CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bolt Beat Weekly Poll: Should Chargers go edge or safety in first round?

Bolt Beat will do weekly polls on Twitter. This week we focused on which position the Los Angeles Chargers should target in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The NFL draft is fun. It’s especially fun when your guy gets picked by your favorite team. For the Chargers, their guy, Joey Bosa, was […] Bolt Beat Weekly Poll: Should Chargers go edge or safety in first round? - Bolt...
Via Bolt Beat
2 hours ago

Four Internal Unrestricted Free Agents the Chargers Will Re-Sign

The Chargers have a number of pending free agents. Jamie tries to identify four that will be staying in lightning bolts. As we discussed in my previous post, the Chargers have some serious fat to trim in order to prepare themselves for free agency in a few weeks. Of course, before they get to the open free agency period, they must also tend to their in-house unrestricted and restricted...
Via Bolts From The Blue
5 hours ago

Former Chargers WR Robert Meachem Has Gone to Jail

Former Chargers receiver has been thrown in jail for not making alimony payments Robert Meachem ripped off the Chargers. In one incredibly disappointing season in 2012, Meachem received 14 balls on 32 targets for 207 yards and 2 TDs. After averaging around 650 yrs and 7 TDs in his final three years of his rookie contract, during his one year stint with the Chargers, they paid him...
Via Bolts From The Blue
5 hours ago

Chargers 2016 position grades: Safeties

One of the Los Angeles Chargers‘ biggest moves last offseason was to sign a safety, bringing veteran Dwight Lowery into the fold. Still, many fans would agree that safety is still this team’s biggest weakness. As I continue my series grading each positional unit from last season, it’s time to look at the safeties. To […] Chargers 2016 position grades: Safeties - Bolt Beat...
Via Bolt Beat
5 hours ago

Chargers Rumors: Does free agent Melvin Ingram want top dollar?

The Los Angeles Chargers don’t have many “prized” free agents hitting the market in the offseason, but one of their top pass-rushers could price himself out of L.A. According to a post on Twitter, Chargers DE/OLB Melvin Ingram is reportedly asking for a lot of money. Colts could be a possible landing spot for LB […] Chargers Rumors: Does free agent Melvin Ingram want top...
Via Bolt Beat
11 hours ago

Chargers tackle arrested for violating order of protection

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Los Angeles Chargers offensive tackle King Dunlap is free on $1,000 bond after being arrested inside his girlfriend's home for violating an order of protection. Dunlap was released Friday and is scheduled for a court appearance March 7. Nashville police found Dunlap inside the home of his girlfriend Thursday night. They confirmed she had an order of protection...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Lynn: We can take Melvin Gordon to another level

When Anthony Lynn was hired as the Chargers’ head coach, running back Melvin Gordon said that he thought Lynn was the perfect coach to bring out the best in him. The feeling appears to be mutual. Gordon had more success in his second NFL season than he did as a rookie, something Lynn noticed while…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Chargers tickets in LA will be double the price they were in San Diego last year

It’s rough to be a Chargers fan right now. First off, those in San Diego had to watch the team move to big, bad Los Angeles. To make matters worse, folks who still want to see the Chargers in person for the 2017 season are going to have to pay a pretty penny. With the team playing in only a 30,000-seat stadium — Stubhub Center — during the 2017 season, tickets are expected...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Lynn says Melvin Gordon ‘not there yet’ despite breakout season

Melvin Gordon had a breakout season in 2016 and appeared at times to be the best running back in the NFL, but new San Diego Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn is confident the former Wisconsin star can be even better.While speaking to reporters this week, Lynn vowed to get more out of Gordon in 2017.“I’ve watched some tape on him,” the first-year head coach said, per Eric D....
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn warns about L.A. market

The Los Angeles Chargers will be conducting a lot of firsts this year. They will be going through their first OTAs in Los Angeles since relocating from San Diego. After that, the Chargers will take part in their first training camp in their new city. And ultimately, they will play their first game at the smallish StubHub Center in Carson.It’s going to be a learning experience for...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chargers are raising season ticket prices for first year back in LA

The Los Angeles Chargers revealed what fans of the recently relocated team will have to pay for season-ticket prices, and it’s actually more than what the team charged its fans during its final season in San Diego last year.Chargers fans hoping for some of the best seats at StubHub Center, which will hold approximately 30,000 people, will have to pay $375 per game for season tickets...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Chargers ticket prices for 2017 will blow your mind

Los Angeles Chargers games won’t be cheap in 2017. In fact, Chargers ticket prices, on average, will dwarf 2016’s most expensive team. This makes sense from only one perspective. Los Angeles will be playing its home games in by far the league’s smallest venue. Naturally, tickets have to be more expensive than league average.But $60 more than the most expensive team?This is...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers announce season ticket prices for return to LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Chargers have announced season ticket prices for their return to Los Angeles, where they will play the next two years at 30,000-seat StubHub Center in Carson. The team said Tuesday that prices for season tickets range from $70 to $375 per game depending on seating locations. Season tickets to all home games range from $700 to $3,750. Next season's NFL schedule...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Developer contacts NFL about privately funding stadium in San Diego

After years of battles to get the city of San Diego to help pay for a new stadium, the now Los Angeles Chargers abandoned hope. Less than two months later, there is another potential solution that could bring the NFL back to the Southern Californian city.As reported by Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune, Doug Manchester has approached the NFL about privately funding a new...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns announce cuts to ticket prices next season

The Cleveland Browns organization has announced a reduction in tickets prices next season in several sections at FirstEnergy Stadium.All told, ticket prices will see a 40 percent price-cut heading into next season, per a release from Browns team spokesman Peter John-Baptiste.“We are incredibly grateful for the passion and support we receive from our fans and felt it was appropriate...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

While Chargers bolt, Beane to run for San Diego City Council

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- While the Chargers relocate to Los Angeles, one employee will remain in San Diego and run for the city council. Jordan Beane announced Tuesday that he's running for the District 2 seat in the June 2018 primary. The 32-year-old Beane says he wants to make a difference in his adopted hometown. He will leave his job as senior producer with the Chargers' website. The...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres to offer team store credit in exchange for Chargers gear

Since most fans in San Diego can’t stand the sight of their Chargers gear after the team decided to move to Los Angeles, the Padres, the city’s last major professional sports team left, are offering something in return for that gear.At the “Celebrate San Diego Rally” on Feb. 11 at Petco Park, the Padres will offer $25 credit to the team store in exchange for Chargers gear...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon thinks fans in San Diego will keep supporting Chargers

Melvin Gordon isn’t ready to let go of his fans in San Diego.The Chargers are packing their bags and moving to Los Angeles, leaving supporters in San Diego behind. Gordon, though, thinks a long-distance relationship can work, according to ESPN.com’s James Walker:“I don’t think we’re going to lose everyone in San Diego,” Gordon told ESPN Friday. “I really don’t think...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers players may be showing fake enthusiasm for playing in LA

The Chargers are moving to Los Angeles, which sounds pretty nice. Are the players excited about leaving San Diego for Los Angeles? Well…maybe? Chargers offensive guard Matt Slauson thinks there is a segment of the team that is far from thrilled about leaving San Diego, and he described the situation like being caught in the middle and not having much of a choice. “As players...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Company offering free laser removal of Chargers tattoos

Are or were you a fan of the San Diego Chargers? Were you such a die-hard fan that you decided to get a tattoo to pledge your allegiance to the team? Does that tattoo make you sick to look at now that the Chargers are heading back to Los Angeles?There may be a solution to your problem.LaserAway, a company that specializes in laser removal of tattoos, is offering to remove or alter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL owners, executives upset at Chargers’ move to Los Angeles

It turns out that the San Diego Chargers’ decision to move to Los Angeles is unpopular pretty much everywhere else as well.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, NFL owners and league executives alike are unhappy with the team’s move, with the league office said to be “besides itself,” with the move having been “bungled so bad” that there is a hope that the Chargers may...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Anthony Lynn: Melvin Gordon’s game ‘growing like a weed’

Count new head coach Anthony Lynn as a big fan of Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. Lynn said he’s excited to help Gordon reach new heights after he broke out with 12 total touchdowns during his second NFL season. “He’s very dynamic,” Lynn said, according to Eric Williams of ESPN. “He’s a hard-working young man. He took his game to another level, and...
Via The Sports Daily
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

LaDainian Tomlinson offers San Diego fans a 'silver lining' to Chargers moving to L.A.

LaDainian Tomlinson knows fans in San Diego feel hurt and betrayed over the Chargers moving to LA and are burning jerseys — possibly even his.The Chargers great acknowledges that the move was "hurtful", but says owner Dean Spanos "wants what's best for the Chargers" and offers this "silver lining" to fans in San Diego."You still have the opportunity to support your team. You know...
Via FOX Sports
January 18, 2017
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