Chargers Rumors & News

  • Heat takes toll at Chargers camp

    San Diego Union-Tribune "First, it claimed third-round pick Chris Watt. About 20 minutes later, it took Johnnie Troutman. The Chargers practiced in pads Saturday morning for the first time in training camp. The Murphy Canyon heat and humidity got the better of a couple. Watt was carted off the field early in..." July 27

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    Alex Flanagan @Alex_Flanagan

    A few chargers players went in early today including G's Chris's watt and johnnie Troutman. Mike McCoy tells me they were heat related.

  • Dontrelle Inman off to good start

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A minor injury to Vincent Brown opened the door Friday for Dontrelle Inman to work with the second-team offense. The former CFL wide receiver impressed. Inman continued a productive start to Chargers training camp, his second day highlighted by a catch over the middle despite tight coverage..." July 26

  • Antonio Gates re-joins team

    San Diego Union-Tribune "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..." July 24

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Antonio Gates re-joins team

    San Diego Union-Tribune "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..." July 24

  • Chargers waive Jonas Mouton

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers have let go of a former second-round pick whose career has been marked by injuries. The club waived linebacker Jonas Mouton with a failed physical designation on Wednesday, the team announced. In all, Mouton – the No. 61 pick in 2011 — played just three games for San Diego,..." July 23

  • Chargers release Larry English

    CBSSports.com "The Chargers released former first-round pick Larry English, the team announced Tuesday afternoon. The outside linebacker was taken with the 16th overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft by then GM A.J. Smith. Current GM Tom Telesco thanked English for his time in a statement from the team. "We'd..." July 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Chargers released former first-round pick Larry English.

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    Marty Caswell @MartyCaswell

    Chargers announce they've signed Danny Woodhead to a 2 year extension

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • D.J. Fluker following football trajectory of Hall of Famer Walter Jones

    Alabama.com "Offensive tackle D.J. Fluker has said he wants to make the Pro Bowl in his second season with the San Diego Chargers. If he does, he'll be one step ahead of another former Alabama high school star who was a Pro Bowl offensive tackle in the NFL and a player that Fluker has tried to..." July 06

  • Ex-Charger gets prison for trying to defraud IRS of $2.3 million

    Pro Football Talk "On July 4, 1776, our Founding Fathers adopted a Declaration of Independence that declared that the King of Great Britain had established an absolute tyranny by, among other grievances, “imposing Taxes on us without our Consent.” So perhaps on this Independence Day, we should recognize former..." July 04

  • Chargers veterans sold Brandon Flowers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Brandon Flowers could tell the Chargers wanted him. They went out of their way. When the Pro Bowl cornerback toured the practice field this month during his free-agent visit, minicamp about to conclude, a player on the field spotted him. He flattened one hand to mimic a sheet of paper. He..." July 01

  • Brandon Flowers: “I am the best corner in football”

    Pro Football Talk "Good news, Chargers fans: Your team just acquired the best cornerback in the NFL. At least in his own mind. Brandon Flowers, the veteran who was cut by the Chiefs and signed by the Chargers this month, has declared himself the single best player in football at his position. “First off, let..." July 01

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Chargers have agreed to terms with CB Brandon Flowers

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • Chargers claim DT Chas Alecxih off waivers

    Bolts From The Blue "The San Diego Chargers claimed DT Chas Alecxih off of waivers today to bolster their defensive line depth before Training Camp begins. The San Diego Chargers added some depth to the middle of their defensive line today by claiming Chas Alecxih off of waivers from the Kansas City..." June 21

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed

    Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    In veteran free agent news, the #Chargers are hosting CB Brandon Flowers on a visit today, source says. I believe it’s his first one.

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

  • Report: NFLPA mulls change on how players get paid

    Fox Sports "The NFL Players Association is proposing an idea, which would assist players in managing their money by changing the pay cycles of their base salaries, according to a USA Today Sports report. The proposal would mean players would be paid on a bi-weekly schedule over a 52-week calendar year,..." June 03

  • Chargers gain from Cardinals losing LB?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Philip Rivers isn't a quarterback any defense wants to face without its best players. The Cardinals, however, will lack two standout linebackers when Rivers and the Chargers visit in September to open the season Sept. 8. Having already lost Karlos Dansby to the Browns in free agency, Arizona..." May 31

  • Chargers sign first-round pick CB Jason Verrett

    CBSSports.com "The San Diego Chargers 2014 draft class is officially under contract. First-round pick Jason Verrett signed his deal on Thursday, becoming the final member of the Chargers six-player draft class to sign his contract. The 25th overall pick signed a four-year deal with a team-option for a fifth..." May 29

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Malcom Floyd said he was told by doctor: "Cleared for contact. Cleared for everything. There are no risks. I'm good to go.

  • Jahleel Addae aims for starting job

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Year one for Jahleel Addae saw the safety join the Chargers as an undrafted rookie, make the 53-man roster, contribute on special teams and the dime defense before, over the course of the year, assuming a larger defensive role. It is only logical he wants to take the next step. Addae looks..." May 24

  • Chargers add rookie RB Branden Oliver

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers, whose backfield depth is one of their strengths, have added to their numbers at tailback. The club has signed rookie running back Branden Oliver, an undrafted free agent from the University at Buffalo, the club said Wednesday. The 5-foot-8, 203-pound Oliver rushed for 4,049..." May 22

  • Ten NFL marquee matchups and odds every football fan must bet

    Covers.com "Las Vegas sports book CG Technologies, formerly known as Cantor Gaming, made a big splash in the NFL betting market last Friday night with their release of pointspreads for every NFL game from Week 1 through Week 16. Here, we take a look at 10 marquee matchups that, based on our numbers,..." May 21

  • Chargers agree with second-round pick Jeremiah Attaochu

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers have reached a deal with a player for whom they moved up in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. The club has agreed with Georgia Tech outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu on a four-year contract, PFT’s Mike Florio reported on Tuesday. The 6-foot-3, 252-pound Attaochu notched..." May 20

  • Malcom Floyd set to play in 2014

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Malcom Floyd has discussed his neck several times since September. No conversation has been like the one Monday. The Chargers wide receiver stopped short of declaring a decision outright — "Coach will keep you updated," he said with a coy smile — but it seems, following the latest medical..." May 20

  • Two Chargers fresh out of Canada

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Cordarro Law, on most days, could not complain about Canada. He spent two seasons in the CFL for the Calgary Stampeders. The stint increased his appreciation of the game. It also elevated his ability to play it, developing as a pass rusher while catching the attention of the Chargers. But..." May 17

  • Source: New NFL policy to reduce pot discipline

    ESPN.com "It would be too late to help Josh Gordon, Will Hill or anyone else in danger of lengthy suspensions for violations of current rules. But when and if the NFL's new drug policy is finalized and announced, it will include changes specific to marijuana and other drugs of abuse. A source told..." May 14

  • Mike Flacco, Chris Davis among 17 Chargers undrafted free agents

    Pro Football Talk "Mike Flacco spent four years playing minor league baseball before making the decision to go back to college to try his hand at the sport that’s made his brother Joe a rich man. The younger Flacco played one year at New Haven as a tight end, catching nine touchdowns and averaging nearly 20 yards..." May 11

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Jason Verrett on earning starting job: "Definitely. That's the reason I'm here." Expects shoulder to be ready around August.

  • Chargers draft CB Jason Verrett

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Jason Verrett is familiar with San Diego. Since January, he's trained here. He's rehabbed a shoulder injury here. His girlfriend of four years lives here. Now, he can call it home. The Chargers selected the former TCU cornerback Thursday with the No. 25 pick in the NFL Draft. He becomes..." May 09

  • Chargers at 25? It's a guessing game

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The guy who came to buy our old stove, too many people at the gym to count, a man on the way into the coffee shop and another in line at the grocery store . . . All with the same question over the past few weeks: Who are the Chargers going to take? I assumed they didn’t want to know each..." May 08

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    2014 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. A little bit later than usual, but teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all afternoon. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. May 08

  • Final rundown of fifth-year options for 2011 first-round picks

    Pro Football Talk "May 3 has come and gone. Which means that the window for exercising the fifth-year options on 2011 first-round picks has closed. Which means that a final list of the options exercised and not exercised can be prepared. Of the 32 players eligible for the option, 21 teams exercised the..." May 04

  • Medical matters for Chargers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers once held a research project. It was 1990, and they owned the No. 5 overall draft pick. Their general manager, eyeing an impact defender, held two linebackers in high regard, Keith McCants from Alabama and Junior Seau from Southern California. A comparative medical evaluation might..." May 03

  • Mayock thinks Chargers 'praying' for CB

    San Diego Union-Tribune "It's been said the Chargers have many options at pick 25. Mike Mayock isn't so sure. The NFL Network draft analyst held a conference call Thursday with reporters. In the early going, he singled out one position when assessing San Diego's first-round pick. "I think they have to get a..." May 02

  • NFL Draft could expand to four days, Goodell says

    Sporting News "First there was Draft Day. Now, it's Draft Weekend. Coming soon ... Draft Week? The NFL may be considering taking a step closer to that, according to Jeff Darlington of the NFL, who tweeted that idea after a conversation he had with commissioner Roger Goodell Friday. The commissioner also..." April 26

  • Goodell: Owners to discuss playoff expansion at May meeting

    CBSSports.com "Playoff expansion is a matter of when, not if, and according to Newsday's Bob Glauber, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that owners will discuss the topic at May 20 meetings in Atlanta. Last month, TheMMQB.com's Peter King reported that the postseason could expand from 12 to 14..." April 24

  • Chargers pick up fifth-year option on Corey Liuget

    CBSSports.com "The Chargers picked up their fifth-year year option on defensive end Corey Liuget, league sources confirmed to CBSSports.com. Liuget is one of four players taken in the 2011 NFL Draft -- along with Jets defensive tackle Muhammad Wilkerson, Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith and Texans defensive end..." April 20

  • Chargers pick up option on Corey Liuget

    Pro Football Talk "The San Diego Chargers have joined the group of teams to exercise their fifth-year options on 2011 NFL Draft selections. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, the Chargers have picked up their team option on defensive tackle Corey Liuget. Liuget was the 18th overall selection of the 2011 NFL..." April 18

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Among the 2011 first-rounders, DT Corey Liuget also had his 5th-year option picked up by the #Chargers. That’s it for the group so far.

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Malcom Floyd to attend Chargers voluntary workouts next week, as expected. Been running and lifting for weeks. Status for 2014 remains TBD.

  • Shawne Merriman to join WWE

    CBSSports.com "This sounds about right. Former Chargers and Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman, who had previously dipped his toes in the professional wrestling waters, will join WWE, according to SBNation's Testudo Times. The announcement that the man once known as "Lights Out" would be "joining the WWE..." April 12