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Danny Woodhead, Chargers agree on 2-year extension

Howard Smith - USA TodayThe San Diego Chargers and running back Danny Woodhead have come to terms on a new two-year extension, keeping him with the Bolts through 2016. Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com reports that the deal is worth $7.25 million overall. Woodhead was paid $3 million at the time the contract was signed, and his base salary shakes out like this: 2014 - $750,0002015 -...
Via Patriots Life
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers chances of winning the AFC West could hinge on this question

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...
Via cover32 - Chargers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The first day of Chargers training camp finally arrived, what did you miss?

There is no better way to describe the first day of Chargers training camp than Twitter user @GarrettSisti did this morning. Training camp is like a grown up Disneyland! pic.twitter.com/VzR9lB8NqY — Garrett Sisti (@GarrettSisti) July 24, 2014 Grown up Disneyland, better than Christmas morning, the time has finally come where we can watch our boys compete, and attempt to bring home...
Via cover32 - Chargers
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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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

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 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

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
3 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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