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.
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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?
Posted: Monday, January 30th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Ahmad Bradshaw, Andrew Luck, Brandon Jacobs, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Reggie Wayne, San Diego Chargers, Vincent Jackson
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.
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.
Go inside the AFC’s Wednesday practice, where Chargers QB Philip Rivers was miked for sound.
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.
Norv Turner has some internal support in San Diego, leading to speculation that he might return for another season with the Chargers.
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.
Philip Rivers has seen better days, but there’s only so many ways he can explain it.
Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Charles Woodson, DeMarco Murray, Ed Dickson, Green Bay Packers, Joe Paterno, Michael Fabiano, NFL Films, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, Penn State, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rex Ryan, Roger Goodell, Ryan Clark, San Diego Chargers, Tom Brady
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.
Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Alex Smith, Anquan Boldin, Brady Quinn, Calvin Johnson, Eddie Royal, frank gore, Greg Olsen, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, Kellen Winslow, Matt Forte, Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Oakland Raiders, Ray Rice, Roddy White, Ryan Torain, San Diego Chargers, Todd Heap
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.
Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Dallas Cowboys, frank gore, Kendall Hunter, Laurent Robinson, Mike Tolbert, Miles Austin, Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers
In the latest Three and out: Miles Austin could be gone awhile, Ryan Mathews could be back soon and Frank Gore is uncertain.
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.
Posted: Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Andy Reid, Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Jeff Darlington, Kansas City Chiefs, Michael Fabiano, Michael Lombardi, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers
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.