Chargers News: Malcom Floyd May Have Played His Last Game

November 10, 2015

It what has been a miserable season for the San Diego Chargers, no news might be more sad than the shoulder injury to Malcom Floyd and the fact the injury could keep him out for the rest of the year. Floyd has already indicated he is not coming back for the 2016 season and this will be his last as a professional football player. This injury could force the team…

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Padres Editorial: Is Alexei Ramirez an Option for Padres?

November 6, 2015

The Chicago White Sox declined the $10 million dollar option on Alexei for the 2016 season. The Cuban shortstop has been with the team since 2008, but could he be an option for the vacant shortstop position on the Padres? The answer is an obvious yes. At this point any and all shortstops are an upgrade over what the Padres currently have at the position. Clint Barmes was sent packing…

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Padres Rumors: Elvis Andrus for James Shields Might Work

November 4, 2015

The Texas Rangers came very close to advancing in the American League Divisional Series. A couple of errors in the seventh inning of the decisive game five of the ALCS by Elvis Andrus helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally to win the game 6-3. These errors were a huge disappointment. Not exactly the best time to have back to back misplays on the field. It happens though. If you play…

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Chargers News: Chargers Release Jacoby Jones

November 3, 2015

  Chargers release Jacoby Jones, five punt returns, -4 yards and $2.5 million later: https://t.co/cdj0wUfcxC — Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) November 3, 2015 The inevitable has happened as the San Diego Chargers have released return specialist Jacoby Jones. The wide receiver and return man had performed horribly in his tenure as a San Diego Charger. With five punt returns for a total of -4 yards there really was no reason to…

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Chargers News: Eric Weddle Being Shopped Around NFL?

November 3, 2015

There are conflicting reports that the San Diego Chargers are fielding offers on their all-pro safety Eric Weddle. The 30-year-old is in the final year of a five-year/$40 million dollar deal. Weddle is making $7.5 million this season. The report indicates the Chargers would have to be “blown away” in order to move Weddle. The Bolts will receive a compensatory pick (2nd round) if he is moved so any offer…

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Chargers Rumors: Should Chargers Sign Jarryd Hayne to Return Punts?

November 2, 2015

It is no secret that the punt and kick return game has suffered mightily this season for the San Diego Chargers. Jacoby Jones was brought in to fill that void for the Bolts, but he has been a train wreck so far this season. After missing three games with a non contact ankle injury, Jones has totaled negative four yards in five returns. That is absolutely outrageous and the Chargers…

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Padres News: Darren Balsley Retained by Padres

November 1, 2015

Source: Darren Balsley to return as pitching coach of the #Padres. Has been with team since 2003. Contract of all coaches expired Saturday. — Corey Brock (@FollowThePadres) November 1, 2015 It is being reported by Corey Brock of MLB.com that the San Diego Padres have retained the services of Darren Balsley for the 2016 season and beyond. His contract had expired on Saturday and there had been rumors that the…

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Padres Rumors: Is Ian Desmond Worth the Potential Investment?

November 1, 2015

The San Diego Padres need for a shortstop is clearly evident. Everyone around the game of baseball is aware of their need. The 2015 season saw the Padres start Clint Barmes, Alexi Amarista, Will Middlebrooks and Jedd Gyorko at the position. None of the four are viable players at a position of much importance to a team. You cannot continue to put mediocre talent out on the field every night…

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Chargers Editorial: The Butler Isn’t Doing It!

October 30, 2015

The play of the San Diego Chargers has been horrifying this year to say the least. The defense is giving up yards and points like crazy and there seems to be no answer in sight. The play of the defense has been terrible, but who is to blame for the stagnant effort on the field? Do you put blame on coach John Pagano? Is it his responsibility to make the…

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Padres News: Who Is Andy Green?

October 29, 2015

It has finally happened. The end is here. The search for the San Diego Padres managerial position is over. In true A.J. Preller fashion, neither Ron Gardenhire or Rick Sofield were chosen. Both were rumored to be favorites for the job, but in the end the Padres chose D-Back’s third-base coach Andy Green for the job. The 38-year-old Green has a history of success managing at the Minor League level….

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Chargers News: Is It Time to Sit Brandon Flowers?

October 29, 2015

One of the biggest off-season priorities of the San Diego Chargers was to re-sign Brandon Flowers and keep the respectable tandem he and Jason Verrett formed in the Chargers secondary. The need was evident for the San Diego Chargers to spend the money on Flowers, but his play this season has been terrible. It is a common theme for players to participate in games less enthusiastically when they get paid,…

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Padres Rumors: Is Jurickson Profar the Answer at Shortstop?

October 28, 2015

There is no secret that the San Diego Padres are in need of a shortstop of the future. The team went through the 2015 season with Alexi Amarista, Clint Barmes, Will Middlebrooks and Jedd Gyorko playing short. None of them were able to play consistently and the team suffered from a lack of quality at a vital position. Could the answer now and for the future be Jurickson Profar from…

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