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If you play fantasy football and you don’t live under a rock somewhere, you will have hear the name Eddie Royal a lot this week. After all, the diminutive San Diego Chargers wide receiver torched the Philadelphia Eagles for seven receptions, 90 yards and three touchdowns in a last second victory.
This three-touchdown performance from the former second round draft pick from Virginia Tech, comes on the heels of a two-touchdown performance in week 1 against the Houston Texans –And with five touchdown receptions in two games, a total of 51 fantasy points in PPR leagues (4th among WR’s) it’s easy to see why fantasy owners everywhere are hustling to their computers and cell phones to put in a waiver claim on Royal, hoping to add him to their rosters.
Yet, before you buy into the fact that Royal is some type of fantasy savior, let’s take a look at the facts, cause Royal like many others before him is likely just a flash in a pan, who won’t be able to sustain the incredible production he’s ...
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Time after time in the Chargers’ game against the Eagles, their offense faced a third down and put the ball into the hands of quarterback Philip Rivers, who lived up to the moment and came through. Rivers delivered almost every single time and the Chargers are 1-1 after Nick Novak’s field goal with seconds to play gave them a 33-30 win over the Eagles.
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The San Diego Chargers are off to their usual hot start this season. Fans are hoping they can keep it together under head coach Mike McCoy and avoid the type of implosion that plagued the Norv Turner era. But for now, sticking it to Michael Irvin will have to do. Irvin, an analyst on the […]
The San Diego Chargers have signed free agent cornerback Crezdon Butler.
To make room on the roster, the Chargers waived defensive end Drake Nevis.
The transactions were announced Tuesday.
Butler was released by Buffalo at the end of training camp in 2013. He played in six games with the Bills in 2012, primarily on special teams.
He was a fifth-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh...
A week after falling into the “same old Chargers” trap, Mike McCoy's troops showed this is a new era of San Diego football. Philip Rivers threw for 419 yards and three scores and Nick Novak's fourth field goal capped a fourth-quarter rally as the Chargers stunned the Eagles, 33-30. Here is a looked at what worked, what didn't and what's next for San Diego.
San Diego Chargers WR Malcolm Floyd was carted off the field last week in the Chargers win over the Eagles. Floyd was hit by Nate Allen and DeMeco Ryans and they basically sandwiched him. Floyd laid on the field for a bit as the stadium was silent before finally being carted off in a stretcher. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network Floyd will be getting a second opinion...
Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd will be in a neck brace for at least a week, according to NFL.com Ian Rapoport.Fantasy Spin:Floyd took a hit to the head Sunday against the Eagles and was taken off the field on a stretcher. However, his tests revealed nothing major and the receiver traveled home with the team. Label him "out indefinitely" and add Eddie Royal to your waive claim list.
If everything goes according to plan, San Diego Chargers’ linebacker Manti Te’o will practice with the team on Wednesday for the first time since August 8th.
Te’o has missed the first two games of the season with what head coach Mike McCoy called a “foot sprain” that Te’o suffered in his first preseason game. The rookie linebacker says he didn’t like having to sit out...
Any football fan -- any American, really -- knows the names of the greatest quarterbacks in the NFL: the Tom Bradys, the Peyton Mannings, the Aaron Rodgers and so on. These men are full-blown cultural icons; they are established, in both the sense of endorsements and extracurricular activity as well as the sense of football. But any football fan will also be able to name another...
Time to hop on the waiver wire if you need to fill some position holes on your team.
Eddie Royal, WR, San Diego Chargers – Well there is definitely some magic between Royal and QB Philip Rivers. After surprising everyone with 2 TDs in week 1 vs. Houston, Royal impressed even further with an even better performance in week 2 against Philadelphia, grabbing 7 catches for...
San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy has wasted little time in helping Philip Rivers return to an elite level, while also turning Eddie Royal into the top scoring receiver in the NFL.
The high-scoring attack will try to carry San Diego to its 10th straight win over the Tennessee franchise, with the Titans playing their home opener Sunday.
After serving as coordinator for Denver...
There was an extremely scary moment during yesterday's contest featuring the San Diego Chargers and Philadelphia Eagles. Chargers wide receiver Malcolm Floyd had his day ended early and he ultimately had to be carted off the field and taken to a nearby hospital in an ambulance. While there was concern that the neck injury Floyd suffered was significant, head coach Mike McCoy...
The San Diego Chargers' win over the Philadelphia Eagles wasn't as costly as they had feared.
Wide receiver Malcom Floyd, who suffered a neck injury in the second half, isn't expected to be available Sunday when the Chargers face the Tennessee Titans. But he might have avoided a more debilitating injury.
''It's unlikely that he will play this week,'...
(Philadelphia PA) On Sunday September 15 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, the Eagles hosted the San Diego Chargers in their home Opener, Eagles came into game off a 33-27 win over Redskins, Chargers came into game off a Loss to the Houston Texans 31-28. Game was Broadcasted on CBS with Greg Gumbel & […]
Week two on the fantasy football waiver wire presents some intriguing options. Wide receivers continue to dominate the fantasy points and there are a couple of interesting possibilities out there as well as a couple of familiar names at QB.
If the San Diego Chargers beat winless Jacksonville on Sunday, they'll be above .500 for the first time this season.
That's a big deal for a team that looked so dismal in a loss at Oakland before using a methodical, balanced offense to beat Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts 19-9 Monday night.
Now the Chargers (3-3) will try to win consecutive games for the first time...