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  • Chargers announce sellout of season tickets "The Los Angeles Chargers today announced the sellout of 2019 season tickets for the team’s final season at Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly StubHub Center). While individual game tickets are now on sale to the public, fewer than 1,000 per game remain available for purchase...." June 19

  • NFL rumors: Is DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket heading to streaming service? Amazon, ESPN, DAZN in the mix?

    Newark Star-Ledger "There could be some major changes coming with the NFL’s extremely popular Sunday Ticket package with DirecTV. It could be heading to streaming, per Awful Announcing, with some candidates to take it on..." June 19

  • Four Former NFL Stars We Actually Wish Were Coming Out of Retirement

    12 Up "Brett Favre sent shockwaves throughout the football world on Tuesday, as a post from his official Instagram account revealed that the Hall of Fame quarterback would return for the 2020 season. Well, that wasn't the case, as the post was subsequently deleted, with..." June 19

  • Every NFL Team's Biggest Red Flag Heading into 2019 Season

    Bleacher Report "With the 2019 NFL draft and the bulk of free agency now in the past, the time for plugging major holes has passed. There are still some quality free agents floating around—and the trade market is still open—but most of the big moves that will be made this offseason have..." June 17

  • Which NFL team can finally win its first Super Bowl this season?

    SB Nation "2019 is the year of the first-timer. The St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup. The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA title. And, not long after the NFL’s regular season comes to an end, the Cleveland Browns will win their first Super Bowl. Or..." June 17

  • Time is now for Chargers' Mike Williams 'to step up' "In a seminal victory for the Chargers in 2018, it was Mike Williams who came up clutch and produced in prime time. As the 2019 season inches closer, it is Williams who will need to come up clutch and produce no matter what time as his role will no doubt grow with..." June 17

  • Mike Williams expects an “expanded” role with Chargers "By now everyone knows Mike Williams took a massive step forward between his first and second years in the NFL. After all, the wide receiver hauled in 43 passes for 664 yards (15.4 yards per catch) and 10 touchdowns while also carrying the rock seven times for 28 yards (4.0 yards per..." June 16

  • Chargers Sign Third-Round Pick Trey Pipkins "The Los Angeles Chargers signed third-round selection Trey Pipkins, the organization announced on Friday. The entire 2019 draft class is now under contract. Taken with the 91st overall pick, Pipkins became the second-ever Sioux Falls product to be selected in an NFL draft, following..." June 16

  • Chargers tackle Russell Okung uncertain for training camp

    Yardbarker "Whatever Russell Okung is dealing with, it’s fair to say that it’s not too minor. Word surfaced earlier this week that the Chargers left tackle is dealing with a mysterious injury, and we still don’t know what it is yet. That being said it’s safe..." June 16

  • Melvin Ingram declares Chargers are ‘definitely going to win the Super Bowl’

    Los Angeles Times "He wasn’t part of the Chargers’ offseason program until minicamp. When he finally arrived, Melvin Ingram did so boisterously. “We’re definitely going to win the Super Bowl,” he announced this week. “Still ASAP — Any Squad Any..." June 14

  • Philip Rivers doesn’t need preseason action to be ready for Chargers’ season

    Los Angeles Times "The Chargers attempted 512 passes last season. Philip Rivers was responsible for 99.2% of them. Geno Smith threw the other four. That came after a preseason during which Rivers had the fewest attempts of the four quarterbacks who were on the roster. This summer,..." June 13

  • Chargers Sign Second-Round S Nasir Adderley

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Los Angeles Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed third-round S Nasir Adderley to a four-year rookie contract. This leaves just one draft pick from the Chargers’ 2019 draft class to be signed Adderley, 22, was the No. 60 overall pick by the..." June 13

  • 5 NFL players who might FINALLY break out in their 4th season

    SB Nation "This week, we’re looking back at the 2016 NFL Draft. You can also check out our rankings of the top 10 players and the 15 quarterbacks who were drafted that year. The 2016 NFL Draft has produced a lot of stars. That class gave the NFL three..." June 12

  • Russell Okung Injury Severity Not Yet Known

    Pro Football Rumors "Chargers left tackle Russell Okung did not practice Tuesday due to an undisclosed injury, head coach Anthony Lynn said (Tweet via ESPN’s Eric Williams). When asked if the injury could potentially be longterm, Lynn responded with an ominous, “We don’t..." June 12

  • Melvin Gordon wants deal: If it happens, it happens

    ESPN "In the final year of his rookie deal, Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon said his representation has had preliminary talks with the team and he's hopeful something can get done in the near future. "I'd be lying if I said I didn't want a deal done,"..." June 11

  • Los Angeles Chargers Sign First-Round Selection Jerry Tillery "The Los Angeles Chargers signed first-round selection Jerry Tillery, the organization announced on Tuesday. Tillery helped lead Notre Dame to the College Football Playoff and an undefeated regular season record in 2018. Tillery played in 50 career games, totaling 135 tackles with 13.5..." June 11

  • Here's the hefty fine an NFL player can be hit with for skipping mandatory minicamp

    CBS Sports "Most NFL players don't get paid during the offseason, but they can definitely be fined, and several players around the league are going to find that out the hard way this week.  After two months of offseason training activities (OTAs), most teams around the NFLare..." June 11

  • Chargers should have the NFL’s best defense in 2019

    Bolts From The Blue "With the sheer size of NFL rosters, there are guaranteed to be weaknesses somewhere, and the Chargers are no exception this year, (looking at you, offensive line) but hiding your weakness is very different depending which side of the ball you’re looking..." June 10

  • Each NFL team’s backup quarterback right now, ranked by tier

    SB Nation "Quarterback is the most important position in the NFL. So what happens when the centerpiece of one team’s offense gets carted off to the locker room and relinquishes his claim at the top of the depth chart? Then it’s time for Plan B — and for some teams, that’s..." June 10

  • Rams’ Sean McVay is setting up joint practices with Raiders, Chargers during training camp

    Clutch Points "The Rams have been the NFL’s trendsetters over the past couple years. Whether it is the way they play, their approach to team building or how they handle the offseason, coach Sean McVay’s squad has certainly bucked more than one trend. Last year, the team essentially blew..." June 10

  • Philip Rivers: 2018 Chargers could have gone 16-0, or 6-10

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers went 12-4 this past season, finishing tied with the Kansas City Chiefs for the best record in the AFC. However, quarterback Philip Rivers says that the Chargers’ road to regular-season success in 2018 was hardly easy, noting that things easily could have..." June 08

  • Melvin Gordon: Chargers are the team to beat

    Bleacher Report "The Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC West last season, but Melvin Gordon thinks the Los Angeles Chargers should be favored to win the division in 2019. "We're the team to beat," the running back said Thursday, per Eric Williams of ESPN. "We're just special,..." June 07

  • Melvin Gordon says he’ll be at minicamp with contract talks reportedly underway

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn said this week that he expects running back Melvin Gordon to be at next week’s mandatory minicamp and Gordon confirmed his plans on Thursday. Gordon told Wendi Nix of ESPN that he’ll join Lynn and the rest of the team at the three-day camp...." June 06

  • NFL can cut the preseason, but hasn’t

    Pro Football Talk "Phil Simms may be right; players may want to play 18 regular-season games (and to earn the money that goes along with that). But the NFL has yet to assume that’s the case. In the pre-2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the NFL had the ability to add up to two..." June 06

  • Predicting Which NFL Players Will Earn Big Paydays Out of Prove-It Deals in 2019

    Bleacher Report "When NFL players show promise but have yet to experience sustained success or remain healthy, they often sign one-year "prove-it" deals. Such players typically have to prove they can put together one more strong, healthy season before they earn a lucrative long-term NFL..." June 06

  • Should NFL players be frowned upon for skipping voluntary offseason workouts?

    CBS Sports "Outside of Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell and Odell Beckham Jr. are arguably the two biggest names to change NFL teams this offseason, and yet both are just now showing up to their respective spring programs after forgoing voluntary workouts with their new..." June 04

  • 8 NFL players looking for payback against their former teams this season

    SB Nation "There are few things more satisfying than showing up people who don’t believe in your true potential. Everyone can relate to that feeling, but it really manifests itself in the NFL. The amount of transactions and roster shuffling leaves the league ripe with players looking to prove why..." June 04

  • NFL wants an 18-game regular season. Here's what players should ask for in return.

    Yardbarker "Since the dawn of the Roger Goodell era in 2006, expanding the NFL regular season to 18 games has been the white whale for the league’s ownership and commissioner. The matter has come up for debate every so often in the years since, but it’s when labor contracts are set to..." June 04

  • NFL free agency: Who are best remaining players on open market?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Several notable free agents remain on the open market with organized team activities (OTAs) under way around the NFL. Teams with needs at defensive end, defensive tackle, safety and running back still have plenty of options in free agency. Players like Andre..." June 04

  • Chargers Sign WR Fred Trevillion, Waive/Injured WR Trevion Thompson

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Chargers announced Monday they have signed WR Fred Trevillion and waived WR Trevion Thompson with an injury designation.  Should Thompson clear waivers tomorrow, he would revert to the Chargers’ injured reserve list. Trevillion, 24, signed..." June 03

  • Report: Former San Diego State WR Fred Trevillion signs with Chargers

    Bolts From The Blue "According to his own twitter, former San Diego State wide receiver Fred Trevillion has signed with the Los Angeles Chargers. Trevillion was known for his speed while at SDSU where he led the country in yards per reception with a 27.2 average (min. 22 catches). He..." June 03

  • Anthony Lynn expects Chargers starters to play less in preseason after studying teams like the Rams

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Rams made headlines when they gave their starters only a handful of minutes in the preseason. It appears head coach Anthony Lynn has seen that there is a method to the madness. The Rams caught plenty of flak for their decision to essentially sit out the starters during..." June 03

  • NFL shouldn’t try to objectively define “Hail Mary” for replay purposes

    Pro Football Talk "The tangled web that Rich McKay is weaving when it comes to the decision to make pass interference generally subject to replay review but not subject to replay review in specific situations inadvertently has exposed that the NFL uses rules not on the books when officiating “Hail..." June 03

  • Can Chargers take LA from the Rams in 2019?

    Sportsnaut "It wasn’t that long ago when the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers were both competing for a city’s heart, yet struggling to win games. In 2016, the Los Angeles Rams, competing in the city for the first time in two decades, limped to a 4-12 record. Meanwhile, the..." June 01

  • Darren Sproles eyeing Eagles, Saints, Chargers?

    Yardbarker "It was about two months ago that free agent running back Darren Sproles said he’d make a decision regarding his NFL future by May. Well, it sounds like the 35-year-old may need a bit more time making a decision. During an appearance on 97.5 The Fanatic, ESPN’s Adam..." May 31

  • Who should REALLY be the 2019 NFL MVP favorite?

    SB Nation "What we all love about the NFL is there’s always something to talk about, no matter the time of the season. It should be a dead period of news, but we have 2021 CBA negotiation discussion and now, NFL MVP talk thanks to Louis Riddick. Earlier this week, Riddick..." May 30

  • Chargers coach says Hunter Henry 'looks good' in rehab from torn ACL, team expects him ready for season

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers finished last season with an offense that ranked sixth in the NFL in scoring and third in the league in efficiency, per Football Outsiders' DVOA. More impressively, they achieved those rankings while missing a player who was expected to be one of their premier..." May 29

  • Report: NFL could push for 18-game schedule in labor talks

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL could seek an 18-game regular season or an expanded playoff field in a new labor deal, Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports. In return, Maske says, many owners are willing to offer players concessions to the commissioner’s disciplinary authority and to the..." May 29

  • Rams and Chargers New Stadium Nearing Deal for Naming Rights

    12 Up "The new NFL Stadium for both the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers is still under construction, with the opening date set for the 2020 season. But it appears that the stadium is nearing a deal for its naming rights, with SoFi leading the way to place their..." May 29

  • NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith Warns Agents to Plan for Work Stoppage

    Bleacher Report "Rumblings about an NFL work stoppage have been percolating for months, and NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith has reportedly added a new wrinkle to the proceedings. Per Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal, Smith sent an email to every..." May 28

  • CBA talks peaceful and cordial, for now

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL and the NFL Players Association are getting along. At least for now. Kevin Draper and Ken Belson of the New York Timestake an extended look at the nascent negotiations on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Talks have begun, even though the current labor deal..." May 28

  • Tyrod Taylor learning from Philip Rivers

    Pro Football Talk "Tyrod Taylor has started 46 career games, all in the past four years. But Chargers starting quarterback Philip Rivers has the longest active streak of consecutive starts for a quarterback at 208, tying him for third in NFL history with Peyton Manning. So barring the unexpected, Taylor..." May 27

  • Joey Bosa admits he is still experiencing soreness in foot

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers are looking forward to having a full season of Joey Bosa after the star pass-rusher missed the first half of the year with a foot injury in 2018, but Bosa admits he is still not quite 100 percent healthy. While taking part in OTAs last week, Bosa told..." May 26

  • Fully healthy Joey Bosa 'looks awesome' at OTAs "It was obvious to see: Joey Bosa returned to Hoag Performance Center on Monday for organized team activities in tip-top shape. "Thanks,” he said. “It's probably just the haircut.” Fresh cut and dry humor aside, the Pro Bowl defensive end explained..." May 25

  • Best Remaining NFL Free Agents

    The Big Lead "With the signing of Ndamukong Suh by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, most of the big-name free agents left over from the March free agency period have signed with a team. There are still a handful left, though, who can still contribute and will likely be scooped up before training..." May 23

  • CBA talks are described as positive and optimistic "Through two negotiating sessions centered around extending the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, talks between the NFL and NFLPA have been described as "cordial" and "amicable" by multiple sources. While sources on both sides mention how early things are,..." May 22

  • Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management?

    USA Today "In striking an agreement with the NFL Players Association this week that calls for further study of alternative therapies for pain management, the NFL is sending signals that it has an open mind on a matter that players have advocated for years: allowing marijuana as a pain..." May 22

  • Chargers owner Dean Spanos says re-signing Philip Rivers ‘will happen’

    Orange County Register "Chargers owner Dean Spanos isn’t big on making win-loss record predictions for his team. “Every year is different,” Spanos told reporters Tuesday at the second annual Chargers Invitational Golf Tournament. Spanos also didn’t predict how Philip..." May 22

  • Joey Bosa Doesn’t Know If His Appearance As A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Extra Actually Made It On TV

    Uproxx "Joey Bosa is getting set for his fourth season with the Chargers, emerging as one of the NFL’s best pass rushers in his first three years in the league. The L.A. defensive end missed just over half of last season, appearing in the final seven games of the regular season for the..." May 21

  • Chargers DE Joey Bosa says he is no longer limited by foot injury

    Clutch Points "Joey Bosa of the Los Angeles Chargers missed more than half of the 2018 NFL season with a foot injury sustained during training camp. He did return to play seven games for the Chargers, though, as well as two playoff games. Nearly a year removed from the injury, Bosa said..." May 21