SAN DIEGO (AP) The NFL has suspended San Diego Chargers practice squad player Craig Watts without pay for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Watts is not eligible to join the active roster until the day following the fourth regular-season or postseason game of his suspension.
Watts is a guard. The suspension was announced Wednesday.
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers didn't practice Wednesday, although he participated in a morning walkthrough and said he expects to play Saturday night against the San Francisco 49ers.
Says Rivers: "At this point in the week I have no doubt" about playing when the Chargers (8-6) try to keep alive their playoff hopes.
He's listed as having chest and back injuries...
Unfortunately, Los Angeles will not be welcoming the San Diego Chargers back to the Coliseum for the 2015 NFL season. The team will stay in San Diego for another year and try and get a new stadium built.
NFL.COM first reported the story.
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Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
According to the San Diego Chargers website the team will not be going anywhere until at least after the 2015 season. They agreed today to make changes to Qualcomm Stadium. On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been eligible to terminate the team’s lease for Qualcomm Stadium. And each year since […]
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While there are rumors a team could move to Los Angeles as soon as 2015, it will not be the San Diego Chargers.
On Tuesday Mark Fabini released a statement saying that the team was committed to staying in San Diego rather than exercise their termination clause with the city of San Diego and Qualcomm Stadium.
On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been eligible...
SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers will be staying at Qualcomm Stadium for at least another year.
Mark Fabiani, special counsel to Chargers President Dean Spanos, said in a statement Tuesday night that the team will not exercise its lease termination clause before next season and will continue to work to get a new facility built in San Diego. He noted that 2015 will be the team...
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The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday night that they will not terminate their lease with Qualcomm Stadium and will instead work to find a permanent solution that will keep them in San Diego long-term.
Here’s the statement from the Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani:
On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been eligible to terminate the team’s lease...
Chargers receiver Keenan Allen has suffered a broken collarbone and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.Fantasy Spin:Allen also injured an ankle and left the stadium in a walking boot, but the ankle injury is now the least of his worries. He leads the Chargers in receptions (77) and yards (783).
San Diego Chargers Wide Receiver Keenan Allen suffered a broken collarbone along with an ankle injury in Sunday’s loss to the Denver Broncos and is not expected to play Saturday when the Chargers head north to face the San Francisco 49ers. Allen leads the Bolts in receptions (77) and yards (783), and has hauled in […]
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Today’s Lightning Round Podcast features @GarrettSisti and @HoyleSports talking about the state of the franchise and its fans. Where are the Chargers heading the rest of the year and moving forward? And could the team be moving to LA? The guys will also hold an Antonio Gates autograph giveaway. Feel free to comment and download using the player below. You can also listen to...
The San Diego Chargers announced Monday night that they’ve placed ILB Donald Butler on season-ending injured reserve after he sustained a dislocated elbow during Sunday’s loss to the Broncos.
The Chargers signed CB Greg Ducre off of their practice squad to take Butler’s place on the active roster.
The overall expectation was that Butler was done for the year, so this...
SAN DIEGO (AP) It's been a rough two weeks for the San Diego Chargers, who not only lost to the best two teams in the AFC, New England and Denver, but saw thousands of Patriots and Broncos fans jam into Qualcomm Stadium.
The Chargers have gone from controlling their destiny in the wild-card race to needing to win their final two games and getting help from other teams to get back...
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Did you miss any of Week 15? Not a problem. We’ve got you covered through the eyes of Twitter in our National Tweetcap.
Peyton Manning and Fred Smith both interested in maybe owning the Titans, according to @JasonLaCanfora. Story: http://t.co/I3K5eh8zdn
— Gary Parrish (@GaryParrishCBS) December 14, 2014
Johnny Manziel gets his first NFL start today man. Get the glue sticks...
Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen left the stadium on Sunday with a walking boot around his left ankle.
Allen was forced for the the Week 15 loss against the Broncos in the third quarter and was eventually taken away to the locker room on a cart.
The Chargers did not provide any updates for Allen following the game. He underwent an MRI and the details of it should be revealed...
Eric Weddle is definitely a member of the so called “beard gang.”
There must be some Santa Claus complex or a charity event taking place. Nonetheless, this is pretty cool. Eric Weddle is now ready for Christmas.
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Thursday night football on Saturday? This world is unraveling @BHHTTU2000 @thephilipbrown @junior_miller pic.twitter.com/xSdIAbvrWq
— Wes Martin (@martinsmadness3) December 15, 2014
The NFL returns to Saturday next week with two games and to promote it, of course NFL Network and CBS are calling it “Thursday Night Football: Saturday Edition.”
Look, I understand the...
San Diego Chargers safety Jahleel Addae was not about to let anyone that dared come near him Sunday get away if he could help it. Luckily that only pertained to guys wearing the other uniform and not his teammates. Instead they got to watch him put a hurting on people like he did Emmanuel Sanders when he took him down with this supplex maneuver.You would think that using wrestling...
With Peyton Manning hurting and playing like crap there was one person the Denver Broncos could not afford to lose Sunday against the Chargers--running back C.J. Anderson. As long as they could control the clock and not give Phillip Rivers a chance to work his magic the team would be fine. So when Chargers safety Jahleel Addae knocked Anderson in to another dimension on this play...
Blocking is not Peyton Manning’s forte.
The Broncos quarterback scared all of Denver when he delivered a block against Donald Butler near the goal line for his running back during the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
It went about as well as expected for Manning.
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Following the play, Manning...
Eric Weddle is getting in the holiday spirit a little early this year. The Chargers veteran safety dyed his legendary beard white for the team’s game against Denver today in order to resemble Santa. [For the Win]
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The Denver Broncos can wrap up the AFC West title and a playoff spot Sunday afternoon against the division-rival San Diego Chargers.
As is the case with most teams around the NFL, it appears that the Broncos don’t like Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (via the Denver Post).
A lot of quarterbacks usually don’t say much, but he’ll talk,” future hall of Famer DeMarcus...
We have read the reports. We have heard politicians talk about the likelihood. Heck, we have even started to hear key owners step up in support of the idea.
And considering that multiple owners meetings took place in November, some with the likely focus on relocation, the idea of a NFL team moving to Los Angeles has been put on the front burner, at least privately.
Now comes this...
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Most NFL fans highlight their divisional matchups as being the most important because they play the most critical role when it comes time to determine playoff seeding. For the past three years, that hasn’t been the case for Denver Bronco fans.
During the Peyton Manning era, the Broncos are 15-1 in divisional play, a record that is good for first in the league. Additionally, should...