Posted July 29, 2012 on
The Chargers held open practice for the second consecutive day Sunday and SDBoltReport.com’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.
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Kyle Boller, who signed with the San Diego Chargers on Friday, apparently decided his heart wasn't in it as he reportedly retired Saturday. The Chargers had signed Boller because backup Charlie Whitehurst is out with a knee injury. The Union-Tribune reported Saturday that he had changed his mind and decided to retire after eight seasons. Boller was the 19th pick in the 2003...
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...
One day after signing with the San Diego Chargers on a one-year contract, quarterback Kyle Boller has retired, Kevin Acee of the Union-Tribune San Diego reports.
A former first-round selection (19th overall) by the Baltimore Ravens out of Cal in the 2003 NFL Draft, Boller finishes his eight-year NFL career 20-27 as a starter with 861 completions of 1,519 attempts (56.7 completion...
SAN DIEGO– When quarterback Kyle Boller was drafted in 2003 he was supposed to be the answer at the one position that the Baltimore Ravens struggled at.
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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...
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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."
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The Chargers held their first full-pads practice of training camp Saturday. SDBoltReport.com's newest writer, Anthony Gentile, was on-hand and offers up a detailed breakdown of all the day's action. Which rookie made an instant impact? Who was Philip Rivers' favorite target? Read on for these details and more.