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2012 NFL Week Eight Preivew – San Diego vs Cleveland

Coming off the bye, the Chargers head east this week as they take on a Browns team reeling through another season that has turned into a disaster at 1-6. The Chargers are looking to rebound off a historic loss two weeks back when they allowed Peyton Manning and the Broncos to rally from a 24-0 […]

Chargers No Match for Falcons in 27-3 Beating to Fall to 2-1

Matt Ryan threw for 275 yards and three touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons dominated the San Diego Chargers, 27-3, at Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday. Ryan completed 30-of-40 passes with one interception, and Michael Turner carried the ball 14 times for 80 yards and a touchdown. “I feel as confident as I ever have,” Ryan said.”Now […]

Rosario Grabs Three TD’s; Chargers Blow Out Titans 38-10

On a day when the Chargers honored former linebacker Junior Seau, the team rose to the occasion, pounding the Tennessee Titans easily 38-10 to push to 2-0 on the season. Seau would have been proud of tight end Dante Rosario, who came out of the shadow of Antonio Gates to score three touchdowns from QB […]

RB Mathews at Practice, TE Gates Sits with Rib Injury

Running back Ryan Mathews was back on the practice field on Thursday for the Chargers, the first time he’s been on the practice field since he broke his collarbone five weeks ago. His status for Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans is still in question. Union-Tribune beat writer Kevin Acee also reports that tight end […]

Rivers and Gates Won’t Play Friday vs Vikings

Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and tight end Antonio Gates will not play Friday’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings, Scott Bair of the North County Times reports. The decision came down late Thursday night, after coach Norv Turner spent consecutive media sessions saying he was confident that a makeshift offensive line minus three starters would […]

Chargers Playoff Dreams End with 38-10 Beat Down in Detroit

When the Chargers needed to step up and play their best – it was simply too late. The Bolts final playoff push fell short for the second year in a row on Saturday, as they ran into a roar in the Motor City, a 38-10 beating by the Lions that will signal another season with […]

Gates Working Through Foot Problems

Tight end Antonio Gates has heard the talk about him being just a guy now, as the future Hall of Famer deals with a foot injury that has slowed him much of the past two seasons. He has played the past four games, catching 22 passes for 274 yards and two touchdowns. He has lacked […]

Source Says TE Antonio Gates Looking “Old and Fat”

The slumping Chargers are dealing with plenty of problems these days, but we didn’t think to count All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates among them. But one team source singled out Gates in diagnosing the ills that have befallen the 4-4 Chargers. “It’s harsh to say, but he looks old and fat,” the source told Yahoo! […]