April 2013 - Los Angeles Chargers Wiretap

Shaun Phillips Signs Contract With Broncos

Apr 27, 2013 6:44 PM

Shaun Phillips has agreed to a contract with the Denver Broncos.

Phillips spent the first nine seasons of his career with the San Diego Chargers.

Phillips had 9.5 sacks and 33 tackles last season.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

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

2013 NFL Draft First Round Picks

Apr 25, 2013 7:35 PM

The NFL has converged on New York City for the first round of the 2013 draft. Without two sure-fire picks, as we saw last season with Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, there promises to be a lot of drama on Thursday night.

As the action unfolds, check out Jeff Risdon's Mock Draft and see how our expert's predictions matched up with the actual picks.

You can also chat with fellow NFL fans in our NFL Draft forum as the picks are announced.

1. Kansas City Chiefs - Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan

2. Jacksonville Jaguars - Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M

3. Miami Dolphins (acquired from Oakland) - Dion Jordon, OLB, Oregon

4. Philadelphia Eagles -Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma

5. Detroit Lions - Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU

6. Cleveland Browns - Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU

7. Arizona Cardinals - Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina

8. St. Louis Rams (acquired from Buffalo) - Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia

9. New York Jets - Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama

10. Tennessee Titans - Chance Warmack, G, Alabama 

11. San Diego Chargers - D.J. Fluker, G, Alabama

12. Oakland Raiders (acquired from Miami) - D.J. Hayden, CB, Houston

13. New York Jets - Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri

14. Carolina Panthers - Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah

15. New Orleans Saints - Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas

16. St. Louis Rams - E.J. Manuel, QB, Florida State

17. Pittsburgh Steelers - Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia

18. San Francisco 49ers (from Cowboys) - Eric Reid, S, LSU

19. New York Giants - Justin Pugh, G, Syracuse

20. Chicago Bears - Kyle Long, G, Oregon

21. Cincinnati Bengals - Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame

22. Atlanta Falcons (from Rams) - Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington

23. Minnesota Vikings - Sharrif Floyd, DT Florida

24. Indianapolis Colts - Bjoren Werner, DE, Florida State

25. Minnesota Vikings - Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State

26. Green Bay Packers - Datone Jones, DE, UCLA

27. Houston Texans - DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson

28. Denver Broncos - Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina

29. Minnesota Vikings (from Patriots) - Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee

30. St. Louis Rams (from Falcons) - Alec Ogletree, ILB, Georgia

31. Dallas Cowboys (from 49ers) - Travis Frederick, C, Wisconsin

32. Baltimore Ravens - Matt Elam, S, Florida


The Oakland Raiders traded the third overall pick to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for the 12th and 42nd overall selections.

The Buffalo Bills traded the eighth and 71st overall pick to the St. Louis Rams in exchange for the 16th, 46th, 78th and 222nd overall selections.

The 49ers traded the No. 31 and No. 74 pick to the Cowboys for the No. 18 pick.

The Falcons traded the No. 30 pick and a sixth rounder to the Rams to acquire No. 22 and a seventh rounder in 2015.

The Vikings have acquired the No. 29 pick from the Patriots for the No. 52, No. 83, No. 102 and No. 229 selections.

RealGM Staff Report

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Rivers Intensely Studying New Chargers' Offense

Apr 22, 2013 12:05 PM

Philip Rivers has begun intensive studying of the San Diego Chargers' new offensive system.

“I’ve always studied and grinded hard and worked at it,” Rivers said. “But I didn’t have to study what the running backs plays and routes were in the past. I knew it … Now, I don’t have it down stone cold. I hate not having it down stone cold.”

Mike McCoy was talking last month at the NFL Owners Meetings and said the Chargers would proceed this offseason however quickly Rivers would allow them.

“Our install will go as fast as the quarterback can handle,” McCoy said then. “Everyone else has got to keep up with the quarterback.

“He wants to learn every little detail of the offense,” McCoy said this past week, shortly after running his first practice as Chargers head coach. “Even out there today, he was asking some great questions about the next step in what we’re doing and it’s like, ‘Hold on now, slow down, it’s just Day One out there. We will get to that, but right now we’re introducing the base to everybody.’ ”

Kevin Acee/San Diego Union-Tribune

Tags: San Diego Chargers, IQ

Rivers Down To Last Chance With Chargers?

Apr 8, 2013 9:00 AM

Philip Rivers may be down to his final chance with the San Diego Chargers.

Rivers puts up solid numbers nearly every season, but the Chargers haven't been able to get over the hump with him at quarterback.

Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego writes that 2013 will be Rivers' "final audition" with the Chargers.

Pro Football Talk

Tags: San Diego Chargers, Misc Rumor