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That big Philip Rivers-for-Eli Manning trade the San Diego Chargers pulled off on draft day 2004 is now essentially a one-for-one deal.
Kicker Nate Kaeding, obtained with one of the three draft picks the Chargers got that day along with Rivers, was released from injured reserve Tuesday and became a free agent.
He'll collect $1.1 million in termination pay.
The two other players the Chargers obtained with picks from the Rivers-Manning trade, outside linebacker Shawne Merriman and left tackle Roman Oben, are long gone.
''You get drafted, but you're not going to last somewhere forever,'' Kaeding said. ''I think they got some decent mileage out of those draft picks.''
While Rivers remains in San Diego, the Bolts haven't come close to getting what the Giants got with Manning -- two Super Bowl titles.
Kaeding was taken with a third-round pick in 2004, Merriman with a first-round pick in 2005 and Oben was acquired from Tampa Bay on June 9, ...
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The NFL is reportedly investigating the Chargers over the possibility that their players used a sticky substance to help them catch passes.
There are few things you can count on in life. Death, taxes, and the San Diego Chargers imploding at some point are pretty much it. The Chargers are letting us off the hook of waiting around for them to be terrible and gotten right to business in disappointing their fans. It started at the end of last season, when head coach Norv Turner and G.M. A.J. Smith both inexplicably kept...
The San Diego Chargers blew a 24-0 halftime lead against the Denver Broncos on Monday night. In the second half the Chargers could not stop from making crucial turnovers. That is not the the worst part for the Chargers.The NFL is investigating whether the Chargers used an illegal Stickum-like substance during the game. According to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer the chargers are facing...
I've been very critical of Norv Turner recently.But the San Diego Chargers head coach really does know what he's doing, right? In a surprising, almost "April Fools Joke" worthy development, the story broken by FOX’s Jay Glazer was that the Chargers are being investigated by the National Football League due to the team getting caught with their hands sticky.Apparently...
The NFL has a sticky situation on their hands, the San Diego Chargers were caught using a banned substance called Stickum, to give the team a competitive advantage to holding onto the ball.
The adhesive substance was confiscated during the Charger’s Oct. 15 game against the Denver Broncos. Despite the performance enhancing goo, the Broncos won the game, 35-24. The substance...
Ever heard of Stick 'em? Apparently, the San Diego Chargers have.
NFL reporter Jay Glazer tweeted on Sunday afternoon that the Chargers were reportedly being investigated by the league for the use of a banned substance against the Broncos on Monday Night.
NFL Security has already begun investigation as SD equipment man was hiding illegal sticky substance...
The San Diego Chargers are currently being investigated by the NFL for cheating against the Denver Broncos this past Monday night. In a report by CBS Sports, a line judge saw an equipment personnel for the Chargers giving players an illegal substance. The line judge then confiscated the substance and into the hands of the NFL.
According to Fox Sports, the equipment manager for...
The Chargers are reeling after blowing double-digit leads in consecutive games. But cooked? Not yet. San Diego's next three opponents have a combined record of 4-15. Norv Turner's squad needs to start its annual December run five weeks early or it will be Turner's squad no more.
The NFL says it is looking into a report that the San Diego Chargers used a banned sticky substance during Monday night's loss to the Denver Broncos.
Fox Sports reported Sunday that during Monday night's game, an equipment manager came onto the field with an illegal substance on hand towels. Fox says one of the officials, Jeff Bergman, saw the towels and tried to confiscate...
Coach Norv Turner says nobody from the San Diego Chargers used Stickum in a Monday night loss to the Denver Broncos on Oct. 15 or in any other game.
Turner was reacting Monday to an investigation by the NFL into whether the Chargers used a banned sticky substance during a 35-24 loss to Denver.
Turner says the team does use a towel, which is used by ''a lot of teams in this...
My buddy Mike, whose words I quoted extensively before the Sunday Night game at New Orleans game, texted me after the Denver game. "There are no words." After the "chill pill" controversy and the "sticky like," I told him that I was planning on sharing that. He laughed and said, "if I had nothing to say on Monday, I really have nothing to...