Dwight Freeney’s last shot to sack Peyton Manning could be Sunday

Dwight Freeney

Dwight Freeney hopes to finally sack his former teammate this Sunday when the San Diego Chargers host the Denver Broncos. Freeney spent 10 seasons in Indianapolis with Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who he’s never sacked. “At some time, I’m going to have to get him,” Freeney, who has 110 career sacks, said to U-T San Diego. “If I retire, I’m ...

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Keenan Allen catches 12-yard touchdown pass (Video)


  The San Diego Chargers and Baltimore Ravens are locked into a very spirited and hard fought game this afternoon in what could mean something later on in the season. Whoever wins this game will have an advantage on the other team when it comes to playoff seeding. Needless to say, this means a bit more than any other regular ...

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Philip Rivers: ‘We knew how big this one was’

Phillip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers were able to pull off a big 27-24 victory over the St. Louis Rams this afternoon, and it helped them move one step towards the NFL playoffs. Quarterback Philip Rivers knows that his team pulled out a big win, and he talked about that in his post-game press conference immediately following the game. Take a look ...

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Ryan Mathews out 4-5 weeks with sprained MCL

Ryan Matthews, Phillip Rivers

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is expected to be sidelined 4-5 weeks after suffering a sprained MCL against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Bad news for #Chargers RB Ryan Mathews. Post-MRI, source tells me his MCL sprain could keep him out 4-5 weeks. He hopes for sooner. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 15, 2014 Mathews was carted off the ...

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Keenan Allen: Richard Sherman is ‘not really a shutdown corner’

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Wide receiver Keenan Allen said Sunday after the Chargers 30-21 upset victory over the Seahawks that Richard Sherman  is “not really a shutdown corner.” “He’s just a normal guy,” Allen said of Sherman. “We can go at him. We took some shots at him. We are not going to shy away from him. He’s not really a shutdown corner. We definitely wanted to ...

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Chargers center Nick Hardwick out for season with neck injury

Nick Hardwick

The San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday that they have placed center Nick Hardwick on Reserve-Injured with a neck injury. The veteran center has started all 136 NFL games he’s appeared in, including 67 in a row. “It’s hard and it’s still setting in” he said.  “I have a touch of shock I guess and I don’t really know how I ...

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2014 AFC West Preview

Denver Broncos

Last season, Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos cruised to their second consecutive 13-3 finish and defended their AFC West crown before having their dream of a Super Bowl victory crushed by the Seattle Seahawks. But if Manning and the Broncos plan to repeat as conference champs, they’ll have to do so with a concussion-prone Wes Welker, and without wide ...

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Chargers release LB Larry English

Larry English

The San Diego Chargers announced Tuesday that they have released former first-round pick Larry English. English, selected 16th overall in the 2009 NFL Draft, had 82 tackles with 11 sacks over his career. “We’d like to thank Larry for his five years of dedicated service to the Chargers,” said General Manager Tom Telesco. “Larry always gave us everything he had ...

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Ryan Matthews playing last season with Chargers?

Ryan Matthews, Phillip Rivers

The San Diego Chargers selected running back Ryan Matthews with the 12th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, and were hoping that he would turn into a consistent player to help relieve the pressure off of quarterback Phillip Rivers. Unfortunately, he’s had injury issues to go along with consistency problems that have clouded the first four seasons of his ...

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Chargers sign RB Danny Woodhead to two-year extension

Danny Woodhead

The San Diego Chargers and running back Danny Woodhead have agreed on a two-year contract extension. “Danny is an integral part of our offense,” said general manager Tom Telesco. “His work ethic and on-field production were key elements last year. We look forward to having him be a part of the Chargers organization into the future.” Financial terms haven’t been ...

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