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Social Media has changed a number of things. From the way we gather news stories, to the way we follow celebrities, Social Media has become a lifeline to stay in the now. While, there are many positives about Social Media, there are also a number of negatives. Any ******* can contact anyone and say anything. Because one is able to hide behind a computer or phone, it’s not hard to say whatever crazy thing one might be thinking... Read more

Mathews: Fans tweet hate to mom

Chargers running back Ryan Mathews knows his performance is disappointing fans. But self-awareness has done little to prevent personal attacks against himself and family online.

San Diego Chargers could turn to D2 standout Michael Hill at running back

San Diego Chargers fans would be a little bit happier if one of their runningbacks would step up, but could the Chargers turn to small school standout Michael Hill? Last year the Missouri Western Griffons made it very deep in the D2 playoffs thanks to several players on the football team.  One of those players on offense was Michael HIll. The compact running back who rushed for...

Ryan Mathews: I’ve been just an average back

After struggling to stay healthy over his first three seasons in the NFL, Ryan Mathews is the first to admit he has been nothing but “average” (Credit: During the 2010 NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers selected Ryan Mathews out of Fresno State 12th overall. The team hoped that Mathews would replace the LaDainian Tomlinson and continue their successful ground attack...

Why Phillip Rivers will bounce back for the San Diego Chargers

Philip Rivers (David Eulitt/Kansas City Star/MCT/ Entering his tenth season in the NFL, Philip Rivers, quarterback of the San Diego Chargers, is facing a lot of criticism over his recent performance.  In the past two years, he has averaged 1.7 turnovers (including fumbles) and only 1.65 passing touchdowns per game.  If the quarterback of an NFL team is turning the...

Danny Woodhead to be used on third down for the Chargers

Running back Danny Woodhead, though small, was known for his blocking ability when he was with the New England Patriots. Woodhead signed with the San Diego Chargers this off season, and it looks like he is getting the same recognition, at least according to UT San Diego columnist Kevin Acee. I'll be shocked if Danny Woodhead doesn't play vast majority of third downs. More...

Manti Te’o impressive at practice

Yesterday we heard about how Chargers’ linebacker Manti Te’o is ready for a NFL starting job. Today we are hearing about Te’o and how he keeps on impressing the team at practice (we’re talking about practice!). Te’o claims that the “media-hiatus” has helped him stay focused. I’ve had the time to focus on the plays and focus on what goes on on the field,” Te’o...

Antonio Gates frustrated over ranking in NFL Top 100

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was ranked No. 73 by his peers. After seeing the tight ends that were ranked ahead of him, Gates calls the ranking “frustrating“. It was frustrating to me because I felt like numbers-wise, you can always compare and say statistics mean everything,” Gates told The Times at Chargers minicamp this week. “But once you play, and you understand...

Robert Meachem is “buried on depth chart”

According to Kevin Acee, Robert Meachem looks to be very low on the depth chart. Acee also notes that the new offense will give him a shot. 2013 will be Meachem’s second season in San Diego. The wide receiver position is quite crowded for the Chargers. Need NFL Tickets? The post Robert Meachem is “buried on depth chart” appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

McClain: Players like Chargers' tempo under McCoy

Fullback Le'Ron McClain likes how fast the Chargers do their work under rookie head coach Mike McCoy. ''We're efficient out here running plays,'' McClain said Thursday after the Chargers finished their mandatory minicamp. ''Everybody gets the same amount of reps. It's just about the tempo of doing it. We switch in and out of personnel so fast...

Danny Woodhead Likely To Serve as Third-Down Ace For Chargers

Kevin Acee of the Union-Tribune said he'd be "shocked" if running back Danny Woodhead doesn't play the "vast majority" of third downs for the Chargers this season.Fantasy Spin:This comes after ESPN's AFC West blogger Bill Williamson said he expected Woodhead to be involved in a variety of offensive packages. The team does not trust Ryan Mathews as...

Answering 33 questions in roughly 20 minutes, San Diego Chargers rookie Manti Te’o sounds like an ‘absolute stud’

Answering 33 questions in roughly 20 minutes, San Diego Chargers rookie Manti Te’o finally spoke to 41 members of the media on Tuesday. Taken with the 38th pick in April’s draft, the 22-year-old Te’o inked a four-year contract worth in excess of $5 million on May 10. Despite ravaging Lennay Kekua’s **** in absentia, the 6-foot-1, 241 pound Te’o has received rave reviews...
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