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CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Melvin Gordon’s mom won’t wear son’s jersey until he proves himself

Melvin Gordon has some great support in the form of his mother, but that does not mean he has won over her full endorsement just yet. Gordon’s mother, Carmen, regularly attends San Diego Chargers’ practices and has been giving feedback to the rookie running back. She knows that he will have to adapt to the new league. “This is a new game, and he’s got to learn it. This...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon’s mom won’t wear his jersey this year

San Diego Chargers rookie running back Melvin Gordon will likely see plenty of fans wearing his jersey this year, but his mom won’t be one of them. Carmen Gordon isn’t being mean—she’s her son’s biggest fan, as she told ESPN’s Eric D. Williams. However, she’s going to make him earn the right to see his mom wearing that jersey and wants to remain anonymous when she...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie RB Gordon back at Chargers practice

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chargers running back Melvin Gordon returned to practice Monday, one day after not working. But Gordon stressed he isn't hurt. "Just to get myself back right," he said of his respite. Gordon, the Chargers' first-round draft pick, didn't look compromised in a run-heavy training camp session. He hit the hole with authority, danced around would-be tacklers and looked...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign DT Luther Robinson

The San Diego Chargers announced the signing of DT Luther Robinson on Monday. This move comes after the Chargers placed DT Tenny Palepoi on season-ending injured reserve with a broken foot. Robinson, 24, signed on with the Packers after he tried out for the team in May of last year after going undrafted out of Miami (FL). However, he was unfortunately placed ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Weeden: 'God forbid I am forced to play' for Dallas

Backup quarterback Brandon Weeden doesn’t want to play a single snap for the Dallas Cowboys this year. He’d much rather watch Tony Romo and the starting offense roll through the competition. “God forbid I am forced to play,” he said, via Rainer Sabin of The Dallas Morning News. This isn’t the kind of talk we’re used to hearing from professional athletes. Most players...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Philip Rivers, Bengals, Bills, & Giants

Philip Rivers Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego reports that unless the Chargers and QB Philip Rivers are able to work out an agreement on a long-term deal by the first preseason game, negotiations are expected to be tabled for the rest of the year. Bengals Jason La Canfora reports that Bengals DE Michael Johnson is ... The post NFL Notes: Philip Rivers, Bengals, Bills...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' Robinson playing everywhere as training camp begins

Eric Weddle has a front row seat to the Patrick Robinson show.From his safety position, Weddle can see every break his new teammate makes on the ball. He's absolutely impressed with the Chargers' offseason pick-up.He's been the bright spot these first three days, for sure," Weddle told U-T San Diego on Saturday. "He's talented. Great coverage. He's fast."And Robinson is versatile...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers and San Diego Chargers reportedly set contract deadline

It appears Philip Rivers is taking a page out of the Russell Wilson playbook. Rivers and the Chargers will reportedly shut down contract negotiations if the two sides haven’t come to a favorable agreement by the time San Diego plays its first preseason game on August 13, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune: “The Chargers will host the Cowboys on Aug. 13...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen High Fives the Fans After Making Awesome Play During Practice

Keenan Allen is going to be on the radar of every fantasy owner in the country this season. he is poised for a breakout season, and after a few days of practice it is not hard to see him doing just that. The trouble will be figuring out when to go after him. Wait too long and you lose him to someone who is grasping at straws.Take him too early and everyone laughs at you for drafting...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Highlights from Chargers' First Practice in Full Pads

The third day of Chargers training camp saw the first day for players in full pads. Here were some key observations after watching Saturday's practice.Verrett: Just As Advertised:For the third straight day, former first-round pick Jason Verrett proved that the hype is real. Verrett has arguably been the best player on the roster during training camp, constantly making plays and defending...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: five players on the bubble

The San Diego Chargers are about to open training camp.  That means competition for spots on the depth chart, and in some cases even spots on the team are heating up. The Chargers made a late push last season to make the playoffs, but came up just short.  The Chargers will now be looking to get off to a better start and to do that they need to have the best roster possible in...
Via EndZoneScore
3 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights and notes from the San Diego Chargers training camp

In San Diego, Chargers training camp is now well underway. Finishing their 3rd day of practice, the Bolts are getting a sense of what this team will look like in the coming month. With already a few note worthy stories to share, here is a look at what has been happening at Chargers Park this week. Jason Verrett running drills during training camp From reports at camp, the Chargers...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five pictures of the sexy San Diego Chargers cheerleaders that will make you sweat

The San Diego Chargers have some of the best cheerleaders in the league. These women are smoking hot. Here are five photos of the sexy San Diego Chargers cheerleaders that will make you drool No. 5 PicDay : Alexis Lauren of Chargers cheerleaders pic.twitter.com/aC4iUunZMP — Americas Cheerleader (@americascheerl) January 15, 2014 You may also be interested in: Five pictures...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers, Eric Weddle pass contract 'deadline' without a peep

No news is usually good news -- but not when it comes to the San Diego Chargers and their best defender.Eric Weddle's self-imposed contract deadline came and went without any discussions. The star safety will now instruct his agent not to speak with the Bolts again, according to U-T San Diego.Furthermore, the nine-year All-Pro has said he won't discuss his contract publicly until...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon the Final Piece of the San Diego Chargers Super Bowl Puzzle?

The Chargers have been a good team the last few years. The defense has been okay. Phillip Rivers, while one of the more emotional guys in the game, is also one of the best quarterbacks in the league. he has some solid receivers in Keenan Allen, Antonio Gates, Malcolm Floyd, and Eddie Royal. There has been just one piece missing from the team--a running game.It appears that they may...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen Showing Off Some Sweet Moves on Day One of Training Camp

San Diego Chargers Wide receiver Keenan Allen had a pretty good rookie year with 71 receptions for over 1000 yards and eight touchdowns, but he experienced a bit of a dip last season even though he caught six more balls (77 receptions, 783 yards, four touchdowns). So the question going forward is going to be this: Was his rookie season a fluke or did he just have a sophomore slump...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight photos from San Diego Chargers camp so far that’ll make you wish you were there

The San Diego Chargers are officially back! Football is here. Thank goodness. With training camp being open to the public plenty of people are playing hooky or soaking up the last few days of summer to get a look at the action. But you? You’re stuck in the office or class — dreaming of being at Chargers camp. No worries, we’ve got you covered; here are the eight best photos...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

8 best reactions to the HOF not letting family of late San Diego Chargers LB Junior Seau speak

The family of late San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau is denying reports they’re okay with the Hall of Fame’s absurd policy that doesn’t allow family members of deceased players to speak at the induction ceremony. This story has been gaining steam for several days now and is just infuriating. Seau committed suicide in 2012 and reports from 2013 confirmed he had brain...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau family says Hall of Fame went back on its word

A legal adviser for the family of Junior Seau sent a statement Monday indicating that the family is still unhappy with the way the Pro Football Hall of Fame has handled the impending induction of the late linebacker. Last week The New York Times wrote an article saying that Seau’s family would not have an...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

HOF President: Junior Seau’s Family Won’t Speak Because Of ‘Existing Policy’

Junior Seau’s family won’t be speaking at his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. but the Hall insists that they’re not a special case. After The New York Times published a story Friday about Seau’s family being banned from speaking at the ceremony, Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker responded Saturday with a letter saying they were following an existing policy...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau’s daughter should be allowed to speak at Hall of Fame ceremony

Junior Seau suffered from C.T.E. causing wild swings in mood, depression, and anger. Seriously … how does the NFL keep bungling so many sensitive issues? From Ray Rice and their ignorance of domestic violence, to the Washington Redskin scandal, to the Adrian Peterson fiasco, the league appears out of date with the rest of society. In the upcoming pro football Hall of Fame enshrinement...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Chargers will be just fine without Antonio Gates

  View image | gettyimages.com It’s been just over a week since San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was suspended for four games due to his violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing substance policy, meaning he’s set to miss a quarter of the 2015 season. Which means it’s also been just over a week since Ladarius Green was finally freed. Yes, he’s...
Via This Given Sunday
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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