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Center Nick Hardwick Decides To Return To Chargers

After weighing retirement, Chargers center Nick Hardwick will return to the club, playing out the final season on his three-year contract, Michael Gehlken of UT San Diego reports. “I told them I expect to play next season,” Hardwick said Saturday in a phone interview. “I’m excited about it.” Last month, Hardwick suffered a concussion early […]

Chargers Re-Sign Center Nick Hardwick to a Three-Year Deal

The Chargers are bringing back center Nick Hardwick, as the team has re-signed him to a three-year contract extension. Reports state the deal is worth $13.5 million. A third-round pick out of Purdue in 2004, Hardwick has started 102 games over the last eight seasons, earning one trip to the Pro Bowl (2006) and missed […]

Bolts Working to Try and Keep Jared Gaither and Nick Hardwick

The Chargers have begun contract negotiations with the agents for longtime starting center Nick Hardwick and offensive tackle Jared Gaither. A third-round pick out of Purdue in 2004, Hardwick has started all 103 games he’s played over the last eight seasons, earning one trip to the Pro Bowl (2006) and missing most of one season […]

A View on How the Chargers Will Deal with the Salary Cap Issues in 2012

Football Outsiders is out and doing Division by Division looks at the salary cap and how it affects each team around the league. To see about the entire AFC West – click HERE Here’s the Bolts breakdown, and some of the background on how they think things will play out for the team. Estimated Cap […]

Hardwick Will Play Again in 2012

After contemplating retirement following the 2011 season, Chargers center Nick Hardwick will play in 2012, Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. “My commitment is full throttle,” Hardwick said Monday. “I just think you have to re-assess yourself all the time – assess how you’re progressing, assess where you stand. I’m more excited right […]

Hardwick Considering Retirement

Chargers center Nick Hardwick is not just facing free agency for the first time but contemplating walking away from the NFL at age 30 according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. “I love football,” Hardwick said Wednesday. “It’s a hard decision. There is a lot that goes into it. It’s heavy. So I’m […]

Hardwick and Rivers Talk About the Botched Snap

Last night the Chargers were at the Chiefs 15 yard line threatening to take the lead. Instead a bad center-quarterback exchange allowed the Chiefs to recover the ball and go on to a 23-20 overtime win over the Chargers. “I dropped it,” Philip Rivers told Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. “I dropped it.” […]

Nick Hardwick Optimistic About a New Labor Deal Getting Done

Nick Hardwick is sitting just like the other players in the NFL today after being locked out, but the Charger seems to think that a deal is going to get done sooner rather than later. “I guess we’re kind of in limbo,” said Hardwick, the Chargers center and the team’s union representative (or former representative, […]