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Should the Chargers Say Goodbye to Antonio Gates

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit When you think of great players that played for the San Diego Chargers, a few players...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tight end Olsen presents Broncos defense with one last test in Super Bowl 50

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Rob Gronkowski, Travis Kelce, Antonio Gates, Jordan Cameron and Health Miller to name a few, have all made life difficult for the Denver Broncos...
Via Mile High Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Indications Suggest Chargers TE Antonio Gates Won’t Retire

Michael Gehlken of the Union Tribune San Diego writes that veteran TE Antonio Gates wants to retire a Charger and indications are that he isn’t ready to retire just yet. “The way we played today, for a team with nothing to gain, nothing to lose, nothing, says a lot about us, man,” Gates said previously. “This is the type of team I would love to finish my career with....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chairman says Chargers to stay in San Diego in 2016

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he'll work with politicians and the business community to try to resolve a long, bitter fight over a new stadium. Spanos' statement was posted on the team website shortly after the Union-Tribune reported that the Chargers had agreed in principle to join the Los Angeles Rams...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: The best of Antonio Gates

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The San Diego Chargers own one of the league’s all-time greatest tight ends in...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Jets do about the TE position in 2016?

The tight end position for the New York Jets essentially didn't exist in 2015. Jeff Cumberland and Kellen Davis were the only tight ends to catch a pass for the Jets this season, combining for a total of eight receptions. Davis played 3.5 percent of the team's snaps, while Cumberland was on the field just two percent of the time.Offensive coordinator Chan Gailey elected to run more...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers offseason to-do list, starting with making friends in LA

Each day between now and post-Super Bowl Monday, we’ll roll out a get-to-the-point offseason plan for one NFL team. Today, the Chargers; tomorrow, the Chiefs-Patriots loser. After that, we’ll see. Here’s our three-point plan for San Diego, err, Los Angeles:1. Build a fanbase -- fastNewsflash for Chargers ownership: You might think you're walking into the Los Angeles market...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Evaluating tight end Eric Ebron

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit When the Detroit Lions selected Eric Ebron with the tenth pick of the 2014 Draft...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Interested In Re-Signing TE Antonio Gates

Chargers GM Tom Telesco said he is interested in re-signing veteran TE Antonio Gates, per Eric D. Williams of ESPN. Williams goes on to say that there is mutual interest from Gates, as he expressed a desire to return to the team for 2016. Gates, 36, is currently an unrestricted free agent after completing a five-year, $36.1 million deal that he signed in 2010. Gates has spent all...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

OIL All-Decade Team (2006-2015)

It's hard to believe the OIL has completed 10 seasons. When we started this league, no one thought it would go beyond pad 14 at Camp Liberty, Victory Base Complex, Baghdad, Iraq. No one could have imagined what'd it have become, but we're all proud of it. Over the next year, we'll be recapping the first 10 years of the OIL, both on and off the field. On the field, we've compiled...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

This isn't the way Malcom Floyd deserved to end his Chargers career

At the end of a standout run with the San Diego Chargers, Malcom Floyd just packed up and left.He had no choice. His 12-year run ended with a concussion on Sunday; Floyd wasn't allowed to play the final two quarters and wasn't allowed to talk to reporters, after.They might've asked him how it felt to go out this way. The Chargers, who once were built around Floyd and Philip Rivers...
Via Fox Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Harris Jr. shuts down his side, plays game with only one arm

  Chris Harris Jr. walked into the locker room on Sunday night after most of his fellow teammates had already left and said, “I played that whole game with one arm, man!” Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers never looked the way of Harris Jr. as he locked down whatever receiver he was on, all day long. Harris said, “I didn’t get any action today from Rivers; I don;t think...
Via BSN Denver
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates might've scored his last touchdown as a Charger

Antonio Gates' run as a San Diego Chargers star could be over -- and what a run it was.The future Hall of Fame tight end carries an expiring contract in 2016. But before a potential free-agent departure, he scored one last signature touchdown vs. the hated Denver Broncos on Sunday.It'd be odd to see Gates shred up defenses like that in another team's colors. The 34-year-old has been...
Via Fox Sports
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

The Chargers played "Green Day" at Malcom Floyd's home finale and he cried

The San Diego Chargers could be moving out of town -- and moving on from a trusted veteran.So they gave longtime receiver Malcom Floyd the send-off of a lifetime with six minutes to play last Sunday. It included some a video tribute, Green Day's "Time of Your Life" and plenty of tears.Floyd, via U-T San Diego's Michael Gehlken: "“It’s just crazy when you play in a stadium for...
Via Fox Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Best Move Of The Season By San Diego Chargers Head Coach Mike McCoy

This has not been a good season for the San Diego Chargers. Heading into Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins they were 3-10 and hoping that they could at least win what may be their final game in San Diego. Perhaps the gravity of the day helped the team focus and they were able to pull out the win 30-14. Head coach Mike McCoy has been getting blasted all season long as the team...
Via FatManWriting
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers Fans Salute Stars As Possible Relocation Looms

It was an emotional day for the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. As the team prepared for their 2015 home finale against the Miami Dolphins, the talks continue about where the team will play the 2016 season. With more and more indications pointing toward a relocation of the Chargers to Los Angeles (where they played their inaugural season in 1960 before moving south), fans and players...
Via Gamedayr
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Chargers bring back Antonio Gates in 2016?

San Diego Chargers legendary tight end Antonio Gates is still playing at a high level at age 35. He has 45 catches for 497 yards and four touchdowns despite missing the first four games of the season due to suspension. Given the team’s struggles, many would think that Gates is preparing to call it a career after this, but the San Diego Union-Tribune reported that he wants to keep...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Chargers could play their last game at Qualcomm Stadium

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates might take some time to soak in the only NFL home stadium he's ever known on Sunday.Gates knows he might not get another chance. Qualcomm Stadium could close its doors after Sunday's final home game against the Miami Dolphins if the Chargers head south for Los Angeles. Gates, via ESPN: "Obviously, San Diego has been phenomenal to me. I...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers go 3 straight division games without scoring a TD

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers keep reaching unfathomable lows, which is stunning considering Philip Rivers is their quarterback. The Chargers botched a scoring chance in the final seconds Sunday and lost 10-3 at Kansas City. It was the third time in as many games against AFC West rivals that the Chargers (3-10) were held without a touchdown. They've reached double digits...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Chargers star wants to come back in 2016

San Diego Chargers’ legendary tight end Antonio Gates will no doubt be a Hall of Famer when he retires. At age 35, one would think that he’s headed towards retirement, but his overall production shows that he’s capable of playing another year. And that’s exactly what he wants to do, per Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune: “I don’t want to go out this kind of...
Via cover32
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates leaning toward playing in 2016

Antonio Gates wants to end his career on a high note, and as such he’s “leaning” towards a return to the San Diego Chargers in 2016. After enduring another heart-breaking loss on Sunday to the Kansas City Chiefs, the future Hall of Famer made comments that should raise the spirits of Chargers fans who have endured one of the worst seasons in franchise history. “I don’t...
Via Sportsnaut
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski makes NFL history with fifth 10-touchdown season

Rob Gronkowski returned to the field for the New England Patriots on Sunday night after missing just one game with a bone bruise. He didn't have his typical Gronk-like game with 100-plus yards, but he certainly had a huge impact on the win.He finished the game with four catches for 87 yards and a touchdown -- his 10th score of the season. With that, Gronkowski set a new NFL record...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers' Gates hauls in a wobbly catch -- with one hand

The Chargers don't have any remaining pass-catchers. They should stick with their future Hall of Fame one. Denny Medley USA TODAY SportsSan Diego's best offensive strategy is to throw it Antonio Gates' way.Nearly every other Chargers receiver is hurt. But not their star tight end, who hauled in a first-quarter pass with only five fingers in Kansas City on Sunday:The condions at Arrowhead...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Tennessee Titans Defense Forgets They’re Playing Football

The New York Jets are facing the Tennessee Titans in what’s supposed to be a football game, but it seems like the Titans maybe forgot what they were doing. The Titans’ defense left wide receiver Brandon Marshall completely open and he did what he does best: run fast and score touchdowns. Check out how crazy this was! **CRAZY TD ALERT** Everyone on the Titans D forgot to cover...
Via Gamedayr
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Antonio Gates battles wind to make juggling catch

There have been some swirling winds in Kansas City affecting the game between the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs. One thing they haven’t been able to affect, however, is San Diego’s Antonio Gates’ skills. The tight end was able to hold on to the ball despite bobbling and juggling it up in the air. Check out this amazing feat! Swirling winds in Kansas City? ...
Via Gamedayr
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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