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Brandon Flowers out for Chargers against Broncos

SAN DIEGO (AP) San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers has been ruled out of Thursday's game at Denver with a concussion. Flowers was hurt in a 23-20 home loss to Kansas City on Sunday. The Chargers' secondary isn't in great shape heading into the matchup against record-setting quarterback Peyton Manning. Backup cornerbacks Jason Verrett (shoulder) and Steve Williams...
Via AP on Fox
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PHOTO: Colorado store trolls Philip Rivers by turning him into a baby

Is there anything more heartwarming in the world than seeing NFL division rivalries play out? No there is not. The AFC West has a few great teams and rivalries to spare, and the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers look like they might meet up late in the playoffs this season, so their rivalry is more intense than ever. Check out this appliace store in Colorado that’s trolling...
Via cover32 - Chargers
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Three keys to a San Diego Chargers victory over the Denver Broncos

The San Diego Chargers hopes of stealing the AFC West from the Denver Broncos may come down to tomorrow’s big game. The Chargers are going to have to do several things to pull off the upset. Let’s take a look at their three keys to winning. 1. Run the ball effectively The Chargers won in Denver last year during Week 15 after they ran for 177 yards and had the ball for 38:49....
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San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers’ latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Chargers
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Jamaal Charles admits he hid concussion symptoms

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles took a huge hit from San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers as he was crossing the goal line on a first-half touchdown run Sunday. Flowers had to leave the game with a concussion, but Charles didn’t miss any plays. Did he hide concussion symptoms? During an interview with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Agent's Take: Philip Rivers is on his way to joining the $20 million QB club

What a difference 15 months makes. When the San Diego Chargers opened training camp in 2013, Philip Rivers was at a career crossroads. Two straight disappointing seasons had taken him out of discussions about elite quarterbacks. His 47 turnovers during the 2011 and 2012 seasons were the most of any player besides Mark Sanchez. In 2012, Rivers didn't top 4,000 passing yards for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Freeney gets his shot at Peyton Manning

Finally, Dwight Freeney will get a chance to sack Peyton Manning. Barring injury, Thursday night's game in Denver will pit the two friends and former Colts teammates against each other for the first time. When Freeney joined the Chargers in May 2012, he sounded eager for the chance to actually tackle Manning instead of merely touch him. "It would definitely be great to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Allen Leads Chargers With 10 Targets, Catches Just Six Passes In Week 7

Chargers receiver Keenan Allen led the team with 10 targets, but ended up with a mediocre six receptions for 58 yards.Fantasy Spin:Allen has been a disappointment for all but one game this season and we're beginning to think last season was a fluke. With Malcom Floyd and Eddie Royal along with Antonio Gates, Allen has become "just another receiver" in the stable versus...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Analytics in the NFL: Predicting Phillip Rivers on third down

Having spent more than a decade in various analytics roles combined with being a passionate football fan, I have always contemplated how to use analytics to predict a player’s performance during a football game. Sabermetrics, portrayed in the movie Moneyball, work well for baseball because almost every event during the game can be measured with a statistic. Those statistics are...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Antonio Gates Makes Sick TD Catch; Sets NFL Record

San Diego Chargers teammates Phillip Rivers and Antonio Gates have now connected for 67 touchdowns in their careers, the most of any quarterback/tight end duo in league history. It was this catch against the Chiefs that set the record. The post Watch: Antonio Gates Makes Sick TD Catch; Sets NFL Record appeared first on Standing O Sports and was written by Mike Lucas.
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Report: Donald Brown, Eddie Royal, Brandon Flowers

With an impressive 5 – 1 record so far this season and slight scare last week against the Raiders, you can be sure that Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers want to keep things rolling against the visiting Kansas City Chiefs: #457143504 / gettyimages.comThe Chargers’ final Week 7 Injury Report is much longer than that of the visiting Kansas City Chiefs. Thirteen players...
Via NFL Injury Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Branden Oliver wins Pepsi Rookie of the Week for second week in a row

Branden Oliver was a undrafted running back from the University of Buffalo who is taking over the NFL. For the last two weeks, Oliver has been ballin. @eric_d_williams: For a second straight week, Chargers RB Branden Oliver was voted Pepsi Rookie of the Week. He has 57 carries for 249 yards and two touchdowns. Oliver […] The post Branden Oliver wins Pepsi Rookie of the Week for...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers TE Antonio Gates is 90 yards from being the All-Time Chargers receiving leader

This week the San Diego Chargers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in a dog fight of a divisional rivalry game. Antonio Gates, who is Philip Rivers main target is just 90 yards away from becoming the All-Time leading receiver in Chargers History. Antonio Gates needs just 90 yards to pass Lance Alworth’s franchise record […] The post Chargers TE Antonio Gates is 90 yards from being...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers Broke Record Previously Held By Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner Last Week

Phillip Rivers is awesome. The fiery veteran has given bloggers all sorts of material over the years with his wild displays of emotion. When this guy is happy it's obvious; angry--ditto. When he is pumped up there is no one in the league that is as animated as he is, and we love him for that. It's provided us with countless seconds of entertainment.But--did you know he'...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Jon Runyan selling mansion with awesome bar

I’ve probably posted 200 or so athlete homes over the years and it’s rare for a bar to stand out in one...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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