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NICK HARDWICK RUMORS

Nick Hardwick retires after 11 seasons on Chargers' offensive line

  In announcing his retirement after 11 seasons of anchoring the San Diego Chargers' offensive line, Nick Hardwick held it together better than the quarterback and coach he's leaving behind. Hardwick got misty eyed a few times during a news conference Tuesday, but otherwise enjoyed the chance to say goodbye. "I'm incredibly proud and grateful that I get to have a moment," said Hardwick...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-San Diego Chargers C Nick Hardwick has lost almost 100 pounds in five months

Longtime San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick announced his retirement from the NFL Tuesday morning. While his presser was very nice, and well attended, the most shocking development wasn’t anything Hardwick said. It was how he looked. So Nick Hardwick now weighs less than me. I'd say he probably decided to retire before this week. (h/t @Chargers) pic.twitter.com/yh4DvhHkgO...
Via cover32 - Chargers
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hardwick retires after anchoring Chargers line for 11 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Center Nick Hardwick has retired from the NFL after anchoring the San Diego Chargers' offensive line since his rookie season of 2004. Hardwick says he decided at the start of the 2014 season that it would be his last. He suffered a neck stinger in the opener and was placed on season-ending injure reserve. Hardwick had nerve problems during the 2013 season that he...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers veteran center Hardwick to retire after 11-year career

  The San Diego Chargers say 11-year veteran center Nick Hardwick will announce his retirement on Tuesday. Hardwick had been the Chargers' starter since his rookie season of 2004. Hardwick started all 136 games he played in, including 67 straight. He suffered a neck stinger in the 2014 opener and was placed on season-ending injured reserve. The Chargers clearly missed his veteran...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers: center Hardwick will announce retirement Tuesday

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers say 11-year veteran center Nick Hardwick will announce his retirement on Tuesday. Hardwick had been the Chargers' starter since his rookie season of 2004. Hardwick started all 136 games he played in, including 67 straight. He suffered a neck stinger in the 2014 opener and was placed on season-ending injured reserve. The Chargers clearly missed...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers center Nick Hardwick retiring from football

San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick has retired from football. Hardwick, 33, spent much of the season on injured reserve after suffering a neck injury. He considered retiring last offseason as well but opted to return to the Chargers. In his career the third round pick made 136 starts for the Chargers and appeared in the Pro Bowl once. The decision by Hardwick to retire is not...
Via Tireball.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers C Nick Hardwick To Announce Retirement On Tuesday

Chargers veteran C Nick Hardwick plans to announce his retirement from NFL on Tuesday. “I’m nervous about tomorrow just because it’s so final,” Hardwick said in a phone conversation with Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego. “To declare your intentions publicly and vocally, it’s so final. But I’m also really excited. It’s going to be a really good celebration...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Center Nick Hardwick Out for the Season

Centers don’t get a ton of attention around the NFL, but their importance to team success is relatively big. They act as the quarterback of the offensive line, call out blocking assignments and need to have a strong relationship with the men they’re snapping the ball to.  None of this is more magnified in San Diego where Nick Hardwick has been snapping footballs to Philip Rivers...
Via Sportsnaut
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hardwick’s return key for offensive line

On Saturday, the Chargers and their fans received welcoming news. 32-year old offensive lineman Nick Hardwick, who has spent what will be all eleven years of his career by the end of the upcoming season, has decided to return to the team. Hardwick, who contemplated retirement, informed the U-T San Diego of his plans to return to the team for the 2014 season. Hardwick has been a staple...
Via cover32 - Chargers
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers lose center Nick Hardwick in first quarter of playoff game

The San Diego Chargers had one player on their offensive line who played the same position all season, Nick Hardwick. Hardwick, the Chargers center, left Sunday’s playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals with an injury. It appears that Hardwick suffered a shoulder injury. He went down to one knee and was then replaced following an injury timeout. His return is questionable.
Via Tireball.com
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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