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The top 10 ILB in the 2014 draft: Te’o and Butler lead a talented group of Bolts at the position

Inside linebacker in the 3-4 defense is another one of those crucial spots. With the nose tackle and defensive ends primarily taking up blocking, the inside backers need to find the ball carrier, and in San Diego, we have some of the leagues best. Manti Te’o and Donald Butler may be the best inside linebacking combination of any NFL team with a 3-4 defense. Bront Bird, Andrew Gachkar...
Via cover32 - Chargers
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Is There Anything To Be Excited About At This Point?

This was the 1998 game at Philly.  I went to the 1995 one, but couldn't find any photos from it.  That was when the Eagles had Ray Rhodes as coach and I remember listening to the radio on the way home as the postgame announcers blasted him.  They were saying "he talks all tough, but the team plays soft, etc.  I can't remember, but I think it might have been the game...
Via Justice is Coming
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Te'o to miss Chargers opener against Texans

Rookie linebacker Manti Te'o has been ruled out of Monday night's opener against the Houston Texans with what the team has called a sprained right foot. Te'o hasn't practice since hurting his foot in the exhibition opener against Seattle on Aug. 8. He has had his foot in a walking boot almost constantly since then. Two days after Te'o was hurt, rookie coach...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Manti Te’o likely to miss third preseason game

San Diego Chargers’ linebacker Manti Te’o is still not practicing and wearing a protective boot after spraining his foot in his NFL preseason debut against the Seattle Seahawks. With only a day before the team will face the Arizona Cardinals in their third preseason game, it appears as Te’o will be out for another game. Status quo for #Chargers: Liuget and Gronkowski not practicing...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers shut down Atari Bigby

The original prognosis for San Diego Chargers safety Atari Bigby was 3 to 5 weeks for his groin injury suffered in their Sunday loss to the Ravens, but now the team has decided it's not worth trying to bring him back this season. He was placed on season-ending IR today, the team announced. 
Via 60 Max Power O
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers place Bigby on IR, sign Bird

Veteran safety Atari Bigby was placed on season-ending injured reserve, the San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday. The seventh-year player, who injured a groin muscle in Sunday's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, was second on the team with 68 tackles. To take his roster spot, the Chargers re-signed linebacker Bront Bird, who was with the Chargers last season. The undrafted free...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers lose S Bigby for season with groin injury

The San Diego Chargers placed strong safety Atari Bigby on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday because of a groin injury and signed linebacker Bront Bird. Bigby, who started all 11 games, was hurt in the first half Sunday in a 16-13 overtime loss to Baltimore. Bird played in nine games with the Chargers in 2011 after making the squad as an undrafted rookie from Texas Tech. He...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers sign LB Bird, cut WR Walters

The San Diego Chargers signed linebacker Bront Bird from the practice squad and released receiver Bryan Walters on Monday.
Via Miami Herald
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Bird; release Walters

The San Diego Chargers announced today that they have signed linebacker Bront Bird from the practice squad Monday and released receiver Bryan Walters. The 6-4, 250-pound Bird is a college rookie free agent from Texas Tech. He spent the first seven weeks of the season on the practice squad. Bird played mostly special teams during preseason, getting plenty of reps with the first...
Via thepigskinreport.com
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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