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All the talk and speculation is over, as football is back on the field. The San Diego Chargers have completed their first week of practice under the direction of new head coach Mike McCoy. The fans have flocked in record numbers to Chargers Park to catch their first glimpse of a new era in Charger football. Here are five things we learned from the first week at Chargers practice:1) Melvin Ingram Possibly in 2013?The biggest blow to the final look of the 2013 Chargers roster could be the loss of outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) on the second day of organized team activities (OTAs) last May. This devasting injury left a huge void in the team's pass-rushing defense, which forced general manager Tom Telesco to sign free agent defensive end Dwight Freeney. He had a disappointing 2012 with only six sacks recorded in 16 games. So, everyone is assuming that this is last we will see of Ingram in 2013 or is it?Prior to the start of training c...
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It’s kind of hard to call someone a sleeper when every fantasy football owner knows his name but this year it’s true, Antonio Gates is a 2013 fantasy football sleeper.
Over the past few years the decline in the once great tight end’s skills has been obvious. The problem has stemmed mainly from nagging injury after nagging injury and it seems that the once reliable Gates has...
Dwight Freeney’s signature move, the spin, is still just as effective as it has always been.
Signing with the San Diego Chargers this offseason after the Colts decided not to re-sign him, there was also interest from the Denver Broncos.
Freeney believed the San Diego Chargers gave him a better opportunity on May 18th as he was boarding a jet for a European vacation.
SAN DIEGO, Calif -- During a 2012 season, in which many of his teammates and coaches underperformed, San Diego Chargers' free safety Eric Weddle was at the top of his game.
The three-time All Pro selection (2010-12) and Pro Bowl participant from Alta Loma High School and the University of Utah was voted the Chargers' MVP by his teammates. He intercepted three passes to give...
According to the U-T San Diego columnist Kevin Acee, former Saints defensive back Johnny Patrick has done enough so far at the San Diego Chargers’ training camp to make the team come the end of August.
Former Saint Johnny Patrick had pretty much made this team as nickel and depth at cornerback. Today, he is making sure.
— UTKevinAcee (@UTKevinAcee) August 1, 2013
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According to the U-T San Diego’s Michael Gehlken the San Diego Chargers have followed through with their promise and will try to work out a contract extension with soon-to-be star linebacker Donald Butler.
Butler wants to be in San Diego and isn’t worried something won’t get worked out.
I’m not too worried,” Butler said. “The numbers will get taken care of between my...
(Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)
HBO’s Hard Knocks is a TV program that airs an entire NFL preseason for one NFL team each year. This year it’s the Cincinnati Bengals; next year it might be the San Diego Chargers. Recent news articles have been hinting that the Chargers are currently the favorite for the 2014 Hard Knocks program. This does not mean that they are...
The San Diego Chargers have activated safety Brandon Taylor from the physically unable to perform list.
He sustained a knee injury last season.
Also Friday, left tackle Max Starks, who is battling King Dunlap for the starting job, got the day off.
Dunlap has been the starter in the offseason workouts and through the bulk of training camp. But a hip injury cut into his practice...
In the NFL, size and speed are attributes heavily sought out by teams, but they don’t always come paired together. That’s the case with Chargers running back Danny Woodhead.
Standing just 5’8” and weighing in right at 200 pounds, Woodhead is one of the smaller running backs in the NFL, but don’t let that size fool you. Woodhead, like other notable small backs (Maurice...
It's kind of hard to call someone a sleeper when every fantasy football owner knows his name but this year it's true, Antonio Gates is a 2013 fantasy football sleeper.
Over the past few years the decline in the once great tight end's skills has been obvious. The problem has stemmed mainly from nagging injury after nagging injury and it seems that the once reliable...
Despite a reasonably talented roster the Browns plodded to a 5-11 record and Pat Shurmer and his staff were replaced. In comes Head Coach Rob Chudzinski and offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Much has been made about how Turner’s offense means a great deal for the down field passing game, and for the fantasy value of tight end Jordan Cameron but Turner can help the Cleveland run...
The Chargers held their annual Fan Fest on Saturday at Qualcomm Stadium and several players made the most of the new venue. While the rookies gave their all in their first practice inside Qualcomm Stadium, it was veterans like Philip Rivers, Malcom Floyd, Corey Liuget and Eric Weddle who made the big plays.