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Philip Rivers Honors Injured Teammate By Wearing Number On Helmet

Philip Rivers and Nick Hardwick came into the league together and the center-quarterback combo share a special bond. Nick Hardwick was placed on the IR and is out for the year and Rivers decided to wear his number on his helmet in honor of him. Definitely a cool gesture. [@UniWatch] The post Philip Rivers Honors Injured Teammate By Wearing Number On Helmet appeared first on Diehardsport.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL’s wacky Week 2 (including the San Diego Chargers) featured amazing tweets

If you thought the first Sunday of the NFL season was crazy, yesterday managed to be even wackier. The Bills are alone atop the AFC East, the Saints are 0-2 after losing to the Browns and the defending champs were smacked in the mouth by the Chargers. To finish the day off the Bears stunned the 49ers with an epic comeback on Sunday Night Football. Did you miss any of it? No worries...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers Wore Injured Centers Number On Back Of His Helmet (Photo)

Philip Rivers has always been known as a great teammate, and took it an extra step on Sunday when he paid tribute to injured Nick Hardwick. Rivers paid tribute to his center, who was placed Wednesday on season-ending injured reserve.  Instead of the No. 17 decal, the quarterback placed a No. 61 in its place.  “That hit me pretty good,” Hardwick said. “It was powerful. It...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers Wore Injured Centers Number On Back Of His Helmet (Photo)

Philip Rivers has always been known as a great teammate, and took it an extra step on Sunday when he paid tribute to injured Nick Hardwick. Rivers paid tribute to his center, who was placed Wednesday on season-ending injured reserve.  Instead of the No. 17 decal, the quarterback placed a No. 61 in its place.  “That hit me pretty good,” Hardwick said. “It was powerful. It...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Rivers pays respect to teammate by wearing his number

Phil Rivers dons Nick Hardwick’s number 61 during Sunday’s game. (Twitter/AlexFlanagan) In the NFL, quarterbacks and their offensive lineman have a special bond. The big guys are paid to protect the signal caller and it brings them all together as the season goes on. There’s a lot of changeover in the league, but for Philip Rivers and his center Nick Hardwick, they’ve been...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers Honors Injured Center Nick Hardwick With Helmet Decals

Throughout most of Philip Rivers’ NFL career, the guy who has been snapping him the football at center has been veteran Nick Hardwick, who came into the league with Rivers in 2004. That won’t be the case this season, though, as Hardwick was placed on injured reserve earlier this week with a neck injury, one that may possibly end his career. Rivers decided to honor Hardwick...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Update: Nick Hardwick placed on IR

This past week, San Diego Chargers offensive lineman Nick Hardwick was placed on the injured reserve list and will miss the entire 2014 NFL regular season due to a severe neck injury.  The news was reported by San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Michael Gelhken via twitter. Nick Hardwick: "Nerve damage isn't something you want to start messing with." No decision on whether...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Center of attention: What does the future hold following Nick Hardwick’s injury?

Could the San Diego Chargers possibly have started the 2014 NFL season any worse?  The offense sputtered, the defense coughed up an 11-point fourth quarter lead and, perhaps worst of all, long-time center and team captain Nick Hardwick was lost early in the first quarter.  It was a nightmare and it was only made worse with Wednesday’s announcement that Hardwick was being place...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks-Chargers capsule

SEATTLE (1-0) at SAN DIEGO (0-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 4 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 1-0, San Diego 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 26-23 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Chargers 27-20, Sept. 26, 2010 LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Packers 26-16; Chargers lost to Cardinals 18-17 AP PRO32 RANKING - Chargers No. 16, Seahawks No. 1 SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Signing Veteran C Doug Legursky

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Chargers are signing veteran C Doug Legursky to a contract on Thursday. This comes just a day after San Diego was forced to place starting C Nick Hardwick on season-ending injured reserve following a neck injury. Legursky, 28, worked out for the Jets earlier this week, but left without a contract. Rich Ohrnberger replaced Hardwick during...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Week 2 tilt with Seattle named top-5 game to watch

Now that we’ve seen every team in the NFL play a meaningful game, it’s easier to figure out which ones are worth watching in Week 2. In addition, it also helps us make decisions about which games to skip. Which match-ups this week fall into each category? To see the “Fab Five” – the best games on the docket – for Week 2, CLICK HERE. You may also be interested in:San Diego...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers place Nick Hardwick on season-ending IR

The San Diego Chargers will be without starting center Nick Hardwick for the rest of the 2014 season. The team has placed Hardwick on the season-ending injured reserve with a neck injury. Hardwick has suffered “stinger” injuries in the past and says he’s taking it one day at a time before deciding on the rest […]
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers lose center Nick Hardwick for season with neck stinger

  The San Diego Chargers have lost veteran center Nick Hardwick for the season with a recurring neck stinger. Hardwick was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, four days before the Chargers play their home opener against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Hardwick left Monday night's loss at Arizona with a sprained ankle. There was no word at that time about...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers lose veteran C Nick Hardwick for season

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have lost veteran center Nick Hardwick for the season with a recurring neck stinger. Hardwick was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, four days before the Chargers play their home opener against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Hardwick left Monday night's loss at Arizona with a sprained ankle. There was no word at that...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers center Nick Hardwick is out for the season

San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick is out for the season with a neck injury. Hardwick was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday. He left Monday's loss at Arizona, and the 18-17 defeat turned when the Pro Bowl pivot left the game. "Nick is one of the best, if not the best, at his position to ever play for the Chargers," said Chargers general manager Tom Telesco...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers lose their starting center for the year

Today the San Diego Chargers Lost Veteran center Nick Hardwick for the year with a neck injury according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. @AdamSchefter: Major loss for SD: Chargers announced they placed C Nick Hardwick on IR with a neck injury. Hardwick will be extremely hard to replace. The team could bring in Doug Legursky […] The post Chargers lose their starting center for the year...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers center Nick Hardwick out for season with neck injury

The San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday that they have placed center Nick Hardwick on Reserve-Injured with a neck injury. The veteran center has started all 136 NFL games he’s appeared in, including 67 in a row. “It’s hard and it’s still setting in” he said.  “I have a touch of shock I guess and I don’t really know how I feel right now.  You’re programmed one...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers’ center Nick Hardwick placed on season-ending IR, career likely over

Some bad news out of San Diego this afternoon. Nick Hardwick has been placed on season ending IR with a neck injury. He has a history of neck injuries, and contemplated retirement this summer. While the Chargers actually have a lot of interior lineman depth (Rich Ohrnberger, Chris Watt, Johnnie Troutman, and Chad Rinehart), there is absolutely no replacing Hardwick. The captain of...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers lose center Nick Hardwick for the season

As if the team's opening weekend 18-17 loss to the Cardinals was not a bitter enough pill to swallow, the San Diego Chargers received another dose of bad news when one of the team’s most consistent performers, starting center Nick Hardwick, was lost for the remainder of the season and placed on the Reserve-Injured list due to a neck injury.“Nick is a warrior; a true pro...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers lose Nick Hardwick for the season

Chargers center Nick Hardwick is done for the season after suffering another neck injury. #Chargers say C Nick Hardwick placed on the season-ending injured reserve with a neck injury. He dealt with neck issue most of 2013. — Eric Williams (@eric_d_williams) September 10, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Center Nick Hardwick Out for the Season

Centers don’t get a ton of attention around the NFL, but their importance to team success is relatively big. They act as the quarterback of the offensive line, call out blocking assignments and need to have a strong relationship with the men they’re snapping the ball to.  None of this is more magnified in San Diego where Nick Hardwick has been snapping footballs to Philip Rivers...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Place C Nick Hardwick On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

  The  San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday that they have placed starting S Nick Hardwick season-ending injured reserve with a neck injury. “It’s hard and it’s still setting in” Hardwick said of the situation.  “I have a touch of shock I guess and I don’t really know how I feel right now.  You’re programmed one way and through everything you’ve done you’ve...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' Geathers leaves with knee injury

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Kwame Geathers was carted off the field with a knee injury midway through the first quarter of Sunday's preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers. The Chargers also announced center Nick Hardwick suffered a neck injury. Both were questionable to return. Geathers wound up at the bottom of a pileup of several bodies...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Live breakdown from Day 8 of Chargers camp: New nose tackle? Tevin Reese burns another CB, returner update

A complete recap of everything Garrett (@GarrettSisti on Twitter) saw from camp yesterday (7/31). Including, a question he asked O-line coach, Joe D’ Allesandris. He is a great follow if you are wondering what is going on at camp. Bolt Up! - Vincent Brown (who donned a walking boot), Marcus Cromartie and Jeromey Clary were all on the sidelines for practice. Brandon Flowers was...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The San Diego Chargers Finish In Second Place In Rec-League Softball

There’s a widely held belief that says professional athletes of a particular sport could play another sport and beat amateurs with relative ease at that new sport. The San Diego Chargers provided a counterexample to that notion this offseason. In Poway, Calif., members of the Chargers formed a rec-league softball team. Quarterback Philip Rivers was the team’s shortstop. Danny...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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