CINCINNATI -- Takeo Spikes knows this place well. It's hard to forget your childhood home, which is what Cincinnati is to Spikes as an NFL player.
But this place hardly looks the same as when Spikes last played here as a member of the Bengals. It's not so much about the physical surroundings at Paul Brown Stadium but rather the vibe of the neighborhood. It's upbeat.
The San Diego Chargers have parted ways with 15-year veteran linebacker Takeo Spikes.
According to the team’s website, the move was made on Thursday morning.
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The San Diego Chargers have released linebacker Takeo Spikes in their first major move under new general manager Tom Telesco.
The 36-year-old Spikes has played 15 NFL seasons, including the last two with San Diego. He has started 215 of his 219 career games played, including all 32 with the Chargers. He has 1,737 career tackles, including 218 with the Chargers.
Spikes has never...
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March 07, 2013
The San Diego Chargers announced the release of LB Takeo Spikes on Thursday.
Spikes, 36, had a base salary of $3 million coming his way next season. He’s a 15-year-veteran and there was talk floating around that he was a likely candidate to be released.
“Takeo is a true professional and a class act,” G.M. Tom Telesco said. “We’re grateful for his many contributions to...
Chargers ILB Takeo Spikes mentioned that he expects to be back in San Diego next season, per Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union Tribune.
“I still think it’s possible,” Spikes said on Friday. “I really do. Not like I’m hoping, I believe that. You’ve got new blood in the building, and any time you’ve got new blood in the building, you never do know.”
Let's be honest, no professional athlete likes getting ejected from a game and San Diego Chargers linebacker Takeo Spikes had an epic reaction during yesterday's game against Oakland.
After getting ejected by referee John Parry, Spikes ran up to the referee and decided to let him know his feeling about the ejection:
When the game concluded Spikes took to the world...
COME ON, MAN!
Takeo Spikes was not happy about being ejected from the Chargers season finale against the Raiders. The ejection of Spikes resulted from matching personal fouls between himself and Raiders running back Mike Goodson. Goodson was also ejected. After hearing of his ejection Spikes charged referee Clete Blakeman and began screaming before being restrained. We are not quite sure why...
San Diego linebacker Takeo Spikes and Oakland running back Mike Goodson have been ejected after a skirmish in the second quarter of Sunday's game.
Spikes had to be restrained by field judge Scott Edwards from going after referee John Parry. As he was leaving the field, Spikes took off his helmet and flung it. Teammate Melvin Ingram caught it.
Backup tight end Randy McMichael...
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December 30, 2012
San Diego Chargers linebacker Takeo Spikes is rich, rich with love from his mother. He turned 36 years old on Monday and his mom didn't forget about him. This Instagram photo that Spikes posted is quite hilarious. It's a picture of his mom's gift of $36 and a note saying "don't spend it all in one place." Nothing like some old mom humor to end the...
THANK YOU MAMA
Takeo Spikes turned 36 years old, and the NFL linebacker received a funny birthday present from his mom. See what she sent him.