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Philip Rivers Discusses A New Coaching Change, Doesn’t Expect To Have Input On Next GM

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

It was another season of disappointment in San Diego, but this time a change had to be made. Changes that probably should have been made years prior. Norv Turner seemed to have nine lives as coach of the Chargers, but not this time. On Monday the Chargers let go of ...

Antonio Gates on Chargers Outlook in 2012: “You can tell now that we have a sense of urgency.”

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Antonio Gates has been one of the most dominant tight ends in the NFL over the last eight seasons, but injuries to his lower legs and feet have limited his time on the field. The San Diego Chargers have been notorious for underachieving in the last decade and No.85 believes ...

Shawne Merriman: “The word ‘bounty’ I think has just went way too far. It’s called guys who do cheap shots or certain things.”

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Shawne Merriman was placed on IR last October ending his first season in Buffalo after only five games. The former Maryland linebacker feels like he can be "Lights Out," once again this season after recovering from a nagging Achilles injury. As for the Saints bounty scandal that is taking the NFL ...

Philip Rivers on Carson Palmer in the AFC West: “It’s going to be as if someone called him for a pickup game.”

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

For a change the San Diego Chargers came out of the gate this season ready to play. For an organization that has continually slept walked through the first quarter of the season the Super Chargers finally got the message in 2011. San Diego is 4-1 coming off the bye week ...

John Fox on not starting Tim Tebow: “With no offseason that hurts growth. It’s a lot to put on a young player.”

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Did John Fox know exactly what he was signing up for when he decided to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos? Josh McDaniels was fired on December 6th of last year in the wake of the Broncos worst slide in four decades and the Spygate II videotaping scandal. ...

Like Those Who Came Before Him, Jim Harbaugh Putting Faith In Alex Smith to Finally Fulfill Potential

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

You cannot discuss the San Francisco 49ers this season without mentioning their first year head coach Jim Harbaugh and his dilemma at starting quarterback. In the latest installment of the 49ers quarterback competition, Harbaugh still defends Alex Smith, citing the former first overall selection in the 2005 draft's mental toughness as ...

Drew Brees On Saints Training Camp, Preparations for Packers, and Unique Relationship Between Fellow Purdue Alum Kyle Orton and Tim Tebow

Friday, August 26th, 2011

The previous two Super Bowl champions -- Green Bay and New Orleans --  will kickoff the 2011 NFL season two Thursdays from now.  The Saints, eager to get rid of the embarrassingly bad taste of last season's Wild Card defeat to the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks out of their mouth, have been hard ...

Vincent Jackson Has No Regrets About Last Year’s Contract Holdout, Wants To Be Remembered As A Player Who Was A “Team” Guy

Monday, August 8th, 2011

It was a rollercoaster season for Chargers wide-out Vincent Jackson to say the very least last year. Jackson found himself in a very unfavorable situation by seeing the NFL's collective bargaining agreement expire last year at the same time he was set to become a free agent. Jackson had to ...

Adrian Gonzalez Claims He Is Not Buying Into The Hype Because The Red Sox Know They Just Need To Do Their “Thing.”

Friday, April 1st, 2011

The 2010 season saw the Boston Red Sox have their second sub-90-win campaign since 2002. Boston's 89 victories garnered a third place finish in the American League East. The Red Sox had accumulated a ton of injuries to the starting lineup with star players such as Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis, and ...