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Antonio Gates re-joins team

This offseason was both difficult and deeply personal for Antonio Gates. While the trying period isn't over, he is now back with the team. The Chargers tight end reported to training camp Wednesday. Excused from spring workouts in light of family circumstances, he'll have the chance to discuss the situation to whatever degree he is comfortable — including, of course,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Woodhead graded as NFL’s best receiving back, looks to miss aging decline

Last offseason, Danny Woodhead’s two-year/$3.5 million contract was one of the best deals given out in free agency. With Woodhead’s production last season alone, he outplayed the total value of the contract. As a reward, the San Diego Chargers signed Woodhead to a two-year extension on Tuesday. While Woodhead has been incredible in his one year with the Chargers, and in the years...
Via cover32 - Chargers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers release LB Larry English

The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday that they have released former first-round pick Larry English. English, selected 16th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, had 82 tackles with 11 sacks over his career. “We’d like to thank Larry for his five years of dedicated service to the Chargers,” said General Manager Tom Telesco. “Larry always gave us everything he had on the field...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The San Diego Chargers Finish In Second Place In Rec-League Softball

There’s a widely held belief that says professional athletes of a particular sport could play another sport and beat amateurs with relative ease at that new sport. The San Diego Chargers provided a counterexample to that notion this offseason. In Poway, Calif., members of the Chargers formed a rec-league softball team. Quarterback Philip Rivers was the team’s shortstop. Danny...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers Chokes Again

Posted to MockerySan Diego Chargers QB, Phillip Rivers put together a summer softball team of Charger players. As part of a summer “bonding” experience between the team Rivers organized the team in hopes of actually winning a championship. Rivers and the rest of the Chargers advanced to the championship game but unfortunately fell short and lost. They also lost to the same team...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers build recreational softball team, fail to win league

The recreational softball team put together by the San Diego Chargers failed to win the league it competed in this summer. Thus, ending the debate once and for all that professional athletes can dominate average joes in any sport they choose.The squad was led of course by quarterback Philip Rivers, who organized the team as part of a fun offseason hobby, and advanced to the finals...
Via Bush League Chronicle
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Matthews playing last season with Chargers?

The San Diego Chargers selected running back Ryan Matthews with the 12th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he would turn into a consistent player to help relieve the pressure off of Phillip Rivers. Unfortunately, he has had injury issues to go along with consistency problems that have clouded the first four seasons of his career. He seemed to figure things...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers release English and extend Woodhead

The San Diego Chargers announced today they extended Danny Woodhead and released Larry English (Ed Zurga/AP) The San Diego Chargers announced two transactions today.  First according to Eric Williams of ESPN.com, former 2009 first round draft pick Larry English.  He played six seasons as an outside linebacker (OLB) for the Chargers and was only able to have 11 sacks and 62 tackles...
Via Down and Distance
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Danny Woodhead extension means for San Diego

Danny Woodhead inked a two-year extension to stay with the Chargers Tuesday afternoon. Woodhead’s initial two-year/$3.75 million dollar contract had to be one of the best bargains on the free agent market last season as he brought over 1,000 yards of total offense to the Bolts from New England in 2013. The move keeps the former Patriot in San Diego through the 2016 season. While...
Via cover32 - Chargers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign RB Danny Woodhead to Two-Year Contract Extension

After posting career-high numbers in 2013, RB Danny Woodhead has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension from the San Diego Chargers. The team made the announcement on Tuesday, and the elusive running back is now signed with the team through 2016. He was set to make $1.75 million in 2014, after coming over from the Patriots on a two-year, $3.5 million deal. Woodhead played...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Sign LB Adrian Hamilton

  The San Diego Chargers announced the signing of LB Adrian Hamilton on Tuesday. This move comes just a few hours after the decided to part ways with former first-round pick OLB Larry English. Hamilton, 26, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Prairie View A&M back in 2011. He appeared in two games for the Ravens during the 2012 season, but he unfortunately...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers cut ties with former first-rounder Larry English

Larry English has turned in five underwhelming seasons in San Diego. There won't be a sixth. On Tuesday, just two days before training camp begins, the Chargers announced they have released English, the team's first-round draft pick (No. 16 overall) in 2009. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/491663330205917185 A highly sought-after linebacker in college, English...
Via Helmet2Helmet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers release Larry English, free up almost $2 million in cap space

The Chargers have released former first round pick, Larry English, after five years in San Diego. The highly rated prospect out of Northern Illinois never put it all together in San Diego and finishes his Charger career with only 11 sacks. That’s an average of 2.2 sacks per season. English was set to count as a $2.4 million dollar cap hit for the Chargers. While $865k will still...
Via cover32 - Chargers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers Release Former First Round Pick Larry English

The San Diego Chargers have reportedly pulled the plug on former first round pick Larry English. Chargers released former first-round pick Larry English. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 22, 2014 [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Photo Credit: Chargers.com [RELATED: Age Brings Wisdom: The NFL's All Over-30 Team] English was selected with...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Waive C Nick McDonald

  The San Diego Chargers announced that they have waived C Nick McDonald on Monday. The Chargers have waived C Nick McDonald. — San Diego Chargers (@Chargers) July 21, 2014 McDonald, 27, signed on with the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of Grand Valley State University back in 2010. However, he lasted only until September before being waived. The Patriots brought him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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