Posted August 03, 2012 on
Training camp continued at Chargers Park Friday afternoon and's Anthony Gentile was there scouting the work. What new offensive formation had the crowd buzzing? Which defensive back created a splash? How is Mike Scifres' arm? Read on for the answers and a practice recap.

All-Pro safety Weddle loves leadership role

Sometimes great football players are as important for what they do for the team in the locker room as well as what they on the field during practice or in a game. As the San Diego Chargers go through training camp and try to rebound from two consecutive seasons of missing the playoffs, free safety Eric Weddle is a perfect example of the quintessential team leader. Weddlewho signed...

Robert Meachem Dealing With Knee Injury

According to San Diego Union-Tribune writer Michael Gehlken, Chargers wide receiver Robert Meachem left Wednesday's practice with a knee injury.Fantasy Spin:Though not expected to be serious, any time away from learning a new offense will hurt his productivity. Meachem joins Malcom Floyd, Vincent Brown and aging, but still elite tight end Antonio Gates. Unless we hear that the...

Injuries Maiming Chargers in Training Camp; How Could It Effect the Team?

As many of us know, the Chargers have been experiencing some injury problems throughout camp. But how serious are they and how much of an impact will they bear heading into the pre-season? The Chargers, as of now, have one key backup and three starters that are injured. The starters include major  WR free agent pickups Robert Meachem (knee) and Eddie Royal (groin), who are expected...

2012 San Diego Chargers: Best and Worst-Case Scenarios

After years of witnessing the San Diego Chargers dominate the AFC West, the tables have turned or we can say the rest of their division foes have caught up and even surpassed the Chargers. Whatever the case may be, if the 2011 season for the Chargers, plagued with injuries and turnovers was difficult. And the 2012 season may be even more difficult for them with key departures from...

Chargers RB Mathews returns to practice

Running back Ryan Mathews looked strong to coach Norv Turner in Wednesday night's practice, just two days after avoiding serious injury in a car accident. "He looked fast to me," Turner said. "He looked real fast. He's a really explosive player. Just missing a couple days and then coming back out here, you just feel his presence." Mathews suffered...

Ryan Mathews too high a risk in the 1st Round

Running back is a position that always comes with risk. Getting hit by players far larger than them on nearly every play injuries are a common occurrence. Because of the catastrophic injuries to many of the top backs Ryan Mathews has managed to find himself among the top eight running backs in fantasy drafts this season. Mathews has talent, which is why the San Diego Chargers traded...

Revamped receiving corps gives Chargers options

The San Diego Chargers aren't asking any single receiver to replace Vincent Jackson, who signed a $55.5 million contract with Tampa Bay. Quarterback Philip Rivers has plenty to work with in training camp after the Chargers imported four NFL veterans - wide receiver Robert Meachem and returners Eddie Royal, Roscoe Parrish and Micheal Spurlock - and retained Malcom Floyd and Vincent...

Robert Meachem Not Fitting In Yet With Chargers

According to the North County Times, returning San Diego receivers, Vincent Brown and Malcom Floyd, continue to be the primary targets for quarterback Philip Rivers.Fantasy Spin:Rivers is still improving on his chemistry with free agent signee Robert Meachem. We expect Meachem to seize one of the starting jobs on the outside along with Floyd eventually, but Brown is a lingering threat...

Training Camp Report: 8/2

Training camp returned to Chargers Park on Thursday afternoon and's Anthony Gentile was on-hand to see the team in action. How did Ryan Mathews look after his car accident? Which tight end caught everything thrown his way? Who provided the highlights? Read on for those answers and a practice rundown.

Training Camp Report: 8/4

The Chargers took the field at Qualcomm Stadium on Saturday for Fan Fest and's Anthony Gentile was there to see the action. Who inched closer to winning the starting job at strong safety? Which defensive back picked off a pair of passes? Which receivers made highlight plays? Read on for those answers and a practice recap.
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