Chargers Rumors & News

  • Jacoby Jones joins Chargers

    ESPN.com "The San Diego Chargers and free-agent wide receiver Jacoby Jones have agreed to a two-year deal, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The Ravens cut Jones in February following a difficult season for the former Super Bowl hero. A year earlier, he had re-signed with the team on a..." March 06

  • OLB Johnson to retire as a Raven

    Covers.com "Outside linebacker Jarret Johnson will sign a one-day contract this offseason to retire as a member of the Baltimore Ravens after a 12-year career in the NFL. Johnson, 33, spent the past three years with the San Diego Chargers after nine seasons in Baltimore, which drafted him as a fourth-round..." March 04

  • Inglewood council approves NFL stadium plan

    SB Nation "A plan to build an NFL stadium on the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack was approved unanimously by the Inglewood city council Tuesday night, according to the Los Angeles Times. The stadium plan, spearheaded by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, was originally created in January and..." February 25

  • Veteran linebacker Jarret Johnson retires after 12 seasons

    Sporting News "One of the NFL's most experienced linebackers is hanging up his cleats after 12 seasons. Jarret Johnson announced his retirement from football Tuesday afternoon via his Instagram account. The 33-year-old linebacker, who spent his first nine seasons with the Ravens before signing with the..." February 24

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    Marty Caswell @MartyCaswell

    Rivers on if location of the Chargers a factor in his upcoming free agency decision "I can honestly tell you that it will be."

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Four-year deal for Chargers LT King Dunlap is worth $28 million, per source.

  • If Chargers and Raiders share stadium, one would likely move to NFC

    Pro Football Talk "In the wake of the shocking announcement from the Raiders and Chargers that the teams currently are pursuing a joint stadium plan in Carson, California, some additional information is trickling out. Per the same league source who told PFT in October that the NFL intends to return to L.A. within..." February 21

  • Chargers, Raiders propose shared NFL stadium in Carson

    Los Angeles Times "The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, rivals on the field, are moving forward together on a plan to build a $1.7-billion NFL stadium in Carson that they will share. The Chargers and Raiders will continue to seek public subsidies for new stadiums in their home markets, but they are..." February 20

  • Report: NFL salary cap expected between $140-143M

    Covers.com "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19

  • NFL reportedly unlikely to expand playoffs in 2015

    SB Nation "Last offseason, it appeared the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell were intent on reaching an agreement to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. However, a report in the Washington Post suggests a potential change is now unlikely to arrive in time for the 2015 season. "I think it's..." February 19

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Tom Telesco says he plans to meet with agent for RB Ryan Mathews, an impending free agent, this week at Combine:

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Tom Telesco says he plans to meet with agent for RB Ryan Mathews, an impending free agent, this week at Combine:

  • Chargers set sights on L.A., push San Diego officials for action on stadium

    Los Angeles Times "Frustrated by the prospect of another do-nothing stadium task force, the Chargers on Monday warned San Diego to either step up or step aside in the pursuit of a new NFL venue, and again raised the specter of a relocation to Los Angeles. "We are keeping a close eye on the developments in L.A.,"..." February 17

  • Chargers’ message to San Diego: Put up or shut up

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers will meet with the committee that has been formed to explore the building of a new stadium in San Diego. The Chargers also have publicly released their comments to the committee. In their remarks, the Chargers were direct and blunt (and some would say maybe even a little..." February 16

  • Which NFL Teams Have The Hardest And Easiest 2015 Schedules?

    Deadspin.com "Even before the release of next season's schedule (which should happen in April, about a week before the draft) we already know who everyone will be playing in 2015. That means it's possible to calculate who'll have the toughest row to hoe, and who gets a break. The Falcons will face the..." February 12

  • Chargers QB Philip Rivers avoids offseason back surgery

    Bolts From The Blue "Philip Rivers will not need offseason back surgery to recover from injuries sustained during the season. San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers will avoid surgery on the bulging disk that hampered the latter part of his 2014 season. "You know, I'm better. At this point, the back injury..." February 10

  • Nick Hardwick loses 85 pounds in less than five months

    Pro Football Talk "Nick Hardwick formally announced his retirement at a press conference at the team facility today, and if you didn’t know any better, you’d think the player at the podium was a kicker, not an offensive lineman. Hardwick, who played center for the Chargers from 2004 to 2014, looked shockingly..." February 03

  • Chargers' Nick Hardwick retiring from NFL

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Nick Hardwick wasn't fooling anyone. It was obvious, he knew. The worst-kept secret in San Diego was thinly veiled by his thinning, the once stocky, 293-pound Charger sizing down in recent months, more fit for a surfboard than shoulder pads. Not since college had the chisel-jawed center been..." February 02

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • 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

    NFL.com "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

    ESPN.com "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

    NFL.com "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 NFL.com, 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.

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    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.

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    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 FoxSports.com 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

    NFL.com "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

    ESPN.com "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.

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