CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chargers Open Up OTA’s

The San Diego Chargers have opened up Chargers park for Organized Team Activities and gave the fans an opportunity to view an open practice. It is the first time that ALL players had to be in attendance and the fans got to see their favorites in action. AROUND COVER32 2016 Preview: Predictions for the NFC East division QB Rankings: The safest jerseys to buy Twitter Tuesday: Doug...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Place S Matt Daniels On Injured Reserve

The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday that they’ve placed S Matt Daniels on the injured reserve list with a leg injury. Daniels, 26, originally signed on with the Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Duke back in 2012. He lasted just over a year in St. Louis before he was waived and later signed to the Jaguars’ practice squad. Jacksonville waived him an injury settlement...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Signing Former Chargers WR Vincent Brown

Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the Saints are signing former Chargers WR Vincent Brown to a contract on Monday. Brown, 27, is a former third-round pick of the Chargers back in 2011. However, he lasted just over three years in San Diego before he waived with an injury settlement at the start of the 2014 season. After one year with the Raiders, Brown later caught on with the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers stunned teams didn't link them to Joey Bosa

The San Diego Chargers had Joey Bosa at the top of their draft board from January onward, and they did a fantastic job of hiding it. The Chargers' brass, including president John Spanos, GM Tom Telesco, and coach Mike McCoy, were in agreement that the Ohio State defensive lineman would be the favorite to go No. 3 to the Chargers provided he was there, and they knew it from the Fiesta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Now that he is with the Chargers, Zach Mettenberger says the wind is back in his sails

When the Tennessee Titans drafted quarterback Marcus Mariota last year, many wondered what would happen Zach Mettenberger. After being Mariota’s backup in 2015, the Titans released Mettenberger to give him a chance to find a better situation.With Phillip Rivers coming towards the end of his career, signing with the San Diego Chargers made the most sense for Mettenberger. Now that...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could NFL owners guarantee Super Bowl in San Diego?

NFL owners are beginning to construct the three-year slate of Super Bowl destinations from 2019-2021. While deciding on those destinations, it is also very possible that owners may be willing to commit to a certain destination should the proper pieces fall into place. It has been reported that owners could guarantee a Super Bowl in San Diego, though that promise could hinge on...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers thought it was amusing that no one thought they would draft Joey Bosa

Throughout the NFL Draft process, there two players that were linked to the San Diego Chargers. Many thought that Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey and Notre Dame offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley were the top two choices for the Chargers. Well the Chargers surprised everyone when they selected Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa. The Chargers made it known afterwards that Bosa...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Mettenberger excited for San Diego opportunity

Earlier this week, quarterback Zach Mettenberger was released by the Tennessee Titans. However, it did not take him long to find a new home, as the San Diego Chargers were one of three teams putting in a waiver claim. Per reports, the Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants also tried claiming the third-year signal-caller. Now that Mettenberger is off to a fresh start in San Diego...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers Does Not Equal San Diego Chargers

If you look back at the season that the San Diego Chargers had in 2015, you would be embarrased to be called a fan. The same way Oakland Raider fans should feel due to their team not producing wins. Raider fans are a different bunch that roll with their team win, lose or draw. AROUND COVER32 Darren Sproles: Five teams that should call the Eagles QB Rankings: Show me the guaranteed...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Claim Mettenberger Off Waivers

The San Diego Chargers have made yet another roster move by claiming Quarterback Zach Mettenberger off of waivers on Tuesday, the team announced. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Show me the guaranteed money 2016 Preview: A preview of the AFC West Twitter Tuesday: Brandon Boykin can only LOL at this point Madden Monday: Rob Gronkowski’s case against the curse Chargers News: Three reasons...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers claim Zach Mettenberger

It didn’t take former Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger long to find a new home after being released by the team on Monday. Just one day later, the San Diego Chargers announced they have signed the former LSU product. To make room for Mettenberger, the Chargers released backup quarterback Bryn Renner. We've claimed QB Zach Mettenberger off waivers and waived QB Bryn...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Mettenberger lands with San Diego Chargers

One day after being released by the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Zach Mettenberger has been picked up on waivers by the San Diego Chargers. As ESPN’s Adam Schefter notes, Mettenberger landed with his old head coach, Ken Whisenhunt, who got some good things out of him as a rookie out of LSU. During Mettenberger’s rookie campaign, before the team landed Marcus Mariota the...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Mebane: Chargers D more talented than Seahawks D

Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane, who the Chargers signed away from the Seahawks this offseason, says San Diego has more talent on defense than Seattle, according to NFL.com. The problem with Mebane’s logic, however, is that he’s going by draft round in assessing this talent. Mebane pointed out that the Chargers have four first-round picks on defense and five second-round picks...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas to look at Chargers if Raiders move falls through?

The city of Las Vegas is clearly quite serious about getting an NFL team – so serious, in fact, that they’re formulating a backup plan if the proposed relocation of the Oakland Raiders doesn’t come to fruition. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman appeared on “The Dan Patrick Show” Thursday and divulged that if a Raiders move falls through, they’d definitely be interested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Mayor hints at interest in the Chargers

The city of Las Vegas is aggressively pursuing an NFL team and have previously been in talks with the Raiders. And while the Raiders remain Vegas’ top priority, NBC’s Paul Pabst is reporting that the San Diego Chargers are also “in play.” Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said that while the Raiders are the focus, the Chargers are in play-"I know they are absolutely looking...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers not concerned about Gordon's microfracture surgery

San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco believes running back Melvin Gordon—who needed microfracture surgery on his left knee this past January—will be ready for training camp by the end of the summer. “He’s on track with everything,” Telesco said, via ESPN. “He’s been on the field working. We’ll continue to monitor him throughout the offseason, but everything...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Closer look at backup running back Dreamius Smith

Former first-round pick Melvin Gordon is reportedly not 100 percent healthy after undergoing microfracture knee surgery in January to repair damaged cartilage in his left knee, and though he believes he will be ready by the start of training camp, the Chargers will look to second-year back Dreamius Smith to carry the workload if Gordon’s health doesn’t improve. Smith, a former...
Via EndZoneScore
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers RB Melvin Gordon is recovering from microfracture surgery

San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon had microfracture surgery on his left knee in early January, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.He is expected to need 4-6 months to recover, though the microfracture procedure often requires more recovery time. Gordon told the newspaper that he expects to be 100 percent well before the start of training camp in late July."I'm getting...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon recovering from microfracture surgery

Melvin Gordon’s knee operation last December has been revealed to have been microfracture surgery, per Michael Gehlkin of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Typically viewed as a kiss of death for professional athletes, Gordon and the Chargers are optimistic that he’ll be a full go for the 2016 NFL season. “The Chargers running back participated in on-field drills Monday,...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: UDFA Dominique Williams to take advantage of the lack of wide receiver depth

After failing to bring in any wide receivers within the seven rounds of the 2016 NFL draft, the San Diego Chargers added former Washington State receiver Dominique Williams as an undrafted free agent. At WSU, Williams finished second in school history in both receiving yards (2,889) and touchdowns (30), as he capped off his productive career with the Cougars with a career high 75...
Via EndZoneScore
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams sign Junior Seau’s nephew

It’s a long shot, but there’s a chance another Seau will play in the NFL. Ian Seau, the nephew of Hall of Famer Junior Seau, was signed by the Rams as an undrafted free agent, according to Pro Football Talk. Ian Seau, a 6’3″, 250-pound outside linebacker-defensive end hybrid, had 31 tackles for loss and 17.5 sacks in three years at Nevada. His most impressive stat was the...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five players in San Diego Chargers history

Just because you have never won an NFL championship does not mean you haven’t seen your fair share of talented players throughout the years. The San Diego Chargers exemplify just that. In five of their first six years in the NFL, the Chargers played for the AFL Championship, winning in 1963, and also played in Super Bowl XXIX, losing to in-state opponent, the San Francisco 49ers...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell implies new San Diego stadium would get Super Bowl

There appears to be growing momentum to build a new stadium in San Diego to keep the Chargers there beyond the 2016 season, and Roger Goodell has added fuel to that fire. The NFL commissioner was in San Diego on Saturday at the invitation of Chargers chairman Dean Spanos to speak to a rally of 4,000 fans who were attempting to gather signatures backing the effort to build a new...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

"Chargers belong in San Diego" chides NFL commish Roger Goodell

After a long push to get the team out of San Diego, and really anywhere in the Los Angeles area, the Chargers are now making an effort to keep the team in San Diego. Roger Goodell thinks this is a good move for the Chargers. “I said it. I mean it. The Chargers belong in San Diego,” Goodell said via Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune. The team had a pep rally for...
Via The Comeback
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers getting aggressive to get stadium initiative on ballot

The Chargers might not be rushing off to Los Angeles just yet, but they are not exactly thrilled to stay in San Diego either. Chargers ownership is locked in a battle with the city of San Diego to secure public funds for a new stadium, a battle the city of San Diego is not ready to concede. Despite the public’s apparent unwillingness to help the Chargers pay for a new stadium...
Via The Comeback
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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