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CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chargers Roster Cuts Including WR Austin Pettis

Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Chargers have notified veteran WR Austin Pettis that they’re terminating his contract. The Chargers have also waived: OL Kenny Wiggins CB Richard Crawford OLB Ryan Mueller OL Kenny Wiggins Pettis, 26, is a former 2011 third-round pick of the Rams, but has been limited to playing just 34 percent of ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: 49ers Running Back, Former Rugby Player Trucks Chargers Defender

WARNING: what you’re about to see is a grown man hit delivered by one of Australia’s best exports to America in recent years. Jarryd Hayne, a former rugby player from down under, is trying to make the final roster for the San Francisco 49ers. Plays like what he did in the third quarter of the team’s preseason finale against the San Diego Chargers will help his case. After hauling...
Via Gamedayr
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former rugby league star Jarryd Hayne flattens Chargers' Lowell Rose (VIDEO)

Jarryd Hayne, a former rugby league star turned San Francisco 49er, absolutely flattened San Diego Chargers cornerback Lowell Rose on a third-quarter drive during Thursday's preseason game. The Australian native broke one tackle before laying out Rose at the 50-yard line on a 2nd-and-2. Oh. That's just former Rugby League star @jarrydhayne_1, turning NFL defenders into pancakes...
Via The Other Paper
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: San Francisco 49ers RB Jarryd Hayne Destroys Silly San Diego Chargers Defender

Former rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has caught the NFL loving world by storm during the preseason with his tough running style and big plays. Against the San Diego Chargers Thursday night he made sure to give the coaching staff something to think about as they try to figure out who to cut.If you ask this poor Chargers defender he will likely recommend the 49ers keep Hayne. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday : The top five San Diego Chargers of all-time

The San Diego Chargers have one of the richest histories in the NFL, although the franchise is yet to capture its first Super Bowl title, the team has had many Hall of Fame players in their huddles. Some of the greatest offensive and defensive teams have came from San Diego with tons of Pro bowlers, All-Pros, and MVPs. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: 10 players who can shift the course...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers give defensive line coach ‘Breaking Bad’-inspired nickname

San Diego Chargers defensive line coach Don Johnson has made such an interesting impression upon his players that they have come up a quite interesting nickname for the impatient-yet-stoic man. And perhaps surprisingly, it’s not “Miami Vice,” which arguably would have been perfect. Instead, the nickname is inspired by a character from the AMC hit and arguably one of the finest...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers RB Branden Oliver Should Help Keep Melvin Gordon Fresh This Season

Melvin Gordon was taken by the Chargers with their first round pick with the thought that he would be the running back of the future in San Diego. First, he has to make it through his rookie season; something that many players tend to struggle with since the season is so much longer than anything they have ever done before.Nowadays since most teams tend to use the running back by...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chargers' Jacoby Jones gets his groove on at practice

Jacoby Jones has only one shot at a first impression with San Diego's fans.The dancing wideout needs to perfect a new scoring move. This half-whip dance, half-chicken dance probably isn't it, but it's a great start:https://twitter.com/Chargers/status/638425865966256128Trust Jones to figure that whole maneuver out. He's known as one of the NFL's best touchdown dancers from his days...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Eric Weddle is the best safety in the NFL

Chargers safety Eric Weddle has been making plays for his team since 2007. Weddle’s play has been taking notice around the league for sometime now, Weddle is a three-time Pro Bowler (’11, ’13, ’14), a two-time First-team All-Pro selection (’11,’14), a three-time Second-team All-Pro selection (’10,’12,’13), and the NFL’s interceptions leader in 2011. Weddle is...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers special teamers know they better shape up this week

San Diego hasn't allowed a kick or punt return score during the Mike McCoy era.The Chargers' head coach wants to keep it that way -- so plays like this one from last weekend just won't cut it:https://twitter.com/nflnetwork/status/637792805763420160This simply doesn't happen under McCoy's watch. Safety Darrell Stuckey is a Pro Bowl gunner that teams have to account for. Punter Mike...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Takeaways: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers

Five Takeaways: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers 2015-09-01 0%Overall Score Reader Rating: (0 Votes) 0% This past Saturday, the San Diego Chargers played host to the Seattle Seahawks for the third week of preseason action. Like any preseason game, the final score was essentially meaningless, but that doesn’t mean these games don’t matter for the upcoming season. Here...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers run game still struggling despite offseason moves

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Chargers were determined to fix their woeful running game this offseason. They climbed the draft board to secure standout Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. They revamped their offensive line, which has just one returning starter at his same position for the season opener. But after three preseason games, their average rests at 3.4 yards per carry-- the same...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Clark accused by Chargers of trying to punch Philip Rivers (Video)

San Diego Chargers players were ticked off at Seattle Seahawks rookie Frank Clark after Saturday’s preseason game between the teams. A few Chargers accused Clark of attacking Philip Rivers after a sack by Jordan Hill in the second quarter. Clark supposedly punched Rivers, but it’s very hard to tell from this camera angle: #Chargers want to blame @TheRealFrankC_ for the rumble...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Cut 11 Players

The San Diego Chargers announced Sunday night that they’ve cut 11 players as they work to get down to 75 players by the Tuesday deadline. Here’s the group of players who have either been released or waived: CB Manny Asprilla DL Cameron Botticelli WR Titus Davis RB Jahwan Edwards LB Curtis Grant LB Brock Hekking ... The post Chargers Cut 11 Players appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers are alleging that Seattle Seahawks rookie defensive end Frank Clark went after Philip Rivers after he was already down during Saturday’s preseason game. The play in question occurred in the first half of the contest. Jordan Hill sacked Rivers, and then after the sack a scrum developed, with Rivers on the ground clinging to Clark’s jersey for a few seconds...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

These 3 San Diego Chargers highlight videos will get you amped for the season

Are you ready for the start of the season? At this point, we’re so close to actual football that everyday I don’t have football is legitimately painful. I need it! It’s been way too long! AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier fan bases Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this week in the preseason First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make the playoffs...
Via cover32
7 days 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
8 days 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
8 days 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
9 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
11 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...

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
16 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
17 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
17 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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