Posts Tagged ‘San Diego Chargers’

Ryan Leaf busts out of his shell

To the Colts, Peyton Manning. To the Chargers, Ryan Leaf. Their names are forever linked, but their lives since the 1998 draft couldn’t be more distinct.

How Big Ben, not Eli, could have been the Giants’ QB

Seated at the most crowded podium during Tuesday’s Media Day, Giants QB Eli Manning fielded questions about older brother Peyton‘s health and playing in his second Super Bowl. But what if Manning never was traded to the Giants on the day the Chargers drafted him No. 1 overall in 2004?

Three and out: Bradshaw says he’s ready for SB 46

Now that the countdown to Super Bowl XLVI has officially begun, some of the attention is off Rob Gronkowski’s ankle and turning toward Ahmad Bradshaw’s foot.

Rivers: Chargers not far off

Philip Rivers took some time out of Pro Bowl preparations to sit down with NFL Network’s Fran Charles and Marshall Faulk to talk about what the Chargers need to do next season to be a better team.

Watch: Rivers miked up

Go inside the AFC’s Wednesday practice, where Chargers QB Philip Rivers was miked for sound.

Jackson: No word from Chargers on new deal

While reports suggest A.J. Smith now is “comfortable” exploring a long-term deal for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers wide receiver said he has yet to speak to the general manager himself.

Can Rivers save Turner in San Diego?

Norv Turner has some internal support in San Diego, leading to speculation that he might return for another season with the Chargers.

Broncos can claim AFC West with win; Raiders need help

The Broncos’ 40-14 loss to the Bills and the Raiders’ 16-13 overtime victory over the Chiefs tightened the AFC West race.

What will it take to save Turner in San Diego?

There’s no point in rehashing all that has gone wrong for the Chargers, who entered the season with high expectations. The team’s current five-game slide has made those expectations a distant memory.

Chargers’ Rivers admits he’s in a funk

Philip Rivers has seen better days, but there’s only so many ways he can explain it.

First and 10: Thank God it’s Thursday

NFL Network’s second-half schedule of Thursday night games kicks off at 8 p.m. ET with an important divisional showdown, as Carson Palmer’s Oakland Raiders battle Philip Rivers’ San Diego Chargers for first place in the AFC West.

Thursday night’s alright for throwing

With the first Thursday night game of the year around the corner, Jason Smith breaks down previous Thursday night games and finds one position has generally excelled above all others.

Three and out: Austin to miss 2-4 weeks

In the latest Three and out: Miles Austin could be gone awhile, Ryan Mathews could be back soon and Frank Gore is uncertain.

Three and out: Hillis re-injures hamstring

Peyton Hillis suffers a setback that threatens to keep him off the field; the Giants could miss a pair of key offensive weapons this week; San Diego hopes to have running back help available to assist Mike Tolbert.

First and 10: Week 8 redux

Watch enhanced replays of the Baltimore Ravens’ thrilling comeback against the Arizona Cardinals, and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ clash with AFC rival New England Tuesday night on NFL Network.

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