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Sproles Signs $6.621 Million Franchise Tender

John Clayton of ESPN.com reports that Chargers RB Darren Sproles has signed his franchise tender placed on him before the start of free agency. The all-purpose back and kick returner inked his $6.621 million franchise tender. That base salary figure is now guaranteed for next season. Last season in 16 games Sproles ran 61 times […]

Will The Chargers Place the Franchise Tag on Sproles?

The Chargers and their running back situation for 2009 very well may come to a head as soon as this week. Today’s San Diego Union-Tribune talks about the team possibly shocking the league by putting the franchise tag on upcoming free agent RB Darren Sproles. He’s due to hit the open market on February 26th. […]

GM Smith Tries to Make Nice w/ Tomlinson

It’s been an offseason of rifts already between the Chargers and running back LaDainian Tomlinson, as it looks as if team management and L.T. have already traded blows about if the back will be a part of the teams long-term plans. After last week’s shots taken by GM A.J. Smith at L.T., things got even […]

More Rumors on the Chargers Thought of Moving Tomlinson

Just hours before their divisional playoff game in Pittsburgh, there is plenty of talk about Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson and not only his status for today’s game (listed as doubtful and unlikely to play) but also about his long-term future in San Diego. Today on NFL.com they have an interesting tidbit on Tomlinson and […]

Smith Says He Wants Sproles Back in the Same Role in 2009

From: San Diego Union Tribune Chargers General Manager A.J. Smith said he would love for Darren Sproles, taken in the fourth round in ’05, to remain with the team. Other than to say he had “not started thinking of the franchise” tag in regards to Sproles, Smith would not speculate on what will happen with […]

Tomlinson for Sure Out in Pittsburgh?

From: ProFootballTalk.com Darren Sproles is going to have a chance to make even more money for 2009. As it turns out, Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson’s groin injury is bad enough to potentially keep him out for the rest of the postseason. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union Tribune reports that, at a minimum, no […]

Sproles Big Night Saves the Day for Chargers

When it came out on Saturday that it appeared that LaDainian Tomlinson was not going to be able to go for the Chargers vs the Colts, the thought was the season would be fast over for San Diego. Not so. Little did the Colts, or probably even the Chargers for that matter, realize the player […]