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Mike McCoy: Jason Verrett wouldn’t have played if he wasn’t ready

Chargers coach Mike McCoy met the media on Friday and there were more questions about how the team handled a pair of injuries from Thursday night than there were about why they couldn’t handle the Broncos. McCoy was asked about the decision to play cornerback Jason Verrett after he missed last Sunday’s game with an injured shoulder. Verrett left the game after aggravating the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Chargers Jason Verrett Could Miss Weeks With Shoulder Injury

The surprisingly talented San Diego Chargers defense could lose a vital contributor for several weeks. Mike Garafolo is reporting that cornerback Jason Verrett could miss a significant amount of time with a shoulder injury. There's a fear Chargers rookie CB Jason Verrett made his shoulder injury worse last night and could miss significant time, sources say. — Mike Garafolo...
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Chargers Jason Verrett Could Miss Weeks With Shoulder Injury

The surprisingly talented San Diego Chargers defense could lose a vital contributor for several weeks. Mike Garafolo is reporting that cornerback Jason Verrett could miss a significant amount of time with a shoulder injury. There's a fear Chargers rookie CB Jason Verrett made his shoulder injury worse last night and could miss significant time, sources say. — Mike Garafolo...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Chargers Rookie CB Jason Verrett Could Miss “Significant Time”

Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports is reporting that there is a “fear” that Chargers rookie CB Jason Verrett‘s shoulder injury got worse by playing in Thursday’s game. According to Garafolo, Verrett could end up missing “significant time.” However, he will undergo further testing today to determine the severity of the injury. It’s worth mentioning that Verrett had his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Loss in Denver shows Chargers can compete for AFC West title, need to get healthy

Last night, the Chargers looked to upset their divisional rival — the Denver Broncos — on a short week. In week 15 of 2013, the Chargers pulled off a 27-20 win in Denver on a Thursday night. While this year’s showdown started off in a similar manner, the Bolts’ injury issues really reared their head in the second half and San Diego fell by a score of 35-21. The Broncos entered...
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Chargers banged up for showdown in Denver

DENVER (AP) The San Diego Chargers are without cornerbacks Brandon Flowers and Steve Williams for their AFC West showdown with the Denver Broncos and record-setting quarterback Peyton Manning. However, Jason Verrett (shoulder) is active for the game. Flowers has a concussion and Williams a groin injury. Richard Marshall will start at left cornerback for Flowers and Andrew Gachkar...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions from Denver: What are the Chargers chances against the Broncos?

Broncos writer, Clint Daly, had a few questions for me regarding tonight’s game in Denver. Today is the first time I have predicted the Chargers to lose this season. I feel that way mainly due to injuries, but I also picked them to lose last season when they visited Denver on Thursday night football. The Bolts won that game 27-20, and shocked us all. Don’t be surprised if the...
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Chargers-Broncos: Brandon Flowers out, Jason Verrett Questionable

The San Diego Chargers have ruled starting cornerback Brandon Flowers out for their Thursday Night Football matchup against the Denver Broncos. Chargers have ruled out RBs Donald Brown and Ryan Mathews along with CB Brandon Flowers for Thursday night's game in Denver. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 22, 2014 Flowers, a free agent acquisition from the Kansas City Chiefs...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Chargers, Jaguars, Lions, & Redskins

Bills RB Fred Jackson said his groin muscle pulled off the bone “about a centimeter” during Sunday’s game. (Mike Rodak) Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) is expected to miss Thursday’s game against the Broncos. (Kevin Acee) Jaguars HC Gus Bradley didn’t rule out RB Denard Robinson taking over as the team’s feature running back. “Yeah, I think so. We’ll look...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers loss to Chiefs more of an anomaly than sign of a bigger issue

The San Diego Chargers got, well, “Charger’d” yesterday. Coming off of a bye, the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego with a taste of their own medicine. We know the Bolts tend to dominate time of possession — even after yesterday’s game where they were out-possessed 39:00 to 21:00, the team is still top five in the NFL in time of possession. Kansas City controlled the clock...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Berry, Avery inactive for Chiefs; Verrett for Chargers

SAN DIEGO -- Cornerback Jason Verrett, who made the game-saving interception for San Diego in a victory at Oakland a week ago, is inactive for the San Diego Chargers against the Kansas City Chiefs due to a shoulder injury. Also inactive are linebacker Jerry Attaochu (hamstring), Donald Brown (concussion), wide receiver Dontrelle Inman, defensive tackle Ricardo Mathews and Ryan Mathews...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Verrett inactive for Chargers; Berry, Avery for KC

SAN DIEGO (AP) Cornerback Jason Verrett, who made the game-saving interception for San Diego in a victory at Oakland a week ago, is inactive for the San Diego Chargers against the Kansas City Chiefs due to a shoulder injury. Also inactive are linebacker Jerry Attaochu (hamstring), Donald Brown (concussion), wide receiver Dontrelle Inman, defensive tackle Ricardo Mathews and Ryan...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers will have to overcome several factors to beat the Chiefs today

The San Diego Chargers should beat the Chiefs at home today. On paper, the Bolts have the better quarterback, are better coached, and are more of a complete team. However, there are a few things working against San Diego as they enter this divisional showdown. As we covered earlier this week, injuries are going to play a factor today. The Chargers will be without some key players...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Picks for NFL awards heading into Week 7

When looking at who is the favorite to win each major award heading into the midway point of the season, it’s important to take a step back and look at some names that might not normally top these lists. Sure Peyton Manning is going to be considered a top choice for the MVP award, but how many does he need to win in his career, and is he really the most valuable to his team THIS...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Updated injury report as Chargers get set to host the Chiefs

The Chargers 5-1 record is even more amazing when you consider the amount of injuries this team has had to overcome, and this Sunday provides a similar challenge. Out are Donald Brown, Ryan Mathews and Manti Te’o. Questionable are Brandon Flowers, Jason Verrett, Dwight Freeney, and Cordarro Law, while Jerry Attaochu is doubtful. San Diego is a better team than the Chiefs on paper...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs have had more than fair share of issues with Chargers

Riding an unprecedented streak, Philip Rivers has played a significant role in the San Diego Chargers' longest winning streak in five seasons. He's also been a major part of their recent success against the Kansas City Chiefs, and San Diego will look for a fifth consecutive win over its well-rested AFC West rivals Sunday. Rivers is the first quarterback to post a rating of...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers-Chiefs Preview

Riding an unprecedented streak, Philip Rivers has played a significant role in the San Diego Chargers' longest winning streak in five seasons. He's also been a major part of their recent success against the Kansas City Chiefs, and San Diego will look for a fifth consecutive win over its well-rested AFC West rivals Sunday. Rivers is the first quarterback to post a rating of...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs-Chargers Preview

Riding an unprecedented streak, Philip Rivers has played a significant role in the San Diego Chargers' longest winning streak in five seasons. He's also been a major part of their recent success against the Kansas City Chiefs, and San Diego will look for a fifth consecutive win over its well-rested AFC West rivals Sunday. Rivers is the first quarterback to post a rating of...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three key plays from the San Diego Chargers’ Week 6 win you may have missed

The Chargers improved to 5-1 on the season and an overlying theme with the team this year is not only the capability of finishing off games but also doing the little things to win.  Here are three examples of small but yet important plays the Chargers made on Sunday in their 31-28 win in Oakland.  While it is easy to point at the significant plays like Jason Verrett’s interception...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Game within the game: Raiders vs Chargers

The Raiders put up a whale of a fight against the first place San Diego Chargers, but they fell short in a 31-28 losing effort. They were facing a far more talented team and as such, needed to play a perfect game to get the win. There were several penalties and dropped passes by Raiders receivers, but in the end they nearly pulled it off. It took a heck of an effort by Chargers CB...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers avoid scare vs Raiders; prep for KC

SAN DIEGO (AP) For the last five minutes, Philip Rivers and rookies Branden Oliver and Jason Verrett were brilliant for the streaking San Diego Chargers. Not so much the first 55 minutes on Sunday, when the Chargers stumbled around before winning 31-28 at Oakland to improve to 5-1, tied with Philadelphia and Dallas for the NFL's best record. The Chargers have won five straight...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Battle All Day But Lose To Chargers 31-28

In the first game of the Tony Sparano era with the Oakland Raiders, the team lost a heart breaker with a last minute interception by Chargers CB Jason Verrett deep in San Diego territory. “We didn’t walk into this place here today in front of our fans here to play a good game, play a competitive game, do any of those things; we came here to win a football game today. In our league...
Via BaySportsNet
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Recap: Raiders vs Chargers

The Oakland Raiders put up a valiant effort against the San Diego Chargers, but came up short once again. They actually had a chance to at least move into field goal range for K Sebastian Janikowski to force overtime, but a last minute interception by QB Derek Carr sealed the loss for the Raiders. Interim head coach, Tony Sparano had his team ready to play today. The fact that they...
Via cover32 - Raiders
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chargers, Colts, Jets, & Patriots

Chargers DE Corey Liuget sustained a concussion during Week 4, but was able to put in a limited practice on Wednesday. (Michael Gehlken) WR Michael Floyd did not practice on Wednesday due to an illness. (Michael Gehlken) Rookie CB Jason Verrett was limited in Wednesday’s practice and has “shown progress” in his rehab from a hamstring injury. (Michael Gehlken) ILB Donald...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohrnberger, Verrett inactive for Bolts vs Jaguars

SAN DIEGO (AP) Center Rich Ohrnberger and cornerback Jason Verrett are inactive for the San Diego Chargers against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Ohrnberger has a back injury. He started the last two games after Nick Hardwick was lost for the season. Verrett, the team's first-round draft pick, has a hamstring injury. Also inactive Sunday are linebacker Reggie Walker, tight end David...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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