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Are any San Diego Chargers either of the biggest heroes or goats from the past week?

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the second week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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Worthington hoping to help depleted Chargers line

SAN DIEGO (AP) Defensive lineman Doug Worthington landed in the right spot. Worthington went through his second practice with the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday, one day after signing as a free agent. ''It was an awesome feeling competing out here,'' Worthington said. ''The team has great chemistry and flies to the ball.'' Worthington, released by...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Good news for Chargers’ fans, NFL practice squad expanded

The NFL sent a memo to teams today expanding the practice squad from eight to ten players. NFL teams just received memos that the practice squad has officially been expanded from eight to 10 players. — Mark Craig (@markcraignfl) August 19, 2014   It may seem fairly insignificant, but the expansion keeps 64 players in football each year. This is good news for some of the undrafted...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: San Diego Chargers

Chargers season preview: Back to the playoffs? ►   Despite Injury, Chargers Rookie Makes Good Impression ► Even with limited practice, Jason Verrett has made a good impression Chargers training camp: Front seven on defense could raise alarm ►   Manti Te'o also injured against Seahawks ► Sean Lissemore and Jahleel Addae aren’t the only Chargers defenders...
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San Diego Chargers tumble down preseason Power Rankings, check in at No. 19

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Update: Manti Te'o out with sprained foot

Manti Te’o’s regular season availability may once again be in question due to a foot injury he suffered during the San Diego Chargers 41-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, on Friday.#459740223 / gettyimages.comThe second-year pro out of Notre Dame, missed three regular season games in 2013 with a sprained right foot he suffered during a preseason matchup. This time, it appears...
Via NFL Injury Report
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL.com butchers headline during Chargers-Seahawks game (must see)

I get it. Typos happen all the time. In the digital age, sometimes things get published wrong. But what happened here? At least someone had a worse night than the Chargers. You may also be interested in:NFL.com butchers headline during Chargers-Seahawks game (must see)Before drafting you need to see Chargers QB Philip River’s fantasy rankingPhilip Rivers on Chargers: “Important...
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Ladarius Green set to overtake Antonio Gates in production? (TE Rankings Discussion)

We released our 2014 Fantasy Football Positional Ranks as a staff in July and have been updating them throughout the offseason in an effort to provide you with the most accurate rankings to use in your draft preparations. Of course, within our ranks you’ll see a variance on different players as each of our analysts holds different viewpoints about their potential outcome this...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers on Chargers: “Important to be critical of ourselves, but not overreact.”

In the span of one week some Chargers’ supporters have gone from Super Bowl aspirations to predicting this team’s demise. While Friday wasn’t encouraging, it also was only the second preseason game. The Chargers signal caller addressed the media Monday after a weekend to think about last week’s game. “It’s important to be critical of ourselves, and to review what happened...
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Chargers sign veteran DE Doug Worthington

Today the San Diego Chargers signed former Washington Redskins defensive end Doug Worthington. @UTgehlken: Chargers waived-injured DE Damik Scafe. Signed former Redskins DE Doug Worthington. In a corresponding move the team released DE Damik Scafe. The post Chargers sign veteran DE Doug Worthington appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Golden opportunity arises for Kavell Conner in San Diego with Te’o injured

The Chargers 2013 second-round pick, Manti Te’o, caught another tough break Friday night spraining his left foot. For San Diego fans, flashbacks have already started as Te’o missed most of the preseason (and the first three games of the regular season) with a foot sprain last year. While the injury is different from the one a season ago, and apparently not as serious, the Chargers...
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Chargers Sign DT Doug Worthington, Waive/Injured DE Damik Scafe

  The San Diego Chargers announced the signing of DT Doug Worthington and the release of DE Damik Scafe on Monday. We’ve signed DT Doug Worthington. DE Damik Scafe will be waived injured today. — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) August 18, 2014 Worthington, 27, was waived by the Redskins back in June of last year after he suffered a biceps injury. However, Washington later signed...
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KSK 2014 NFL Prekkake: San Diego Chargers

Via PFTC Last year: 9-7, third place in AFC West, lost in divisional round Acquisitions: Jason Verrett, Donald Brown, Brandon Flowers, Kellen Clemens Departures: Ronnie Brown, Charlie Whitehurst, Derek Cox, Le’Ron McClain Vegas 2014 win total over/under: 8 wins Verdict: PUSH ESPN Five names for Philip Rivers’ next slate of offspring: – Colton Burpo Rivers – Bolo Rivers ...
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Wait, what? NFL.com headline reads, ‘Seahawks Giving the Dick’ (photo)

Huh. That’s … odd. Attempting to come up with any legitimate reason how this NFL.com headline about how the Seattle Seahawks were ‘Giving the Dick’ to the San Diego Chargers during Friday’s preseason game was the result of some terribly unfortunate typographical error may be an exercise in futility. Try as one might, there simply […] The post Wait, what? NFL.com headline...
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The positive takeaways from the Chargers’ frustrating loss against Seattle

The Chargers got trounced 41-14 at the hands of the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks on Friday, and it is easy to pile on and tear down San Diego’s performance. There were a lot of bad plays on both sides of the ball.  Seattle sent a warning shot across our bow Friday night, but it was not a direct hit and as much as people say, the ship is not sinking.  While everyone...
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Chargers Expected To Initiate Contract Talks With QB Philip Rivers During The Offseason

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Chargers are expected to initiate contract talks with QB Philip Rivers after the 2014 season. According to La Canfora, Chargers want Rivers around beyond 2015, which happens to be the final year of his current contract. Addressing Rivers after the season would prevent him from enter a “lame duck” year, but it looks like he’ll...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks gave Chargers the D, apparently

The Seattle Seahawks really put on a show against the San Diego Chargers on Friday night. Russell Wilson and the first-team offense had their team up 24-0 before calling it a night in the second quarter. The domination Seattle showed, albeit in the preseason, was probably summed up best by the folks at NFL.com. What's […]
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What in the world is going on with this NFL.com headline?

I am trying to figure out what the intern was trying to say with the headline and I am coming up with a blank. Maybe, they were hacked? Maybe the intern was mad he got passed over for job and decided to plot his revenge like this? What's going on in this world pic.twitter.com/lImSE0teUj — kenny (@jailposejesus) August 17, 2014 I don’t have the answers, do you?
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Player Most Likely To Break Out In 2014

With all of the weapons on a newly-revitalized San Diego Chargers team with a new general manager, head coach, and offensive coordinator, and who made an impressive late-season push to earn a playoff berth and, subsequently, beat the Cincinnati Bengals in the wildcard round, which player is most poised to have that highly-touted "breakout" season?Whereas WR Keenan Allen...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers will be without LB Manti Te’o next preseason game

Sean Lissemore and Jahleel Addae aren’t the only Chargers defenders who sustained injuries against the Seahawks on Friday night. Manti Te’o sprained his left foot, coach Mike McCoy said Saturday. McCoy said Te’o, Lissemore (ankle) and Addae (hamstring) will all miss the upcoming week of practice and the Aug. 24th exhibition against the 49ers. The post Chargers will be without...
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Sunday web roundup: San Diego Chargers

McCoy, Chargers miffed after poor play ► San Diego head coach Mike McCoy is not in the excuse-making business. Kellen Clemens productive again in preseason loss to Seattle ► The Friday night lambasting by Seattle did feature a few positives for the Chargers. Manti Te'o out with sprained left foot ► For a second straight season, San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te...
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McCoy talks Tourek Williams, pass protection

Tourek Williams led the defense in playing time Friday with 43 snaps. He started for Jarret Johnson. “There was good and bad,” Mike McCoy said Saturday after reviewing the game film. “He’s growing.” Johnson and Dwight Freeney have touted Williams’ quickness, flexibility and energy level. But the NFL sophomore is learning to play linebacker after working as a down lineman...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Lissemore, Jahleel Addae injured

Sean Lissemore gave it a test. His right ankle was just taped. He stood to the ground, walked to the left and right on the Chargers sideline before providing pressure with a brief jump. He grimaced. Best not to continue. The versatile defensive lineman exited the Chargers' 41-14 exhibition loss early Friday night, and he was not alone. Safety Jahleel Addae suffered a left...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

New San Diego Chargers DB Brandon Flowers Has Been Learning From Phillip Rivers

Brandon Flowers was an unfortunate cap casualty for the Kansas City Chiefs; one the San Diego Chargers were more than happy to take advantage of. Flowers is a good defensive back, and will make some plays for San Diego this season. From the looks of things in Friday's preseason contest against Seattle he is definitely fitting in with the team already.Or at least with Phillip...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap from Chargers loss in Seattle, what did the fans think? Chargers rumored for L.A. move

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to recap this week. San Diego Chargers - Twitter Recap: What did the fans think about the 41-14 loss to Seattle? (READ) - Initial impressions from preseason game No. 2 against the Seahawks. (READ) - Chargers, Rams and Raiders all rumored for L.A. move (READ) - Who’s it going to be? Branden Oliver or Marion Grice. (READ)...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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