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Around The NFL: Reggie Bush Banged Up, Mike Wallace Whines, Steelers Injuries Jeopardize Season

The first week of the NFL season often brings forth a lot of info about how the rest of the year could go. It shines the light on those that look like contenders and focuses on those that are pretenders. Week one also brings about injuries that could really hurt a team for the rest of the season.


NORTH ATTLEBORO, MA - AUGUST 22: Aaron Hernandez sits in the courtroom of the Attleboro District Court during his hearing on August 22, 2013 in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for the death of Odin Lloyd. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: Hernandez Partied With Victims, Urlacher Says Bears Faked Injuries

Even though the start of the 2013 NFL season is supposed to be about good times, excitement and thrills; there is still a lot of controversy at the base of everything. That includes spilling a lot of secrets and being in the wrong places at the wrong times.


SAN DIEGO, CA - AUGUST 08: Head Coach Mike McCoy of the San Diego Chargers reacts after a field goal to take a 3-0 lead over the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium on August 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

All Eyes On Mike McCoy For Showdown With Texans

Coming off of a 1-3 preseason, the San Diego Chargers look to kick off the 2013 season in fine form, hosting the Houston Texans in the second Monday night game September 9. Coach Mike McCoy sets out to turn around a program that hasn’t been to the postseason in three seasons.


SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers walks off the field after having to kick the ball to the Denver Broncos during their NFL Game on November 27, 2011 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Broncos won 16-13 in overtime. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

San Diego Chargers Start and Finish Strong, but the Middle of 2012 Was Just Awful

The Chargers knew how to start the 2012 season and how to end it, but they decided to take a long lunch for the entire middle portion of it.


SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 30: Head Coach Norv Turner and Philip River #17 congratulate Micheal Spurlock #87 of the San Diego Chargers after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders on December 30, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chargers Squeak By Raiders As Norv Turner Predicts His Departure

Norv Turner predicts his own exit from San Diego as the Chargers finish the season with a win.


SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 1: Demorrio Williams #58 of the San Diego Chargers after a pick six against the Kansas City Chiefs on November 1, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Final Injury List of the Season Is A Short One for the Chargers

There are going to be a lot of names on the field this Sunday for the Chargers that fans may not be used to. Sadly, no team should be having preseason type position competitions at this point in the season.


CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 23: Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders watches from the sidelines during the second half after being injured during a game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Carolina defeated Oakland 17-6. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Raiders Want Desperately To Split Season Series With Chargers

Neither team is heading to the playoffs, but the both want to go out on a win. So, will it be a clean sweep or a split series for 2012?


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 23: Wide receiver Chaz Schilens #85 of the New York Jets is tackled by Quentin Jammer #23 of the San Diego Chargers during the second half at MetLife Stadium on December 23, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Chargers defeated the Jets 27-17. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Chargers News: Game Balls Vs Jets, Gates Sets Record, Chargers Mourn

This has been a week of happiness and sadness for the Chargers organization as the season gets ready to come to a close.


SAN DIEGO - SEPTEMBER 22: Quentin Jammer #23 of the San Diego Chargers recovers a fumble for 23-yards in the first half against the New York Jets on September 22, 2008 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Quentin Jammer Has Stayed The True Professional And Silent Leader For The Chargers

Consistency is not something that the San Diego Chargers have had a lot of in recent years, but one thing has stayed certain for over a decade now and that is Quentin Jammer.


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 23: Greg McElroy #14 of the New York Jets lies on the turf after being sacked by Kendall Reyes #91 of the San Diego Chargers at MetLife Stadium on December 23, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky /Getty Images)

Chargers Pass the Test with 11 Sacks of Jets’ Greg McElroy

The New York Jets are a complete and total mess, so the San Diego Chargers can take pride in knowing that even the back-ups of their back-ups can do some good.


Chargers Have Another Short Injury List, Numerous Players Return To The Field

If you don’t look at the IR list, then the Chargers are rather healthy. They’re without a ton of huge names and expensive talent, but they’re “healthy.”


JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 09: Jason Babin #58 of the Jacksonville Jaguars forces Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets to fumble during the game at EverBank Field on December 9, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Chaotic Jets May Be In More Turmoil Than The Chargers

The San Diego Chargers really want this season to be over so that things can be put into a bit more clarity. Their opponent for this week, the New York Jets, are willing to even pay for a time machine to get out of the 2012 season.


DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 18: Wide receiver Eddie Royal #11 of the San Diego Chargers returns a kick off against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 18, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Chargers 30-23. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Chargers’ News And Notes: Edwin Baker Signed, Brandon Taylor Ready For Big Time, Vincent Brown Returns

The San Diego Chargers had a number of names return to practice on Wednesday, but it’s already too little, too late.


SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 16: Ryan Matthews #24 of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against the Carolina Panthers on December 16, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Chargers Start Training Camp Early As Three More Head To IR

The time has come in the 2012 NFL season for the San Diego Chargers to let the surefire starters have a seat, and give the sideline players a chance to make names for themselves.


SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 16: Running back Mke Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers carries the ball against safety Eric Weddle #32 of the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 16, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Panthers won 31-7. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Chargers Fall Flat Against Panthers And Fall Out Of Playoffs

San Diego had the slightest chance to make the playoffs as they came off of a big victory over Pittsburgh and into a big game with Carolina. Little did they know that the Panthers would dominate them in ways unimaginable.





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