Posted April 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
Philip Rivers really did have to do some homework before the opening practice of the first minicamp under new San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy. ''I was nervous today calling plays in the huddle I've been practicing at the house,'' Rivers said. ''You get in there and call a play that you've never really called in a live situation before. I know what to do. I can do it on paper. But you have to get out there and call it. It's certainly different.'' McCoy really has changed things that much since taking over for Norv Turner, who was fired after the Chargers missed the playoffs for the third straight season. Players have been in for workouts and meetings, and McCoy wants to see who's gone home and studied the playbook. Rivers certainly has. ''It's completely different,'' McCoy said Tuesday after the first practice of a three-day voluntary minicamp. '' It's no longer what he's done in the past and...

Philip Rivers stares down negative speculation

Philip Rivers is the leader of a San Diego Chargers team that is under new management. With that, comes the consensus feeling that  he is standing at the crossroads of his career with the Bolts. Please click here to read this story. The post San Diego Chargers Philip Rivers stares down negative speculation appeared first on Players View.

Chargers have received “a couple” calls about a trade on draft day

New Chargers’ general manager Tom Telesco has his work cut out for him after former general manager AJ Smith left the team depleted of talent. He has many options with the 11th overall pick in this years draft. Michael Gehlken from the UT San Diego writes that Telesco considers trading one of them, if the situation calls for it.Telesco has received “just a couple” trade-related...

Weddle: Chargers are NFL's best team

With new head coach Mike McCoy now at the helm, Chargers safety Eric Weddle believes that San Diego could very well be the best team in the NFL. 

Eric Weddle is releasing a book next month

San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle is releasing a book next month titled No Excuses, No Regrets The Eric Weddle Story by Trent Toone.Below is an overview of the book from Eric Weddle has developed a reputation as one of the NFL’s best defensive minds, a fundamentally sound tackling machine, and a reliable last line of defense in the secondary for the San...

Eric Weddle: “I feel like we’re the best team in the league”

San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle told the San Diego Union-Tribune that new head coach Mike McCoy comes across very confident.“He comes off very headstrong, very confident, knows what he wants–and we’re here to win a championship,” Weddle said.Weddle says McCoy’s confidence is rubbing off on the team.“We’re not here just to be .500,” Weddle said. “We’re not...

San Diego Chargers Sign Tight End Dallas Walker To Three-Year Contract

The San Diego Chargers have come to turns and signed tight end Dallas Walker to a three-year deal Monday. Terms were not immediately disclosed. The 6-6 245-pound tight end went undrafted last season. The post San Diego Chargers Sign Tight End Dallas Walker To Three-Year Contract appeared first on Fantasy Sports Player Rankings - Baseball and Football -

Chargers Improve Depth at Tight End

The San Diego Chargers have signed Tight End Dallas Walker to a 3 year contract.  Walker is 6’6 235lbs. The Chargers continue to add depth at the Tight End position giving them another possible weapon for Philip Rivers to connect with during … Continue reading → This has been read 1 times

Eric Weddle Says Chargers Are ‘Best Team’ In NFL

You can never knock an athlete for having faith and confidence in their team, I mean what are you as an athlete supposed to say, yea we suck. What you can do is drug test athletes, and the NFL needs to hit San Diego safety Eric Weddle with a random right now.  Weddle has confidence in his team, so much so that he told the U-T San Diego that the “Chargers are the best team in the...

2013 Mock Draft: San Diego Chargers Pick-by-Pick Predictions

The month of April is a special time for all NFL teams, as each has return to work and officially begun their pursuit of capturing the Lombardi Trophy next season.Every team’s front office is finalizing their draftboard by numerically ranking every collegian available in the 2013 NFL Draft.This is an important draft especially for general manager Tom Telesco and the entire San...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.