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MOST LOVEDTE Antonio Gates Gates is the perfect player to start this list with.The former basketball player for Kent State has put up great numbers throughout his career while revolutionizing the tight end position.The 6-4, 260 pound athlete, has lined up virtually everywhere on the field for the Chargers quickly becoming quarterback Philip Rivers' favorite target.When Gates has been injured or not 100 percent, the Chargers offense has struggled.It is that simple. In ‘04 and ‘05, Gates broke onto the national scene by catching 80+ balls, 950+ yards, and double digit touchdowns both years.Eight Pro Bowl appearances and three All-Pro team selections give the pass-catching athlete the respect he deserves. Injuries have slowed him down from accomplishing everything he “could” have done by now, but Charger supporters and football fans everywhere are hoping he will be back to full strength this season.The fans have shown their support for him throughout the years and that’s why he mak...
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Nate Kaeding of the San Diego Chargers knows what I’m talkin’ about. Don’tcha Nate? Of course he does, except for the fact that he doesn’t. Kaeding has been giving San Diegans fits since he arrived from Iowa in 2004. Now on a personal level, Nate’s a pretty likable guy and a solid stand up dude. If he wasn’t, we would be hearing daily reports of disgruntled Bolt fans...
According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers running back Ryan Mathews was back at practice today.
“Mathews returned to practice Monday, catching passes out of the backfield in individual drills during the 20-minute period open to media.
“The extent to which Mathews participated Monday is unclear; however, it’s the first time he’s practiced...
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews participated in practice on Monday, leading to speculation that he could play Sunday against the Raiders.
As reported on CBSsports.com, Mathews is hoping to play this week after sustaining a broken collar bone in the first game of the preseason. Mathews told reporters: “I’m very hopeful. I really am,” “I’ve still got a whole...
San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews participated in practice on Monday, which represented his first work with the team since breaking his clavicle on Aug. 9. However, Mathews has not yet been cleared for contact, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune, which makes it doubtful he will be ready to play in the regular-season opener against the Oakland Raiders next Monday...
Chargers receiver Vincent Brown (ankle) has been placed on injured reserve, but he was given the "designated to return" tag, meaning he can come back after six weeks.Fantasy Spin:The "designated to return" tag is a new element to injured reserve this season. Brown broke his ankle on Aug. 18 and is projected to miss eight weeks after having surgery. Brown was reportedly...
According to ProFootballWeekly.com, the San Diego Chargers have placed wide receiver Vincent Brown on injured reserve, but will have the option to bring him back later in the season.
#Chargers announce that WR Vincent Brown will be placed on I.R. with the “Designated to Return” label to come back later in the season.
— Pro Football Weekly (@ProFootballWkly) September 4,...
Even though Chargers running back Ryan Mathews participated in Monday’s practice, he still hasn’t been cleared for contact as his broken clavicle continues to heal.
Ryan Mathews (shoulder) said there’s no plan for when he’ll start taking contact.”I just got to wait.”
— Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) September 3, 2012
It also sounds like Mathews remains hopeful that...
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San Diego Chargers starting offensive tackle Jared Gaither will not play in the team's season opener against the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 9, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday. Gaither has not played or practice since having back spasms in late July. He had signed a four-year, $24.5 million contract that guarantees him $9 million. "I don't know if there...
After a 35-3 defeat in San Francisco, the Chargers will head into week one with some un-answered questions.
The Chargers leave the preseason beat up, with three injuries that were sustained in preseason games to big contributors (RB Ryan Mathews, WR Vincent Brown, LB Melvin Ingram). Though the injuries of Mathews and Ingram shouldn't weigh too far into the season, there...
I CAN'T FIND THE BUTTON! HELP!Nothing makes me happier than watching overreactions from news, in the form of transaction trends, before the games even begin. So here's the moments that are causing fantasy football owners to lose their fudge. 1) The Chargers are going to start a rookie free agent at left tackle in their opening game against the Raiders in Oakland.The Overreaction...
Comments on the San Diego Chargers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (16)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 16) - First time in decade Bolts won't be favored in AFC West; could help.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 16) - Norv Turner was given another chance. Will likely be his last if Chargers don't make playoffs.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 13...
I’m all we got Juan…
These are my first batch of QB rankings for week 1, they could change today, tomorrow, or in the next 5 minutes. Let’s get this party started:
Jimmy Graham (NO vs WAS)
Good luck stopping him in the dome Shanny
Rob Gronkowski (NE at TEN)
Antonio Gates (SD at OAK)
MNF and the only elite...