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  1. Video: Tom Brady or Peyton Manning?

    Tim Graham

    ESPN's "First Take" broached one of this generation's classic NFL topics Wednesday morning. Who would you rather have on your team? Tom Brady or Peyton Manning? San Diego Chargers linebacker Shaun Phillips and Sports Illustrated writer Jim Trot...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  2. Are the Jets contenders or pretenders?

    Tim Graham

    The New York Jets are a fashionable pick to reach the Super Bowl this season. They're also commonly dismissed as overrated. ESPN's "First Take" tackled the topic Tuesday. Resident provocateur Skip Bayless was joined by Sports Illustrated writer...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  3. Fassel says Patriots should stick with Cassel

    Tim Graham

    Posted by's Tim Graham Former New York Giants coach Jim Fassel appeared Tuesday morning on "ESPN First Take" and shared his thoughts on the New England Patriots' quarterback situation. Cassel Guest anchor Bonnie Bernstein wondered if Casse...

    Blog | October 14, 2008
  4. Bolts face another young gun in Derek Carr

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers will have faced first- or second-year quarterbacks in four straight weeks when they take on the Oakland Raiders and rookie signal-caller Derek Carr. And as you can imagine, with the Chargers holding teams to a l...

    Blog | October 12, 2014
  5. Week 6 matchups key as divisional races begin to take shape -- Jo...

    John Clayton

    John Clayton's First and Goal: Week 6 appears to lack sizzle, but it's a crucial week as division races begin to take shape.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  6. Drive of the game: Bad from the start

    Rich Cimini

    SAN DIEGO -- A look back at the key drive in the New York Jets' 31-0 loss to the San Diego Chargers: The Drive: On their first possession, the Chargers went 90 yards in 11 plays to take a 7-0 lead -- the first of three 90-yard touchdown drives. ...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  7. Vincent Brown feels at home with Raiders

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- When the shock of being released by the San Diego Chargers wore off, it didn't take Vincent Brown long to identify the team he wanted to sign with. "Yeah, this is where I was looking," a smiling Brown said after his first practi...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  8. Source: Raiders to work out WR Brown

    Bill Williamson

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders are scheduled to take a look Monday at receiver Vincent Brown, according to an NFL source. It will be Brown's first workout since being cut by the San Diego Chargers last month. Brown is now healthy after dea...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  9. Chargers' schedule breakdown: Bills

    Eric D. Williams

    With the San Diego Chargers scheduled to begin training camp on July 24, we take a closer look at the team's opponents for the 2014 regular season. Third up: Buffalo Bills When: The Chargers travel to the East Coast for their first 10 a.m. PT s...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  10. Chargers' schedule breakdown: Cardinals

    Eric D. Williams

    With the San Diego Chargers scheduled to begin training camp on July 24, we take a closer look at the team's opponents for the 2014 regular season. First up: Arizona Cardinals When: The regular-season opener for both teams is on Monday night, S...

    Blog | July 15, 2014
  11. Position preview: Defensive end

    Scott Brown

    Next in a series that looks at every position on offense and defense with training camp approaching, we take a look at the Pittsburgh Steelers' defensive ends. Returning starter: Cameron Heyward. The former first-round draft pick broke through in ...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  12. Dolphins pick Jarvis Landry in 2nd

    James Walker

    DAVIE, Fla. -- The pick: Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU My take: The Dolphins made the first two draft-day trades of the Dennis Hickey era. Miami swapped second-round picks with the San Diego Chargers and picked up an additional fourth-round pick and also...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  13. A history of the No. 12 pick

    Dan Graziano

    The New York Giants hold the No. 12 pick in the first round of the NFL draft, which takes place Thursday night. What kind of player can you get with the No. 12 pick? Well, here's a list of the last 25 players to be taken at that spot. 2013: CB D.J...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  14. Our fearless playoff predictions

    Rich Cimini

    Since I did such a bang-up job with my regular-season predictions (that's sarcasm, folks), I'm going to take a shot at the playoffs. First, wild-card weekend: Indianapolis Colts 27, Kansas City Chiefs 14 The Colts are playing good defense, havi...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  15. CBs the choice for Chargers in mock drafts

    Eric D. Williams

    SAN DIEGO -- With the release of ESPN draft guru Todd McShay's first mock for the 2014 draft on Wednesday in this ESPN Insider piece , I thought we'd take a look at his and other mock drafts to see what types of players are being selected for the San...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  16. Brandon Meriweather 'brought it' in first game since suspension, ...

    John Keim

    Brandon Meriweather didn't hesitate and did not take repeated shots at opposing players' knees, a tactic he hinted he might have to adopt given the NFL's new rules and his own penchant for high hits.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2013