Los Angeles Chargers Wiretap

Rams Trade Marcus Peters To Ravens For Kenny Young

Oct 15, 2019 4:41 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have traded Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens for Kenny Young.

Peters is in the final season of his existing contract.

The Rams also placed Aqib Talib on injured reserve this week.

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Tags: Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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NBC Decides Against Flexing Rams-49ers Over Chargers-Steelers

Oct 3, 2019 2:12 PM

NBC has decided not to flex the Week 6 game between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers to Sunday Night Football.

NBC will instead keep the Los Angeles Chargers hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Rams lost last week to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and play at the Seattle Seahawks in Week 5. The undefeated 49ers host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday Night Football.

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Tags: Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers

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Chargers, Chiefs, Ravens Could Trade For Jalen Ramsey

Sep 30, 2019 11:20 AM

The Los Angeles Chargers could have interest in trading for Jalen Ramsey.

Ramsey is attempting to force a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens could also have interest in Ramsey.

Peter King/NBC Sports

Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, San Diego Chargers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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NBC Likely To Flex Rams-49ers To SNF For Week 6

Sep 27, 2019 11:15 AM

The NFL is likely to flex the Week 6 game between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers to NBC's Sunday Night Football. Both the 49ers and Rams are currently undefeated. 

The NFL can begin to flex games in Week 5 and can choose two games to flex between Weeks 5-10.

NBC is currently slated to show the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 6.

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Tags: Los Angeles Rams, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers

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Anthony Lynn: Melvin Gordon Will Be 'No. 1 Guy' When He's Ready

Sep 27, 2019 9:11 AM

Anthony Lynn told reporters on Thursday that once Melvin Gordon is up to speed, he will be the Los Angeles Chargers' starter moving forward.

"He was our starter for a reason," Lynn said. "I like the way Austin [Ekeler] and JJ [Justin Jackson] have been working. They've done an excellent job and proved they can play in this league. They will still have a major role in this offense, but as soon as Melvin's ready, he'll go back to being our No. 1 guy."

Gordon ended his 64-day holdout due to a contract impasse with the team this week.

Lynn said Gordon is unlikely to play on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, although he could travel with the team.

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Melvin Gordon Could Soon Report To Chargers

Sep 25, 2019 10:39 AM

Melvin Gordon could report to the Los Angeles Chargers sooner rather than later, according to sources.

Gordon had previously planned to report in October. No final decisions have been made by the running back.

He must report no later than Nov. 29 to play and accrue credit for this season toward becoming a free agent in the offseason.

Gordon is scheduled to make $5.605 million in the final season of his rookie deal.

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Tags: San Diego Chargers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Chargers Sign Lance Kendricks

Sep 17, 2019 8:22 PM

The Los Angeles Chargers have signed Lance Kendricks.

The Chargers are without Hunter Henry at tight end for several weeks due to a left knee injury.

Kendricks was signed by the New England Patriots in the offseason and then released.

Kendricks spent 2017 and 2018 with the Packers, after six seasons with the Rams. In eight seasons, he has 2,505 receiving yards and 19 touchdowns.

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Tags: San Diego Chargers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Melvin Gordon Won't Skip Entire 2019 Season

Sep 13, 2019 8:53 PM

Melvin Gordon will continue his holdout to "protect himself", but plans on reporting to the Los Angeles Chargers at some point in 2019, according to a source.

"This is not a Le'Veon Bell situation," the source said. "He still wants to be a Charger. But he's got to protect himself."

The Chargers have shown little-to-no flexibility in moving off their high asking price for a trade of Gordon.

Gordon has made two Pro Bowls since the Chargers drafted him 15th overall in 2015. His 28 rushing touchdowns over the past three years tied for the league lead with Ezekiel Elliott.

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Tags: San Diego Chargers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Philip Rivers 'At Peace' Entering Contract Year

Sep 13, 2019 8:44 AM

Philip Rivers is in the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, but he's not concerned.

Rivers told the NFL Network that he's "at peace" with his contract situation.

The quarterback turns 38 in December.

“I really just feel at peace about that. Tom [Telesco] and I had really good conversations throughout the last couple months. I think it’s sincere, the both of us, really desire I’m still a Charger in 2020,” Rivers said. “I think that sincerity will make it all work out. Had it worked out before the regular season got started, I’d have been fine with it, but it didn’t. Shoot, hey let’s just wait and it kinda worked best for both sides to do that. I really feel good about it. I’m in a good place.”

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Tags: San Diego Chargers, Misc Rumor

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Hunter Henry Out 4-6 Weeks With Tibia Plateau Fracture

Sep 11, 2019 3:44 PM

Hunter Henry will miss four to six weeks with a tibia plateau fracture to his left knee.

Despite a run of injuries since entering the NFL in 2016, Henry leads the Chargers with 12 touchdown receptions since the start of the 2016 season.

The Chargers could consider signing Luke Wilson or Antonio Gates to fill in for Henry.

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Tags: San Diego Chargers, Injury

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Melvin Gordon Prepared To Holdout Until Late November

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Eagles Offer Jordan Howard, Pick Swap To Chargers For Melvin Gordon

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Mike Pouncey Signs One-Year, $9M Extension With Chargers

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Anthony Lynn On Melvin Gordon Talks: 'Time To Play Football'

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Chargers Break Off Extension Talks With Melvin Gordon

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Melvin Gordon's Holdout Expected To Last Into Season

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Melvin Gordon 'Just Waiting On The Call' From Chargers

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Derwin James Out 3-4 Months With Foot Surgery
Derwin James suffered a stress fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his right foot at practice on Thursday.

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Derwin James Out Indefinitely With Fracture In Foot
Derwin James was an All-Pro as a rookie.

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Philip Rivers Voices Support For Melvin Gordon
Philip Rivers made his first public comments about Melvin Gordon's holdout on Thursday.

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Melvin Gordon Requests Trade From Chargers
The Chargers have not budged from their initial offer of $10 million per season to Melvin Gordon.

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Melvin Gordon's Holdout Could Stretch Into Season
Melvin Gordon's holdout for a new contract from the Chargers is expected to be prolonged and could last into the season, according to sources.

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Melvin Gordon Tells Chargers He Won't Report To Camp
Melvin Gordon has told the Chargers that he will not report to training camp Wednesday when the rest of the team reports, according to a source.

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Melvin Gordon: Teammates 'Got My Back' In Contract Dispute
Melvin Gordon says his teammates and running backs around the league support him as his contract dispute with the Chargers reaches a week.

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Melvin Gordon To Hold Out, Request Trade Unless He Signs New Deal
Melvin Gordon rushed for an average of 5.1 yards per carry and recorded 14 total touchdowns in 2018.

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Melvin Gordon On New Deal: If It Happens, It Happens
Melvin Gordon is in the final year of his rookie contract and said his representation has had preliminary talks with the Chargers.

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Melvin Gordon: Chargers Are The Team To Beat
The Chiefs have won three straight AFC West titles, but Melvin Gordon sees the Chargers as the team to beat.

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Travis Benjamin Wants To Accept Ted Ginn's 40-Yard Dash Challenge
Ted Ginn recently said he'd race anyone for $10,000, but Travis Benjamin says the Saints wide receiver won't battle him.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Dean Spanos: New Deal For Philip Rivers 'Will Happen'
Chargers owner Dean Spanos is guaranteeing a new contract for Philip Rivers.

Gilbert Manzano/Orange County Register

Philip Rivers Would Be Comfortable Playing Out 2019 Without Extension
Philip Rivers has a cap hit this year of $23 million this season.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk