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The Trade That Was Never Going to Happen

All those rumors of huge offers for the No. 2 pick? Didn’t happen. The Titans never got an offer they seriously considered. That’s because Tennessee made sure everyone knew exactly what they thought of Marcus Mariota: He was always going to be their quarterback of the future

What Did They Know? What Can They Learn?

Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction will absolutely not change the way teams assess players with off-the-field problems. But there is one lesson teams can take away. Plus, why the Vikings should move Adrian Peterson, why the Chargers should deal Philip Rivers and why concerns about Jameis Winston are very real

Chargers Preview: Back for More, Better than Before

Philip Rivers experienced a mid-career resurgence under new coach Mike McCoy and led San Diego to the playoffs last season. With flexible personnel on offense and an adaptive defense, this team is primed for another postseason

The Quiet Chargers

Remember San Diego? Plucky little bunch, won a playoff game and took the eventual AFC champs to the wire? Yeah, they're back and feeling all kinds of confident heading into 2014. Plus, notes on the playbook 'scandal' and more

Same Old Chargers

After bringing in a new GM and a new coach this offseason, San Diego appeared to turn a corner with a last-second win over the Eagles in Week 2. But not so fast. Why does this franchise continue to choke in close games?

Chargers Preview: Trial and Errors

As he learns a new offense, Philip Rivers must cut down on the turnovers and make a case to be the Chargers' QB of the future