Chargers Rumors & News

  • Freeney gets his shot at Peyton Manning

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Finally, Dwight Freeney will get a chance to sack Peyton Manning. Barring injury, Thursday night's game in Denver will pit the two friends and former Colts teammates against each other for the first time. When Freeney joined the Chargers in May 2012, he sounded eager for the chance to..." October 21

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights: pic.twitter.com/QhJOHpj9sn

  • After slow start, Chargers' Donald Butler back to form

    ESPN.com "After a sluggish start, San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Donald Butler feels like he’s doing a better job of earning his keep over the past three games. A switch back to a more familiar position helped in his improved play. “It’s gotten better,” he said. “Initially, I started a little..." October 19

  • Chiefs wary of the Chargers’ red-hot Philip Rivers, and with good reason

    Kansas City Star "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers hardly needs more momentum entering his team’s home showdown against the Chiefs on Sunday. He is, after all, 6-0 against them at San Diego since 2008. However, Rivers has thrown for more than 300 yards in two of his last three outings, a red-hot stretch in a..." October 19

  • Ryan Mathews working his way back

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Ryan Mathews knelt over at his locker Wednesday. He slipped into running shoes. He wore gray, light-material pants fit for running. Almost time? "I'm hoping," Mathews said. "I'm just taking it one day at a time. When they think it's time for me to start running, then it's time to start..." October 16

  • Eric Weddle audibled to a fake punt on fourth-and-35

    San Diego Union-Tribune "You know Eric Weddle as the cornerstone of the Chargers' defense, the four-time All-Pro safety who -- whether it's a late-game pick or a midfield hit -- makes everyone watching say "whoa." Sunday, however, he did something that prompted an entirely different reaction. Early in the third..." October 13

  • It was messy, but Chargers still beat Raiders

    San Diego Union-Tribune "And yet, they still won. The Chargers that trounced the Super Bowl champs, shut out the Jets and buried the Jaguars by 19 points were nowhere to be found Sunday. The team whose four-game winning streak had national pundits deeming it the top squad in the NFL was MIA. The Chargers weren't..." October 13

  • Raiders fans egg Chargers' bus

    ESPN.com "The San Diego Chargers' team bus was egged by fans at O.co Stadium as it arrived at the facility to drop off players for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Chargers general manager Tom Telesco was on the bus, along with a group of San Diego players. According to a team spokesperson, players..." October 13

  • Ryan Mathews, Donald Brown ruled out for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers’ ground game is set to lean on an undrafted rookie in Week Six. Veteran tailbacks Ryan Mathews (knee) and Donald Brown (concussion) have been declared out of Sunday’s game at Oakland, according to the team’s injury report. This leaves first-year player Branden Oliver in line to get..." October 10

  • Chargers may fight over L.A. market

    Pro Football Talk "Well, that escalated quickly. At a time when the NFL hopes to downplay the notion that one or two teams soon will be moving to Los Angeles, the Chargers are prepared to take steps to protect the market that’s not far up the road from San Diego. As explained by Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness..." October 10

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Chargers receivers best Rivers has had?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Antonio Gates has been here for it all. He has caught more passes from Philip Rivers than the next two closest players combined. Their 65 touchdown connections are most between a quarterback and tight end in NFL history. Gates was around for every one of the NFL-record eight straight seasons..." October 09

  • Chargers Bring Back Veteran Ronnie Brown

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A recent concussion to Donald Brown clouds his Week 6 availability. On Tuesday, the Chargers re-signed a veteran who knows their system. Ronnie Brown, a 10th-year veteran, has returned to the club, the team announced Tuesday. He gives the backfield a healthy body, someone who can immediately..." October 08

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers officially signed C Trevor Robinson from Bengals practice squad. Doug Legursky (knee) to IR.

  • Chargers overcome injuries, pummel Jets

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Doug Legursky strained for a couple moments. He reached and pulled at his left sock, pulled at it again, pulled at it again before slouching back in defeat and turning to locker neighbor Chris Watt. A little help. The Chargers rookie started to remove the sock, looked up for reassurance —..." October 06

  • Freeney is thankful, Floyd returns

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Dwight Freeney sat out Thursday's practice with a knee ailment that had limited him Wednesday. The 34-year-old linebacker, off to a strong start this season, said a blocker hit the knee late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 33-14 victory over Jacksonville. Freeney said he is hopeful he’ll play..." October 03

  • Chargers settle down, subdue Jaguars, 33-14

    San Diego Union-Tribune "John Pagano pointed and gestured Sunday, waving his arms around when addressing the Chargers defense. It just allowed its second touchdown of the second quarter. Before the ensuing kickoff, the coordinator gathered the unit together for a simple, sideline message. Jacksonville did not score..." September 29

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    TE Ladarius Green appeared on injury report Thursday (hamstring, limited) for first time in career. Not practicing today.

  • Family of Ex-Chargers DB Paul Oliver sues NFL over his suicide

    SI.com "The relatives of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver have sued the National Football League for wrongful death, claiming that concussions contributed to his suicide last year, the Associated Press reports. Oliver’s wife and sons are also suing the Chargers, the New Orleans..." September 24

  • Chargers sign running back Shaun Draughn, linebackers Cordarro Law & Kevin Reddick

    Bolts From The Blue "The San Diego Chargers today signed running back Shaun Draughn and linebackers Cordarro Law and Kevin Reddick. Chargers fans will already be familiar with the former CFL player Law as he was on the team throughout training camp before being cut and then signed to the practice squad. Kevin..." September 23

  • Manti Te'o out with foot fracture

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Manti Te'o will miss extensive time due to the latest foot injury. The Chargers inside linebacker suffered a foot fracture during Sunday's game against the Bills, sources said Monday. The severity is not such where he is expected to be placed on injured reserve, but he will miss multiple..." September 23

  • Sneaky Cardinals sign Marion Grice

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Marion Grice very well could've been on the Chargers' 53-man roster Sunday. He chose another option. Grice, a rookie sixth-round draft pick on San Diego's practice squad, took a physical Monday in Arizona and is signing a two-year deal with the Cardinals, a source said. His departure forces..." September 23

  • Danny Woodhead expected to miss rest of season

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers lost running back Danny Woodhead early in Sunday’s victory over the Bills and it may be some time before they get him back on the field. San Diego announced that Woodhead, who left the game on crutches, suffered a right ankle injury that caused him to be carted off the field. It..." September 22

  • Danny Woodhead carted off for RB-thin Chargers

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers were thin at running back anyway, and they just got thinner. Danny Woodhead was just carted off the field with what appears to be a right ankle injury, and his return was announced as questionable. They were already without Ryan Mathews (sprained MCL), so they could ill afford..." September 21

  • Chargers lose Melvin Ingram for at least eight weeks

    Pro Football Talk "The injury woes that have plagued Melvin Ingram continue. Ingram, the outside linebacker who was the Chargers’ first-round draft pick in 2012, has been placed on injured reserve with the return designation. That means he’ll miss at least the next eight weeks." September 20

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    Tom Krasovic @UTkrasovic

    #Chargers injury report: Attaochu and Allen are questionable. Ingram and Mathews are out. #Bills

  • Richard Sherman laughs off 'little' Chargers' remarks

    NFL.com "Multiple San Diego Chargers claimed that Richard Sherman had been "exposed" after Philip Rivers completed some passes in the direction of the Seattle Seahawks cornerback Sunday. Sherman leaned on social media to return fire that night. On Wednesday, he came back at San Diego wide receiver..." September 18

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Chargers wear out Seahawks in win

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A crowd in white drowned out the blue and neon green, in numbers and noise. Two star players from the visiting team left the field due to heat-related cramps. One was carted off. All week, the Chargers had a name for this game. "It was White Hot Sunday," wide receiver Malcom Floyd said. "We..." September 15

  • Ryan Mathews has sprained MCL

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Few topics can quiet a celebratory locker room. On Sunday, Ryan Mathews was one. The Chargers running back was carted off the field with a right knee injury. The early prognosis is he suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament, a source said following a 30-21 win over Seattle. It is..." September 15

  • Keenan Allen: Richard Sherman isn't really a shutdown corner

    CBSSports.com "After San Diego's 30-21 win over Seattle on Sunday, several Charger players said the team's offense 'exposed' Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen took those comments one step further, saying that Sherman's not the 'shutdown corner' he claims to be. "He's..." September 15

  • Ryan Mathews to miss about a month

    San Diego Union-Tribune "An MCL sprain can sideline a player anywhere from a minimal amount to eight weeks. For Ryan Mathews, the timetable appears to fall somewhere in between. A recent MRI has confirmed a sprained MCL for the Chargers running back, and he is expected to miss four to five weeks, according to the..." September 15

  • Ryan Mathews departs via cart

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers are trying to hold onto a 27-21 lead in the fourth quarter against the Packers, but they’ve just seen their starting running back leave on a cart. Ryan Mathews stayed on the ground after recovering a loose ball after a botched handoff with quarterback Philip Rivers. It was the..." September 14

  • Jason Verrett 'ready' if called to start

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Jason Verrett has yet to start an NFL game. That could change as soon as Sunday. The Chargers first-round pick worked with the ones Friday in place of Brandon Flowers. The veteran cornerback was added to the injury report Thursday with a groin injury, not practicing Friday. He's one of two..." September 13

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    With Nick Hardwick out for the year, Chargers plan to sign former Steelers and Bills OL Doug Legursky.

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Former #Chargers WR Vincent Brown has interest from at least 8 teams. He'll begin working out for teams next week.

  • Chargers center Nick Hardwick is out for the season

    Covers.com "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..." September 10

  • Ryan Leaf Violates Probation, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

    Complex "Back in 1998, there was some debate over who the Indianapolis Colts should take with the No. 1 overall pick, Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf. We know it's a tired storyline but it's still relevant as Peyton Manning keeps on ticking and Ryan Leaf keeps failing to fade into obscurity, constantly..." September 10

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Troutman gets chance to hit Cardinals

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers pay Johnnie Troutman to do something he enjoys. “I like hitting people,” the guard said. Troutman, preceded by Jeromey Clary last year and Louis Vasquez in 2012, is expected to be the team’s third different right guard in as many season openers when the Chargers and Cardinals..." September 07

  • Gates injures hamstring on Saturday, is questionable for Monday

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers may or may not have veteran tight end Antonio Gates available on Monday night, when they visit the Cardinals to cap Week One. The team’s final injury report lists Gates as questionable with a hamstring injury. The injury apparently happened during practice on Saturday. For..." September 06

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Chargers waived WR Vincent Brown with an injury settlement.

  • Seau family opts out of concussion settlement

    Pro Football Talk "The concussion settlement will end the ongoing talk about head-injury litigation and the NFL. Unless it doesn’t. Legally, all players have the right to “opt out” of the class-action resolution of the claims that started as a 4,500-plus lawsuit and became a collection of all NFL retirees...." September 03

  • Chargers sign Ricardo Mathews

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco reached into his past to find some help on the defensive line. Telesco was in the Colts organization when they drafted defensive tackle Ricardo Mathews in the seventh round of the 2010 draft and he saw enough to like about Mathews to sign him to a contract..." September 01

  • Te'o, Lissemore, Guy back for Bolts

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Three Chargers defenders practiced Monday for the first time in weeks. Nose tackle Sean Lissemore, inside linebacker Manti Te'o and reserve defensive end Lawrence Guy were on the field. It was an encouraging sign, as the team began preparation for next Monday's regular-season opener against the..." September 01

  • Report: Chargers waiving sixth-round pick Marion Grice

    Pro Football Talk "he Chargers have reduced their running back count from five to four. The club has waived rookie tailback Marion Grice, Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reported Monday." September 01

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers have waived RB Marion Grice, source says. Sixth-round pick from Arizona State. Eligible for practice squad if he clears waivers.

  • Clary has surgery, could miss season

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A recent surgery has cast doubt on whether Jeromey Clary will play this season. The Chargers guard underwent hip surgery about a week ago, sources said. It's his second such operation in three months and third overall in the past six. Although the Physically Unable to Perform list contains a..." September 01

  • Chargers show interest in NT Vickerson

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers have little experience on their defensive line depth. It's possible that soon could change. The team has expressed in former Broncos nose tackle Kevin Vickerson, sources said Sunday. The 31-year-old has started 43 career games, including 25 the past two seasons. It would be..." September 01

  • Reports: Vincent Brown doesn’t make Chargers’ roster

    Pro Football Talk "Vincent Brown’s time with the Chargers could be at a close. According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the fourth-year wide receiver has not made the club’s 53-player roster." August 30