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Philon's slide ends, picked by Chargers

Darius Philon's slide down the draft ended Saturday when the San Diego Chargers picked him in the sixth round, 192nd overall.
Via WholeHogSports
9 hours ago

Melvin Gordon Posts Awesome Picture From His Arrival In San Diego: “Home Sweet Home”

NFL draftees very rarely complain about where they are picked, but Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon seems to be fully embracing his future as a member of the San Diego Chargers. Gordon, who was taken 15th overall by the franchise, has arrived in San Diego, and took a very cool Instagram photo overlooking the city with the caption “home sweet home.” Home sweet home A photo...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Draft Grades: Rounds 1-3

As the draft fell and players came off the board, the Chargers' hand was forced to make a trade to go and get Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. They also selected inside linebacker Denzel Perryman in the second and cornerback Craig Mager in the third round. We're only two days in, but let's give a grade for each selection thus far.Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin - First Round, ...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers have only 2 picks in final 4 rounds of NFL draft

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers will have some long waits during the final day of the NFL draft. They have only two picks on Saturday, in the fifth and sixth rounds. ''We can go play some golf tomorrow morning before we hit it,'' general manager Tom Telesco cracked. The Chargers sent their fourth-rounder to San Francisco as part of the deal to move up Thursday and take Wisconsin...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers select a little known corner with a lot of talent at No. 83

The San Diego Chargers have quietly had one of the best drafts among all NFL teams so far. Many people think they added to that with this savvy pick. With the 83rd overall pick, the Chargers select CB Craig Mager from Texas State. #ChargersDraft — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) May 2, 2015 Mager had 63 tackles and three interceptions in 2014 at Texas...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers draft LB Denzel Perryman with No. 48 pick

The San Diego Chargers selected Miami linebacker Denzel Perryman with the No. 48 pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Perryman was selected third-team All-American, first-team All-ACC and Butkus Award (nation’s top linebacker) finalist in 2014.  He led Miami with 110 tackles. PRO DAY RESULTS 40-yard dash: 4.7 seconds Vertical jump: 33 inches Bench press: 30 reps of 225 pounds...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Look what new San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon did in the airport

The San Diego Chargers moved up a couple of spots on. Thursday night to snag Wisconsin stud Melvin Gordon. He’s already in San Diego and making some new friends. .@Melvingordon25 signing some autographs at SAN airport before heading to #Chargers Park. #ChargersDraft — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) May 1, 2015 Look at Gordon signing for the kids...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reaction & Analysis: Chargers Trade Up For Melvin Gordon

The Chargers were in need of a running back, and it looks like they've found their man.In a surprising move, the Chargers made the first trade of the night and moved up two spots to select former Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. The Chargers swapped first-round picks with the San Francisco 49ers and also gave away a 2015 fourth-round pick and a 2016 fifth-rounder.At 6-foot-1...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers think Melvin Gordon fits their offense ‘perfectly’

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Chargers swapped their 2015 first round pick with San Francisco and sent their 2015 fourth round and 2016 fifth round selections to the 49ers to select running back Melvin Gordon with the 15th pick of the first round in the 2015 NFL Draft. “I was waiting,” Gordon said, per  “I had a feeling (the Chargers) would...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers Apparently More Productive in the Bed Room Than Gridiron

For the last few weeks the rumors have been running rampant that the San Diego Chargers were trying to trade long time quarterback Phillip Rivers so that they could have a shot at drafting Marcus Mariota. The rumors started to fly when news broke that Rivers had no interest in talking about an extension until the stadium situation was settled.Why? Because if the team goes to Los...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers select Melvin Gordon with the 15th overall pick

The San Diego Chargers traded up in the NFL Draft with the San Francisco 49ers and selected Melvin Gordon with the 15th overall pick. Here is the scouting report, courtesy of Justin Capriotti (@JCapSports). Melvin Gordon has the skillset that translates to a top ten NFL running back from day one with the potential to refine his skills and become one of the better runners in the...
Via PhinManiacs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers trade up to No. 15 for RB Melvin Gordon

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports The San Diego Chargers selected Melvin Gordon with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was obviously their guy, and they made a deal to trade up to the 15th pick from the 17th pick in order to snag him. Gordon is a huge pickup for the Chargers and is going to be a huge step in the right direction for the Chargers’ offense. Philip Rivers...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: San Diego Chargers have “been out for awhile” on trade with the Titans

The camp around Marcus Mariota believes the San Diego Chargers still want to take their client. One report says that’s just not true and those trade talks are dead. Titans steadily letting the Eagles bid against themselves. Chargers, Jets and Browns have been out for awhile. — Benjamin Allbright (@AllbrightNFL) April 30, 2015 This isn’t anything new, as Peter King said as...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers have told Philip Rivers he won’t be traded

Well we can finally put this rumor to rest. On Thursday multiple media outlets reported that the San Diego Chargers have informed Philip Rivers that he will not be traded. While the Chargers had met with Rivers’ agent and claimed that they did not want to move him and that they were committed to working out a long-term contract extension with the quarterback, this is bigger news...
Via Rumors and Rants
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What is the Chargers Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Antonio Gates, Donald Butler and the Chargers...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

I Currently And Always Have Indentified Myself As A Chargers Fan

This picture had to have been taken after our final loss of the season, right?  I know that Flowers was playing in front of his former fans for the first time, but I have a hard time imaging any Charger smiling after that game.  As a result of that loss, we had the same record as the Chiefs and finished in 3rd place.  Even though we made the playoffs the year before, we technically...
Via Justice is Coming
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariota's camp believes Eagles, Chargers want QB

No one really knows where Marcus Mariota is going to end up, but his camp apparently feels that two teams are competing to trade up and draft him. According to ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio, the feeling among those close to Mariota is that the San Diego Charges and Philadelphia Eagles are looking to trade up to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers intent on keeping Philip Rivers

Whether or not the San Diego Chargers look to move on from the Philip Rivers era has been one of the biggest stories of the NFL’s offseason. With the 2015 NFL Draft just a few days away, we may finally have an answer for what San Diego plans to do. A report on Tuesday from Mike Garafolo claims that the Bolts are intent on keeping Rivers and working on a long-term contract extension...
Via Rumors and Rants
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers reportedly are not trading Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers appear to be in a difficult situation, but the team does not have plans to trade their franchise quarterback. A report a few weeks ago said Rivers did not want to move to Los Angeles if/when the Chargers move. He also declined a contract extension offer from the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers: 2015 NFL 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Know How to Build Outside the Draft

When the 2015 NFL Draft begins this Thursday, April 30 in Chicago, Ill., the Chargers will have done their homework and will be ready to pick.Not long after the last selection is made, we will also see how that scouting homework spills into the acquisition of some key role players not chosen in the draft. More than most NFL clubs, the Chargers have a knack for supplementing their...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Safety Eric Weddle Skipping Workouts Over Lack of Contract Talks

When you make the money that guys in the NFL do you would think that the players would be good with just playing and doing their jobs, but no. Just like every other profession in the world they like to feel a little bit of security in their job. In the NFL going in to a season in the last year of your contract is as unsecure as you can get without playing like garbage.Since San Diego...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Antonio Gates Plans to Play Less in 2015

San Diego Chargers nine-time Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates plans to slow down his pace in 2015. Gates, who is entering into his 13th year with the Chargers, is coming off of a 12-touchdown season where he played a larger role than expected due to injuries to teammates. In an interview with Emily Kaplan of, Gates shared his plan to play less: With injuries and whatnot...
Via Sportsnaut
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Five best trade fits for Philip Rivers

Franchise quarterbacks (or, in the case of Jay Cutler, perceived franchise quarterbacks) becoming available on the open market is extraordinarily rare. Over the past 15 years, it has happened only five times, all under extenuating circumstances: Drew Bledsoe in 2002. The Patriots only saw fit to trade him because they had some guy named Brady. Daunte Culpepper in 2006. Culpepper...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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