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MNF Pick: Broncos at Chargers
The Chargers, with a record of 4-5, giving 9.5 points seems a bit high. I could see them putting it together and looking good on MNF and winning by 10 or more. Given how both of these teams can score in bunches, this should be an obvious over but 50.5 is pretty high. As...
3 years, 11 months ago   |   MNF Pick: Broncos at Chargers ( 0 )
Gates targets no less than Super Bowl crown in 5-year deal with Chargers
Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates is targeting a Super Bowl trophy in his decision to sign a five-year contract extension worth $36.175 million with the San Diego Chargers. Gates who will become the highest-paid tight end today will receiver $7.235 million per season, wi...
4 years, 2 months ago   |   Gates targets no less than Super Bowl crown in 5-year deal with Chargers ( 0 )
End of the line for Tomlinson as member of Chargers
After nine colorful seasons with the San Diego Chargers, running back LaDainian Tominson was let go by the team. Tominson was released by the Charges on Moday after being part of the franchise for long time. The 30-year-old National Football League star is both happy an...
4 years, 7 months ago   |   End of the line for Tomlinson as member of Chargers ( 1 )
Fitness Key to Chargers Success
The San Diego Chargers have started their preparations for the 2009 NFL season in a bid to claim their first Super Bowl. The Chargers have started the past few seasons as favorites to take the AFC West division and have lived up to those expectations for the previous t...
5 years, 2 months ago   |   Fitness Key to Chargers Success ( 0 )
Chargers show plenty of “Hart” in win over Chiefs
If the Chargers make the playoffs this season, they may look back on Sunday's 20-19 win over Kansas City as the turning point of their campaign. Say what you want about the Chargers. Are they underachieving? Probably. Inconsistent? Definitely. But there's no doubt that...
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Chargers show plenty of “Hart” in win over Chiefs ( 1 )
Gates will open up now that injuries are behind him
Obviously, some of the problems the 3-5 San Diego Chargers have had this year stem from injuries. Tight end Antonio Gates was hit hard last season with a dislocated toe, so much so that it forced him to undergo surgery last February. It's taken awhile for him to recover...
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Gates will open up now that injuries are behind him ( 1 )
Not too late for San Diego to charge into playoffs
Last week's game in London versus the New Orleans Saints appeared to be a do-or-die contest for a San Diego Chargers team struggling to stop any offense. Unfortunately for the Chargers, they were on the wrong end of a 37-32 decision that dropped them to 3-5. But here's...
5 years, 11 months ago   |   Not too late for San Diego to charge into playoffs ( 1 )
Forget Robin Hood, it’s San Diego that needs Merriman
Remember when many NFL prognosticators had the San Diego Chargers headed to the Super Bowl this season? Well, that was a prediction offered under the assumption that they would have the heart of their defense, linebacker Shawne Merriman, on board. Now, the forecast is v...
6 years ago   |   Forget Robin Hood, it’s San Diego that needs Merriman ( 2 )
L.T. doesn’t equal TD anymore—and that’s a good thing
If you're a fantasy football owner of Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson, you're probably banging your head against a wall right now. Why? Because Tomlinson, who's been banged up, has rushed for a disappointing (by his standards) four touchdowns this year. But th...
6 years ago   |   L.T. doesn’t equal TD anymore—and that’s a good thing ( 3 )
L.T., Chargers looking for light bulb to turn on
Forget the economic fallout -- the San Diego Chargers are having a crisis of their own. They're now 2-3 after a shocking butt-kicking delivered by the Miami Dolphins last Sunday and could be 1-4 if not for a miraculous fourth-quarter comeback in Oakland in Week 4. Com...
6 years ago   |   L.T., Chargers looking for light bulb to turn on ( 2 )
Chargers keep on rolling with Rivers
It wasn't as pretty as his output in the first three weeks, but Philip Rivers showed Sunday that he has the moxie to roll with the punches. Rivers threw for 180 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in his team's 28-18 win over Oakland. Rivers' stats weren't pretty,...
6 years ago   |   Chargers keep on rolling with Rivers ( 4 )
Fan Pulse: Fans weigh in on Merriman’s decision
Fans' reactions range from "he's crazy" to "he's a team player." Perhaps Chargers outside linebacker Shawne Merriman is both crazy and a team player, wanting to play the 2008 season despite loads of specialists telling him to go under the knife. Merriman tore his PC...
6 years, 1 month ago   |   Fan Pulse: Fans weigh in on Merriman’s decision ( 13 )
Gates, Castillo return to practice field as season approaches
The San Diego Chargers fell short in their second exhibition game, but they continued to move toward the more important goal of being healthy and ready for the season opener. The Chargers’ biggest question marks revolve around health issues and the team seems to be p...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Gates, Castillo return to practice field as season approaches ( 6 )
Cason, Hester make strong debuts for Chargers
The San Diego Chargers’ top two draft picks didn't need long to show their stuff. Playing in their first exhibition game as rookies, cornerback Antoine Cason and running back Jacob Hester were two of the top performers in San Diego’s 31-17 victory over Dallas last...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Cason, Hester make strong debuts for Chargers ( 18 )
Cromartie, Jammer help Chargers corner opposing passing attacks
Antonio Cromartie did not make his first start until Week 10 of the 2007 season, but the cornerback still managed to gain All-Pro honors and was named the San Diego Chargers' defensive player of the year. Cromartie intercepted 10 passes in the regular season and two mo...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Cromartie, Jammer help Chargers corner opposing passing attacks ( 27 )
Fan Pulse: Talent is colorless in San Diego
Chargers fans seem to be colorblind. In reaction to San Diego Union-Tribune writer Kevin Acee's recent feature piece on safety Eric Weddle - in which he labels Weddle the Great White Irony - fans on Bolt Talk, a Chargers forum, seem less than impressed with Weddle's m...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Fan Pulse: Talent is colorless in San Diego ( 9 )
Gates knows toe injuries shouldn’t be underestimated
San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates understands that when it comes to injuries in football, “serious” and “toe” are two words that people tend to have a hard time putting together. And Gates said in a press conference that even his own father had a hard...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Gates knows toe injuries shouldn’t be underestimated ( 34 )
Chargers sign first-round CB Cason
The Chargers signed first-round cornerback Antoine Cason to a five-year, $12 million contract. It is the largest contract ever given to a University of Arizona rookie NFL player. He will look to win the nickel CB position with the Chargers this season. Commentary: S...
6 years, 2 months ago   |   Chargers sign first-round CB Cason ( 19 )
Chargers give DE Castillo $43 million extension
San Diego signed veteran defensive end Luis Castillo a five-year, $43.1 million extension Tuesday, keeping him with the Chargers through 2014. Castillo, the 28th pick in the 2005 draft, will receive $17.1 million guaranteed. Commentary: The argument can be made that...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Chargers give DE Castillo $43 million extension ( 6 )
Healthy Waters hoping to make impact for Chargers
Anthony Waters will have to be forgiven if he takes the exhibition season a little more seriously than many other players on NFL training camp rosters. The San Diego Chargers linebacker appeared in two exhibitions in 2007; that was the only game action he has seen sinc...
6 years, 3 months ago   |   Healthy Waters hoping to make impact for Chargers ( 5 )