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Chargers Know How to Build Outside the Draft

When the 2015 NFL Draft begins this Thursday, April 30 in Chicago, Ill., the Chargers will have done their homework and will be ready to pick.Not long after the last selection is made, we will also see how that scouting homework spills into the acquisition of some key role players not chosen in the draft. More than most NFL clubs, the Chargers have a knack for supplementing their...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers proposed new stadium in L.A. would have an absurd feature

If the San Diego Chargers do indeed move to Los Angeles their new stadium would reportedly be really nice. This, though, is a little ridiculous. The proposed $1.7 billion stadium in L.A. would include a tower that shoots lightning bolts when the Chargers score Is that even safe? AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during the first night of the NFL Draft...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Proposed Chargers Stadium To Include A TOWER THAT SHOOTS LIGHTNING BOLTS After Each TD

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have made a few tweaks to their proposed  $1.7-billion stadium project, and there were a few tidbits that caught our eye. We won’t bore you with all the architectural details or motivations behind most of the designs, but we felt it was important to let you know about this…   [&hellip (Visited 4 times, 6 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LA stadium would fire lightning bolts when Chargers score

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have big plans for a $1.7 billion football stadium in Los Angeles. How big? We’re talking lightning bolts and fire. According to the Los Angeles Times, the two teams presented a concept to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and the Committee on Los Angeles Opportunities — which is comprised...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Proposed Los Angeles Stadium For The Chargers/Raiders Would Include A Tower That Shoots Lightning

More: Stadium plan includes tower that shoots lightning bolts when #Chargers score. — Nathan Fenno (@nathanfenno) April 23, 2015 The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders recently re-did their joint-proposal for a new stadium in Carson and it The plans for the $1.7 billion proposal were shown to the NFL league office in Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers Looking To Trade Up For Marcus Mariota ‘Through the Browns’

The San Diego Chargers are “exploring the possibility” of trading up for Oregon star quarterback Marcus Mariota “through the Browns,” TFY Draft Insider’s Tony Pauline reports. Cleveland of course holds two first round picks (No. 12 and No. 19 overall), ammunition that might be necessary for the Chargers (hold the No. 17 pick) to jump up to land Mariota. This obviously...
Via Gridiron Grit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What in the world’s going on with the San Diego Chargers, Philip Rivers & Eric Weddle?

The San Diego Chargers seem like a mess. Between constant Philip Rivers trade rumors and a move to Los Angeles potentially on the horizon, a lot seems up in the air. Add the curious case of Eric Weddle to the growing list of problems. So, Eric Weddle is "highly, highly, disrespected" even though the Chargers say contract talks are coming up in May-June? Something's fishy. — Ben...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Quote from San Diego Chargers GM Tom Telesco on Philip Rivers is intriguing

The San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers have had a rocky couple of months. We know Rivers is indeed working out with the team right now, but it has to be a bit awkward. Will this bit from Chargers GM Tom Telesco on Wednesday help smooth things over? Telesco stresses Philip Rivers is our quarterback. The plan is for him to be here "a long, long, long time." — San Diego Chargers...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Futures of Eric Weddle and Phillip Rivers Are In Question This Offseason

Chargers captain Eric Weddle is skipping the start of the teams offseason workouts in seek of a landing a new contract. The 30-year-old veteran signed a five-year, $40 million dollar contract in 2011, with $19 million guaranteed. Weddle, a three-time Pro Bowler who’s been voted first team All-Pro twice, has been nothing but stellar for the Chargers since they drafted him in the...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Waived LB Alvin Scioneaux

The San Diego Chargers placed LB Alvin Scioneaux on waivers Tuesday, according to the NFL transactions release. Scioneaux, 23, signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Wofford back in May of last year. However, he lasted just a few months with the team before he was waived-injured at the start ... The post Chargers Waived LB Alvin Scioneaux appeared first on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers one of six teams talking with Vikings about Adrian Peterson

One more week is all the Minnesota Vikings are giving another team to make a deal for running back Adrian Peterson. If no trade happens next week, or presumably before the NFL Draft on April 30th, Peterson will remain in Minnesota, according to reports, per the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The paper also reports, via a source, that the Vikings are currently talking with six teams...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Weddle skips Chargers workouts: I feel highly disrespected

Stan Liu-USA TODAY SportsSan Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle, unhappy that the team is unwilling to engage in contract extension talks, skipped the first voluntary workout of the offseason. “I feel highly, highly disrespected,” Weddle said in an interview with San Diego Union-Tribune‘s Kevin Acee. “… It is what it is, but there is no reason for me to put out any...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Safety Eric Weddle Skipping Workouts Over Lack of Contract Talks

When you make the money that guys in the NFL do you would think that the players would be good with just playing and doing their jobs, but no. Just like every other profession in the world they like to feel a little bit of security in their job. In the NFL going in to a season in the last year of your contract is as unsecure as you can get without playing like garbage.Since San Diego...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

LT thinks Philip Rivers won’t play for Chargers in 2015

Uncertainty has clouded the future of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and what stadium he’ll call home during the 2015 NFL season. From rumors connecting him to the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans to his lack of desire to play in Los Angeles should the franchise move to the City of Angels, Rivers’ football home seems to be anywhere but San Diego. Legendary...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates Does Not Want to Play Less

Last week some comments made the rounds online about how San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates did not want to play as much next season as he did during the last. The Chargers did try to monitor his playing time, but with injuries to other guys that was easier said than done. According to Pro Football Focus he played in 72.3 percent of the Chargers offensive plays last season...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Te Antonio Gates Doesn't Want to Play So Much Net Season

Antonio Gates is a great player. He will go down as one of the best tight ends in the game and will be inducted in to the Hall of Fame more than likely as soon as he is eligible--but he needs to retire. Yes, he is still productive after 12 seasons and had a great year last year. Yes, he is still capable of producing at a high level and with Phillip Rivers throwing him the ball he...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Gates planning to lighten workload in 2015

Veteran San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates played in 787 snaps in 2014, something the soon-to-be 36-year-old would rather not repeat next season. "With injuries and whatnot, I played a little bit more than they expected me to play last season," he said. "I was playing the whole game. How I feel next year, it depends on how much volume they have me doing. I'd like to come...
Via 60 Max Power O
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Antonio Gates Plans to Play Less in 2015

San Diego Chargers nine-time Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates plans to slow down his pace in 2015. Gates, who is entering into his 13th year with the Chargers, is coming off of a 12-touchdown season where he played a larger role than expected due to injuries to teammates. In an interview with Emily Kaplan of, Gates shared his plan to play less: With injuries and whatnot...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Five best trade fits for Philip Rivers

Franchise quarterbacks (or, in the case of Jay Cutler, perceived franchise quarterbacks) becoming available on the open market is extraordinarily rare. Over the past 15 years, it has happened only five times, all under extenuating circumstances: Drew Bledsoe in 2002. The Patriots only saw fit to trade him because they had some guy named Brady. Daunte Culpepper in 2006. Culpepper...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Plan of Attack for the 2015 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  The San Diego Chargers are up this blustery...
Via DraftSeason
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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