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Chargers extend Travis Benjamin through 2020

Wide receiver Travis Benjamin was set to be a free agent after the 2019 season, but he’s struck a deal with the Chargers to stick around through the 2020 season. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Benjamin and the Chargers have agreed to an extension that also alters his deal for the current year. Yates [more]

Philip Rivers not with Chargers, but it’s not contract related

The start of voluntary offseason workouts often brings word of players who aren’t attending because of contract spats or a desire to work out on their own. Contract spats can get going when a player is entering the final year of his current deal and Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is in that position right now. [more]

Thomas Davis making good first impression on Chargers

For the first time in 15 NFL seasons, Thomas Davis was working out for someone other than the Panthers. But even though he’s with the Chargers now, he’s working out with the same intensity for which he’s become known. Via Ricky Henne of the team’s official website, the 36-year-old Davis was pacing his new teammates [more]

Inglewood stadium reaches another construction benchmark

The stadium that will eventually house the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers beginning in 2020 has reached another mile post in its construction. Via Joe Reedy of the Associated Press, the outer shell of the stadium’s canopy was completed last week with stadium officials holding a ceremony Monday to mark the occasion. The stadium is [more]

If there’s no deal, which teams should call the Seahawks about Russell Wilson?

So if the deadline imposed by quarterback Russell Wilson on the Seahawks comes and goes without a new contract, what happens next? Here’s one thing that should happen: Other teams without short-list franchise quarterbacks should call the Seahawks to inquire regarding what it would take to get Wilson via trade. That doesn’t mean he will [more]

Andre Dillard to visit Falcons and Chargers

Former Washington State tackle Andre Dillard will be attending the draft in Nashville later this month and he’ll meet with a couple of teams that could end his wait in the green room this week. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Dillard will meet with the Falcons and then move on to spend time with [more]

Trevor Williams signs RFA tender with Chargers

The start of offseason workouts around the league has been an impetus for many restricted or exclusive rights free agents to sign their tender offers and that group includes Chargers cornerback Trevor Williams. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Williams has signed his tender with the team. He was the only restricted free agent tendered [more]

Joey Bosa, Melvin Gordon switching numbers

On a slooooow Friday night, the Chargers made news. Sort of. Kind of. The team announced that fans of Joey Bosa and Melvin Gordon might want to purchase new jerseys for their favorite players. That’s not exactly what the announcement said, but the Chargers certainly hope fans of Bosa and Gordon will buy new jerseys [more]

Shawne Merriman says Chargers are “seriously interested” in Josh Rosen

Former Chargers outside linebacker Shawne Merriman will be announcing one of his old team’s picks during the 2019 NFL Draft. He may have also announced their intentions on another move. During an appearance on Fox Sports Radio, Merriman suggested the Chargers could be making a run at Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen. “The Chargers could be [more]

Chargers, Saints will hold joint practices again

Saints coach Sean Payton loves joint practices, and the team again will work against the Chargers during the preseason. New Orleans practiced against the Chargers the past two preseasons and will again, Payton said Thursday. “Our plan would be to have joint practices with the Chargers,” Payton said on WWL Radio. “We haven’t set specific [more]

Shoulder healed, Jerry Tillery makes the rounds before the draft

Notre Dame defensive tackle Jerry Tillery had shoulder surgery last month, and he’s now healed and ready for the draft. Per a league source, Tillery’s recent return to Indianapolis for a medical recheck went well. He had played eight games last year with a torn labrum. His pre-draft visits include the Saints, Bucs, Eagles, Colts, [more]

Morris Claiborne, Corey Liuget visit Giants

The Giants looked at a couple of potential additions to their defense on Wednesday. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team met with cornerback Morris Claiborne and defensive tackle Corey Liuget. Liuget is No. 44 on PFT’s Free Agent Top 100 and one of 13 unattached players on that list. The Chargers opted not [more]

Chargers add La’Roi Glover to coaching staff

The Chargers announced they have hired La’Roi Glover as assistant defensive line coach. They also named Chris Caminiti as a senior coaching assistant. Glover served in the same role for the Jets the past two seasons and previously spent seven years as the Rams’ director of player programs. Glover played 13 seasons in the NFL [more]

Chargers sign long snapper Cole Mazza

The Chargers have gone next-level with signing AAF players. They found a long snapper in the defunct minor league. The team announced the addition of long snapper Cole Mazza, who played for the Birmingham Iron. When he played there, he snapped for former Chargers kicker Nick Novak. Mazza played four years at the University of [more]

Chargers hire La’Roi Glover as assistant defensive line coach

A great defensive lineman is going to coach defensive linemen for the Chargers. La’Roi Glover, who played 13 NFL seasons, has accepted a position as assistant defensive line coach for the Chargers. A six-time Pro Bowler, Glover entered the NFL in 1996 with the Raiders, played five years with the Saints, four with the Cowboys [more]

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