as Pete Carroll and John Schneider made him their first transaction, swapping second rounders with San Diego in 2009.
Whitehurst was the #2 guy behind Philip Rivers when the Chargers traded to get Billy...