3:14 AM EDT, Sat August 19, 2017

Manti Te'o gives it another try

Manti Te’o was sturdy for Notre Dame. In the NFL, where the athletes really are faster and stronger, the opposite occurred. Te’o’s body kept breaking down. His wheels gave out in all four years with the San Diego Chargers. There were injuries to each foot. A high ankle sprain. A ruptured Achilles....
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Chargers and Saints joint practices prove to be a study in NFL diplomacy

The Saints fans who remained at Jack Hammett Sports Complex long after practice ended alternated chants of “We want Drew” and “Who ’Dat?” hoping to lure their team’s quarterback over for another round of autographs. Drew Brees, who had just finished signing for an entire section of other fans,...

Brees: L.A. move 'didn't have to happen'

The Los Angeles Chargers* are an oddity to Drew Brees. Like many San Diegans, the team’s relocation from San Diego bugged the quarterback and longtime Del Mar resident.“I think we all would look at it and say, ‘It didn’t have to happen, there’s a better way.’ And yet, it did,” Brees said Thursday....
LA Times Aug 17, 2017

Drew Brees and Philip Rivers have a long history of being on the same football field

Drew Brees and Philip Rivers had been on the same football field hundreds of times before Thursday’s meeting in Costa Mesa.It was when both were trying to establish themselves as NFL starters with the Chargers, a job Rivers took when Brees left San Diego to sign with the New Orleans Saints.There...

Chargers' Oliver looks as good as ever

The slow-motion video of Chargers running back Branden Oliver tearing his Achilles in an exhibition game last Aug. 28 at Minnesota is not for the faint of heart. Oliver catches a short pass on the right side and plants his right foot to make a cut. The tendon connecting the heel bone to the calf...
LA Times Aug 16, 2017

Chargers' Branden Oliver shows he's ready to run after bad Achilles injury

The slow-motion video of Chargers running back Branden Oliver tearing his Achilles in a preseason game at Minnesota last Aug. 28 is not for the faint of heart. Oliver catches a short pass on the right side and plants his right foot to make a cut. The tendon connecting the heel to the calf snaps...

Gates deserves a lift like Gwynn got

Antonio Gates has never played in a Super Bowl. And that bothers many San Diegans. They saw that most opponents had no defender who could guard Gates. But tight ends not as good as Gates went to the Super Bowl every year.Happily for the Padres and local baseball fans, Tony Gwynn spent his 20-year...

Tattoo event shows the Chargers need more 'Fight'

It appeared to be one of the first Charger victories in their self-proclaimed “Fight for LA,” a real live human being from the heart of Los Angeles who had decided to become a Charger fan. His name was Anthony Cabadas, and he had been standing for nearly three hours on a Sunset Boulevard sidewalk...
LA Times Aug 15, 2017

Chargers fans get inked in 'Fight for L.A.' tattoo giveaway

It appeared to be one of the first Chargers victories in their self-proclaimed “Fight for LA,” a real live human being from the heart of Los Angeles who had decided to become a Chargers fan. His name was Anthony Cabadas, and he had been standing for nearly three hours on a Sunset Boulevard sidewalk...

Chargers say Perryman will miss 2-3 months

The Chargers defense took a significant hit Tuesday when Denzel Perryman underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left ankle, a procedure that will sideline the middle linebacker for two to three months. Perryman suffered the noncontact injury in the first quarter of Sunday night’s 48-17...
LA Times Aug 15, 2017

Chargers' Denzel Perryman sidelined 2 to 3 months after ankle surgery

The Chargers defense took a significant hit on Tuesday when Denzel Perryman underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left ankle, a procedure that will sideline the middle linebacker for two to three months. Perryman suffered the noncontact injury in the first quarter of Sunday night’s...

Jason Verrett outlook post-ACL

San Diegans cheered Jason Verrett, the Chargers’ 2014 first-round pick, when the rookie cornerback made a leaping interception to clinch a victory at Oakland. There have been detours as well for Verrett. What is next for the cornerback who had reconstructive knee surgery last October? Age: 26 NFL...

Confessions of a Chargers fan rooting for his team to lose

Early Monday morning, while wrestling with my conscience, a life coach suddenly appeared by my bedside.What’s bothering you? asked this kindly fellow who bore an uncanny resemblance to late Chargers coach Don Coryell in a rare good mood.It’s the Chargers, I said.Go on, he said, assuming a three-point...
LA Times Aug 14, 2017

Attendance for Chargers preseason debut in the NFL's smallest stadium falls far short of capacity

While several Chargers raved about the atmosphere in StubHub Center for Sunday night’s preseason opener against the Seattle Seahawks, attendance for the Chargers’ Los Angeles debut did not reflect great enthusiasm for the team.The announced crowd of 21,054 was about 6,000 shy of the stadium’s 27,000-seat...

Chargers unfazed by small crowd for Carson opener

While several Chargers raved about the atmosphere in StubHub Center for Sunday night’s exhibition opener against Seattle, any enthusiasm for the team was not reflected in the attendance for the team’s Los Angeles debut. The announced crowd of 21,054 was about 6,000 shy of StubHub’s 27,000-seat...

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