Manti Te’o: San Diego Chargers rookie finally talks to media

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te'o finally spoke to the media after mini-camp on Tuesday. The Notre Dame product had his first press conference and took questions from assembled reporters after not speaking publicly since rookie mini-camp on May 10. Te'o has largely been kept off-limits since being drafted by ...

“Lights Out” for washed-up Merriman

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Fittingly, like a bolt of lightning, Shawne Merriman's career has come and gone in a flash. The outside linebacker who burst onto the NFL scene with the Chargers in his first three seasons announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 28, ending his career far short of the Canton-bound ...

San Diego Chargers commence “Operation: Save Norv Turner”

Monday, December 10th, 2012

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported earlier this week that the Norv Turner Errora will come to a close at the end of yet another disappointing season for the Chargers. But it turns out Norval was just getting us warmed up for his greatest job-saving trick ever. With Sunday's Tim Allen-grunt-inducing 34-24 win ...

NFL: San Diego Chargers accused of using illegal stickum on MNF

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

As if blowing a 24 point lead to a division rival, on the road, on Monday Night Football, heading into the bye week wasn't bad enough, an equipment manager for the San Diego Chargers was allegedly caught by the game official trying to take some kind of sticky substance onto ...

Jarrett Lee Making Les Miles Look Dumb All Over

Friday, August 10th, 2012

While watching the embarrassment that was this year's BCS Championship Game, it seemed obvious to anyone in attendance that at some point LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson would have to get pulled. He was just SOOOOO BAD. Like worse than anyone who has ever quarterbacked the Bears bad. Yet somewhat surprisingly, he ...

Junior Seau Suicide: Boston University Wants to Study His Brain

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

We got official word Thursday night that Junior Seau's death has been ruled a suicide. His tragic passing at just 43 years old has prompted a ton of questions about depression in retired football players and how it relates to the way the NFL handles head injuries. Boston University's Center for ...

Kris Dielman Retiring Due To Health Concerns

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The San Diego Chargers have set a press conference for Thursday afternoon, at which time offensive lineman Kris Dielman will announce his retirement. For those who don't remember, Dielman suffered a concussion on October 23 against the New York Jets, but refused to leave the game despite barely being able to ...

Oh God, Why Are They Doing This To Me?

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

The San Diego Chargers were considered a Super Bowl contender before this season and finished 8-8. This is the second-straight year the Chargers have underachieved and missed the playoffs. So, logically head coach Norv Turner should be fired, right? Now, as if to spite me, a source close to the Chargers organization ...