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Melvin Gordon lost one record but broke another

Today Melvin Gordon’s single season rushing record was broke seven days after rushing for 408 yards in three quarters last week. Well while Gordon lost one record he was able to break another today. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon had his fifth 200-yard game of the season and his third in a row Saturday, helping the Badgers […] The post Melvin Gordon lost one record but broke another...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign offensive lineman Ryan Miller from P/S

The Chargers promoted the guard-tackle Ryan Miller from their practice squad, securing a third reserve lineman for Sunday’s game against the Rams, Michael Gehlken of UT San Diego reports. A source said that center Rich Ohrnberger, listed as questionable with an ankle and lingering back injury, won’t be active. The team waived cornerback Richard Crawford […] The post Chargers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
Via cover32 - Chargers
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

You Can’t Let Go ‘Cause You’re Afraid To Fall

I think it’s safe to say that no one was pleased with how the Chargers played on Sunday. But at least we didn’t lose. I’m sure Kansas City would trade our performance for theirs last night if it resulted in a win. Like many Justice Leaguers, I ended up watching that game and having to root for Oakland. It sucks, I know. I also watched a fair amount of Monday’s game, which...
Via Justice is Coming
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Three keys to a win over the Rams

This Sunday is a must win for the San Diego Chargers. Their game against the St. Louis Rams is their last game against a team with a record under .500. Not to mention that St. Louis is 1-4 on the road. Coming into this contest the Chargers are just one game behind the Broncos in the AFC West, with a win they have a chance to move into a first place tie with Denver. This game is...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brittish actor gets whooped sparring former Charger LB Shawne Merriman

The Lone Ranger actor Armie Hammer stands at 6’5, and weighs 200 pounds, but wanted to spar with former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman according to TMZ Sports.  Hammer and Merriman both train at Unbreakable Performance a gym in Los Angeles. According to TMZ, the 28-year-old British star asked professional American football athlete Shawne Merriman, who […] The post Brittish...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers fans would be wise to monitor these wild Week 12 bold predictions

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
Via cover32 - Chargers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers HC Mike McCoy is safe, but these 10 coaches could be fired

If the NFL season ended right now, with most teams having played 10 games, the playoff match-ups would be interesting. Some of the usual suspects (New England and Denver) would be taking part, while some preseason contenders (Seattle and San Francisco) would be on the outside looking in. Some surprise teams (Detroit and Kansas City) would be playing, while others (Miami and Buffalo...
Via cover32 - Chargers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Update: Philip Rivers will play Week 12

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates caused a stir after Sunday's win over the Oakland Raiders, suggesting that quarterback Philip Rivers has been playing through a significant rib injury in recent weeks. Chargers head coach Mike McCoy denied that Rivers has a rib issue when speaking to the media on Monday, while further confirming that his quarterback will play in Week 12...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Raider Nation takes over San Diego for the annual 9th home game

Raider Nation invaded San Diego this past weekend for what most fans call the Oakland Raiders’ ninth home game.  It is most definitely one of my favorite weekends of the year.  Just warms the heart to see so many Raiders fans in SD.  It didn’t seem to be as crowded this year as it was last year, but we had a blast and hey, rookie Khalil Mack finally got his first career sack...
Via cover32 - Raiders
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Homestead-Miami Speedway -- Brian Scott Recap

Brian Scott Finishes 28th in NASCAR Sprint Cup Season Finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway    Brian Scott and his No. 33 Shore Lodge Chevrolet SS team qualified for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the 31st position. After changing an engine before the start of the race, the team was forced to start at the rear of the field. Within the first...

Antonio Gates: Rivers injury comments taken out of context

Antonio Gates spent some time on Monday doing laughable damage control following his revelation that teammate Philip Rivers is playing through a rib injury. The San Diego Chargers beat the Oakland Raiders 13-6 on Sunday to snap a three-game losing streak, but it was the fourth straight game the team’s offense did not look very...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers coach denies QB Philip Rivers has severe rib injury

  Chargers coach Mike McCoy has refuted star tight end Antonio Gates' comment that quarterback Philip Rivers has a severe rib injury. Rivers was injured twice in Sunday's 13-6 victory against winless Oakland but remained in the game. Afterward, while commenting on Rivers' toughness, Gates said: ''For those who don't know, he's been dealing with a rib injury, a very severe rib injury...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders & Chargers Fans Huge Brawl (Video)

I’m convinced that Raiders fans will brawl with just about any other team’s fans just cause. The latest is at the Chargers game on Sunday. A group of Chargers and Raiders fans decided to brawl in the stands. Even a woman got in the fight. The Chargers fans were in full swing mode as well, so I’m not going to put it all on the Raiders fans. Stay classy people. [h/t ProFootballZone]
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Update: Philip Rivers playing through bruised ribs

The San Diego Chargers beat the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, but quarterback Philip Rivers - who was already banged up - took several big hits during the victory. Rivers didn't leave the game at any point, but only managed 193 passing yards and one touchdown in their 13-6 victory.#459088836 / gettyimages.comAfter the game, tight end Antonio Gates told reporters that Rivers has...
Via NFL Injury Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodney Harrison on RGIII: ‘I think you have to get rid of him’

Chants could be heard from fans packing FedEx Field, “We want Colt,” during the Washington Redskins 27-7 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Quarterback Robert Griffin III threw two costly interceptions, including a pick six to Johnthan Banks. He was sacked six times, stamping another dismal performance by Griffin and the Redskins. Griffin’s record as a starter since his 2012...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers: 2014 Week 11 NFL Pick

Oakland Raiders (0-9) at San Diego Chargers (5-4) I’m completely split on this one. On one hand, this seems like a perfect spot for the Chargers to bounce back off of back-to-back big losses on the road in Denver and Miami. Despite those two losses, they are still significantly better than the Raiders, to the point where I think we’re getting some line value with them as only...
Via The Football Fan Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy football: Evaluating the San Diego backfield

After missing the previous seven games with a knee injury, San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is finally expected to return to the gridiron in week 11, marking his first in-game appearance since week 2. Despite his return to health, Mathews may not simply just return to fantasy football relevance, since in that time, rookie Brandon Oliver has taken over as the starting...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers safety Addae cleared after missing 3 weeks with concussion

  Chargers safety Jahleel Addae has been cleared to return to practice three weeks after suffering a concussion in a loss at Denver. Addae rejoined the team on the practice field Thursday. Addae had two scary reactions following hits in a 35-21 loss at Denver on Oct. 23. The team said that night he had a stinger. Addae was diagnosed with a concussion the following afternoon. Says...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 11 Player Rankings: Is Ryan Mathews a Top 15 RB?

Most fantasy owners (hopefully) drafted Ryan Mathews with the intention that he’d either be their No. 3 running back or flex option every week, but unfortunately the oft-injured Chargers ball-carrier has provided absolutely nothing in 2014. Mathews is slated to return in Week 11 from a 9-week absence after a knee injury in Week 2 Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL RB arrested on drug trafficking charge

Former San Diego Chargers fullback Le'Ron McClain was arrested by Tuscaloosa police on Wednesday on a synthetic marijuana trafficking charge, according to the Associated Press. Narcotics agents reportedly found 122 grams of synthetic marijuana on him. He was then told not to leave Tuscaloosa while narcotics agents tested the substance, with the results set to come back later...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL player arrested on synthetic marijuana charge

Former Alabama and Baltimore Ravens fullback Le’Ron McClain was arrested on Wednesday on charges of trafficking synthetic marijuana, AL.com reports. McClain was found with 122 grams of synthetic marijuana on him during the course of another investigation and a warrant was issued for his arrest. When police went to serve the warrant, McClain’s mother told...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan vanished without a trace during Broncos-Chargers game

Paul Kitterman was in the stands with his son, Jarod Tonneson, during the first half of the Denver Broncos game against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night.Jarod got up and left his 53-year-old father sitting alone in their Mile High bleacher seats at halftime — but hasn't seen his father since.Friends and family are now searching for Kitterman — who was at the game...
Via The Other Paper
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers safety wobbles after hard hit to head

This happens a lot in boxing. You get hit with a shot you didn’t see and momentarily your brain malfunctions and your body parts have a mind of their own. Addae stayed in the game, so hopefully like a boxer he was just buzzed and didn’t have a concussion.
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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