Posts Tagged ‘darren-sproles’

Chargers Tomlinson Could Be Gone if He Doesn’t Redo Deal

Thursday’s move to franchise RB Darren Sproles has rumors abound about what it going to happen to running back LaDainian Tomlinson. GM A.J. Smith said that the franchising of Sproles means nothing in terms of L.T., but today in the San Diego Union Tribune, it looks like that could be changing. Even before the principals […]

Chargers Put the Franchise Tag on RB Darren Sproles

Last season the Chargers lost Michael Turner to free agency. They moved Wednesday to make sure that same thing would not happen in the 2009 offseason to running back Darren Sproles, as today the team placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Sproles assuring that he would be back next season. Sproles, who came on at […]

Chargers May Place the Franchise Tag on RB Sproles

The Chargers and their running back situation for 2009 very well may come to a head as soon as this week. Today’s San Diego Union-Tribune talks about the team possibly shocking the league by putting the franchise tag on upcoming free agent RB Darren Sproles. He’s due to hit the open market on February 26th. […]

Steelers Beat Up Chargers 35-24 for Trip to AFC Title Game vs Ravens

This time, they made sure not to leave it up to a late kick. Taking care of business with a clutch end of the first half touchdown drive and a time consuming touchdown drive at the start of the third quarter, the Steelers took care of business Sunday, beating the Chargers 35-24 to advance to […]

Could the Chargers Part Ways with LaDainian Tomlinson in 2009?

Just hours before their divisional playoff game in Pittsburgh, there is plenty of talk about Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson and not only his status for today’s game (listed as doubtful and unlikely to play) but also about his long-term future in San Diego. Today on NFL.com they have an interesting tidbit on Tomlinson and […]

Defensive Letdown Does in Colts

The Colts entered the playoffs as the hottest team in the league. They exit with just another letdown, this time beaten not by a former MVP, but worse yet – his backup. There is no doubt that the Colts defense played well enough to win for most of the night, but in the end, they […]

Sproles Just the Bolt the Chargers Needed in Win Over Colts

When it came out on Saturday that it appeared that LaDainian Tomlinson was not going to be able to go for the Chargers vs the Colts, the thought was the season would be fast over for San Diego. Not so. Little did the Colts, or probably even the Chargers for that matter, realize the player […]

Sproles Energizes Chargers To Second Round Of Playoffs, Edge Colts In OT 23-17

In most playoff scenarios involving the San Diego Chargers, running back LaDanian Tomlinson would be an integral part of their gameplan; unfortunately for San Diego in their playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday night, Tomlinson was rarely used as he was suffering from a problematic groin problem. But the Chargers had a solution […]