After missing practice on Wednesday and Thursday, Chargers TE Antonio Gates removed himself from practice on Friday and went back to the locker room.
The Chargers have placed tight end Antonio Gates on the physically-unable-to-perform list, which allows him to do rehab work and take part in team meetings but not practice.
The San Diego Chargers have placed Pro Bowl tight end Antonio Gates on injured reserve and signed fullback Billy Latsko.
Star tight end Antonio Gates likely will sit out the final two games of the regular season to rest his injured right foot in case the San Diego Chargers make the playoffs.
San Diego Chargers star tight end Antonio Gates is inactive for Thursday night’s game against San Francisco because of a painful tear in the plantar fascia in his right foot.
Jason Campbell ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Darren McFadden ran for 97 yards and a TD, and the Oakland Raiders took advantage of more mistakes by San Diego to stun the Chargers 28-13 on Sunday.
Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson is active for the first time this season, and tight end Antonio Gates also will try to play Sunday night at Indianapolis.
San Diego Chargers star tight end Antonio Gates was in pain as he tried to practice in a limited role Thursday.
Antonio Gates is getting frustrated with the torn plantar fascia in his right foot that could sideline him for a second straight game.
Wide receivers Legedu Naanee and Malcom Floyd are optimistic that they’ll be able to play when the San Diego Chargers host the Denver Broncos next Monday night.
Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes against the NFL’s worst pass defense, and the San Diego Chargers earned their first road win of the season in beating the Houston Texans 29-23 on Sunday. Rivers completed 17 of 23 passes for 295 yards. He used eight different receivers in the absence of tight end Antonio Gates, who was out with a right foot injury.
The San Diego Chargers are hopeful that TE Antonio Gates can play on Sunday against the New England Patriots.
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
(AP) — Philip Rivers doesn’t ease up, even in a meaningless exhibition game. The San Diego Chargers’ $93 million quarterback chased Dallas Cowboys safety Barry Church for about 70 yards before making a touchdown-saving tackle […]