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D.J. FLUKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chargers' Fluker almost didn't make it out of Hurricane Katrina's path

Ten years have passed since D.J. Fluker packed in a cramped car and fled New Orleans.Only when the 14-year-old and his family relocated in Biloxi, Miss. did he discover his family home in the Lower Ninth Ward was completely obliterated by Hurricane Katrina.“There was absolutely nothing there," the left tackle told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. "We had two houses that were connected...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

At guard, Fluker out of his element for Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- D.J. Fluker was out of his element in the San Diego Chargers' preseason opener. "That was my first try at guard," the third-year player said. "I felt like a rookie for a minute." Fluker's first two seasons had him at right tackle. But with the Chargers signing free-agent tackle Joe Barksdale in the offseason, the team is experimenting with Fluker at right guard...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers shift D.J. Fluker to first-team guard for a day

D.J Fluker made his much-awaited and much-debated guard debut on Thursday.It might only be for a day. The big Chargers tackle slid one spot over on the right side to fill in for Johnnie Troutman, who sat out in practice."It was OK," Fluker told U-T San Diego. "It was a little rough today. It was a little bit faster."Fluker manned the spot in a few minimal-contract drills during last...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' King Dunlap won't take any more Fluker-to-guard talk

King Dunlap heard the rumblings from pundits and fans. Even his own general manager once suggested his teammate, DJ Fluker, could move inside to guard.The Chargers' big left tackle won't have any of it. He knows exactly where detractors can stick those rumors."The experts say he needs to move to guard," Dunlap told AL.com. "Maybe we can tell the experts they should start doing something...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers OL D.J. Fluker throws a nasty breaking ball at Padres game (video)

San Diego Chargers offensive lineman D.J. Fluker was at the Padres game Tuesday night to throw out the first pitch. Is it just me, or does this thing have some filthy spin on it? We'll still call it a strike, Fluker. https://t.co/JBohpb2x6N — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) June 3, 2015 A nice high release, coming right down the middle and then all of the sudden the ball makes...
Via cover32
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers tackle D.J. Fluker losing weight to improve his speed

The Chargers have a tackle who can drop oncoming defenders like a sack of potatoes.But in order to remain at that position, D.J. Fluker must first drop some weight.The Bolts' big lineman has trimmed down to 345 pounds and is eying even more weight loss, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.That would help stave off rumors that because of his size, he's better suited to guard...
Via Fox Sports
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

D.J. Fluker Will Remain at Right Tackle for Chargers

Rumors of D.J. Fluker moving to guard have been put to rest..at least for now. General manager Tom Telesco told reporters Wednesday that Fluker will remain at right tackle.“That's the plan right now,” Telesco said at the NFL Combine. “We think he has the ability to probably play a couple different spots, but right now, the plan is to leave him out there. He was uneven at times...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego Chargers OL D.J. Fluker Accidentally Helps Cause Fumble

It is not unusual from time to time to see offensive lineman help their little buddies carrying the ball gain another yard or two. Can you count the number of times you have seen a big ole offensive tackle hit the pile and cause it to surge forward another half yard or so? It happens all the time.So when we see San Diego Chargers offensive lineman D.J. Fluker trying to help his little...
Via FatManWriting
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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