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  Chargers | Ryan Mathews back in Week 9?    Fri Oct 24, 09:44 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) missed his sixth consecutive game in Week 8 Thursday, Oct. 23, against the Denver Broncos, but he could return to practice as early as Monday, Oct. 27. However, Mathews is nearing a return and unlikely to miss more than one additional game, if that. Mathews worked out before the game Thursday, and his right knee was stable and he appeared conditioned.

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  Chargers | Donald Brown might practice soon    Fri Oct 24, 09:42 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) missed his third straight game in Week 8 Thursday, Oct. 23, against the Denver Broncos, but he might be able to return to practice Monday, Oct. 27.

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  Chargers | Jason Verrett to meet with specialist    Fri Oct 24, 06:15 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) will meet with a specialist next week to determine the severity of the shoulder injury he suffered in Week 8.

Footballguys view: The Chargers top corner, Brandon Flowers, is also hurting, leaving their secondary in a bad state heading into a matchup against the Dolphins on the road in Week 9.

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  Chargers | Antonio Gates breaks record    Fri Oct 24, 08:45 AM

San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates became the franchise's all-time leader in receiving yards, passing WR Lance Alworth, at 9,585 yards Thursday, Oct. 23.

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  Chargers | Jason Verrett out for game    Thu Oct 23, 11:03 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) has been ruled out for the remainder of the team's Week 8 game Thursday, Oct. 23, with a shoulder injury. He was seen on the sidelines with his left shoulder in a sling.

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  Chargers | Malcom Floyd exits game    Thu Oct 23, 10:41 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (shoulder) went to the locker room in the second half of the team's game Thursday, Oct. 23, with a shoulder injury but is probable to return.

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  Chargers | Jason Verrett injures shoulder    Thu Oct 23, 09:50 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) left the team's Week 8 game Thursday, Oct. 23, after aggravating a shoulder injury and is questionable to return.

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  Chargers | Jason Verrett active    Thu Oct 23, 07:08 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) is active for Week 8 after being limited in practice all week.

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  Chargers | Week 8 Inactives    Thu Oct 23, 07:01 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared CB Steve Williams, RB Ryan Mathews, CB Brandon Flowers, RB Donald Brown, LB Manti Te'o, LBs Jeremiah Attaochu and Cordarro Law inactive for Week 8.

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Manti Teo player page
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  Chargers | Donald Brown ruled out    Wed Oct 22, 03:41 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 8 game.

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  Chargers | Ryan Mathews will not play    Wed Oct 22, 03:41 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 8 game.

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  Chargers | Wednesday injury report for Week 8    Wed Oct 22, 03:09 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (concussion) and LB Manti Te'o (foot) both did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 22, and have been ruled out for the team's Week 8 game. LB Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring) was limited in practice and is doubtful. CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) and CB Steve Williams (groin) both were limited in practice and are questionable. LB Kavell Conner (ankle), OT D.J. Fluker (ankle) and OG Richard Ohrnberger (back) all fully practiced and are probable. LB Dwight Freeney was limited in practice and is probable.

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Brandon Flowers player page
Kavell Conner player page
Manti Teo player page
Jeremiah Attaochu player page


  Chargers | Tuesday practice report    Tue Oct 21, 05:30 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (concussion), LB Dwight Freeney (non-injury related), C Richard Ohrnberger (back) and LB Manti Te'o (foot) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 21. LB Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring), CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) and CB Steve Williams (groin) were limited. LB Kavell Conner (ankle) and OT D.J. Fluker (ankle) were full participants.

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Manti Teo player page
Jeremiah Attaochu player page


  Chargers | Ryan Mathews doesn't practice    Tue Oct 21, 03:35 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 21, and is not expected to play Thursday, Oct. 23, against the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: Mathews may not be back for another couple of weeks. We'll see Branden Oliver as the lead back for the Chargers on Thursday night.

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  Chargers | Donald Brown not practicing    Tue Oct 21, 03:33 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Oct. 21, and is not expected to play Thursday, Oct. 23, against the Denver Broncos.

Footballguys view: This is not a good sign for Brown. The Chargers have a short week as they play the Broncos on Thursday night. It looks like we'll see Branden Oliver and Ronnie Brown in the backfield for the Chargers in Week 8.

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  Chargers | Monday practice report    Mon Oct 20, 05:12 PM

San Diego Chargers LB Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring), CB Brandon Flowers (concussion) and LB Manti Te'o (foot) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 20. CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) and CB Steve Williams (groin) were limited during practice, while OG Richard Ohrnberger (back) and OT D.J. Fluker (ankle) fully participated in practice. The Chargers did not hold a practice Monday, and this is an estimation.

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Manti Teo player page
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  Chargers | Donald Brown does not practice    Mon Oct 20, 05:02 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 20. The Chargers did not hold a practice Monday, and this is an estimation.

Footballguys view: We're pretty sure that Brown won't play on a short week. The Chargers play the Broncos on Thursday night, and Branden Oliver should be the starter.

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  Chargers | Ryan Mathews misses practice    Mon Oct 20, 04:54 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Oct. 20. The Chargers did not hold a practice Monday, and this is an estimation.

Footballguys view: We're not shocked. Mathews may not be back until after the Chargers Week 10 bye. The Chargers play on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos, and we should see Branden Oliver as the featured back.

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  Chargers | Jason Verrett's absence was key    Mon Oct 20, 04:35 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) missed his second game of the year in Week 7 with a shoulder injury, and his absence hurt the team in space against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Brandon Flowers unlikely to play against Denver    Mon Oct 20, 04:31 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (concussion) suffered a concussion in Week 7, and he's unlikely to play in Week 8 against the Denver Broncos Thursday, Oct. 23.

Footballguys view: The Chargers want to be as near full strength as possible when going up against the Broncos. Losing Flowers for this week won't help.

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  Chargers | Ladarius Green not involved    Mon Oct 20, 04:29 PM

San Diego Chargers TE Ladarius Green hasn't seen his role expand this year after head coach Mike McCoy expected him to earn a much bigger role in the offense in the offseason. Green wasn't thrown to at all in Week 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs after being featured extensively against them last year.

Footballguys view: The Chargers barely had the ball against the Chiefs. We'll see if they can get Green more involved on Thursday night against the Broncos.

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  Chargers | Philip Rivers extends streak    Mon Oct 20, 11:59 AM

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers extended his team record to 27 straight games with at least one touchdown pass in the team's Week 7 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He was 17-for-31 for 205 yards, two touchdowns and one interception against the Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Brandon Flowers will not return    Sun Oct 19, 06:09 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (concussion) has been diagnosed with a concussion, and he will not return to the Week 7 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Steve Williams leaves game    Sun Oct 19, 06:06 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Steve Williams (groin) left the Week 7 game against the Kansas City Chiefs due to a groin injury, and he is questionable to return.

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  Chargers | Brandon Flowers checks back in    Sun Oct 19, 04:59 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (head) left the Week 7 game against the Kansas City Chiefs due to a head injury, but passed concussion tests and checked back in during the second quarter.

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  Chargers | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 19, 02:46 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared LB Jeremiah Attaochu, RB Donald Brown, WR Dontrelle Inman, DT Ricardo Mathews, RB Ryan Mathews, LB Manti Te'o, CB Jason Verrett inactive for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Verrett made the game-saving interception last week against the Raiders, but the talented rookie corner is out for the divisional showdown with the Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Friday injury report    Fri Oct 17, 04:11 PM

San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and has been ruled out for Week 7. LB Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring) did not practice and is listed as doubtful. CB Brandon Flowers (groin), LB Dwight Freeney (knee), DE Cordarro Law (ankle) and CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. OT D.J. Fluker (ankle), OG Richard Ohrnberger (back), LB Reggie Walker (ankle) and CB Shareece Wright (knee) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Shareece Wright player page
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  Chargers | Eddie Royal expected to play    Fri Oct 17, 04:06 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal (elbow) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and is listed as probable for Week 7.

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  Chargers | Donald Brown ruled out    Fri Oct 17, 04:02 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and has been ruled out for Week 7.

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  Chargers | Ryan Mathews will not play    Fri Oct 17, 03:48 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and has been ruled out for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Mathews still has not started running yet and could well be out through the Chargers' Week 10 bye. Branden Oliver owners will get an RB1 for longer than they anticipated when they picked him up.

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  Chargers | Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 16, 04:33 PM

San Diego Chargers LB Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring), CB Brandon Flowers (groin), OG Richard Ohrnberger (back) and LB Manti Te'o (foot) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. CB Jason Verrett (shoulder) was limited. OT D.J. Fluker (ankle), DE Cordarro Law (ankle), LB Reggie Walker (ankle) and CB Shareece Wright (knee) participated fully.

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Shareece Wright player page
Manti Teo player page
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  Chargers | Eddie Royal a full participant    Thu Oct 16, 04:24 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal (elbow) participated fully in practice Thursday, Oct. 16.

Footballguys view: The king of hot and cold for the second season in a row, Royal is cold again and down to WR5 status. Keep him on the bench.

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  Chargers | Ryan Mathews misses practice again    Thu Oct 16, 04:22 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) missed practice again Thursday, Oct. 16.

Footballguys view: Mathews might come back as the starter, but Branden Oliver has carved himself out a sizable role....even when Mathews is back. We may not see Mathews back for a couple more weeks...stay tuned.

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  Chargers | Donald Brown misses another practice    Thu Oct 16, 04:20 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) missed practice again Thursday, Oct. 16.

Footballguys view: Brandon Oliver is the guy to run with here, even if Brown is healthy. Against KC this week, Oliver is an RB1/RB2 type of guy and he'll get a lot of opportunity and touches.

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  Chargers | Keenan Allen off injury report    Thu Oct 16, 04:18 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen (hamstring) was not listed on the team's injury report Thursday, Oct. 16.

Footballguys view: Allen is definitely in a sophomore slump with these injuries/inconsistencies, which makes him a WR3 with risk. Disappointing as that is, Malcom Floyd is playing well though and is worth a look as a low end WR3.

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  Chargers | Ryan Mathews remains sidelined    Thu Oct 16, 12:51 AM

Updating a previous report, San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) continues to rehab from a Sept. 14 injury to his right knee, but he will not play in Week 7 against the Kansas City Chiefs, and it might not be Week 8 against the Denver Broncos in a game Thursday, Oct. 23.

Footballguys view: That keeps Brandon Oliver as a high-end RB2 this week. We'll be curious to see how this plays out long term with Mathews in the final year of his contract. While he has been productive at times, he's also spent way too much time on the trainers table.

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  Chargers | Eddie Royal fully participates     Wed Oct 15, 04:35 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal (elbow) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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  Chargers | Wednesday practice report    Wed Oct 15, 04:20 PM

San Diego Chargers LB Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring) and LB Manti Te'o (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. CB Shareece Wright (knee) was limited. OT D.J. Fluker (ankle), LB Jarret Johnson (back, ankle), LB Cordarro Law (ankle), OG Richard Ohrnberger (back), S Darrell Stuckey (quadriceps) and LB Reggie Walker (ankle) were full participants.

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Shareece Wright player page
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Jeremiah Attaochu player page


  Chargers | Ryan Mathews sits at practice    Wed Oct 15, 04:17 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Footballguys view: He has not resumed running yet. Mathews is going to be back soon, but it may be in Week 8 at the earliest.

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  Chargers | Malcom Floyd a full participant     Wed Oct 15, 04:13 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (calf) participated fully in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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  Chargers | Donald Brown doesn't practice    Wed Oct 15, 04:11 PM

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Footballguys view: The Chargers are following the NFL's protocol for dealing with concussions. Brown may not be able to play in Week 7 against the Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Keenan Allen fully participates    Wed Oct 15, 04:09 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Keenan Allen (quadriceps) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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  Chargers | Eddie Royal practicing    Wed Oct 15, 02:39 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal (rib) is participating in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.

Footballguys view: It looks like Royal will be good to go for Week 7. He's worth a 'what the heck' flex play against the Chiefs.

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  Chargers | Eddie Royal clutch on third downs    Tue Oct 14, 01:01 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal is 11-for-11 on third-down targets for 170 yards this season with three touchdowns and seven first downs, and QB Philip Rivers has come to trust the veteran wide receiver in those situations.

Footballguys view: Royal has been coming through for his team in a big way. His third-down catches, yardage and touchdown totals in a four-game span since the team lost Danny Woodhead (leg) are the most in the NFL.

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  Chargers | Eddie Royal's injury not serious    Tue Oct 14, 12:47 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal's (rib) injury isn't considered serious, according to a source. Royal could miss little, if any, time.

Footballguys view: Good news for the Chargers here. Royal makes for a nice flex play most weeks in deeper leagues.

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  Chargers | Eddie Royal has rib injury    Sun Oct 12, 06:40 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Eddie Royal (rib) left the Week 6 game against the Oakland Raiders due to a rib injury, and his return is questionable.

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  Chargers | Brandon Flowers leaves game    Sun Oct 12, 06:37 PM

San Diego Chargers CB Brandon Flowers (groin) left the Week 6 game against the Oakland Raiders due to a groin injury, and he was taken to the locker room.

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  Chargers | Week 6 Inactives    Sun Oct 12, 02:39 PM

The San Diego Chargers have declared RB Donald Brown, CB Shareece Wright, RB Ryan Mathews, LB Manti Te'o, LB Cordarro Law, LB Reggie Walker, CB Steve Williams inactive for Week 6.

Footballguys view: Branden Oliver will get his big audition as the lead back for the Chargers in a matchup that should yield fantasy points against the Raiders.

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  Chargers | Malcom Floyd to play in Week 6    Sun Oct 12, 02:35 PM

San Diego Chargers WR Malcom Floyd (groin) is active for the team's Week 6 game.

Footballguys view: Consider Floyd a boom/bust WR3/Flex against a weak Raiders secondary but playing in a Chargers pass offense replete with options.

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  Chargers | D.J. Fluker expected to start    Sun Oct 12, 02:23 PM

San Diego Chargers OT D.J. Fluker (ankle) is expected to start in Week 6 even though he is listed as questionable for the game.

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