San Diego Chargers

SANTA CLARA, CA - AUGUST 24:  Tight end Antonio Gates #85 of the San Diego Chargers catches a touchdown during the first quarter of their preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi\'s Stadium on August 24, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gates Not Sure How Banned Substance Got Into His System

“I’m an inner city kid. I grew up in Detroit, so dealing with adversity is kind of like part of my forte,” Gates said.

97.1 The Ticket–07/31/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 18:  LaDainian Tomlinson holds a jersey with San Diego Chargers Dean Spanos, during his announcement of his retirement from professional football, after signing a one-day contract with the San Diego Chargers and being immediately released by the club, at Qualcomm Stadium on June 18, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

Chargers Retiring LaDainian Tomlinson’s No. 21

No one will wear No. 21 for the San Diego Chargers again.

97.1 The Ticket–06/12/2015

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Patriots Shouldn’t Underestimate Improved Colts

New England head coach Bill Belichick warns that Indianapolis is now a much better team than a few weeks ago.

01/14/2015

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Blocked Kicks Are Reason For Concern For The Packers In the Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers do not have many holes in their game as they enter the playoffs as the No. 2 seed in the NFC. However, one is their blocking in the kicking game. They allowed more combined blocked field goals, extra point attempts and punts than they had in the previous five seasons combined.

12/31/2014

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Season Recap: Chargers Left To Wonder What Might Have Been

After dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

12/30/2014

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CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ers

The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.

12/18/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 23: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Five Things: Chargers Vs. Broncos Thursday Night Roundup

The Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.

10/24/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 05: Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after scoring on quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos 500th career touchdown pass to take a 7-3 lead over the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Cardinals 41-20. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius Thomas

The Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.

10/23/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers congratulates teammate Antonio Gates #85 on his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 19, 2014, in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

The two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.

10/22/2014

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Jim Nantz Talks Chargers vs. Broncos on ‘Thursday Night Football’

Jim Nantz…he’s known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming “Thursday Night Football” game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.

10/21/2014

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