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CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Branden Oliver is stating his case to be the Chargers' starter

The Chargers kept Branden Oliver on their 53-man roster this time last year.Now, they could be hard-pressed to keep him off the field. Oliver has scored in each of the Chargers' three preseason contests and looks like starting material in San Diego's backfield.Oliver has shined where rookie Melvin Gordon has struggled. Just look at this 70-yard touchdown scamper -- it's the type...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frank Clark accused by Chargers of trying to punch Philip Rivers (Video)

San Diego Chargers players were ticked off at Seattle Seahawks rookie Frank Clark after Saturday’s preseason game between the teams. A few Chargers accused Clark of attacking Philip Rivers after a sack by Jordan Hill in the second quarter. Clark supposedly punched Rivers, but it’s very hard to tell from this camera angle: #Chargers want to blame @TheRealFrankC_ for the rumble...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Cut 11 Players

The San Diego Chargers announced Sunday night that they’ve cut 11 players as they work to get down to 75 players by the Tuesday deadline. Here’s the group of players who have either been released or waived: CB Manny Asprilla DL Cameron Botticelli WR Titus Davis RB Jahwan Edwards LB Curtis Grant LB Brock Hekking ... The post Chargers Cut 11 Players appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers are alleging that Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Frank Clark went after Philip Rivers after he was already down during Saturday’s preseason game. The play in question occurred in the first half of the contest. Jordan Hill sacked Rivers, and then after the sack a scrum developed, with Rivers on the ground clinging to Clark’s jersey for a few seconds...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

These 3 San Diego Chargers highlight videos will get you amped for the season

Are you ready for the start of the season? At this point, we’re so close to actual football that everyday I don’t have football is legitimately painful. I need it! It’s been way too long! AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the preseason First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make the playoffs...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' Fluker almost didn't make it out of Hurricane Katrina's path

Ten years have passed since D.J. Fluker packed in a cramped car and fled New Orleans.Only when the 14-year-old and his family relocated in Biloxi, Miss. did he discover his family home in the Lower Ninth Ward was completely obliterated by Hurricane Katrina.“There was absolutely nothing there," the left tackle told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. "We had two houses that were connected...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Franklin is too banged up to make Chargers practice

The Chargers line is beginning to take its regular-season form -- and that's not a good thing.Free-agent pickup Orlando Franklin is just the latest brusied-up Bolts blocker. https://twitter.com/UTkrasovic/status/636956177029443584?ref_src=twsrc%5EtfwHead coach Mike McCoy is in a preseason pickle. If he tells Franklin to tough it out at left guard, McCoy risks further injury. If...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Five Players Most Likely to Break Out in 2015

Injuries can make or break a team’s entire season. Such has been the case for the San Diego Chargers in recent history. The Chargers have suffered through a seemingly constant slew of banged up rosters, causing them to continuously plunge in seasonal power rankings. But, for the first time in three years, the Chargers are heading into the new season without anyone nursing a serious...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Updates on the San Diego Chargers preseason

Already halfway through the preseason the San Diego Chargers are full of optimism and hope as the regular season approaches. So far the Chargers 2015 draft class has been showing imporvement while some of the teams key veterans have also flashed high levels of play. With two preseason victories already in the books, here are the top notes and news of the San Diego Chargers. Brandon...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers linebacker preview

There’s no secret that this position group was an area of weakness for the team last season. Not only were outside linebackers Dwight Freeney and Jarrett Johnson ineffective, but Butler, who the team signed to a flexible 7-year $48 million contract the beginning of last season, suffered through an injury plagued and unproductive season. In addition Manti Te’o in his third year...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

3 burning questions for the San Diego Chargers in 2015

  The San Diego Chargers are set to kick off their season in less than three weeks now. Can this team finally reach the Super Bowl? San Diego has been one of the most dominant squads of the past decade, but they’ve got just one AFC Championship game appearance to show for it. Here are three burning questions as their regular season comes close....
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-soccer player Josh Lambo hopes to make Chargers as kicker

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Josh Lambo's soccer career ended sooner than he would have liked, so he turned to football. After the performance he had Saturday night for the San Diego Chargers, he might have a chance of making it in the NFL as a rookie. Lambo kicked a game-winning field goal of 47 yards as time expired at Arizona, as well as kicks of 53 and 43 yards. He also showed a strong...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for Chargers 2015 season

The San Diego Chargers will look to record their third straight winning seasons after reaching nine wins the last two years. San Diego didn’t make too many changes on the roster, as ownership is convinced they have the team in place that can make some noise in the playoffs and reach the Super Bowl. With that in mind, let’s take a look at three bold predictions for their 2015...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Chargers rookie kicker Josh Lambo

San Diego Chargers rookie kicker Josh Lambo made quite an impression in Saturday's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. With two seconds left on the clock, he kicked the game-winning 47-yard field goal to give the Bolts a 22-19 victory over Arizona. This makes the Chargers 2-0 in preseason. Before Saturday's game, little was known about the rookie out of Texas A&M, who...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego Chargers LB Melvin Ingram With The Sweet Spin Move To Sack Carson Palmer

If you are going to beat the Arizona Cardinals you have to put pressure on the quarterback, and get to him as often as possible. To do so, it helps if you have a sweet spin move in your pass rush arsenal of moves like San Diego Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram does here.Offensive lineman would rather be run over than turned around and made to look foolish like that.via imgurRead more »
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego now a true AFC threat? Chargers Bolt to the front!

San Diego did not make a huge splash in free agency like other teams but they did make some sneaky good moves that could quite possibly hoist them to the top spot in the AFC. With the Patriots losing some key players to free agency now would be the time for the Chargers to make a run for the tittle. They made some impressive moves such as signing Pro Bowler Orlando Franklin and...

San Diego Chargers 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

This one is easy, it’s their first round RB Melvin Gordon.  Gordon is going to come in and eventually be asked to be the bell cow for the Chargers.  He runs with power and great vision and has what it takes to be a three down back in this league.  His first preseason game was so so. He ran the ball 6 times for just 11 yards but was sniped from the end zone by Danny Woodhead...
Via DraftSeason
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Domino’s jokes about hiring Philip Rivers after contract expires

Best way to celebrate a 4-year contract extension? For Philip Rivers, it's by grabbing a @dominos pizza. https://t.co/xeSC9jO5Lb — San Diego #Chargers (@Chargers) August 17, 2015   The Chargers locked up Philip Rivers to an $84 million contract extension to keep him in San Diego for the forseeable future and presumably making the Chargers the only team Rivers plays for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers position preview: Wide Receiver & Tight End

Two positions filled with talent, the pass catchers for the San Diego Chargers have the potential to rank in the top of the NFL this season. With aging stars, veterans and young players all trying to contribute to the team, here is a look at the wide receivers and tight ends for the 2015 Chargers. Wide Receivers Starters: Kennan Allen, Malcolm Floyd, Stevie Johnson Kennan Allen...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers WR Malcom Floyd confirms plan to retire after 2015 NFL season

San Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd made it clear on Tuesday that he is planning on retiring following the 2015 NFL season. Entering his 11th season as a pro, Floyd has suited up in 106 games so far—all of which have come in a Chargers uniform. Floyd took the time to divulge his reasons for making the upcoming season his last, via Chargers.com: “You know, what I’ve always...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Philip Rivers' contract includes no-trade clause

Despite reports during the offseason that had us thinking San Diego Chargers long-time quarterback Philip Rivers might be entering his final season with the club, all was put to rest on Saturday. Rivers and the Chargers agreed on a four-year extension that almost certainly ensures the quarterback will finish his career with the Bolts, wherever they play, as the deal included...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior Seau's daughter speaks at HOF induction

Sydney Seau spoke Saturday at the Pro Football Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, and the words moved everyone who heard them.
Via Gamedayr
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s daughter will speak at Hall of Fame induction

The daughter of the late Junior Seau will get a chance to speak at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony for her father next week.
Via Gamedayr
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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