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Five Takeaways: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers

Five Takeaways: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers 2015-09-01 0%Overall Score Reader Rating: (0 Votes) 0% This past Saturday, the San Diego Chargers played host to the Seattle Seahawks for the third week of preseason action. Like any preseason game, the final score was essentially meaningless, but that doesn’t mean these games don’t matter for the upcoming season. Here...
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Chargers run game still struggling despite offseason moves

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Chargers were determined to fix their woeful running game this offseason. They climbed the draft board to secure standout Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. They revamped their offensive line, which has just one returning starter at his same position for the season opener. But after three preseason games, their average rests at 3.4 yards per carry-- the same...
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Chargers run game still struggling despite offseason moves

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Chargers were determined to fix their woeful running game this offseason. They climbed the draft board to secure standout Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. They revamped their offensive line, which has just one returning starter at his same position for the season opener. But after three preseason games, their average rests at 3.4 yards per carry-- the same...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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Branden Oliver is stating his case to be the Chargers' starter

The Chargers kept Branden Oliver on their 53-man roster this time last year.Now, they could be hard-pressed to keep him off the field. Oliver has scored in each of the Chargers' three preseason contests and looks like starting material in San Diego's backfield.Oliver has shined where rookie Melvin Gordon has struggled. Just look at this 70-yard touchdown scamper -- it's the type...
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Chargers cut speedy college receiver, trim roster by 11

San Diego's roster became a little slimmer on Monday afternoon.The Chargers released 11 players in advance of Tuesday's 75-player deadline. Chief among them: Central Michigan's Titus Davis, who fit the big-bodied mold of a Mike McCoy receiver.The team still needs to chop four additional players to hit the NFL's threshold. Then, early next week, they'll need to make even more tough...
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Chargers QB Philip Rivers limited in practice on Monday

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was a limited participant in practice Monday, two days after heading into the locker room early after hitting his throwing hand on a defender late in the second quarter of the Chargers' preseason game against the Seahawks. Rivers handed off a few times during the portion of the workout open to the media but didn't throw in positional...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
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Chargers QB Philip Rivers limited in practice on Monday

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was a limited participant in practice Monday, two days after heading into the locker room early after hitting his throwing hand on a defender late in the second quarter of the Chargers' preseason game against the Seahawks. Rivers handed off a few times during the portion of the workout open to the media but didn't throw in positional...
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Frank Clark accused by Chargers of trying to punch Philip Rivers (Video)

San Diego Chargers players were ticked off at Seattle Seahawks rookie Frank Clark after Saturday’s preseason game between the teams. A few Chargers accused Clark of attacking Philip Rivers after a sack by Jordan Hill in the second quarter. Clark supposedly punched Rivers, but it’s very hard to tell from this camera angle: #Chargers want to blame @TheRealFrankC_ for the rumble...
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Chargers might've added the old Stevie Johnson at receiver

Stevie Johnson likes to call his new receiving corps "The Aliens."He's backed it up by playing several different positions at an otherworldly level this preseason.“You need to be versatile in order to be effective in this type of offense,” the veteran receiver told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. “They will need me to do a lot, and I have to be able to do it.  This is not your...
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Philip Rivers: My hand is 'all good' after helmet smack

Exhale, Chargers fans.The precautionary X-ray on Philip Rivers' throwing hand has come back negative."We looked at it just to see," Rivers told reporters. "But it's good. All is good." Rivers isn't one to back down from pain -- he famously played the AFC Championship Game on one good ACL, after all. It was semi-concerning when he smacked his hand on a Seahawks defender's helmet...
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Chargers Cut 11 Players

The San Diego Chargers announced Sunday night that they’ve cut 11 players as they work to get down to 75 players by the Tuesday deadline. Here’s the group of players who have either been released or waived: CB Manny Asprilla DL Cameron Botticelli WR Titus Davis RB Jahwan Edwards LB Curtis Grant LB Brock Hekking ... The post Chargers Cut 11 Players appeared...
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Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers are alleging that Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Frank Clark went after Philip Rivers after he was already down during Saturday’s preseason game. The play in question occurred in the first half of the contest. Jordan Hill sacked Rivers, and then after the sack a scrum developed, with Rivers on the ground clinging to Clark’s jersey for a few seconds...
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Seattle Seahawks – 16 San Diego Chargers – 15 : Steve Haushka kicks a 60 yarder to a one point win

Seattle Seahawks traveled to the San Diego to face the Chargers in the 3rd preseason game of the season.  On the legs of Punt Returner Tyler Lockett and the foot of Kicker Steve Haushcka, the Hawks pull off the preseason victory 16-15. 1st Quarter The series opened with a couple looks to Marshawn Lynch and though the series featured a 3 and out, it was good 1st look for the 12s...
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These 3 San Diego Chargers highlight videos will get you amped for the season

Are you ready for the start of the season? At this point, we’re so close to actual football that everyday I don’t have football is legitimately painful. I need it! It’s been way too long! AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the preseason First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make the playoffs...
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Chargers' Fluker almost didn't make it out of Hurricane Katrina's path

Ten years have passed since D.J. Fluker packed in a cramped car and fled New Orleans.Only when the 14-year-old and his family relocated in Biloxi, Miss. did he discover his family home in the Lower Ninth Ward was completely obliterated by Hurricane Katrina.“There was absolutely nothing there," the left tackle told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. "We had two houses that were connected...
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Orlando Franklin is too banged up to make Chargers practice

The Chargers line is beginning to take its regular-season form -- and that's not a good thing.Free-agent pickup Orlando Franklin is just the latest brusied-up Bolts blocker. https://twitter.com/UTkrasovic/status/636956177029443584?ref_src=twsrc%5EtfwHead coach Mike McCoy is in a preseason pickle. If he tells Franklin to tough it out at left guard, McCoy risks further injury. If...
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San Diego Chargers: Five Players Most Likely to Break Out in 2015

Injuries can make or break a team’s entire season. Such has been the case for the San Diego Chargers in recent history. The Chargers have suffered through a seemingly constant slew of banged up rosters, causing them to continuously plunge in seasonal power rankings. But, for the first time in three years, the Chargers are heading into the new season without anyone nursing a serious...
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Updates on the San Diego Chargers preseason

Already halfway through the preseason the San Diego Chargers are full of optimism and hope as the regular season approaches. So far the Chargers 2015 draft class has been showing imporvement while some of the teams key veterans have also flashed high levels of play. With two preseason victories already in the books, here are the top notes and news of the San Diego Chargers. Brandon...
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Chargers OC Reich guarantees an improved running game

The Chargers' running attack isn't broken, according to the man who coordinates it.Offensive coordinator Frank Reich isn't afraid after two preseason games -- even though some lackluster rushing statistics suggest he might want to.“Nobody’s panicking here,” Reich told The Mighty 1090 AM. “We had a bad game running the football. It’s one game."Last year's paltry rushing...
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Manti Te'o could sit the Chargers-Seahawks game out

Manti Te'o has flashed all the promise in the world on the inside of San Diego's defense.It'll mean nothing if the linebacker can't get on the field, which is why the Chargers are being extra cautious this week.https://twitter.com/UTkrasovic/status/636611334310785024?ref_src=twsrc%5EtfwThe team has been down this road before with Te'o. The second-round pick suffered a debilitating...
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San Diego Chargers linebacker preview

There’s no secret that this position group was an area of weakness for the team last season. Not only were outside linebackers Dwight Freeney and Jarrett Johnson ineffective, but Butler, who the team signed to a flexible 7-year $48 million contract the beginning of last season, suffered through an injury plagued and unproductive season. In addition Manti Te’o in his third year...
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WATCH: Chargers star Corey Liuget goes mansion shopping

It's a great time to be Chargers defensive end Corey Liuget right now.He's 25 years old. He's the cornerstone of San Diego's defense. And he just signed a five-year, $51 million contract that's burning a hole in his pocket.So, the Chargers' star did what any 25-year-old would do -- he went mansion shopping. Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe was along for the ride in this jealousy-inducing...
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Chargers' Stevie Johnson has slimmed down to his high school weight

The Chargers hope the "old" Stevie Johnson suits up for them at receiver this year.Not "Buffalo Bill old," either. The team reportedly wanted their new slot man to play at 193 pounds -- a weight he hasn't been since high school."At first I was like, 'Darn, that is kind of light; it might be too light,' " Johnson told U-T San Diego's Tom Krasovic.But Johnson sees where the weight...
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3 burning questions for the San Diego Chargers in 2015

  The San Diego Chargers are set to kick off their season in less than three weeks now. Can this team finally reach the Super Bowl? San Diego has been one of the most dominant squads of the past decade, but they’ve got just one AFC Championship game appearance to show for it. Here are three burning questions as their regular season comes close....
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Developer: Raiders stadium in Oakland, California, feasible

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A San Diego businessman says his latest plan for a new Raiders stadium in the city of Oakland has a 50-50 chance of succeeding, but he's revealing little else about it. Floyd Kephart's proposal first called for the Raiders, the NFL and future stadium revenues to finance the proposed $900 million facility. The Oakland Tribune reports (http://bayareane.ws/1V8yqvX...
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