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Chargers' Fluker almost didn't make it out of Hurricane Katrina's path

Ten years have passed since D.J. Fluker packed in a cramped car and fled New Orleans.Only when the 14-year-old and his family relocated in Biloxi, Miss. did he discover his family home in the Lower Ninth Ward was completely obliterated by Hurricane Katrina.“There was absolutely nothing there," the left tackle told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. "We had two houses that were connected...
Via Fox Sports
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Franklin is too banged up to make Chargers practice

The Chargers line is beginning to take its regular-season form -- and that's not a good thing.Free-agent pickup Orlando Franklin is just the latest brusied-up Bolts blocker. https://twitter.com/UTkrasovic/status/636956177029443584?ref_src=twsrc%5EtfwHead coach Mike McCoy is in a preseason pickle. If he tells Franklin to tough it out at left guard, McCoy risks further injury. If...
Via Fox Sports
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Five Players Most Likely to Break Out in 2015

Injuries can make or break a team’s entire season. Such has been the case for the San Diego Chargers in recent history. The Chargers have suffered through a seemingly constant slew of banged up rosters, causing them to continuously plunge in seasonal power rankings. But, for the first time in three years, the Chargers are heading into the new season without anyone nursing a serious...
Via Football Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Updates on the San Diego Chargers preseason

Already halfway through the preseason the San Diego Chargers are full of optimism and hope as the regular season approaches. So far the Chargers 2015 draft class has been showing imporvement while some of the teams key veterans have also flashed high levels of play. With two preseason victories already in the books, here are the top notes and news of the San Diego Chargers. Brandon...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manti Te'o could sit the Chargers-Seahawks game out

Manti Te'o has flashed all the promise in the world on the inside of San Diego's defense.It'll mean nothing if the linebacker can't get on the field, which is why the Chargers are being extra cautious this week.https://twitter.com/UTkrasovic/status/636611334310785024?ref_src=twsrc%5EtfwThe team has been down this road before with Te'o. The second-round pick suffered a debilitating...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers linebacker preview

There’s no secret that this position group was an area of weakness for the team last season. Not only were outside linebackers Dwight Freeney and Jarrett Johnson ineffective, but Butler, who the team signed to a flexible 7-year $48 million contract the beginning of last season, suffered through an injury plagued and unproductive season. In addition Manti Te’o in his third year...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

3 burning questions for the San Diego Chargers in 2015

  The San Diego Chargers are set to kick off their season in less than three weeks now. Can this team finally reach the Super Bowl? San Diego has been one of the most dominant squads of the past decade, but they’ve got just one AFC Championship game appearance to show for it. Here are three burning questions as their regular season comes close....
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-soccer player Josh Lambo hopes to make Chargers as kicker

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Josh Lambo's soccer career ended sooner than he would have liked, so he turned to football. After the performance he had Saturday night for the San Diego Chargers, he might have a chance of making it in the NFL as a rookie. Lambo kicked a game-winning field goal of 47 yards as time expired at Arizona, as well as kicks of 53 and 43 yards. He also showed a strong...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers had no choice with Philip Rivers

Some decisions in the NFL are simple to make. Number-one on that list is if you have a quarterback that is considered anywhere around the level of good or better you do everything in your power to keep him on the roster. This was the case with the San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers. This is why Rivers got a four year-contract worth $83,250,ooo with $65,000,00 guaranteed, and it...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three bold predictions for Chargers 2015 season

The San Diego Chargers will look to record their third straight winning seasons after reaching nine wins the last two years. San Diego didn’t make too many changes on the roster, as ownership is convinced they have the team in place that can make some noise in the playoffs and reach the Super Bowl. With that in mind, let’s take a look at three bold predictions for their 2015...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Chargers rookie kicker Josh Lambo

San Diego Chargers rookie kicker Josh Lambo made quite an impression in Saturday's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. With two seconds left on the clock, he kicked the game-winning 47-yard field goal to give the Bolts a 22-19 victory over Arizona. This makes the Chargers 2-0 in preseason. Before Saturday's game, little was known about the rookie out of Texas A&M, who...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Johnson has strong debut, Chargers win on final FG

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona rookie David Johnson rushed for 66 yards in 13 carries in his NFL debut, San Diego had six first-half sacks, and rookie Josh Lambo kicked a 42-yard field goal as the game ended to give the Chargers a 22-19 preseason victory over the Cardinals on Saturday night. Johnson, a fourth-round pick from Northern Iowa who had been out most of training camp with...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Diego Chargers LB Melvin Ingram With The Sweet Spin Move To Sack Carson Palmer

If you are going to beat the Arizona Cardinals you have to put pressure on the quarterback, and get to him as often as possible. To do so, it helps if you have a sweet spin move in your pass rush arsenal of moves like San Diego Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram does here.Offensive lineman would rather be run over than turned around and made to look foolish like that.via imgurRead more »
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Chargers Fantasy Football Team Names

With fantasy football season heating up, let's have a little fun with Chargers' team names.· 2 Liuget 2 QuitNamed after the wrecking force on the defensive line, Corey Liuget. This team name fits the way he plays and also will intimidate your competition.· Van Down By The RiversThis team name will crack up your opponents like Chris Farley did to his audience in his original skit...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego now a true AFC threat? Chargers Bolt to the front!

San Diego did not make a huge splash in free agency like other teams but they did make some sneaky good moves that could quite possibly hoist them to the top spot in the AFC. With the Patriots losing some key players to free agency now would be the time for the Chargers to make a run for the tittle. They made some impressive moves such as signing Pro Bowler Orlando Franklin and...

San Diego Chargers 2015 NFL Rookie To Watch

This one is easy, it’s their first round RB Melvin Gordon.  Gordon is going to come in and eventually be asked to be the bell cow for the Chargers.  He runs with power and great vision and has what it takes to be a three down back in this league.  His first preseason game was so so. He ran the ball 6 times for just 11 yards but was sniped from the end zone by Danny Woodhead...
Via DraftSeason
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Domino’s jokes about hiring Philip Rivers after contract expires

Best way to celebrate a 4-year contract extension? For Philip Rivers, it's by grabbing a @dominos pizza. https://t.co/xeSC9jO5Lb — San Diego #Chargers (@Chargers) August 17, 2015   The Chargers locked up Philip Rivers to an $84 million contract extension to keep him in San Diego for the forseeable future and presumably making the Chargers the only team Rivers plays for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers position preview: Wide Receiver & Tight End

Two positions filled with talent, the pass catchers for the San Diego Chargers have the potential to rank in the top of the NFL this season. With aging stars, veterans and young players all trying to contribute to the team, here is a look at the wide receivers and tight ends for the 2015 Chargers. Wide Receivers Starters: Kennan Allen, Malcolm Floyd, Stevie Johnson Kennan Allen...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers WR Malcom Floyd confirms plan to retire after 2015 NFL season

San Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd made it clear on Tuesday that he is planning on retiring following the 2015 NFL season. Entering his 11th season as a pro, Floyd has suited up in 106 games so far—all of which have come in a Chargers uniform. Floyd took the time to divulge his reasons for making the upcoming season his last, via Chargers.com: “You know, what I’ve always...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Philip Rivers' contract includes no-trade clause

Despite reports during the offseason that had us thinking San Diego Chargers long-time quarterback Philip Rivers might be entering his final season with the club, all was put to rest on Saturday. Rivers and the Chargers agreed on a four-year extension that almost certainly ensures the quarterback will finish his career with the Bolts, wherever they play, as the deal included...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers, Chargers agree to four-year contract extension

    You can finally exhale, Chargers fans: Philip Rivers has agreed to a contract extension with the team. UT San Diego’s Kevin Acee reported Saturday evening that Rivers has agreed to a four-year, $84 million contract extension with the team. The deal calls for $65 million in guaranteed money, which is a huge amount, and it will be signed on Monday. The is great news for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Junior Seau's daughter speaks at HOF induction

Sydney Seau spoke Saturday at the Pro Football Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, and the words moved everyone who heard them.
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior Seau family says Hall of Fame went back on its word

A legal adviser for the family of Junior Seau sent a statement Monday indicating that the family is still unhappy with the way the Pro Football Hall of Fame has handled the impending induction of the late linebacker. Last week The New York Times wrote an article saying that Seau’s family would not have an...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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