Chargers Rumors & News

  • Weddle wants Chargers to join him at top

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Eric Weddle was here a week earlier than he’d have preferred. And it was more of a vacation than the business trip he'd have liked to have taken to the Valley of the Sun, one where more than one other teammate was with him. It had been a long four weeks since the Chargers’ regular season..." January 26

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Redskins plan on hiring #Chargers LB coach Joe Barry as their defensive coordinator, sources say.

  • Report: Chargers could sue to keep Rams out of L.A.

    Sporting News "The Chargers are currently the only NFL team in Southern California, and they want to keep it that way. An unnamed member of the Chargers organization has reportedly suggested that the team could possibly sue the Rams if they attempt to move to Los Angeles, according to the Sports Business..." January 12

  • Chargers Sign WR Austin Pettis "The San Diego Chargers added to their arsenal of pass catchers on Friday with the signing of former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Austin Pettis. Originally a third round selection (78th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Boise State, Pettis has caught 107 passes for 1,034 yards and nine..." January 10

  • Seau, Warner, Pace make HOF cut "First-year candidates Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Orlando Pace are among 18 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The list of nominees was reduced Thursday to 15 from the modern era, one senior and two contributors. A finalist must receive at least 80 percent of the votes from the..." January 09

  • "The Ultimate Pro" Jeromey Clary Retires "For nine years, Jeromey Clary defined what it meant to be a San Diego Charger. As tough as they come, he gave every ounce of himself for the sake of his team, and was a stalwart on the field and in the locker room. After significant hip injuries cost him the entire 2014 season, Clary announced..." January 08

  • Family of Junior Seau offers extensive comments on NFL lawsuit

    Yahoo! Sports "Even as far back in the early 1990s, during the initial years of Junior Seau's brilliant two-decade NFL career, the linebacker would complain to his then wife Gina of searing headaches. "When he would come home from games, he would go straight to the room," Gina told Showtime's "60 Minutes..." January 05

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Bills have put in their second head-coaching request — #Chargers OC Frank Reich… who Buffalo fans may know a thing or two about.

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

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    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Chargers offensive coordinator Frank Reich will interview for Jets' head coaching job, source says. Reich also a top candidate in Buffalo.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Redskins setting up DC interviews with 49ers DC Vic Fangio, 49ers DB coach Ed Donatell and SD LB coach Joe Barry, per sources.

  • 26d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jets will have strong interest in Doug Marrone. And the #Bills will have strong interest in Frank Reich, the #Chargers OC

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers GM Tom Telesco says RB Donald Brown will return in 2015. Under contract.

  • 27d
    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Tom Telesco said team "definitely" will work to keep Philip Rivers in SD long term. Wants him to retire a Charger. Contract up after 2015.

  • Surgery not ruled out for Philip Rivers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The season ended Sunday. Philip Rivers' stance on injuries didn't. The Chargers quarterback remained politely protective over the specifics of a back injury that has ailed him the past month. Offseason surgery, he allowed, is considered an option. Whether it is necessary will be determined..." December 30

  • Chiefs beat Chargers but fail to qualify for playoffs

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston broke the franchise record for sacks in a single season. But he was downcast and admittedly heartbroken. Backup quarterback Chase Daniel won his first start of a six-year NFL career. But he was visibly disappointed. The Chiefs finished the regular..." December 29

  • Report: Chargers expected to place P Mike Scifres on IR

    Pro Football Talk "Mike Scifres‘ season could be at an end. The Chargers are expected to put Scifres, their long-time punter, on injured reserve, Alex Marvez of reported Friday evening. Regarded as one of the game’s top punters, Scifres suffered a broken clavicle in the Chargers’ December 7 loss..." December 27

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Former #Rams WR Austin Pettis continued his workout tour Wednesday with the #Chargers.

  • Source: Cardinals to start Ryan Lindley over Logan Thomas

    Arizona Republic "When naming Logan Thomas as starting quarterback last Monday, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians promised to have a "quick hook" if the rookie struggled in practice or in the game Sunday against the 49ers. He apparently wasn't kidding. Thomas didn't practice well on Wednesday, and Arians has..." December 26

  • 2015 Pro Bowl: Complete roster "The rosters for the 2015 Pro Bowl, which will be Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIV, were announced Tuesday. Like last year, it's the unconferenced format with players selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and..." December 24

  • Coach: Philip Rivers will play Sunday "Although he is dealing with a bulging disk in his back, the expectation remains that San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers will play in his team's final regular-season game, on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs. That's what Chargers coach Mike McCoy told reporters..." December 23

  • Chargers place Johnnie Troutman on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers can make the playoffs with a victory against the Chiefs in Week 17, but they’ll have to adapt to at least one new face on the offensive line to pull it off. San Diego announced that starting right guard Johnnie Troutman has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee..." December 23

  • Manti Te'o moves forward: 'Find a new joke'

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Manti Te'o is focused on the present. The Chargers are encouraged by his future. That someone still wants to bring up the past, well, all the inside linebacker can do is respond with an incredulous laugh. Te'o inspired his teammates Friday evening and played every defensive snap the next..." December 23

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    How gritty was Phillip Rivers' performance? Chargers QB has bulging disk in his lower back, per sources. Post-season surgery may be option

  • Roger Goodell nixes L.A. team in 2015

    ESPN Los Angeles "As if there were any questions, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell put an end to them this week when he told the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams that there will not be a team that moves to Los Angeles for next season, according to league sources. Goodell also told the..." December 21

  • Ryan Mathews, Keenan Allen out vs. SF

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers last visited Levi's Stadium in August. Ryan Mathews and Danny Woodhead were at running back, Keenan Allen at wide receiver. In 2013, the trio together accounted for 85.7 percent of the team's running game and 42.5 percent of the receiving game. On Saturday night, the Chargers..." December 20

  • Injured Philip Rivers 'ready to roll' vs. 49ers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Philip Rivers isn't in the habit of missing practice. To be absent again on Thursday, he said, would've been too much. While the Chargers quarterback didn't exactly do cartwheels during the period open to reporters, he stood in the pocket and delivered throws as a full participant. He missed..." December 20

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Ryan Mathews (ankle) again not practicing. Remains to be seen if he's back this regular season. Wasn't close to playing last Sunday.

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers DE Corey Liuget (ankle) and TE Ladarius Green (ankle, concussion) are practicing for first time this week.

  • Philip Rivers (back, chest): 'No doubt' I'll face 49ers "Philip Rivers missed the last two days of practice as reports of the severity of his back injury swirl. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that while Rivers (chest, back) didn't practice, he did take all the snaps in walk through and the team is optimistic he'll play Saturday..." December 18

  • Philip Rivers held out of practice, expected to play

    Pro Football Talk "Philip Rivers‘ tough-guy credentials are well-established. Playing with a torn ACL earns you that much. But even Philip Rivers needs a day off. According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, Rivers was held out of practice Wednesday with chest and back injuries. Rivers has started 128..." December 17

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Now official for Keenan Allen (collarbone). Mike McCoy: "Keenan will not play this week."

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    Annie Heilbrunn @annieheilbrunn

    #Chargers announce they will not exercise stadium termination clause for 2015. That means they have at least another year in San Diego.

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Ryan Mathews (ankle) not practicing today. Wasn't considered particularly close to playing Sunday vs. Broncos.

  • Not everyone gets charge out of Bolts

    San Diego Union-Tribune "At a holiday party in 2006, a friend approached me and, without any shame at all, asked a question. “Who is this L.T. I keep hearing about?” I hugged him. In my universe – as well as that of many people reading this column – LaDainian Tomlinson was pretty much the sun at that point. He..." December 16

  • Keenan Allen out Saturday with ankle, collarbone injuries

    Bolts From The Blue "Keenan Allen, San Diego's top receiving target and Philip Rivers' most reliable possession receiver, left last Sunday's game against the Broncos after injuring his ankle fighting for extra yards after a reception. While the ankle injury ended Allen's afternoon, the team announced Tuesday that the..." December 16

  • Chargers place Donald Butler on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "At one point on Monday, Chargers coach Mike McCoy said that the team wasn’t sure whether or not they’d place linebacker Donald Butler on injured reserve after Butler dislocated his elbow in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos. The team obviously revisited the issue later in the day because they..." December 16

  • Chargers place LB Donald Butler on injured reserve

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Chargers put linebacker Donald Butler on injured reserve after he dislocated his elbow Sunday against the Broncos, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. Butler finishes the year with 73 tackles and a sack in 14 games. " December 15

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    San Diego Chargers @Chargers

    McCoy confirms Donald Butler has a dislocated elbow. No further information available at this point.

  • Freeney thinks Sunday may be his last chance to sack Peyton

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers outside linebacker Dwight Freeney is running out of time to accomplish a longtime goal: Sack Peyton Manning. Freeney, who played with Manning in Indianapolis for 11 years, wants to take a shot at Manning. For years, Freeney lined up against a Manning who was protected by a red Colts..." December 13

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11

  • NFL approves new personal conduct policy

    SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10

  • Nick Novak performs well as fill-in punter "Observed and heard in the locker room after the San Diego Chargers' 23-14 loss to the New England Patriots: Novak 'next man up': Kicker Nick Novak had to fill in for punter Mike Scifres after he left the game with a left shoulder injury. ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter is reporting that..." December 08

  • Defense, late surge key big Patriots win over Chargers

    Boston Herald "For a while last night, it appeared the Patriots weren’t going to fondly remember their week at the beach. But they turned on the jets in the fourth quarter to dispose of the San Diego Chargers, 23-14, at Qualcomm Stadium and maintain control of the AFC’s No. 1 seed. The Pats (10-3) can win a..." December 08

  • Chargers fear Scifres broke clavicle "Chargers punter Mike Scifres was hurt in the second quarter of San Diego's 23-14 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday night. The Chargers announced he suffered a left shoulder injury, but the team fears he fractured his clavicle, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam..." December 08

  • Patriots pull away from Chargers, 23-14

    CSN New England "Pretty, it wasn't. Easy, it wasn't. But important, it was. The Patriots spent most of Sunday night shooting themselves in the foot -- they couldn't punch it into the end zone on two tries from the 2-yard line on their first drive; they had a Brandon LaFell fumble returned for a touchdown by..." December 08

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers P Mike Scifres (fractured clavicle) to have surgery today in SD. Source: "I think he'd be ready for the playoffs" if tm qualifies.

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers tackle D.J. Fluker did not practice today due to concussion. Suffered it during practice Wednesday.

  • Ryan Leaf released from prison

    SB Nation "Ex-San Diego Chargers quarterback Ryan Leaf was released from a Montana prison Wednesday after serving over two years for breaking into a house for prescription pills, according to the Associated Press. Leaf is now under the supervision of Great Falls Probation and Parole in Montana. Leaf was..." December 04

  • John Harbaugh says late pass interference call “not fair” to Anthony Levine

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens were trying to hold onto a six-point lead late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game against the Chargers when Philip Rivers threw the ball toward Malcom Floyd in the Baltimore end zone. The ball fell incomplete, but a flag hit the turf as well. Floyd and Ravens defensive back..." December 01