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Former Chargers, Vikings guard Ed White has Alzheimer’s

Ed White was a four-time Pro Bowl selection and four-time, second-team All-Pro in 17 seasons as a guard with the Minnesota Vikings and San Diego Chargers. He was a member of the 40th Anniversary teams for both franchises as well as being named one of the 50 Greatest Minnesota Vikings in 2010. Now he’s dealing [more]

Chargers receivers coach: This is a big year for Mike Williams

Mike Williams has called his rookie season a “bad year.” No one will argue with that. The Chargers receiver dealt with a nagging back injury all year, finishing with only 11 catches in 10 games. “This is a big year for Mike,” receivers coach Phil McGeoghan said, via Ricky Henne of the team website. “Obviously, [more]

Nick Hardwick announces he’s leaving Chargers radio broadcast

Former San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick announced Thursday he is leaving the radio broadcast of the Chargers after three years in order to spend more time with family. “The thing I value most in life is my family, and I believe that the time devoted to a subject should be in alignment with one’s [more]

Training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams

The end of offseason programs around the league last week have all 32 teams looking forward to training camp and the start of the push to the regular season. All 32 teams have now announced the reporting dates for training camp. Many teams will have their rookies report ahead of their veterans and all teams [more]

Report: Daryl Johnston, Mike Riley to head San Antonio AAF team as G.M., head coach

The Alliance of American Football continues to seek out people with past NFL ties to head their franchises. According to Alex Marvez of Sirius XM NFL Radio, former Dallas Cowboys fullback Daryl Johnston and former San Diego Chargers head coach Mike Riley are expected to be named as the General Manager and head coach of [more]

Saints, Chargers to practice together again this summer

The Saints and Chargers held joint practices ahead of a preseason game last year and it went well enough that the two sides will be doing so again this summer. Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the two teams will work out together ahead of their August 25 game in Los Angeles. [more]

Police: Kellen Winslow II targeted older women for kidnapping, rape

Police say former NFL player Kellen Winslow II spent months targeting older women for crimes, including two women he kidnapped and raped. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that Winslow, who has been arrested and is currently in jail, kidnapped and raped two women in May. One was 54 years old and one was 59. Winslow [more]

Jason Verrett back to full participation in Chargers mini-camp

Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett was able to fully participate in a practice on Wednesday for the first time since a knee injury ended his 2017 season after just one game. According to Greg Beachum of the Associated Press, Verrett was able to take part in all of Wednesday’s workout with the Chargers. It [more]

Chargers contact Antonio Gates about possible reunion

The Chargers took the first step toward a possible reunion with Antonio Gates, contacting the tight end’s representation. “Obviously, Antonio would be a natural fit,” Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco said on San Diego station 97.3 FM, via the Los Angeles Daily News. “He’s someone that we have talked to. We’ve talked to his representatives. [more]

Melvin Gordon trying to copy LaDainian Tomlinson’s pass-catching skills

Melvin Gordon made only 22 career receptions at Wisconsin, but the Chargers running back has steadily improved as a pass catcher in his three NFL seasons. His targets, receptions, yards and touchdowns have gone up each season. Gordon’s role could expand even more this season with the loss of tight end Hunter Henry to a [more]

Chargers could look to Melvin Gordon as a receiver more often

The loss of tight end Hunter Henry to a torn ACL has led to questions about whether the Chargers will bring Antonio Gates back for another season to bolster their passing offense. They have resisted such a move to this point and part of the reason may be their confidence in running back Melvin Gordon. [more]

State constitutions could force the NFL to allow protests in some stadiums

The U.S. Constitution’s right to free speech, as codified in the First Amendment, protects American citizens against governmental limits on expression. It doesn’t affect the ability of private entities to control what employees say or do. But that’s not the end of a constitutional analysis that could force the NFL to respect the rights of [more]

Report: Colts’ Chris McCain charged with misdemeanor battery

Indianapolis defensive end Chris McCain is charged with misdemeanor battery stemming from an incident with a woman in January, before he signed with the Colts. McCain is accused of spitting on a woman and grabbing her neck, according to TMZ. McCain has had an odd offseason even before this incident came to light. His contract [more]

Which teams are most likely to get back to the playoffs in 2018?

Historically, roughly half of the teams that make it to the playoffs one year don’t make it back the next. Which means that plenty of teams that didn’t make it one year make it the next. So with five of the NFC teams from 2016 not making it back in 2017 (and thus five non-playoff [more]

Hunter Henry: I haven’t known what to say or think since tearing ACL

Almost two weeks have passed since Hunter Henry tore an anterior cruciate ligament, ending his season before it began. The Chargers tight end spoke publicly for the first time since the injury, posting a heartfelt message on Instagram on Monday. “I haven’t known what to say or what to think since the injury happened,” Henry [more]

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