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Ryan Mathews hurt in 2 car accident

Ryan Mathews suffered “minor injuries” in a two car collision according to Debbi Baker of U-T San Diego. The California Highway Patrol reported Mathews was driving his BMW on Interstate 8 when he lost control and hit another car. Mathews was brought to a local hospital after experiencing pain. The California Highway Patrol said speed could be the cause; however, no one in...

Antonio Gates Ready for a Big Year?

If you were unfortunate enough to have Antonio Gates on your team last season, there is most likely hesitation about taking him again. He was often injured or labeled the dreaded “game time decision”. Surprisingly, he was actually able to perform when limping around the field. What are people saying about his status this season?

Chargers sign QB O'Connell to replace Boller

Quarterback Kevin O'Connell was set to sign with the Chargers, according to the North County Times. San Diego signed Kyle Boller to temporarily replace injured Charlie Whitehurst (knee), but Boller abruptly retired the following day. A former star for San Diego State, O'Connell has spent time with the Patriots, Lions and Dolphins. Whitehurst is expected to miss about...

Chargers running back has minor injuries in crash

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews suffered minor injuries in a car crash and is listed as ''day to day.'' The California Highway Patrol says Mathews lost control of his BMW while entering the Interstate 8 freeway Monday and hit another car. A CHP officer says Mathews might have been driving too fast, but no drugs or alcohol was involved in the crash....

San Diego Chargers 2012 NFL Season Preview

Offense There was a time when the Chargers would make the playoffs every year and then disappoint once they got there. From 2004-2009, the Chargers won the division and made the playoffs 5 times in 6 seasons, going 67-29 over that stretch, but they went just 3-5 in the playoffs and never advanced past the AFC Championship. Now they can’t even make the playoffs. In the last two...

TE Antonio Gates: Taking a Shot at VJ?

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It's now or never for these Chargers

Seeing two longtime teammates call it quits this offseason gave San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers a sobering reminder of his NFL mortality. "What hit me right in the face was this doesn't last forever," Rivers said about the retirements of running back LaDanian Tomlinson and guard Kris Dielman. "This does come to an end." As will the tenures of...

AP Pro32 comments about Chargers

Comments on the San Diego Chargers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses): SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (16) Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 12): If Philip Rivers can minimize turnovers, Chargers will again contend for Super Bowl; his 25 in 2011 took San Diego out of contention. Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 13): Ryan Mathews must take pressure off Phillip Rivers. Too many...

Training Camp Report: 7/29

The Chargers held open practice for the second consecutive day Sunday and’s Anthony Gentile was at the morning session to provide a breakdown. Who stood out on defense? Which running back saw an increased workload? Read on for those answers and a practice recap.

Training Camp Report: 7/31

The Chargers continued training camp on Tuesday and’s Anthony Gentile was at the afternoon practice for a closer look. How did the new QB fare? Which defensive rookie stood out? Which starting unit got the best of the two-minute drill? These answers and more inside.

Tuesday NFL Notes

Ryan Mathews missed practice as result of minor injuries sustained in a car crash – Though the injuries were undisclosed, they have been described as “minor” and given Mathews’ presence at camp, it’s safe to assume they’re no threat to his missing any significant practice time. The Chargers were likely just being cautious here. The other important note is that police...
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