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The Chargers released team captains -- and Mike McCoy had no idea

Mike McCoy's team named its captains for 2015. But no one told the Chargers head coach, apparently.A deleted tweet from Chargers media revealed that Philip Rivers, King Dunlap, Eric Weddle, corey Liuget, and Darrell Stuckey were named captains for the upcoming season. That's "false information" according to McCoy.https://twitter.com/annieheilbrunn/status/633709967460179969With Philip...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for the Chargers after extending Philip Rivers?

The San Diego Chargers made Philip Rivers the newest member of the $20 million club over the weekend, signing him to a four-year, $84 million contract extension. Rivers, who officially inked the deal Monday, will earn an average salary of $20.8 million, according to Spotrac. The only quarterbacks with a higher average annual salary are Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson and Ben Roethlisberger...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' King Dunlap won't take any more Fluker-to-guard talk

King Dunlap heard the rumblings from pundits and fans. Even his own general manager once suggested his teammate, DJ Fluker, could move inside to guard.The Chargers' big left tackle won't have any of it. He knows exactly where detractors can stick those rumors."The experts say he needs to move to guard," Dunlap told AL.com. "Maybe we can tell the experts they should start doing something...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Four awesome Throwback Thursdays San Diego Chargers have posted this offseason

The San Diego Chargers have dominated the Throwback Thursday scene on their Twitter account this offseason. And, yes, I know at the time of this publication it’s only Wednesday — but who cares? Throwback Thursday has become a staple across all platforms of social media and the Chargers are one of the best in the NFL at cranking out consistent and interesting content. Here are...
Via cover32
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Chargers named to NFL.com's All-AFC West team

San Diego's offensive line might be getting too much flak these days.After all, both Chargers tackles were talented enough to land on NFL.com's All-AFC West team. Both King Dunlap and DJ Fluker are divisional all-stars, according to NFL Media's Dave Damashek. So are four other Chargers, including tight end Antonio Gates, cornerback Brandon Flowers, safety Eric Weddle, and, surprisingly...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Projecting the All-AFC West team for 2015

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
Via cover32
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Barksdale could be the Chargers' answer at right guard

The only remaining question mark on San Diego's new look line exists between D.J. Fluker and whoever plays center.Enter Joe Barksdale. The late free agent pickup from St. Louis has been a career right tackle, but could be the ideal candidate to block Philip Rivers' strong side at guard, according to Bolt Beat.The 6-foot-5, 326-pound veteran has the physical stature San Diego has...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers sign a massive OL from a school you've never heard before

You might not have heard of Forrestal Hickman before. But come Chargers training camp this summer, it'll be hard to miss the latest San Diego signee.Hickman is listed at 6-foot-7 and 320 pounds, making him Orlando Franklin-sized. It also might make him the largest person in his graduating class at Missouri University of Science and Technology, which boasts 6,500 undergraduates.The...
Via Fox Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Add Another OL; Uncertainty Remains in San Diego

There are growing concerns on whether the San Diego Chargers will remain in San Diego beyond the 2015 season. On a positive note, the Chargers continued to add another piece to their team.They upgraded the offensive line Tuesday by reaching an agreement with offensive tackle Joe Barksdale. The one-year deal is worth the base minimum, with a $350,000 signing bonus and $1 million in...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers' Woodhead, Dunlap deflect talk of LA, Rivers trade

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Chargers are still in San Diego and Philip Rivers is still their quarterback. That's all Danny Woodhead and King Dunlap were concerned about as the Chargers - who for the time being remain Southern California's only NFL team - began offseason workouts Monday amid uncertainty on two fronts. Woodhead says he's been tuning out talk of the Chargers possibly moving...
Via AP on Fox
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Plan of Attack for the 2015 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  The San Diego Chargers are up this blustery...
Via DraftSeason
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Who are the best free agent targets remaining for the San Diego Chargers?

With most of the marquee free agents already signing with other teams let’s look at some of the players still on the market that can come in and help contribute for the San Diego Chargers.  The team has a lot of holes to fill but not enough draft picks to plug them all. There isn’t a whole lot left on the open market but there are a couple of value pick-ups the Chargers can...
Via cover32
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Have the Chargers Done Enough in Free Agency?

We are a little more than a week into the free agency frenzy. While many expected the San Diego Chargers to spend after garnering more money than previous years, they've decided to go for a more sensible approach. Despite having the cap space, general manager Tom Telesco has resisted digging deep to spend the big bucks and instead has made sure to fill key holes with cheaper bargains...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What's Next for Chargers After Quiet Day 1 of Free Agency

Remember the quiet kid in school who would always wait in the back of the line to get the treat from his or her teacher? Well that's the San Diego Chargers.The team was very quiet on the first day of free agency. They witnessed some quality players get snagged quickly, a couple of crazy trades and even a potential fit in linebacker Jason Worilds retire. The Orlando Franklin deal...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers remind kids to eat their veggies, dig up awesome photos

The San Diego Chargers are just out here being public servants. Kids, Eat your vegetables so you grow up big and strong like King Dunlap. #TBT Love, Mom pic.twitter.com/yDRSkkxLKT — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) February 26, 2015 Yes, that is a real photo of King Dunlap and Eddie Royal. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten teams that should trade for Adrian Peterson Bold...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Telesco's Initial 2 Years as San Diego Chargers GM

Back in January 2013, the San Diego Chargers fired former GM A.J Smith having failed to reach the playoffs since 2009. There needed to be fresh blood brining in the right talent to San Diego and later that month, in stepped Tom Telesco from the Indianapolis Colts, tasked to bring the Chargers back to their best. So over the past two years how has he done? And what does Telesco need...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Guard Chad Rinehart and Johnnie Troutman were awful last season at guard for the Chargers, grading out 73rd and 77th respectively out of 78 eligible. Chris Watt, a 2014 3rd round pick, was decent as a rookie on 496 snaps at both guard and center. He should have a bigger role in 2015 and could easily be a future starter, but they need someone else who can start opposite...
Via The Football Fan Spot
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers re-sign OT King Dunlap

King Dunlap, a 2008 7th round pick, started 6 games in his first 4 seasons combined, but he’s started 39 games (38 at left tackle and 1 at right tackle) over the past 3 seasons, 2012 with the Eagles and 2013 and 2014 with the Chargers. He graded out 37th in 2012, 6th in 2013, and 23rd in 2014. The big 6-9 310 pounder took a while to put it all together, but he’s developed into...
Via The Football Fan Spot
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Left tackle Dunlap signs 4-year deal to remain with Chargers

  Left tackle King Dunlap has agreed to a four-year contract to remain with the San Diego Chargers. A source told FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo the deal is worth $28 million over the four years. Dunlap had been eligible to become an unrestricted free agent. The deal was announced Friday. Dunlap was voted the team's lineman of the year in 2014, his second season with the team...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Left tackle Dunlap signs 4-year deal with Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) Left tackle King Dunlap has agreed to a four-year contract to remain with the San Diego Chargers. Dunlap had been eligible to become an unrestricted free agent. The deal was announced Friday. Dunlap was voted the team's lineman of the year in 2014, his second season with the team, after starting all 16 games for the first time in his career.
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers re-sign King Dunlap to four-year deal

While they were busy making headlines for their potential move to Los Angeles, the San Diego Chargers also made a move to solidify the team they will put on the field in 2015. On Friday the Chargers agreed to a four-year, $28 million contract with massive left tackle King Dunlap, who was scheduled to become a free agent. Dunlap started all 16 games as Philip Rivers’ blindside...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Re-Sign LT King Dunlap To A Four-Year Deal

The Chargers announced Friday that they’ve re-signed King Dunlap to a four-year contract. We have agreed to terms on a four year deal with LT King Dunlap. pic.twitter.com/wvHezjoipX — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) February 21, 2015 Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune reported Thursday night that the Chargers were meeting with Dunlap’s representation at the Combine and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Meeting With OT King Dunlap’s Agent

Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune reports that the Chargers will meet with LT King Dunlap‘s representation at the Combine this week. According to Gehlken, San Diego would like to re-sign him before the start of free agency. Dunlap, 29, signed a two-year contract worth $3,700,000 contract, which included $950,000 guaranteed with the Chargers back in 2013. He has outplayed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Predicting the Future for Key Chargers Free Agents

View image | gettyimages.com The 2014 season has officially come to an end, as we enter the darkest time of the year for football fans. The dreaded start of the offseason is usually filled with speculation and analysts, myself included, throwing in their two cents on what is best for the franchise of their choosing. Granted, a grand majority of the rumors that spread end up...
Via TopSportsReport
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Can Steal a Franchise Center from Rivals

The official start of free agency begins on March 10th, but it's not too early to look for players to fill roster holes.The offensive line is one of the Chargers' top three needs going into the offseason, but with quality talent on the market as well as in the draft, it shouldn't be too hard to fix. Aside from cornerback Brandon Flowers, left tackle King Dunlap is the team's top...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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