ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton debates whether it's better for top quarterbacks such as Philip Rivers to sign now or wait until next year.
San Diego gives Chargers a deadline
The team must decide by Sept. 11 if they want to commit to a new stadium and staying in San Diego, according to the Orange County Register. The proposed stadium would cost $1.1 billion. The Chargers had previously walked away from negotiations with the city last month.
NFL executive Eric Grubman and a contingent of league representatives were in San Diego to hear first-hand the city's pitch to keep the Chargers.
For a second straight year, the Chargers have brought in a candidate to replace Johnnie Troutman at right guard.
NFL exec Eric Grubman, the point person for the league on the Los Angeles relocation issue, will meet with San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer Tuesday.
Location Could Be Factor In Negotiations
The debate over Philip Rivers' next contract may have more to do with location than money. If the Chargers leave San Diego, it could give the franchise quarterback some extra leverage in negotiations. Clayton: Pending negotiations
The family of the late Junior Seau denies they "fully support" the Pro Football Hall of Fame's policy preventing family from speaking at the induction ceremony on behalf of deceased players.
The Chargers will be without Antonio Gates for four games, so Frank Reich plans to work in more Danny Woodhead, Melvin Gordon and Ladarius Green.
Third-year pro Jahleel Addae played 393 snaps last season, finishing with 48 combined tackles and two forced fumbles.
ESPN NFL Nation Chargers reporter Eric Williams looks at the controversy surrounding Junior Seau's HOF induction speech as well as if the team will actually make the move to Los Angeles.
Bill Barnwell of Grantland recently put together his list of the top 100 players in the NFL, and Rivers was ranked No. 8 overall.
Field Yates points to two transactions the Chargers made this offseason as reasons they should consider a contract extension for Weddle.
Eric Dickerson spent the first five seasons of his Hall of Fame career with the Los Angeles Rams, and he's hoping his old team will return to its old home next year.
Nothing can slow down Rivers
One of two Chargers among Bill Barnwell's top 60 (Eric Weddle is the other), Philip Rivers keeps producing. His performance against the NFL's second-toughest slate of defenses in 2014 earns him a top 10 ranking. Grantland: NFL top 100
A Pro Football Hall of Fame policy will prevent members of Junior Seau's family from speaking at the deceased linebacker's induction ceremony in August.
Seau's family won't speak at HOF induction
The Hall of Fame is planning instead to show a video commemorating his playing career, thereby avoiding questions about his suicide, brain injury or the lawsuit Seau's family filed against the NFL. Said Seau's daughter Sydney: "To not be able to speak, it's painful." (via NY Times)
Peyton Manning and the Broncos could slide a bit, leaving room for San Diego, with a revamped running game, to rise to the top.
First-round pick Melvin Gordon figures to garner a lot of attention, as will finding a four-game replacement for the suspended Antonio Gates.
Here's a look at how the 53-man roster could shake out for the Chargers before the season begins.
Chargers rookie running back Melvin Gordon has a chance to break LaDainian Tomlinson's franchise rookie rushing record of 1,236 yards.
The Chargers and 49ers are both sponsoring delegations at the Special Olympics World Games, while the Raiders are hosting an interactive fan zone and a football clinic as part of the event.
Rivers, 33, is in the final year of his deal and was the subject of some trade rumors around the draft.
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