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Predictions: Vincent Jackson

Vincent Jackson will rejoin the Chargers for at least one more year. Jackson is coming off of a holdout year. He only played in five games, weeks 13-17, because of a contract dispute with San Diego’s front office. In one of those five games, against the 49ers, Jackson had 120 yards and three touchdowns. That […]

Predictions: Ryan Mathews

Ryan Mathews might of had the biggest shoes to fill in Chargers history. He was drafted 12th overall last season to replace the MVP running back LaDainian Tomlinson. Mathews attended Fresno State from 2007-2010. In his freshman year, Mathews rushed for 866 yards on 145 carries. He led the entire NCAA Freshman Class in yards […]

Gates Almost Ready

Antonio Gates, one of the best Tight Ends ever to play in the NFL, has finally hit a speed bump. Plantar Fascias is that speed bump. The injury plagued him last season, as well as the start of this season. He started training camp on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Gates is one […]

Rivers and Ajirotutu Need Your Votes

This week, after a impressive win against the Houston Texans, two Chargers players were named as candidates for weekly honors on NFL.com. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, who completed 17 of his 23 passes for 295 yards, 4 touchdowns and an interception, is up for the FedEx Air Player of the Week award. He is in contention […]

LB Antwan Barnes Fined $5,000

According to National Football Post, Chargers’ linebacker Antwan Barnes has been fined $5,000 after his hit on Rams’ rookie quarterback Sam Bradford last Sunday. A letter informed Barnes that he was being fined due to the hit landing in Bradford’s chest and neck area. However, Barnes’ fellow Charger linebacker Kevin Burnett did not receive a fine after […]

WR Vincent Jackson to Return to Chargers Next Friday

According to Vincent Jackson’s agent, the San Diego Chargers have been notified that the wide receiver will return to practice next Friday and sign his restricted free agent tender after holding out due to a contract dispute. After reporting on Oct. 29, Jackson will serve his three-game, team-imposed suspension. After the suspension, he will be able […]

Sproles Trying to Accept Role in Chargers’ Offense

According to Kevin Acce of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Charger running back Darren Sproles is still attempting to accept his role in the Chargers’ offense as they continue to move towards a more traditional running back in rookie Ryan Mathews. After the first six games this season, Sproles has 19 carries for 80 yards, 15 […]

More Details On Marcus McNeill’s New Contract

Thanks to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, we now have a more in-depth view of the new contract that was recently signed by Pro-Bowl offensive tackle Marcus McNeill. Below is a portion of the article by Acee. Marcus McNeill’s contract is an excellent example of why we use the term “virtually” guaranteed when […]