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Former NFL, USC offensive lineman Max Tuerk dies at 26

Jun. 21, 2020 8:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Tuerk, an All-America offensive lineman at Southern California who was drafted by the Chargers, has died. He was 26. Tuerk's family said he died Saturday while hiking with his parents on a favorite trail in Cleveland National Forest north of San Diego. No details were provided....

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay stands on the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals n Los Angeles. McVay wrapped up the Rams' virtual offseason program this week. He could have kept going for another two weeks, but the head coach feels the Rams got plenty of work done in this unusual NFL spring. He still hasn't seen most of his players in person this spring, and he doesn't know when he'll see them next. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

LA Story: Rams, Chargers to appear on 'Hard Knocks'

Jun. 18, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will be lights, cameras, Los Angeles again for “Hard Knocks” but for the first time the show will feature two franchises. HBO and NFL Films announced Thursday that this year's show will include the Rams and Chargers, which are both moving into SoFI Stadium in Inglewood...

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Kaepernick was a second-round draft pick in 2011 who the next year led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. By 2016, he had begun kneeling on the sideline at games during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality.  Soon after, he was gone from the NFL, and he has not played since. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Lynn: Kaepernick fits Chargers style but no workouts planned

Jun. 17, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is on the Los Angeles Chargers' workout list, but that doesn't mean he will be coming in anytime soon or at all. Anthony Lynn said Wednesday that Kaepernick fits the style of quarterback Los Angeles is looking for, but the third-year head coach hasn't spoken to...

NFL's QB coaching summit set for virtual version in 3rd year

Jun. 10, 2020 1:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the Black College Football Hall of Fame will hold a virtual version of their quarterback coaching summit, a third-year project aimed at improving the league's diversity. Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn is among the pro and college coaches planning to participate in the...

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2006, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Reche Caldwell (87) catches a pass for a 62-yard touchdown ahead of Tennessee Titans cornerback Reynaldo Hill in the third quarter of an NFL football game in Nashville, Tenn. Caldwell, the former University of Florida and NFL receiver, was fatally shot Saturday, June 6, 2020, in his hometown. Caldwell's mother, Deborah, did not return phone messages left by The Associated Press on Sunday, but confirmed her son's death to the Tampa Bay Times. (AP Photo/John Russell, File)

Former Florida, NFL star Reche Caldwell fatally shot

Jun. 7, 2020 11:00 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida and NFL receiver Reche Caldwell was fatally shot Saturday night in his hometown. Caldwell’s mother, Deborah, did not return phone messages left by The Associated Press on Sunday, but confirmed her son’s death to the Tampa Bay Times. She said police told her...

Chargers re-sign defensive lineman Damion Square

Jun. 3, 2020 1:38 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive lineman Damion Square has re-signed with the Los Angeles Chargers, the franchise said Wednesday. Square will be going into his eighth season in the league and seventh with the Chargers. He has appeared in every game the past three seasons, including 15 starts. The...

Cardinals sign TE Cantrell, release CB Shelton

Jun. 1, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed tight end Dylan Cantrell to a one-year deal. The 6-foot-3, 240-pound Cantrell is switching positions to tight end after being selected as a receiver by the Los Angeles Chargers in the sixth round of the 2018 draft. He played in college at Texas Tech...

FILE - In this April 14, 2010, file photo, former West Texas A&M University assistant football coach and former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf leaves the courtroom in Amarillo, Texas, after he was sentenced to 10 years of probation after pleading guilty to eight felony drug charges in Texas. Leaf was arrested Friday, May 22, 2020, on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, Calif., which is about 110 miles southeast of Los Angeles, according to booking information provided by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Saturday.  (Michael Norris/Amarillo Globe-News via AP, FIle)

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

May. 23, 2020 5:14 PM EDT

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday. Leaf, 44, was arrested on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, which is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles, according to booking information provided by the Riverside...

Chargers re-sign offensive lineman Ryan Groy

May. 20, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have re-signed offensive lineman Ryan Groy. The team announced the move on Wednesday. Groy played in nine games for the Chargers last season after signing with the franchise in early October. His snaps were split equally between special teams and offense....

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers center Mike Pouncey kneels on the field in the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. Pouncey says he is ready to go whenever NFL teams are allowed to return to their facilities and hold workouts or training camp. Where Pouncey and his Los Angeles Chargers teammates might be playing though is becoming a bigger question. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)

Chargers center Pouncey cleared to play whenever NFL returns

May. 13, 2020 5:12 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Pouncey says he is ready to go whenever NFL teams are allowed to return to their facilities to hold workouts or training camp. The Los Angeles Chargers center said during a conference call Wednesday that he has been cleared to return by doctors who did his neck surgery....