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Which Chargers Desperately Need to Bounce Back in 2017?

Who needs to deliver a strong 2017 season? It’s that time of the year again. OTA work has begun and training camp is around the corner. This means over the next few months we’ll see teams adding and releasing players in an effort of finding the best players fit for their 53-man roster. We’ll also get to see players make their return from injury, a down season or both. The Chargers were disappointing as a whole last season, but here we’ll just take a quick look at five players who...

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Derrick Browne

Which Chargers Desperately Need to Bounce Back in 2017?

Who needs to deliver a strong 2017 season?

It’s that time of the year again.

OTA work has begun and training camp is around the corner. This means over the next few months we’ll see teams adding and releasing players in an effort of finding the best players fit for their 53-man roster. We’ll also get to see players make their return from injury, a down season or both.

The Chargers were disappointing as a whole last season, but here we’ll just take a quick look at five players who...

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Chargers Roster Breakdowns, 90-in-90: QB Eli Jenkins

Day 7 of 90-in-90 has us looking at an UDFA hoping to steal Kellen Clemens' job, QB Eli Jenkins. Player Factfile: Name: Eli Jenkins Age: 22 Position: QB College: Jacksonville State NFL games played: 0 Games played for the Chargers: 0 Fun fact: Jenkins becomes the second player on the Chargers roster from D2 school Jacksonville State, joining DE/OLB Chris Landrum. However, he nearly finished his career elsewhere - his impressive performances at Jacksonville State led to interest from teams...

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Still out with a back issue, Mike Williams falling behind for Chargers

Still out with a back issue, Mike Williams falling behind for Chargers

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Garrett Sisti

Los Angeles Chargers: Live Update From OTAs

While it’s still early in the offseason process, here’s a look at how Chargers Organized Team Activities went today and we can at least get an early idea of where the team is at today.

In terms of who practiced and who didn’t:

Verrett, Hayward, Attaochu, Caraun Reid & Donavon Clark all on the side doing cone work. Mike Williams just running sideline

— Garrett Sisti (@GarrettSisti) May 23, 2017

Wideouts Travis Benjamin and Tyrell Williams didn’t participate in any Offense vs....

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Jamie Sewell

Chargers Roster Breakdowns, 90-in-90: QB Eli Jenkins

Day 7 of 90-in-90 has us looking at an UDFA hoping to steal Kellen Clemens' job, QB Eli Jenkins.

Player Factfile:

Name: Eli Jenkins

Age: 22

Position: QB

College: Jacksonville State

NFL games played: 0

Games played for the Chargers: 0

Fun fact: Jenkins becomes the second player on the Chargers roster from D2 school Jacksonville State, joining DE/OLB Chris Landrum. However, he nearly finished his career elsewhere - his impressive performances at Jacksonville State led to interest from teams...

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Los Angeles Chargers: Live Update From OTAs

While it’s still early in the offseason process, here’s a look at how Chargers Organized Team Activities went today and we can at least get an early idea of where the team is at today. In terms of who practiced and who didn’t: Wideouts Travis Benjamin and Tyrell Williams didn’t participate in any Offense vs. Defense drills. Williams did catch balls in the early warm-ups. Darrell Stuckey was also on the sideline and Melvin Ingram is still a no show so far. In terms of the Chargers...

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Chargers’ Mike Williams (back tightness) still not practicing

OTAs began last week, but Chargers WR Mike Williams is still sitting out of practice. The final phase of the offseason began last week with Organized Team Activities (OTAs), which consists of 10 days of voluntary, non-contact practices. Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, the team’s first pick (No. 7 overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft, […] Chargers’ Mike Williams (back tightness) still not practicing - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Post OTA Press Conference: Coach Lynn

Coach Lynn had some interesting nuggets at his post OTA press conference today Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn hit the podium following the start of week 2 of OTA’s. You can see the video below (along with about 10 minutes of nothing but an empty podium because they forgot to shut off the stream) but here are some interesting nuggets: Lynn singled out Geremy Davis and Jamaal Jones as young WR’s who are making themselves known and competing hard to make a spot. Lynn said that Keenan...

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Update from OTA’s

While it’s still early in the offseason process, here’s a look at how Chargers OTA’s went today and we can at least get an early idea of where the team is at today. In terms of who practiced and who didn’t: Wideouts Travis Benjamin and Tyrell Williams didn’t participate in any Offense vs. Defense drills. Williams did catch balls in the early warms-ups. Darrell Stuckey was also on the sideline and Melvin Ingram is still a no show so far. In terms of the Chargers first round pick,...

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Matthew Stanley

Post OTA Press Conference: Coach Lynn

Coach Lynn had some interesting nuggets at his post OTA press conference today

Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn hit the podium following the start of week 2 of OTA’s. You can see the video below (along with about 10 minutes of nothing but an empty podium because they forgot to shut off the stream) but here are some interesting nuggets:

Lynn singled out Geremy Davis and Jamaal Jones as young WR’s who are making themselves known and competing hard to make a spot. Lynn said that Keenan...

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Garrett Sisti

Update from OTA’s

While it’s still early in the offseason process, here’s a look at how Chargers OTA’s went today and we can at least get an early idea of where the team is at today.

In terms of who practiced and who didn’t:

Verrett, Hayward, Attaochu, Caraun Reid & Donavon Clark all on the side doing cone work. Mike Williams just running sideline

— Garrett Sisti (@GarrettSisti) May 23, 2017

Wideouts Travis Benjamin and Tyrell Williams didn’t participate in any Offense vs. Defense drills....

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Richard Wade

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Will Melvin Ingram Sign an Extension?

Your daily dose of Chargers news & notes from around the web.

Ex-Chargers DC John Pagano offers new perspective for Raiders - Eric Williams
“I think the big thing in just talking to Jack [Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio] is I’m another set of eyes and a different perspective,” Pagano told Xtra 1360 Fox Sports Radio. “To be able to help with those types of things -- to be able to help the guys on the defensive staff implement that plan we’re putting in place -- you also learn new...

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Ex-Chargers DC John Pagano offers new perspective for Raiders

Ex-Chargers DC John Pagano offers new perspective for Raiders

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Chiefs sign Tourek Williams

The Chiefs got a look at linebacker Tourek Williams when he played for the Chargers and now they’ll be getting a closer view. The NFL’s transaction wire brought word on Monday that the Chiefs have signed Williams to their 90-man roster. Linebacker Victor Ochi was waived in a corresponding move. Williams was a sixth-round pick…

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Chargers Roster Breakdowns, 90-in-90: WR Mitchell Paige

Day 6 of 90-in-90 means we're looking at one of the newest members of the Chargers roster, WR Mitchell Paige. Player Factfile: Name: Mitchell Paige Age: 23 Position: WR College: Indiana NFL games played: 0 Games played for the Chargers: 0 Fun fact: Mitchell Paige wasn't given a contract by the Chargers originally, but earned one after impressing as a trialist in minicamp. Mitchell Paige wasn't supposed to make it this far. Paige had led the entire state of Indiana in punt and kick return...

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Jamie Sewell

Chargers Roster Breakdowns, 90-in-90: WR Mitchell Paige

Day 6 of 90-in-90 means we're looking at one of the newest members of the Chargers roster, WR Mitchell Paige.

Player Factfile:

Name: Mitchell Paige

Age: 23

Position: WR

College: Indiana

NFL games played: 0

Games played for the Chargers: 0

Fun fact: Mitchell Paige wasn't given a contract by the Chargers originally, but earned one after impressing as a trialist in minicamp.

Mitchell Paige wasn't supposed to make it this far.

Paige had led the entire state of Indiana in punt and kick return...

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Matthew Stanley

2017 AFC West Preview: Taking on the Broncos

A way too early, way too optimistic look at the AFC West matchup vs the Broncos this year.

Our friends over at Mile High Report put out an article this morning predicting that the Denver Broncos will sweep the Chargers this year. Before I start making counter points, lets look at why they might be right.

Recent History

Since the 2011 season, the Chargers are 3-10 vs the Broncos, including 1 playoff game. This includes the Broncos sweeping the Chargers in the 2012, 2014, and 2015 seasons....

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Richard Wade

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Can Chargers Win the AFC West?

Your daily dose of Chargers news & notes from around the web.

Trade Travis Benjamin? Chargers need his playmaking ability - Eric Williams
“A lot of things about them flashed today for me,” Slauson said. “The way they use their hands and the way they attacked the practice, it was exciting to see. And didn’t get to watch Forrest as much as I watched Dan, but Dan impressed me a lot with his hands, his punch and his feet.”

1-on-1 with Rayshawn Jenkins - Chargers.com (video)
Chargers new...

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Orlando Franklin visiting Jags, Sam Barrington visited last week

The Jaguars are slated to have wide receiver Victor Cruz in for a visit this week, but he’s not the only veteran free agent on their radar. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports and PFT has confirmed that guard Orlando Franklin is visiting the team on Monday. Franklin was released by the Chargers last week. Franklin…

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