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“A lot of very smart people” think the San Diego Chargers will trade up to pick No. 2

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers appear headed for a breakup. While no one knows exactly when that will happen, there’s been speculation he could be traded to the Tennessee Titans for the No. 2 pick. An NFL scout in the know fueled that speculation on Thursday… Sort of. A lot of very smart people in the NFL think the Chargers are trading up to pick No. 2 overall. Me...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Receiving Corps Driven By a Pair of Veterans

Having decided to spend this season playing out his current contract, Chargers starting quarterback Philip Rivers is highly motivated to shine in case this is his last hurrah with the team.As Rivers lets the ball fly, wide receivers Keenan Allen and Malcom Floyd will be counted on to haul them in, along with newly acquired free-agent receiver Stevie Johnson and perennial workhorse...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Closer to New Stadium Equals Closer to Re-signing Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers are inching closer to getting a new stadium financed. The city and county governments announced Thursday they have formed an alliance and will work in tandem to build a new stadium in San Diego, according to David Garrick of UT San Diego.Mayor Kevin Falcouner's stadium advisory group recommended Mission Valley for the new site earlier in March, and he is expected...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Closer to New Stadium Equals Closer to Re-signing Rivers

The San Diego Chargers are inching closer to getting a new stadium financed. The city and county governments announced Thursday they have formed an alliance and will work in tandem to build a new stadium in San Diego, according to David Garrick of UT San Diego.Mayor Kevin Faulconer's stadium advisory group recommended Mission Valley for the new site earlier in March, and he is expected...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego city, county join forces on bid to keep NFL

SAN DIEGO (AP) The county and city of San Diego are joining forces in a bid to keep its NFL franchise. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and county supervisors said Thursday that the two governments would spend up to $500,000 on consultants, attorneys, bankers and other experts. Voters will eventually decide whether to back a new stadium for the San Diego Chargers. The mayor's stadium task...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This photo of San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates in the Sweet 16 is incredible

This Throwback Thursday of San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is sweet. #TBT – @Chargers TE and former hooper @AntonioGates85 enjoying Kent State's Sweet 16 upset win over Pitt in 2002. pic.twitter.com/kOUigVdJd0 — The MMQB (@theMMQB) March 26, 2015 Gates played two seasons at Kent State and averaged an insane 20.6 points and 7.7 rebounds his senior year. AROUND COVER32...
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Why the Titans should not trade for Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers might not be a hot item for much longer. There has been rampant speculation that this could be the last year of Rivers wearing the lightning bolt, fueled by the quarterback’s comments to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, stating that he has no intention of signing an extension before his contract expires after this season. Rivers...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Titans should not trade for Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers might not be a hot item for much longer. There has been rampant speculation that this could be the last year of Rivers wearing the lightning bolt, fueled by the quarterback’s comments to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, stating that he has no intention of signing an extension before his contract expires after this season. Rivers...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

QB Quick Hits: Rivers, Mariota & Luck

Bolting to LA?  The notion of San Diego moving to LA to potentially share a stadium with the Raiders has been floating around for awhile now, but San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos expressed at the NFL owners meetings this week his desire to keep the team and quarterback Philip Rivers in San Diego. Rivers, who will turn 34 in December, is slated to earn $15.75 million this season...
Via Football By Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers superstars Rivers, Weddle show up to rec center and ball (photos)

Arguably the San Diego Chargers two best players are staying in shape this offseason. And they’re just average dudes while doing it. Well, look who showed up to play basketball tonight! ⚡️ Was it wear college gear night? And why is Weddle in Miami gear? AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: All 32 NFL starters, rated by how fun they’d be to hang out with Power Rankings: The best...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Chargers Bring Back LB Thomas Keiser?

The San Diego Chargers' linebacker corps has taken a big hit this offseason. The team lost four key veterans in Jarret Johnson (retirement), Reggie Walker (released), Andrew Gachkar (signed with Cowboys) and Dwight Freeney (free agent).But a familiar face may garner some attention for a potential return. Linebacker Thomas Keiser, who was a member of the Chargers during the 2013 season...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Philip Rivers, Cowboys, Lions, Raiders, & Vikings

Philip Rivers Ian Rapoport mentioned on Tuesday’s “Path To The Draft” that even though the Chargers have said that don’t want to trade QB Philip Rivers, the team has yet to say they will not make him available trade, per Chris Wesseling. There has been talk that the Titans could be interested in trading for Rivers, as ... The post NFL Notes: Philip Rivers, Cowboys, Lions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers super fan travels to White House to try and save the Bolts

The San Diego Chargers future is up in the air. AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: The best player in each franchise’s history, ranked from 1-32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency Well known Chargers super fan Eric Stangel recently paid the White House a visit to express his thoughts on the whole situation. I took the @Chargers message all the way to Washington DC. ...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoy: Plan is for Rivers to retire a Charger

Essentially asked the same question several different times over a 45-minute period during the AFC coaches breakfast at the NFL owners meetings Tuesday, San Diego Chargers coach Mike McCoy did not waver on the future of his quarterback, Philip Rivers.
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Chargers, Colts, Patriots, & Ravens

Bengals Bengals HC Marvin Lewis said that re-signing TE Jermaine Gresham is still an option for them. Lewis added that he just spoke to Gresham on Monday. (Geoff Hobson) Chargers Chargers HC Mike McCoy was asked about QB Philip Rivers playing out the final year of his contract. “The only thing I’m worried about is this next ... The post AFC Notes: Bengals, Chargers, Colts,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Chargers, Colts, Dolphins, Giants, & Lions

Buccaneers Buccaneers GM Jason Licht confirmed that they plan to use free agent acquisition Bruce Carter at middle linebacker next year. (Rick Stroud) Chargers Chargers GM Tom Telesco ruled out the idea of making QB Philip Rivers available for trade at some point. “It’s not even on our radar,” Telesco said, per Eric Williams of ESPN. Colts Colts ... The post NFL Notes: Buccaneers...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

What are the odds Philip Rivers is the Tennessee Titans QB in 2015?

The Tennessee Titans desperately need a reliable QB. Could Philip Rivers, who is likely done in San Diego after 2015, be the answer? Chargers, Mariota talk isn't going away; should San Diego trade Rivers for the No. 2 pick? http://t.co/NTram1Edn6 — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 19, 2015 Pro Football Talk has a nice breakdown of a possible trade,, although it still...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out these awesome San Diego Chargers fans trying to save the team

No one seems to know exactly where the San Diego Chargers, St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders stand when it comes to Los Angeles. The race, if you will, is on as all three teams clearly have some aspiration to land in L.A.. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest losers in free agency NFL Draft: The 10 best defensive tackle prospects on teh board That said, some passionate San...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers vs. City of San Diego: A New Stadium?

As the 2015 NFL season approaches, it means the renewal of the 14-year struggle between the San Diego Chargers and the City of San Diego for a new stadium solution. After so long of this nonsense, I can honestly say it’s getting old. In February of this year, the heat was cranked up when the team announced they’d... The post Chargers vs. City of San Diego: A New Stadium? appeared...
Via The Garbage Time
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman makes a funny mistake

What a time to be alive. In past eras we could only speculate and dream about what the lives of our favorite athletes must be like behind closed doors. Now it’s all out in the open thanks to social media… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten rule changes the NFL should make immediately Bold Prediction: Five things that will happen during the NFL’s version of March Madness Check...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Jahleel Addae Poised to Take Over Starting Role

The San Diego Chargers secondary unit has been in a state of flux ever since free agency kicked off March 10th.The team lost two veterans in cornerback Shareece Wright and safety Marcus Gilchrist, both of whom started a combined total of 25 games last season. Wright found his new home with the San Francisco 49ers while Gilchrist flew east to become a New York Jet. Although general...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers sign CB Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson has essentially been a bust as a 2010 1st round pick, but it hasn’t been for lack of talent. He’s just missed 22 games in 5 seasons and had serious trouble consistently staying healthy and on the field. His best season came in 2011, when he played 15 games (7 starts) and graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 19th ranked cornerback, but that’s not the norm for...
Via The Football Fan Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos sign veteran LB Reggie Walker to one-year contract

According to the Associated Press, the Broncos have agreed with free agent linebacker Reggie Walker to a one-year contract. A seventh-year pro, Walker appeared in just 11 games for the Chargers in 2014. The Associated Press writes: 'Walker has played in 75 regular season games with a half-dozen starts, all in 2013. His best season was 2013, when he had a career-high 36 tackles...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the San Diego Chargers trade Philip Rivers for No. 2 pick and take Mariota?

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers could be headed for a break up. Most think it will happen after the 2015 season, but speculation is starting to build it could be even sooner. Chargers, Mariota talk isn't going away; should San Diego trade Rivers for the No. 2 pick? http://t.co/NTram1Edn6 — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 19, 2015 Pro Football Talk has a great...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

If Available, Titans Should Trade for Philip Rivers

Before the 2015 NFL Combine and free agency began, the Tennessee Titans seemed to be all alone with the second overall pick with no one interested in moving up. More than a week into free agency, the rumors are swirling around the NFL with the latest having the San Diego Chargers interested in moving up to take Marcus Mariota. If the Titans have the opportunity to get Chargers quarterback...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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