Chargers Rumors & News

  • Rivers' 4 TD passes lead Chargers past Jaguars

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Philip Rivers had four touchdown passes, including a pair to Antonio Gates, and the San Diego Chargers ended a six-game losing skid with a 31-25 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. The Chargers improve to 3-8. They host the Denver Broncos next Sunday. Jacksonville falls to..." November 29

  • Philip Rivers reaches 40,000 passing yards

    ESPN "San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers reached a couple of impressive milestones on Sunday. He became the 17th quarterback in NFL history with 40,000 career passing yards. Rivers also moved into 12th all time in passing touchdowns with 274, eclipsing Hall of Famer Joe Montana with..." November 29

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    San Diego Chargers @Chargers

    #SDvsJAX Game Status: Out: Fluker Doubtful: Dunlap Questionable: Liuget, Lissemore Probable: Weddle, Gates, Green, Addae, Te'o

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Did Antonio Gates Threaten To Fight Philip Rivers On The Chargers Sideline?

    Uproxx "The San Diego Chargers had quite a rough day against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Quarterback Philip Rivers wasn’t quite himself, either, and the Chargers have managed to score just a single field goal on the day so far. Some of Rivers’ teammates – especially tight end Antonio Gates – seem to..." November 23

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Chargers TE Ladarius Green (ankle) is not expected to make his return today, while SD’s star DT Corey Liuget (foot) will play.

  • Chargers' D.J. Fluker suffers third practice concussion in three years

    CBS Sports "The San Diego Chargers have been one of the teams most afflicted by the injury bug this season, especially on offense. At different times throughout the season, the Chargers have been without the following players for at least one game due to an injury: King Dunlap, Orlando Franklin, Chris Watt,..." November 19

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Malcom Floyd Still Plans To Retire

    Pro Football Rumors "Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd stated all season long that this would be his last NFL campaign, but some speculated that his recent shoulder injury, thought to be a season-ender, could throw that plan into flux. On Tuesday, teammate Antonio Gates became the latest to question the finality of..." November 18

  • Antonio Gates selling Malcom Floyd on '16

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Antonio Gates said he's trying to convince Chargers teammate Malcom Floyd not to allow a recent shoulder injury to end his career. And to hear Gates on Monday, Floyd is starting to waver. "I think he was always etched in stone he was going to retire," Gates said. "But now, I think there's a..." November 17

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • Firing of Chargers GM Tom Telesco unlikely

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Consider the following to be 20-21 hindsight. That is the record compiled by the Chargers in the 2½ seasons since general manager Tom Telesco and head coach Mike McCoy were hired within a week of each other. Whether one or both will be fired in even closer proximity after this season is not..." November 15

  • NFL may wait until March to decide which team moves to L.A.

    Pro Football Talk "As the owners of the Rams, Raiders and Chargers all consider a move to Los Angeles, the owners of the NFL’s other 29 teams are taking their time about deciding which franchise or franchises they will permit to move. Jets owner Woody Johnson said today that a decision on which team will move to..." November 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Chargers WR Malcom Floyd, who tore his labrum, will rehab and see how it goes. He'll attempt to play thru it in his last season, I'm told.

  • Left knee injury limiting Antonio Gates

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Antonio Gates knows he’s not fooling anyone. The Chargers tight end is not himself out there. On Monday, Gates played his second game since spraining his left MCL. He did not separate versus coverage as he did so consistently before the Oct. 18 knee injury. He caught three of his first eight..." November 11

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger joins NFL stadium project in Carson, Calif.

    ESPN "The company formed to bring the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders to a facility built by them in Carson, California, announced Wednesday that -- if the NFL approves the plan -- Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger would be responsible for hiring its president. Carson Holdings, a joint..." November 11

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    Tom Krasovic @UTkrasovic

    Chargers coach McCoy says WR Malcom Floyd has time to rehab from shoulder injury with bye week here. Day to day.

  • Chargers' Floyd leaves with shoulder injury as retirement looms "Have we seen the last of Malcom Floyd? The 34-year-old Chargers wideout was very clear in saying that 2015 would be his last season during training camp and on Monday night against the Bears, he left with what looked like a very serious shoulder injury. Floyd was laying out for a deep ball..." November 10

  • Bears defeat Chargers 22-19, improve to 3-5

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears and Chargers square off on Monday Night Football in San Diego. Join us for game updates, tweets, photos and more. On the Tribune app? Click here to see the live blog. The Bears saved their best for last to escape with a 22-19 comeback victory over the Chargers Monday night in San..." November 10

  • Jeff Fisher takes jab at Rodney Harrison in response to criticism

    The Score "St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher used a familiar refrain to respond to Rodney Harrison's criticism over his team's injuring of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater: Consider the source. The longtime head coach praised the former Pro Bowler on Monday while addressing the media,..." November 10

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

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    #CHIvsSD @Chargers

    Our #CHIvsSD Inactives: S D. Stuckey ILB M. Te'o ILB D. Perryman LG O. Franklin LT K. Dunlap TE L. Green DT C. Liuget

  • Chargers Sign G Craig Watts; Place C-G Chris Watt on IR "Just hours before kickoff for Monday night’s game against the Chicago Bears, the San Diego Chargers made a move to the offensive line. The Bolts signed guard Craig Watts to the active roster off the practice squad and placed center-guard Chris Watt on the Reserve-Injured list with a shoulder..." November 09

  • Melvin Gordon needs to 'dig deep,' says OC Frank Reich "Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will forever be linked with Rams running back Todd Gurley; two power backs atop many teams' draft boards in 2015. But through the first half of the season, the results haven't even been close. Gurley is running away with the Offensive Rookie of the Year award..." November 05

  • Mike McCoy's Job Could Be in Jeopardy If Chargers Move to LA

    Bleacher Report "With the recent debates over whether or not the Chargers should move to Los Angeles, everyone is wondering just how the relocation and the recent floundering in games might affect Mike McCoy's job. Is McCoy going to be moving with the Chargers? Or will he be set up on the chopping block and..." November 04

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    It's official: Chargers WR Keenan Allen out for year, source says. Lacerated kidney. Headed to IR. But expected to make a full recovery.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Chargers' WR Keenan Allen underwent a kidney procedure – not a surgery – and could be out for season, per league sources. 2015 uncertain.

  • Chargers WR Keenan Allen out for season

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Keenan Allen will miss the rest of the season but is expected to make a full recovery with a lacerated kidney, a source said Tuesday. The Chargers wide receiver was injured Sunday on a 13-yard touchdown against the Ravens. He joined the team on its flight back to San Diego from Baltimore but..." November 03

  • Chargers to cut Jacoby Jones "Jacoby Jones' time in San Diego is coming to an end. The ninth-year wideout is being cut by the Chargers, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday, per a source informed of their moves. The 31-year-old was used mostly as a return man and one gaffe Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens..." November 03

  • Keenan Allen out 'some time' with kidney injury "The AFC leader in receptions is going to be on the sidelines for "some time." San Diego Chargers receiver Keenan Allen suffered a kidney injury Sunday during the team's latest heartbreaking loss and checked into a San Diego-area hospital. Chargers coach Mike McCoy announced the news Monday,..." November 03

  • San Diego Chargers shopping free safety Eric Weddle

    Bolts From The Blue "The National Football League's trade deadline is November 3, 2015 at 1:00 PM PT. Five-time All Pro free safety Eric Weddle has a contract that expires at the end of the 2015-16 NFL season. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the San Diego Chargers are shopping their best defensive player..." November 03

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    Jason Cole @JasonColeBR

    #Giants among four teams to express interest in #Chargers safety Eric Weddle. Deadline is Tuesday at 4 pm ET

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Brutal news for the Chargers: WR Keenan Allen to miss time with a kidney injury, per Mike McCoy to reporters.

  • Chargers may be the worst team in NFL history at returning punts

    Pro Football Talk "The San Diego Chargers have one punt return yard this year. Really. One yard returning punts. All season. Seriously. In yesterday’s loss at Baltimore, the Ravens punted twice. The Chargers returned one of those two punts, and return man Jacoby Jones lost two yards on that return. That brought..." November 02

  • Ravens overcome costly injuries to beat Chargers on Tucker FG

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "What we learned watching the Ravens (2-6) snap a three-game losing streak, defeating the Chargers, 29-26: 1. The Ravens clearly have plenty of fight left. They trailed in the fourth quarter in this game, and with injuries to key plays. But the Ravens found a way, getting a game-winning..." November 02

  • Chargers’ King Dunlap, Corey Liuget carted off

    Pro Football Talk "Injuries were already a major issue affecting the Chargers heading into today’s game, and it only got worse. Within the first 10 minutes of the first quarter today in Baltimore, two San Diego starters were carted to the locker room." November 01

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Chargers TE Antonio Gates is going to run in the next 30 minutes for the team to see where he is and make a decision on his status today.

  • Brady, Rivers both on pace to break single-season passing yards record

    CBS Sports "For 27 years, Dan Marino held the NFL's single-season passing yards record after throwing for 5,084 yards in 1984. Since 2011, when Drew Brees established a new record with 5,476 yards, Marino's number has been topped five times -- thrice by Brees, once by Tom Brady, and once by the current..." November 01

  • John Pagano knows he’ll be held accountable for Chargers’ defense

    Pro Football Talk "Colts coach Chuck Pagano isn’t the only member of his family on the hot seat. Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano, the brother of the Colts’ head coach, knows that if the defense doesn’t get turned around in San Diego, he’s the one who will pay for it. “It starts with: we’re all..." October 31

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers G Franklin, LB Te'o, S Weddle, LB Williams listed out Sunday. LB Perryman doubtful. TE Gates, NT Lissemore, CB Mager questionable.

  • Chargers fans voice displeasure with team's possible move to Los Angeles

    USA Today "A bombardment of boos blasted the stage here Wednesday night as soon as Mark Fabiani stepped up to speak. His message was short. After 14 years of trying to get a new stadium in San Diego, the San Diego Chargers finally might just give up and move to Los Angeles instead. Blame the..." October 29

  • Philip Rivers, shattering meaningless records one Chargers loss at a time

    Sporting News "There are lot of quarterback stats that don't mean much. Some people can't stand wins. Some still don't get passer ratings. Philip Rivers continues to remind everybody that completions and yardage don't mean too much, either. Rivers, leader of the 2-5 Chargers, tops the NFL in those two..." October 27

  • NFL could change personal conduct discipline without CBA extension

    CBS Sports "Lost amid the actual football on the field is the ongoing lawsuit between Tom Brady and the NFL. The league lamented in its appeal filing Monday the "unfathomable" and "inexplicable" decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman to vacate Brady's suspension. All of this further underlines the..." October 27

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    So two Chargers fearing serious injuries relieved Monday after MRIs. Orlando Franklin (knee) minor sprain, Denzel Perryman (arm) a strain.

  • Carr, Raiders torch Chargers on road

    CSN Bay Area "The Raiders had two weeks to stew in opportunities lost. They rued a somewhat respectable 2-3 record, while visions of 4-1 danced in their heads. The Raiders let victory slip late against the Chicago Bears, and left as losers after keeping quarterback Peyton Manning and the Broncos offense out of..." October 26

  • Chargers To Sign Joe Mays

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chargers are expected to sign veteran inside linebacker Joe Mays, according to Adam Caplan of (on Twitter). San Diego has been dealing with injuries at the position and the experienced Mays will provide them with additional depth. Mays, 30, only has one 16-game season under his..." October 26

  • Could Melvin Gordon Be The Next Trent Richardson?

    The Sports Quotient "Melvin Gordon was highly anticipated coming into the NFL. He is a record setting college running back who runs a 4.52 40 yard dash and looks like this If I were a defensive back, I know I would sure as hell be scared if I saw this freight train of a man running toward me at over 20 miles an..." October 26