Monday Morning QB: Roster Analysis

The dust has settled -- for the time being -- and the San Diego Chargers have determined the 53 players who will be on the active roster in Week 1. But before we turn our focus to the Kansas City Chiefs, we take a look back at the good, bad and difficult decisions that took place on cut-down day.
September 7, 2010

Three Key Additions

A.J. Smith is taking his usual wait-and-see approach to free agency, but the San Diego Chargers have already improved their roster this offseason. Three players who missed last season with injuries are back in the fold and set to provide depth at every level of the defense.
March 12, 2010

Training Camp Gallery: Draft Picks Go to Work

This year's draft class is expected to yield some immediate contributions. OG Louis Vasquez is challenging for a starting job; RB Gartrell Johnson is looking to restore some punch to the running game; and DE Vaughn Martin is working to become a two-way force. See these draft picks and others in action in our first training camp photo gallery.
July 31, 2009

Inside Scouting Report: Corner Brandon Hughes

Fifth-round pick Brandon Hughes anticipates making an immediate impact in San Diego's secondary. But does he have what it takes to make a seamless transition from college to the NFL? To find out,'s Samantha Fillerup checks in with Jim Phillips of
July 3, 2009

Rookie Reaction: Q&A with CB Brandon Hughes

Fifth-round pick Brandon Hughes brings his physical presence and press-coverage skills to a defense that ranked No. 31 vs. the pass last year. He talks to's Michael Kranzler about establishing himself as a leader, offering an upgrade over DeJuan Tribble and much more.
June 25, 2009

Rookie Reaction: Brandon Hughes Q&A, Part II

Brandon Hughes is a fifth-round pick determined to make a first-round impact. The feisty rookie from Oregon State talks to's Michael Kraznler about developing his game, competing for playing time and adjusting to life in the NFL.
June 25, 2009