Even at age 36, Chargers tight end Antonio Gates is capable of putting up solid numbers if he stays healthy this season.
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Linebacker Donald Butler, who was released by the Chargers in March, signed with the Cardinals on Wednesday.
The Chargers made Joey Bosa the top defender selected in the 2016 draft, but as camp approaches, they still haven't signed the young pass-rusher.
San Diego fared poorly in close games last season, a trend the Chargers need to reverse if they hope to win the AFC West.
Tom Telesco said that he's continuing negotiations with Joey Bosa's representatives to get the rookie signed prior to the start of camp on Saturday.
Things should be looking up in San Diego
Philip Rivers & Co. limped to a 4-12 record in 2015, but Bill Barnwell sees reasons for hope. The Bolts are unlikely to lose so many close games again this season. Bounce-back teams
At age 32, free-agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie might be forced to hang up his cleats because of recurring injury concerns.
All eyes will be on Melvin Gordon
Gordon struggled as a rookie and then had microfracture surgery, so he's facing an uphill battle. He should be fully healthy for camp, but regaining explosiveness could take time. Injury questions
Chargers GM Tom Telesco comments on Joey Bosa's contract situation, the state of the AFC West, the longevity of NFL QBs, the future of kickoffs in football and the evolution of the sport.
Joey Bosa is just what the Chargers need
Per ESPN Stats & Info, only the Falcons had fewer sacks the last two seasons than the Chargers. If Bosa's college numbers are any indication, he knows how to get to the quarterback. Top stats to know
Cornerback Jason Verrett thinks the Chargers can rebound from a 4-12 season to vie for a playoff spot in 2016.
Jatavis Brown, San Diego's fifth-round draft pick, is committed to earning playing time in his first year with the team.
Working out together in the offseason is showing benefits for both the second-year Chargers running back and the Vikings' four-time All-Pro.
Eric Karabell checks out the AFC West landscape, noting the Denver QB situation and several running backs who aren't as safe as once believed.
Eric joined Robin Lundberg to talk about the long-term status of the Chargers in San Diego, how the Chargers can be a contender in the AFC West, & Mike McCoy's job security.
San Diego city attorney asks court to rule whether Chargers need two-thirds or simple majority on ballot initiative for stadium.
Teams will covet LB Melvin Ingram in 2017
Melvin Ingram put up 10.5 sacks as a first-time starter for the Chargers last season. San Diego is talent starved and pass rushers are hard to find. Expect Ingram to generate plenty of interest next spring. Clayton: 2017 best free agents (Insider)
Melvin Ingram finished as the Chargers' sack leader with 10.5 sacks in 2015.
In the Chargers' finale last season against the Broncos, Steve Williams forced three turnovers. But he still needs to work to make the team in 2016.
The Chargers are turning to ninth-year safety Dwight Lowery to replace Eric Weddle in the starting lineup.
Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer
San Diego Chargers CB Steve Williams, pictured here at an NFL Play 60 event in San Diego, says he intends to build on his three turnover performance against the Denver Broncos last year.
Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer
Hall of Fame offensive lineman Anthony Munoz talks to campers about getting daily exercise at his NFL Play 60 Character Camp in San Diego at Madison High School. A Southern California native, Munoz has partnered with the Chargers putting on the camp the last five years in San Diego.
The Chargers, whose run defense struggled last season, need to settle their contract issue with Joey Bosa and get the first-rounder to camp on time.
Hunter Henry earns high marks in Madden
Chargers TE Hunter Henry is the highest-rated rookie skill position player among second-round draft picks in the Madden NFL 17 video game. Madden rookie ratings
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