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On Monday, June 18th the Chargers Mini Camp began. With the Chargers having so many new additions and parts to this team, the time spent together as a team will be critical to the teams success. Especially for rookies of last year, who didn't get the chance to do OTA's or Mini Camp two-a-days because of the lockout.
Some key newcomers that are expected to be an instrumental starters include, Robert Meachem, Eddie Royal, Ronnie Brown, and Dante Rosario on offense. On defense, Melvin Ingram, Kendall Reyes, and Brandon Taylor are all new to the Chargers.
Mini Camps are essentially held to improve fundamentals for players and to learn any new changes in the plays.
"I think it's going great, there are a lot of new guys out here that are learning the plays for the first time in these mini camps and OTA's." Said Chargers new WR Eddie Royal. "Guys are really working hard and gelling together." He explained how helpful it was to get out on the f...
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SAN DIEGO, CA-- Five weeks before the actual beginning of training camp, the San Diego Chargers wrapped up their final mini-camp workouts Thursday. Players showered, dressed and headed to their cars with hands full of playbooks and iPads, looking forward to the last week in July and the start of their atonement for two sub-par seasons. Along with their carrying the homework and whatever...
The main question behind the San Diego Chargers ground game going in to the 2012 NFL season is whether third year back Ryan Mathews can be consistent and live up to the high expectations. Mathews has had success in the past and has showed glimpses of greatness, but there are questions that he cannot be [...]
The main story behind the Chargers run game is whether third year back Ryan Mathews can be consistent and live up to the high expectations. Mathews has had success in the past and has showed glimpses of greatness, but there are questions that he cannot be an every down type back,
Mathews has been the starter for the team since he was drafted with the 12th overall pick in 2010...
Guess what? Antonio Gates won't be 100 percent when the season starts. But one guess on how many players at his position are? Not many.
The last time that running back LaDainian Tomlinson held his No. 21 Chargers jersey in his hand, the prize ball carrier was filled with mixed emotions of gratefulness and anger.
Gratefulness because of the opportunities given by the San Diego Chargers to perform on a high level in the NFL and anger due to not being able to finish his football playing in San Diego.
GREAT FALLS, MT - APRIL 02: In this handout image provided by the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office, former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is seen in a police booking photo April 2, 2012 in Great Falls, Montana. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf will spend up to spend 15 months in Montana, locked down in a secure drug treatment facility...
When we look back at L.T's career we can often get tangled in his spectacular accomplishments statistically. But as fans remember, watching L.T. was more than the stats he put up game to game, or if he scored your fantasy team enough points. Tomlinson defined an era for both the San Diego Chargers and the NFL with his demeanor on and off the field, leadership, and impact...
Ladainian Tomlinson signed with the San Diego Chargers on Monday then immediately retired. It was a fitting end to a career that ended too soon. LT spent his first nine seasons in the NFL with the team that drafted him, the San Diego Chargers. In that time Tomlinson ran for 12,490 yards, rushed for [...]