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CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dwight Freeney suing Bank of America over alleged fraud scheme

Back in 2013, Dwight Freeney signed a two-year contract with the Chargers worth $8.75 million, before possible incentive bonuses. On Tuesday, Freeney’s attorney revealed the seven-time Pro Bowl player is suing Bank of America for more than twice that amount. The lawsuit alleges Freeney lost more than $20 million as a result of a fraud...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign G Michael Huey, Waive G Jeff Baca & DT Chas Alecxih

The San Diego Chargers officially signed G Michael Huey, and placed G Jeff Baca and DT Chas Alecxih on waivers, according to the NFL Transaction release. Huey, 26, originally signed on with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of back in 2011. He later signed a three-year contract with the Chargers, but was unable to ... The post Chargers Sign G Michael Huey, Waive G Jeff...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney sues Bank of America for $20M fraud scheme

Former Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers defensive end Dwight Freeney is suing Bank of America, claiming he was the target of a fraud scheme that he says was “aided and abetted” by the banking giant. Dwight Freeney is suing Bank of America, blaming it for $20 million in lost wages. pic.twitter.com/koYfIfHpz7 — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 31, 2015 ...
Via Sports-Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Freeney suing Bank Of America for $20 million in lost wages

Veteran free agent defensive end Dwight Freeney is suing Bank of America as he blames they cost him $20 million in lost wages. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news, with a statement from Freeney’s attorney, Jeffrey B. Isaacs who stated that Bank of America cost Freeney $20 million due to their fraud scheme. Dwight […]
Via Full Scale Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cryptic tweet from former San Diego Chargers LB Andrew Gachkar about L.A. is odd

Former San Diego Chargers LB Andrew Gachkar landed with the Dallas Cowboys a couple of weeks ago. Apparently a Cowboys fan growing up, Gachkar was pumped to be headed to Dallas. But 11 days later, did this factor into his decision to leave San Diego? Moving to LA would have been the worst lol.. — Andrew Gachkar (@theGACH) March 26, 2015 Who knows, but it’s a little curious...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers 2015 draft order

The San Diego Chargers have six eight picks to play with when the 2015 NFL Draft begins on April 30th in Chicago. Note, via ESPN: 'The Chargers do not have a pick in the seventh round because they traded it to the Dallas Cowboys for defensive lineman Sean Lissemore in September 2013.' Breakdown of Chargers' selections: First round: No. 17 overall Second round: No. 48 overall...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Positional Needs the Chargers Could Address in Round One

Runningback View image | gettyimages.com With Ryan Mathews out of the picture, this issue becomes more prominent.  It’s hard for me to imagine that the San Diego Chargers would be comfortable heading into 2015 with Danny Woodhead, Branden Oliver, and Donald Brown as the options at runningback, especially when they’ve tried to rebuild their running game. The team could...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

“A lot of very smart people” think the San Diego Chargers will trade up to pick No. 2

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers appear headed for a breakup. While no one knows exactly when that will happen, there’s been speculation he could be traded to the Tennessee Titans for the No. 2 pick. An NFL scout in the know fueled that speculation on Thursday… Sort of. A lot of very smart people in the NFL think the Chargers are trading up to pick No. 2 overall. Me...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

This photo of San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates in the Sweet 16 is incredible

This Throwback Thursday of San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is sweet. #TBT – @Chargers TE and former hooper @AntonioGates85 enjoying Kent State's Sweet 16 upset win over Pitt in 2002. pic.twitter.com/kOUigVdJd0 — The MMQB (@theMMQB) March 26, 2015 Gates played two seasons at Kent State and averaged an insane 20.6 points and 7.7 rebounds his senior year. AROUND COVER32...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Titans should not trade for Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers might not be a hot item for much longer. There has been rampant speculation that this could be the last year of Rivers wearing the lightning bolt, fueled by the quarterback’s comments to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, stating that he has no intention of signing an extension before his contract expires after this season. Rivers...
Via This Given Sunday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Chargers Bring Back LB Thomas Keiser?

The San Diego Chargers' linebacker corps has taken a big hit this offseason. The team lost four key veterans in Jarret Johnson (retirement), Reggie Walker (released), Andrew Gachkar (signed with Cowboys) and Dwight Freeney (free agent).But a familiar face may garner some attention for a potential return. Linebacker Thomas Keiser, who was a member of the Chargers during the 2013 season...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers vs. City of San Diego: A New Stadium?

As the 2015 NFL season approaches, it means the renewal of the 14-year struggle between the San Diego Chargers and the City of San Diego for a new stadium solution. After so long of this nonsense, I can honestly say it’s getting old. In February of this year, the heat was cranked up when the team announced they’d... The post Chargers vs. City of San Diego: A New Stadium? appeared...
Via The Garbage Time
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Jahleel Addae Poised to Take Over Starting Role

The San Diego Chargers secondary unit has been in a state of flux ever since free agency kicked off March 10th.The team lost two veterans in cornerback Shareece Wright and safety Marcus Gilchrist, both of whom started a combined total of 25 games last season. Wright found his new home with the San Francisco 49ers while Gilchrist flew east to become a New York Jet. Although general...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign CB Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson has essentially been a bust as a 2010 1st round pick, but it hasn’t been for lack of talent. He’s just missed 22 games in 5 seasons and had serious trouble consistently staying healthy and on the field. His best season came in 2011, when he played 15 games (7 starts) and graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 19th ranked cornerback, but that’s not the norm for...
Via The Football Fan Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers trade reportedly appears 'incredibly unlikely'

San Diego Chargers’ quarterback Philip Rivers currently has one more year left on his contract. And while there have been some reports that Rivers is not sure of his future past this upcoming season, or that he may even be a candidate for a trade, it would appear that his immediate future with the Chargers is solid. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, a Rivers trade...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mitch Unrein signs a two-year deal with the Chargers

The Denver Broncos lost another veteran presence in the locker room Wednesday after noon when defensive tackle Mitch Unrein, a northern Colorado native, left for greener pastures. According to multiple reports, Unrein signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers after he and the Broncos were unable reach an agreement on a new contract. Mike Klis of the Denver Post reported...
Via Mile High Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Season Going to be the Last for San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers?

Phillip Rivers has been the man for San Diego for quite some time. A first round draft pick in 2004 he had to wait for the team to get tired of Drew Brees before getting the chance to start in 2006. Since then he has made the Pro Bowl five times, been named comeback player of the year, and led the team to the post season five times (and to the conference championship once).He'll...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers might be playing his final year with the Chargers

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has thrown for 36.655 yards and 252 touchdowns over his 11-year career. In a day and age where having a quality quarterback is of paramount importance, it seems asinine that a team would even consider trading such a player when good years are seemingly remaining. Yet, that crazy scenario seems a possibility in San Diego, with Rivers...
Via This Given Sunday
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Sign Stevie Johnson

The San Diego Chargers have found a replacement for Eddie Royal. The team signed former Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Stevie Johnson to a three-year, $10.5 million contract on Tuesday. It's official. We've agreed to terms with @steviejohnson13! READ: http://t.co/L1Y7Q2GF7l pic.twitter.com/SkBkwB4vrr — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) March 17, 2015 Johnson...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Quiet Offseason Leaves Fans Waiting For Draft and Schedule Release

The San Diego Chargers finished the 2014 campaign with a record of 9-7 and in third place in the AFC West. This comes as an extreme disappointment considering their 5-1 start. As always, the Chargers ranked towards the top in overall passing offense, ranking 10th in passing yards per game. However, their run defense was filled with holes as they ranked 26th in rushing defense. Also...
Via Justice is Coming
16 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign S Jimmy Wilson

It’s hard to love this move as it likely means Jimmy Wilson will likely be the starter in the secondary for the Chargers in 2015. He’ll play Marcus Gilchrist’s old role as a hybrid safety/cornerback, moving to the slot in sub packages with Jahleel Addae coming in at safety. It fits his skill set as he’s versatile, playing both cornerback and safety in Miami, but I like him...
Via The Football Fan Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft needs for the San Diego Chargers

D.J. Fluker The San Diego Chargers entered free agency with massive holes at offensive line, wide receiver and the defensive line. The signings of guard Orlando Franklin and WR/KR Jacoby Jones, along with re-signing OT King Dunlap and cornerback Brandon Flowers, have solidified some of the biggest weak spots the Bolts had as they continue preparing for the NFL Draft. The Dunlap...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers re-sign King Dunlap to four-year deal

While they were busy making headlines for their potential move to Los Angeles, the San Diego Chargers also made a move to solidify the team they will put on the field in 2015. On Friday the Chargers agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract with massive left tackle King Dunlap, who was scheduled to become a free agent. Dunlap started all 16 games as Philip Rivers’ blindside...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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