Found August 04, 2012 on
As many of us know, the Chargers have been experiencing some injury problems throughout camp. But how serious are they and how much of an impact will they bear heading into the pre-season? The Chargers, as of now, have one key backup and three starters that are injured. The starters include major  WR free agent pickups Robert Meachem (knee) and Eddie Royal (groin), who are expected to be the two very key targets for QB Philip Rivers. Meachem was projected/expected to be San Diego’s number one receiver, while Royal would be a huge impact in the inside pass game. In addition, starting OT Jared Gaither is also not taking snaps in practices due to cramping issues. Surely, San Diego’s offense would struggle without the immense size, strength, and talent that Gaither brings to the line. Backup Quarterback Charlie Whitehurst has been experiencing problems with his ankle. Snaps have been taken by fresh free-agent pickup Kevin O’Connell, and un-drafted free agent Jarrett Lee. Though he isn’t...

Sleeper Alert: Eddie Royal

The San Diego Chargers lost two key offensive weapons this off-season when wide receiver Vincent Jackson and running back Mike Tolbert left the team to sign lucrative deals with the Bucs and Panthers. Although veteran quarterback Phillip Rivers will surely miss both players, he is excited to have a healthy Antonio Gates return to his old form and newly acquired wide receivers Eddie...

Ryan Mathews too high a risk in the 1st Round

Running back is a position that always comes with risk. Getting hit by players far larger than them on nearly every play injuries are a common occurrence. Because of the catastrophic injuries to many of the top backs Ryan Mathews has managed to find himself among the top eight running backs in fantasy drafts this season. Mathews has talent, which is why the San Diego Chargers traded...

Revamped receiving corps gives Chargers options

The San Diego Chargers aren't asking any single receiver to replace Vincent Jackson, who signed a $55.5 million contract with Tampa Bay. Quarterback Philip Rivers has plenty to work with in training camp after the Chargers imported four NFL veterans - wide receiver Robert Meachem and returners Eddie Royal, Roscoe Parrish and Micheal Spurlock - and retained Malcom Floyd and Vincent...

Robert Meachem Not Fitting In Yet With Chargers

According to the North County Times, returning San Diego receivers, Vincent Brown and Malcom Floyd, continue to be the primary targets for quarterback Philip Rivers.Fantasy Spin:Rivers is still improving on his chemistry with free agent signee Robert Meachem. We expect Meachem to seize one of the starting jobs on the outside along with Floyd eventually, but Brown is a lingering threat...

Training Camp Report: 8/3

Training camp continued at Chargers Park Friday afternoon and's Anthony Gentile was there scouting the work. What new offensive formation had the crowd buzzing? Which defensive back created a splash? How is Mike Scifres' arm? Read on for the answers and a practice recap.

Training Camp Report: 8/4

The Chargers took the field at Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday for Fan Fest and's Anthony Gentile was there to see the action. Who inched closer to winning the starting job at strong safety? Which defensive back picked off a pair of passes? Which receivers made highlight plays? Read on for those answers and a practice recap.
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