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Chargers will explore all tight end options after Hunter Henry injury

The Chargers were looking for tight end Hunter Henry to have a big season in 2018, but it will be 2019 before he’s on the field again. Henry tore his ACL during Tuesday’s practice on what General Manager Tom Telesco called “a very routine, non-contact play” and Telesco said the tight end is understandably “taking [more]

San Diego could get an AAF team

The NFL has abandoned San Diego. The AAF may be embracing it. Via Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union Tribune, the upstart Alliance of American Football is “on track” to make the Chargers’ former home one of the three remaining locations of the initial eight AAF franchises. “I don’t have any information to share [more]

Hunter Henry tore his ACL on Tuesday

If the initial report about Hunter Henry‘s knee injury is correct, the Chargers may have to rethink their farewell to Antonio Gates. The Chargers have announced that Henry tore his ACL during Tuesday’s OTA practice. Henry was reportedly not touched before getting hurt while running during a drill. Henry, a 2016 second-round pick, caught 45 [more]

Chargers begin OTAs without Melvin Ingram

The Chargers began organized team activities without defensive end Melvin Ingram, Jack Wang of the Los Angeles News Group reports. There was no word on why Ingram is not attending the voluntary workouts. “Believe me I know he’s getting ready,” Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said, via Ryan Kartje of the Los Angeles News Group. “Wherever [more]

Vegas, L.A. to become cornerstones of new Super Bowl rotation

What happens in Vegas really will stay in Vegas. Although the NFL’s newest city somewhat surprisingly won’t receive either of the two Super Bowls that owners are expected to award this week (LVII and LVIII will go to Arizona and New Orleans, respectively), Las Vegas is expected to get one of the next Super Bowls [more]

Vincent Jackson makes his retirement official

Vincent Jackson hasn’t played in the NFL since October 2016, but he hadn’t officially retired. Until now. Jackson has now officially decided to retire, and the Chargers have congratulated him on a great career. The 35-year-old Jackson retires with impressive career numbers of 540 catches for 9,080 yards and 57 touchdowns. He had three 1,000-yard [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

Anthony Lynn calls Chargers hype “a mousetrap”

Broncos General Manager John Elway said recently that the Chargers “may be the ones to beat” in the AFC West this season and there are likely others who feel the team is in good position to make a playoff run after finishing last year with nine wins in their final 12 games. Those nine wins [more]

L.A. stadium now expected to cost more than $4 billion

At last check, the cost of the new L.A. stadium and the entire surrounding business and residential area was expected to exceed $5 billion. The centerpiece of the project is now expected to have a price tag at more than 80 percent of the prior estimate for the whole place. According to Daniel Kaplan of [more]

Forrest Lamp had knee procedure during comeback from torn ACL

Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams is trying to win over doubters after not doing much during his rookie season. Williams may have fallen short of expectations, but the first-round pick did get on the field. That’s more than second-round guard Forrest Lamp was able to do after tearing his ACL during training camp. The last [more]

Mike Williams working to get “haters” on his side

The Chargers made wide receiver Mike Williams the seventh overall pick of last year’s draft, but his contributions were limited during his rookie season. Williams missed the preseason and early part of the regular season with a back injury, and then missed more time with a knee injury sustained once he did get on the [more]

Chargers sign Nelson Spruce

The Chargers made an addition to their wide receiver group on Monday. The team announced that they have signed Nelson Spruce to their 90-man roster. Spruce worked out for the team earlier in the day. Spruce’s signing brings him back to Los Angeles, although not with the team he played for during his first stint [more]

Colts meeting with Tre Boston, Kenny Vaccaro

Free agent safeties have not been a popular item for teams shopping for players this offseason, but a couple of them are getting a look from the Colts on Monday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Colts are meeting with Tre Boston and Kenny Vaccaro. Vaccaro visited the Dolphins last month, but the [more]

Chargers sign third-rounder Justin Jones

The Chargers are down to one unsigned draft pick. The team announced that third-round defensive tackle Justin Jones agreed to a four-year deal on Saturday. They signed five other picks on Friday, leaving first-round safety Derwin James as the only member of the draft class without a contract. Jones recorded 108 tackles, 22.5 tackles for [more]

Junior Seau’s nephew trying out with Giants

The nephew of one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history is hoping to create his own NFL legacy. Ian Seau, nephew of Junior Seau, was invited to the Giants’ rookie minicamp as a tryout player. Ian Seau played defensive end at Nevada and has spent time with the Bills and Rams but has yet [more]

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