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Bolts Can’t Stop Brady and the Pats in 35-21 Setback

The Chargers heard all week about Tom Brady and the Patriots offense, and when it was all said and done, they still couldn’t stop them as the Pats moved to 2-0 with a 35-21 win to drop the Chargers to 1-1. Brady completed at least one throw to seven different receivers, going for 423 yards […]

Quick Take: Chargers Fall in Preseason Opener 24-17 to Seattle

The Good: For the most part, it was a solid debut for the Bolts, who got a good outing from QB Philip Rivers, who went 5 for 6 while leading an 89-yard scoring in his only series. Bryan Walters brought the crowd to its feet with a 103-yard kickoff return for a touchdown late in […]

Jackson Inks His $11 Mil Franchise Tag

Vincent Jackson appreciates what boxers go through, having done workouts for that sport during the 41/2 months of the NFL lockout. “It was exhausting,” Jackson said Friday, three hours after signing a franchise tag with the Chargers for nearly $11 million. “It was a new workout for me. It’s a great workout.” Jackson, coming off […]

Latest Chargers Free Agency Player Updates

Unsigned players: OLB Antwan Applewhite (RFA), ILB Darry Beckwith (UFA), S Tyrone Carter (UFA), DE Jacques Cesaire (UFA), ILB Stephen Cooper (UFA), LS James Dearth (UFA), WR Malcom Floyd (UFA), CB Dante Hughes (UFA), DT Travis Johnson (UFA), FB Billy Latsko (UFA), ILB Brandon Moore (UFA), WR Legedu Naanee (UFA), LS Ryan Neill (UFA), CB […]

Chargers Unrestricted and Restricted Free Agents

Unrestricted: Barnes, Antwan, DE; Burnett, Kevin, LB; Carter, Tyrone, DB; Cesaire, Jacques, DE; Clary, Jeromey, T; Cooper, Stephen, LB; Dearth, James, LS; Floyd, Malcom, WR; Hughes, Dante, DB; Johnson, Travis, DE; McMichael, Randy, TE; Moore, Brandon, LB; Mruczkowski, Scott, C; Naanee, Legedu, WR; Neill, Ryan, LS; Oliver, Paul, DB; Siler, Brandon, LB; Sproles, Darren, RB; […]

Proposed CBA Isn’t Good News For WR Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson is one player that isn’t going to be a big fan of the new CBA, as it sounds like he will again be in San Diego in 2011 if the new CBA goes through. News that the franchise tag likely will be part of the new CBA is good news for the Chargers, […]

Jackson Says He’s Just Fine with the Franchise Tag

About a year ago, Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson turned down his restricted free-agent tender of $3.28 million. This year Jackson was tendered as the team’s franchise player at more than $10 million per year. According to Chris Jenkins of the San Diego Union Tribune, Jackson is fine with the franchise tag. “I knew it […]

Chargers Don’t Want to Give WR Jackson a Long Term Deal Right Now

Chargers general manager A.J. Smith has committed $10 million to wide receiver Vincent Jackson by designating him as the AFC West club’s franchise player. However, he’s not inclined to make a long-term commitment to Jackson at this time. Jackson has had two driving under the influence episodes in the past. “Vincent’s a good player and […]