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Chargers draft LB Denzel Perryman with No. 48 pick

The San Diego Chargers selected Miami linebacker Denzel Perryman with the No. 48 pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Perryman was selected third-team All-American, first-team All-ACC and Butkus Award (nation’s top linebacker) finalist in 2014.  He led Miami with 110 tackles. PRO DAY RESULTS 40-yard dash: 4.7 seconds Vertical jump: 33 inches Bench press: 30 reps of 225 pounds...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers think Melvin Gordon fits their offense ‘perfectly’

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Chargers swapped their 2015 first round pick with San Francisco and sent their 2015 fourth round and 2016 fifth round selections to the 49ers to select running back Melvin Gordon with the 15th pick of the first round in the 2015 NFL Draft. “I was waiting,” Gordon said, per Chargers.com.  “I had a feeling (the Chargers) would...
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Chargers trade up to No. 15 for RB Melvin Gordon

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Chargers selected Melvin Gordon with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was obviously their guy, and they made a deal to trade up to the 15th pick from the 17th pick in order to snag him. Gordon is a huge pickup for the Chargers and is going to be a huge step in the right direction for the Chargers’ offense. Philip Rivers...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

What is the Chargers Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Antonio Gates, Donald Butler and the Chargers...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates Does Not Want to Play Less

Last week some comments made the rounds online about how San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates did not want to play as much next season as he did during the last. The Chargers did try to monitor his playing time, but with injuries to other guys that was easier said than done. According to Pro Football Focus he played in 72.3 percent of the Chargers offensive plays last season...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates Clarifies Comments Regarding Playing Time

What would the world be like without rumors and misunderstandings?While promoting boxing in his hometown of Detroit, Chargers tight end Antonio Gates told The MMBQ's Emily Kaplan that he played a “bit more than they expected me to play last season,” and that he'd like to contribute on certain situations.Well now we have heard the other side of that interesting article, according...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Te Antonio Gates Doesn't Want to Play So Much Net Season

Antonio Gates is a great player. He will go down as one of the best tight ends in the game and will be inducted in to the Hall of Fame more than likely as soon as he is eligible--but he needs to retire. Yes, he is still productive after 12 seasons and had a great year last year. Yes, he is still capable of producing at a high level and with Phillip Rivers throwing him the ball he...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Antonio Gates Plans to Play Less in 2015

San Diego Chargers nine-time Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates plans to slow down his pace in 2015. Gates, who is entering into his 13th year with the Chargers, is coming off of a 12-touchdown season where he played a larger role than expected due to injuries to teammates. In an interview with Emily Kaplan of MMQB.com, Gates shared his plan to play less: With injuries and whatnot...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

This photo of San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates in the Sweet 16 is incredible

This Throwback Thursday of San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is sweet. #TBT – @Chargers TE and former hooper @AntonioGates85 enjoying Kent State's Sweet 16 upset win over Pitt in 2002. pic.twitter.com/kOUigVdJd0 — The MMQB (@theMMQB) March 26, 2015 Gates played two seasons at Kent State and averaged an insane 20.6 points and 7.7 rebounds his senior year. AROUND COVER32...
Via cover32
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

March Madness Memories: Antonio Gates rare basketball footage (MUST WATCH)

Most of us know Antonio Gates went from college basketball star to (arguably) the best tight end in NFL history, but his path to San Diego was far from straight and narrow. Gates committed to Michigan State to play football under a coach you may have heard of, Nick Saban. Under the impression he would get to play basketball for the Spartans, Gates went to East Lansing on a football...
Via cover32 - Chargers
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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