Team May Trade Up In The Draft For Marcus Mariota - Nathan Francis
This week, the Chargers brought in the Oregon quarterback for a workout. While some think the move is simply the team doing its due diligence on all the best available players, there are rumors that the team could be preparing to make a big move to the top of the draft.
Rivers ponders future with Chargers - Kevin Acee (UT$)
"What we’ve established here with my growing family is hard to recreate," he said. "It’s hard to up and recreate that. I know that moves are part of life. But that certainly is fair to say that (not being sold on moving to Los Angeles) is part of it. The good thing is I’m not under contract in a year where we’d potentially be in Los Angeles."
Chargers: Sign Stevie Johnson - Dan Schneier
The 49ers’ offense simply didn’t utilize 11 personnel packages very often and it was even more rare to see them feature four wide receiver sets. Johnson ran just 69 routes in the slot and saw 18 targets—both were career lows. Despite the usage, he managed to reel in 17 receptions for 207 yards and a touchdown. He also put together a career best 3.00 YPPR and 94.4 percent catch rate in the slot.
Chargers Add Playmaking WR Stevie Johnson - Ricky Henne
The 28-year old caught 35 passes for 435 yards and three touchdowns in 13 games for the 49ers, highlighted by a nine-catch, 103-yard performance Week 3 against the Arizona Cardinals.