Chargers position outlook: A reduced role for Antonio Gates? - Eric Williams
Gates said he plans to return in 2017 and could make up to $5.5 million in total compensation. Henry is set to make $740,014 in base salary in the second year of his rookie deal. Cleveland and McGrath or restricted free agents and should be back. Cumberland is an unrestricted free agent.
Top 101 players from the 2016 NFL season - Sam Monson
It took too long for him to get on the field, but once Joey Bosa was out there, he set about making all the doubters look foolish, generating pressure at a rate PFF analysts haven’t seen from a rookie over the past decade of grading. Bosa ended the season with 59 total QB pressures despite only playing 563 snaps. He was effective as both a pass-rusher and run defender, playing both defensive end and outside linebacker for the Chargers on the left and right sides of the defense. Simply put, Bosa was everything the Chargers could have wished for in a top draft pick.
'Best pure running back' LaDainian Tomlinson enters Hall of Fame - Eric Williams
"I never, as a kid, dreamed about going to the Hall of Fame," Tomlinson said. "It just wasn’t something that a kid dreamed about. I dreamed about making it to the National Football League and playing in Super Bowls and winning championships as a kid. That’s what I dreamed about."
Nick Cannon, San Diego native, swapped his Chargers fandom for the Panthers - Mark Hinog
The Chargers’ move to Los Angeles still stings a bit for San Diego natives. It’s become especially tough for Nick Cannon, who can’t root for a team that no longer represents his hometown. But fear not, he’s got a new team: the Carolina Panthers.
LaDainian Tomlinson On Chargers Move To Los Angeles - Jeff Eisenband (video)
"I feel for the fans," he says. "I had a great connection with those fans in San Diego when I played there and I know what they're going through, how hurt they are; 55 years in San Diego was a long time, so it takes time to get over a team leaving a city.