Travis Benjamin: "The Only Focus is Football" - Chargers.com (video)
Wide Receiver Travis Benjamin talks about his offseason, what it's like to have Philip Rivers at quarterback, and why he was attracted to San Diego.
Jason Verrett: "Started Off Real Well" - Chargers.com (video)
Jason Verrett talks about his camp mentality after a Pro Bowl season, the defense's early ball hawking and more following the Bolts' first training camp practice.
Can Darius Philon Take Advantage of Joey Bosa's Absence? - Ricky Henne
"(I’m) very pleased with the way he has worked," McCoy said. "We really liked him last year. Unfortunately he had a very unique injury you don’t see very often last year. After he had his little surgery last year he said, ‘I’m ready to go’ and I looked at him and kind of smiled and said, ‘C’mon, you can’t play with what you got right now.’ As soon as he came out on the first day of practice, he said he’s ready to go…That’s always been his mentality and attitude. He had a nice offseason for us and we are really pleased with him."
Observations from the Opening Day of Training Camp - Ricky Henne & Hayley Elwood
The first day of training camp is like the first day of school. The pent up nerves turn into excitement the moment the players step out on the field. Action was aplenty on day one including safety Adrian Phillips intercepting a pass that was tipped by rookie inside linebacker Joshua Perry. Some more rookie action also included a leaping catch that wide receiver Jamaal Jones made off a pass from quarterback Mike Bercovici.
Too much history for Bosa, Chargers to agree soon? - Kevin Acee (UT$)
Those differences might seem inconsequential to many whose finances don’t include sums with six zeroes. But the disparity is significant to the principals.