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Chargers Claim TE Kyle Miller Off Waivers From Falcons, Release DE Damik Scafe

The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday that they’ve claimed TE Kyle Miller off of waivers from the Falcons. The Charger released DE Damik Scafe to make room for Miller. Miller, 27, signed on with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Mount Union back in 2007. He has since placed for the Colts and Dolphins before ... The post Chargers Claim TE Kyle Miller Off Waivers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Proposed San Diego Chargers helmet with awesome twist is incredible

The San Diego Chargers will never play in this helmet, but for you comic book nerds, it’s pretty darn sweet. Check out the Marvel NFL Helmets Justin Kozisek put on his site recently. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Grading all 32 teams after the NFL Draft 2015 NFL Draft Report Card: Grading each AFC team’s performance 2015 NFL Draft Report Card: Grading each NFC team’s performance...
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Introducing the San Diego Chargers very under the radar but solid sixth round pick

With one of the more under-the-radar picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Chargers used the 192nd overall pick to select Arkansas defensive tackle Darius Philon. While sixth round picks are rarely something to get excited about, I do think Philon flashes some impressive skill sets that could benefit this defense. The rare sophomore to be granted draft eligibility, Darius Philon is...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: 2015 Draft Recap

The San Diego Chargers came in with a big need at running back with the departure of Ryan Mathews, and they made sure that need was filled right away with the selection of Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon. Gordon was arguably the best running back in the draft. He finished second on the all-time FBS single-season rushing list after rushing for 2,587 yards in 2014. The Chargers moved up...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign 21 undrafted free agents

One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left. According to NFL.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Chargers have signed 21 rookie free agents. Northwester linebacker Ikechi Ariguzo Boston College cornerback Manuel Asprilla...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon Posts Awesome Picture From His Arrival In San Diego: “Home Sweet Home”

NFL draftees very rarely complain about where they are picked, but Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon seems to be fully embracing his future as a member of the San Diego Chargers. Gordon, who was taken 15th overall by the franchise, has arrived in San Diego, and took a very cool Instagram photo overlooking the city with the caption “home sweet home.” Home sweet home A photo...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Craig Mager pick means for the San Diego Chargers

With one of the more surprising picks from day two of the NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers selected Texas State cornerback Craig Mager. Mager hadn’t missed a game in his college career and finished and finished last season with 63 tackles, 13 passed defended and 3 interceptions and was elected Second Team All-Sun Belt honors. Mager slid into the draft spotlight with an impressive...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Draft Grades: Rounds 1-3

As the draft fell and players came off the board, the Chargers' hand was forced to make a trade to go and get Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. They also selected inside linebacker Denzel Perryman in the second and cornerback Craig Mager in the third round. We're only two days in, but let's give a grade for each selection thus far.Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin - First Round, ...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers have only 2 picks in final 4 rounds of NFL draft

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers will have some long waits during the final day of the NFL draft. They have only two picks on Saturday, in the fifth and sixth rounds. ''We can go play some golf tomorrow morning before we hit it,'' general manager Tom Telesco cracked. The Chargers sent their fourth-rounder to San Francisco as part of the deal to move up Thursday and take Wisconsin...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reaction & Analysis: Chargers Trade Up For Melvin Gordon

The Chargers were in need of a running back, and it looks like they've found their man.In a surprising move, the Chargers made the first trade of the night and moved up two spots to select former Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. The Chargers swapped first-round picks with the San Francisco 49ers and also gave away a 2015 fourth-round pick and a 2016 fifth-rounder.At 6-foot-1...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 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...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers Apparently More Productive in the Bed Room Than Gridiron

For the last few weeks the rumors have been running rampant that the San Diego Chargers were trying to trade long time quarterback Phillip Rivers so that they could have a shot at drafting Marcus Mariota. The rumors started to fly when news broke that Rivers had no interest in talking about an extension until the stadium situation was settled.Why? Because if the team goes to Los...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers select Melvin Gordon with the 15th overall pick

The San Diego Chargers traded up in the NFL Draft with the San Francisco 49ers and selected Melvin Gordon with the 15th overall pick. Here is the scouting report, courtesy of Justin Capriotti (@JCapSports). Melvin Gordon has the skillset that translates to a top ten NFL running back from day one with the potential to refine his skills and become one of the better runners in the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers have told Philip Rivers he won’t be traded

Well we can finally put this rumor to rest. On Thursday multiple media outlets reported that the San Diego Chargers have informed Philip Rivers that he will not be traded. While the Chargers had met with Rivers’ agent and claimed that they did not want to move him and that they were committed to working out a long-term contract extension with the quarterback, this is bigger news...
Via Rumors and Rants
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

I Currently And Always Have Indentified Myself As A Chargers Fan

This picture had to have been taken after our final loss of the season, right?  I know that Flowers was playing in front of his former fans for the first time, but I have a hard time imaging any Charger smiling after that game.  As a result of that loss, we had the same record as the Chiefs and finished in 3rd place.  Even though we made the playoffs the year before, we technically...
Via Justice is Coming
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariota's camp believes Eagles, Chargers want QB

No one really knows where Marcus Mariota is going to end up, but his camp apparently feels that two teams are competing to trade up and draft him. According to ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio, the feeling among those close to Mariota is that the San Diego Charges and Philadelphia Eagles are looking to trade up to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers reportedly are not trading Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers appear to be in a difficult situation, but the team does not have plans to trade their franchise quarterback. A report a few weeks ago said Rivers did not want to move to Los Angeles if/when the Chargers move. He also declined a contract extension offer from the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

One Last 2015 NFL Mock Draft

I make one more mock draft as the draft approaches. This 2015 NFL mock draft has no trades, but a list of potential trades the Titans may have the opportunity to sort through come draft day at the end. What do you guys think? Tampa Bay Buccaneers Jameis Winston (left) and Marcus Mariota (right) should go one, two unless one slips. Marcus Mariota: Best player in the draft. He...
Via isportsweb.com
7 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Five best trade fits for Philip Rivers

Franchise quarterbacks (or, in the case of Jay Cutler, perceived franchise quarterbacks) becoming available on the open market is extraordinarily rare. Over the past 15 years, it has happened only five times, all under extenuating circumstances: Drew Bledsoe in 2002. The Patriots only saw fit to trade him because they had some guy named Brady. Daunte Culpepper in 2006. Culpepper...
Via The Sports Post
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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