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As Manti Te’o makes the leap from Notre Dame to San Diego, many wonder how he’ll be received by his new Chargers teammates after his infamous fake girlfriend scandal.
To veteran fullback Le’Ron McClain, it’s a complete non-issue.
McClain, who’s entering his seventh career season (second with the Bolts), gushed about Te’o during an interview with Sirius/XM NFL Radio.
“The guy came in, and he’s been working since he stepped on the field, stepped in the weight room,” McClain said, via FOXSports.com. “He’s caught everybody’s eye to see that he’s a great player.... Read more
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San Diego Chargers rookie offensive tackle D.J. Fluker is giving he can in quest to play an important role in the team's plans going forward.
Offensive line coach Joe D'Alessandris is giving him some special attention to their 11th overall pick and keeping on him about what he feels he needs to work on. "He's on me a lot," D.J. Fluker said, via U-T San Diego...
Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman allegedly proved that life after the NFL can be a rollercoaster.
Merriman retired in the offseason after failing to get into a groove with the Buffalo Bills. So what does a young guy with a little bit of money do when he has apparently too much time on his hands?
According to a report, he hits the party scene and gets rushed...
Like many stories involving Shawne Merriman, this is an odd one.
The former San Diego Chargers pass rusher was hospitalized on Sunday night after overdosing on a combination of alcohol and drugs, according to Andrew Blankstein of The Los Angeles Times. Merriman was taken from The Colony nightclub to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center around 9:30 p.m.
Authorities described the hospitalization...
Phillip Rivers is always going to be under fire in his career. He comes from the 2004 draft class, one that included Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning. Both Roethlisberger and Manning have combined for 5 Super Bowl appearances and 4 Super Bowl titles. Rivers will always be compared to those two quarterbacks.
Now more than ever, it seems like the pressure is on for Rivers to perform...
Earlier today we reported that former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman was taken to a Los Angeles hospital after overdosing at a night club. According to Black Sports Online, Merriman claims that he never overdosed and that he in fact went back to the club after leaving the hospital. Shawne says he’s been running himself ragged recently — “I’ve been finishing my MBA, shooting...