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John Spanos doesn’t regret taking Joey Bosa dispute public

San Diego Chargers president of football operations John Spanos was flabbergasted by the continued standoff between the Chargers and defensive end Joey Bosa and unloaded on their first-round draft pick last week. The public comments from Spanos followed a public statement from the team taking their bargaining position into the open in hopes of turning…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 hour ago

San Diego Chargers linebacker Nick Dzubnar poised for increased role in 2016

After putting together a solid first season with the San Diego Chargers as their special teams ace, former Cal Poly linebacker Nick Dzubnar has turned heads with his performance in both training camp and in the preseason. Dzubnar, an undrafted free agent in 2015, quickly earned himself a roster spot as a rookie because of his ability to make an impact as a core special teamer. In...
Via EndZoneScore
7 hours ago

Steelers claim Zach Mettenberger off waivers

Zach Mettenberger has a new team. The Pittsburgh Steelers claimed Mettenberger off waivers and were awarded him on Wednesday, according to reports. Mettenberger, who was a 6th-round pick by the Titans in 2014, played two seasons in Tennessee. He was in camp with the Chargers but they waived him after undrafted Mike Bercovici beat him out on the depth chart. The Steelers were looking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa draws rave reviews after first practice with Chargers

Joey Bosa made his long-awaited debut with the San Diego Chargers Wednesday and gained plenty of praise in the process. This year’s No. 3 pick finally ended his lengthy contractual battle with the Chargers the day prior. From the sounds of it, he didn’t slack off from a physical standpoint while the battle raged. The team’s website caught up with head coach Mike McCoy on...
Via The Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Outlook: Chargers tight ends

The San Diego Chargers have two good tight ends in veteran Antonio Gates and rookie Hunter Henry. How will they fare in 2016 fantasy football? Antonio Gates Antonio Gates continues to prove doubters wrong year after year. Every season fantasy owners will write him off, which makes him a value come draft day. Gates may […] Fantasy Outlook: Chargers tight ends - Bolt Beat - Bolt...
Via Bolt Beat
12 hours ago

Joey Bosa And Chargers Finally Agree

The San Diego Chargers finally ended the month-long holdout with first round draft choice (3rd overall) former Buckeye, Joey Bosa. The news was announced Monday – August 30 – at the Chargers Training facilities, Chargers Park, in San Diego. The announcement follows five days where both sides pointed fingers at one another, accusing the other of “games.” The primary issue...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lorenzo Neal on the one move that caused the demise of the Chargers

Yardbarker recently sat down with former Pro Bowl fullback Lorenzo Neal and he revealed the one personnel move that the Chargers front office made that caused the team to go from perennial contender to AFC afterthought. Hint: Neal wasn't a fan of the Norv Turner era in San Diego.
Via Yardbarker Video
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joey Bosa hits the field for first practice with Chargers

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Rookie defensive end Joey Bosa finally made it back onto the field for the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday after a long holdout.From a fitness perspective, coach Mike McCoy said the No. 3 pick in this year's draft looked fine."He looked as we expected," McCoy said. "He was in shape and ready to roll. He looked the way he did when he left."Bosa missed 31 days and three...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign rookie Joey Bosa to 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) Defensive end Joey Bosa ended his monthlong holdout Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. The team announced the signing five days after the two sides went public in their nasty spat over payment of Bosa's $17 million signing bonus and whether the contract would have offset language. The signing also came a day after San Diego's...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chargers have ended Joey Bosa's holdout with a 4-year deal

With less than two weeks before the start of the regular season, the San Diego Chargers and No. 3 overall pick Joey Bosa finally agreed to a contract Monday that ended his holdout.Negotiations between Bosa, who played college football at Ohio State, and the team took a public turn last week when the Chargers issued a statement saying they were pulling their best offer to the defensive...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Joey Bosa, Chargers agree to four-year rookie deal

The last few months have been rough for the San Diego Chargers, but it finally seems like things are looking up for them. This was certainly apparent on Monday when their third overall pick Joey Bosa signed a four-year rookie deal and reported to the team, just two weeks ahead of their season opener. It was reported by Michael Gehiken of The San Diego Union-Tribune that Bosa will...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AP: Chargers announce they've signed Joey Bosa to 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers say they've signed rookie defensive end Joey Bosa to a four-year contract.The announcement late Monday morning came five days after the two sides went public in their nasty spat over payment of Bosa's $17 million signing bonus and whether the contract would have offset language.The Chargers threatened last Wednesday to reduce their offer to...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Joey Bosa to four-year contract

No. 3 overall draft pick Joey Bosa can finally report to the San Diego Chargers. The team announced on Monday that it has agreed to a four-year contract with the former Ohio State star, ending the longest rookie holdout since the current collective bargaining agreement went into place. “We look forward to having Joey join us and getting him prepared as quickly as possible for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Branden Oliver Achilles injury video is one of the nastiest ever

San Diego Chargers running back Branden Oliver will miss the entire 2016 season after he suffered a torn Achilles in a preseason game over the weekend. Unfortunately, cameras captured the injury in great, great detail. If you’re squeamish and have no interest in seeing the exact moment Oliver’s Achilles popped, this is probably a good place to stop. The rest of you sickos can...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Chargers RB Branden Oliver suffers gruesome injury

The San Diego Chargers took a hit at running back on Sunday afternoon when running back Branden Oliver suffered a gruesome injury in the team’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Oliver was carted from the field late in the first half. After Oliver left the game, the Chargers announced he had suffered an Achilles injury and would not return. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL GMs laughing at Chargers for handling of Joey Bosa situation

The San Diego Chargers drafted Ohio State’s stud defensive end Joey Bosa No. 3 overall, hoping he could help lead a defense that has largely been nameless since Shawne Merriman left in 2010. But, a rather lengthy and increasingly ugly contract dispute has put a damper on those hopes. As the NFL enters the third of four games across the league, Bosa is still not in uniform for...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL GMs laughing at Chargers for Joey Bosa situation

It’s no secret the San Diego Chargers are looking at the Cleveland Browns in the rear view mirror as the NFL’s most dysfunctional organization. The Joey Bosa situation, which was preceded by All-Pro safety Eric Weddle getting punched in the nuggets by the Chargers, only serves to highlight this truth. Bosa still is no closer to showing up for work with one preseason game to...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Diego Chargers are to Blame for the Joey Bosa Contract Stalemate

The San Diego Chargers selected Joey Bosa with the third overall selection in 2016 NFL Draft. The Chargers and Bosa expected contract talks to be a smooth process and Bosa would get on the field to help turn around the slumping Chargers defense. That has not been the case as Bosa remains the only unsigned pick from the 2016 NFL Draft. Both sides of the negotiations have gone public...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Preseason Takeaways

We’re about two weeks away until the start of the NFL regular season, and with two preseason games already in the books, teams are gradually figuring out what their strengths and weaknesses are. The San Diego Chargers followed up their 27-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans in Week 1 with an impressive 19-3 win against the Arizona Cardinals, and there’s certainly a lot to takeaway...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS 2016 Preview: San Diego Chargers

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the San Diego Chargers. 2015 in a nutshell: Despite solid numbers again from veteran quarterback Philip Rivers, they rank 26th in the NFL in terms of points per game and win just four games, missing the playoffs for the fifth time in six years. Why...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers pull Joey Bosa contract offer, set to restructure

On Tuesday, the San Diego Chargers gave defensive end and third overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft Joey Bosa a new contract they hoped would get the rookie to finally sign and get to work on the field. However, he declined the deal, which offered him more money than any pick of the last two drafts and of any pick in this year’s draft aside from Carson Wentz, the second overall...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers issue damning statement on first round pick Joey Bosa

Joey Bosa, the third overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft, is still the only draft pick yet to be signed, and after the Chargers issued a statement today detailing the failing contract negotiations between the two parties. It doesn’t look like he’ll be wearing Charger colors anytime soon. Statement from the San Diego Chargers on defensive end Joey Bosa. pic.twitter.com...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers escalate the Joey Bosa feud on Twitter, pull contract offer

The contract dispute between Joey Bosa and the San Diego Chargers doesn't appear to have an amicable end in sight.After it was recently reported that the two sides had resumed talks, the team released a statement on Wednesday detailing its latest offer, while making it clear that it no longer expects Bosa to be able to contribute in all 16 regular season games -- which will be reflected...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Philip Rivers is strongly in favor of the Chargers’ stadium funding plan

The future of the San Diego Chargers being the San Diego Chargers hangs in the balance as the 2016 NFL season nears. To be exact, the future of the Chargers actually lies in the ballot box of San Diego voters this November. Up for a vote is a four percent increase in the hotel/motel tax, with two-thirds of the voters having to approve the ballot measure for it to pass and become...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers can only blame themselves for Joey Bosa holdout

The NFL’s opening weekend of the 2016 preseason is officially underway and this year’s third overall draft pick is still unsigned as the ongoing saga between Joey Bosa and the San Diego Chargers has now dragged into mid-August. Both sides refusing to budge over bonus money that the San Diego ownership is required to pay Bosa under the NFL’s rookie salary scale. The issue that...
Via This Given Sunday
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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