CHARGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Can the Chargers live up to the hype?

I know it may sound weird to some people asking if a team that went 5-11 and is relocating after over 50 years in a city will live up to hype. But that’s where the Los Angeles Chargers have positioned themselves. With a strong offseason and many injured players back in the fold, the Bolts […] Can the Chargers live up to the hype? - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers...
Via Bolt Beat
21 hours ago

The 'Finest running back from America’s Finest City' quiz

Happy birthday to the one-and-only LaDainian Tomlinson, born on this day in 1979. Easily one of the greatest running backs in NFL history, LT sits near the top of every rushing leader board, and broke the single-season touchdown record with 31 in 2006 on his way to winning his lone MVP award. He will be inducted into Canton in August, having been elected in his first year of eligibility...
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Jatavis Brown will be this season’s Tyrell Williams?

Go back to the 2015 season finale against the Denver Broncos and you’ll see in the box score a 90-yard touchdown from wide receiver Tyrell Williams. What is forgotten is that Williams went the first 15 games without a catch. Williams carried the momentum of his 2015 season finale performance into this past year. He […] Why Jatavis Brown will be this season’s Tyrell Williams...
Via Bolt Beat
1 day ago

How do the Chargers stack up offensively compared to the rest of the division?

Due to an onslaught of injuries over the past two years, the Chargers’ record has suffered greatly, but the amount of talent on the roster remains high. How does the Chargers’ offensive roster compare to the rest of the AFC West? Let’s find out. Quarterbacks (ranked): 1. Philip Rivers – LAC 2. Derek Carr – […] How do the Chargers stack up offensively compared to the rest...
Via Bolt Beat
1 day ago

Chargers announce schedule for first Training Camp outside San Diego.

“The show must go on” and rehearsals will not be in San Diego anymore. The Los Angeles Chargers have announced the schedule for Training Camp 2017. The team will be conducting their 12 practices at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, CA, and all of them are open to the public. As they were at Chargers Park, practices are free to attend, however the team is encouraging...
Via Bolts From The Blue
1 day ago

How much will the Chargers miss Danny Woodhead?

How important is Danny Woodhead to Philip Rivers and the Chargers’ offense? Very, and the team doesn’t appear to have a clear replacement for him. Let me take you back about four years to the signing of Danny Woodhead by the (then) San Diego Chargers. Here are the first words I wrote on the matter: I love this signing. Danny Woodhead was similar to Darren Sproles in that the...
Via Bolts From The Blue
3 days ago

Jason Taylor picks Jimmy Johnson to be HOF presenter

When Jason Taylor is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer, he’ll be introduced by former head coach Jimmy Johnson. Interestingly enough, Johnson’s former boss Jerry Jones is also being inducted this year, which should be a unique experience for the former Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins coach.Taylor announced Johnson as his presenter in a video that he posted...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why should I believe in the 2017 Los Angeles Chargers?

Many of the experts are picking the Los Angeles Chargers to win a very competitive AFC West, but there’s few reasons to believe this team will have better luck than the ones before it. We need to talk. There is an awful lot of big predictions going on around the inaugural season of the Los Angeles Chargers. In fact, you’d have an easier time finding experts predicting the Chargers...
Via Bolts From The Blue
5 days ago

Chargers first-round pick Williams may not be ready for camp

The Los Angeles Chargers surprised many people by selecting Clemson receiver Mike Williams with the No. 7 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Since then, the big-bodied receiver has suffered what is described as mild disc herniation and has been unable to practice during the offseason.When the injury was announced, it was brushed off as a minor issue that wouldn’t impact Williams...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JJ Watt sends funny tweet after brother TJ officially signs with Steelers

There are now officially three Watt brothers in the NFL, and the eldest one is thrilled at what that means.Rookie linebacker T.J. Watt, who was taken by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of this year’s draft, officially signed with the team on Wednesday. In reaction to the news, Watt’s older brother J.J., the four-time All-Pro defensive end for the Houston Texans, posted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers has no plans to retire ‘any time real soon’

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers thinks he still has plenty left in the tank.Rivers told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on his Know Them From Adam podcast that he’ll continue to play as long as he can help a team — and expects that to continue for a while.“I don’t want hang on at the end and just be a guy that’s hanging on,” Rivers said, via ESPN. “But if I still...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

How are the Los Angeles Chargers looking with just over three months left in the summer?

It’s at that time of the year where the sporting world starts to really slow down. The NBA Finals are underway, which means that in just a week or two, the only major sport we will have to enjoy is baseball, which has a season that lasts 162+ games. The NFL teams are in the midst of hot, grueling summer workouts, trying to get the rookies and new editions up to speed on the game...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Melvin Ingram to four-year contract

The Los Angeles Chargers and pass rusher Melvin Ingram came to an agreement on a four-year contract, the team announced Sunday.Adam Schefter of ESPN provided the following details of the contract. The Chargers used the franchise tag to lock Ingram up this offseason with the intention of working out a long-term deal. Now that has been accomplished.Originally a first-round pick out...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers first-round pick Mike Williams to miss rest of offseason program

It’s not want you want to hear if you’re a Los Angeles Chargers fan: Mike Williams is already injured. The No. 7 overall pick in last April’s draft is dealing with a mild disc herniation in his lower back, and will miss the rest of the offseason program, the team announced Tuesday. That includes the rest of organized team activities this week and next week’s minicamp. This...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers sign 3rd-round draft pick Dan Feeney.

Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Chargers sign 3rd-round pick Dan Feeney

Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Benjamin talks up Johnny Manziel comeback

Johnny Manziel’s name is back in the headlines thanks to a comment made by Los Angeles Chargers wideout Travis Benjamin.Benjamin, who spent some time with Manziel as a member of the Cleveland Browns, recently popped up on "Up To The Minute" and talked about the embattled quarterback’s comeback attempt.NFL.com’s Conor Orr provided the quote: “I saw Johnny about a month ago...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Lynn didn’t know Chargers would move after hiring

Everyone knew that at some point, the Chargers were going to move from San Diego to Los Angeles. The team had been flirting with the idea for awhile, and it got even more real when the Rams made the decision to move from St. Louis to Los Angeles.But as it turns out, new Chargers coach Anthony Lynn was a true believer in San Diego.From The MMQB:“When I took the job, we were still...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-security guard pleads guilty to disturbing lewd act at Chargers game

Back in December, during the last game ever between the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, a video went viral. The video wasn’t of a crazy hit by a linebacker or a fight in the stands between two drunk fans, but instead, it was a video of a security guard touching himself. Let’s just say the guard wasn’t exactly scratching his shoulder, and because he wasn’t, he has...
Via The Comeback
May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Chargers DB says sign from God at gas station led him to team

After defensive back Tre Boston was released by the Carolina Panthers, he received legitimate interest from three NFL teams. But instead of consulting his family or friends like many other players do when deciding which team to choose, Boston says he received a sign from above.Boston said this week that a man he bumped into at a gas station convinced him so sign with the San Diego...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Don’t be surprised if the Los Angeles Chargers have a top 5 offense this season

It seems every as if every year the Los Angeles Chargers have the offensive firepower to make a genuine push at a playoff spot, and maybe more. However, almost every year they encounter injury problems, and the lack of depth starts to show. Players such as Danario Alexander and Branden Oliver (both undrafted) have stepped up big when called upon, but the team has yet to win a playoff...
Via isportsweb.com
May 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Williams isn’t guaranteed a starting spot with Chargers

Los Angeles Chargers rookie receiver Mike Williams has some work to do if he wants to take the field with Philip Rivers in 2017.One would think a Chargers team coming off five wins would play the No. 7 pick in the draft as soon as possible, yet the Chargers might have enough talent to keep Williams off the field as a rookie.Such is the line of thinking put down by ESPN.com’s Eric...
Via The Sports Daily
May 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Chargers Avoid Repeating History, Sign Mike Williams

Even when you draft a player at the top of the first round, nothing is for certain. With every pick of the NFL draft that passes, millions upon millions of dollars are earned. Many NFL prospects are immediately catapulted up several tax brackets, sometimes going from poverty to becoming a millionaire. But before they can get that money that they’ve earned, there’s one step left...
Via isportsweb.com
May 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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