King Dunlap, Chargers agree on four-year, $28M deal

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King Dunlap‘s rise from late-round selection to consistently effective offensive tackle has taken the better part of a decade.

Now he’s getting paid like one.

The San Diego Chargers locked up their left tackle, agreeing on a four-year contract, the team announced Friday. The contract is worth $28 million, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source who has seen the deal. Continue reading

Better version of Philip Rivers leads Chargers to road win

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Do you feel bloated?

Are you confused because you stopped eating Thanksgiving leftovers two days ago, you’ve traversed nearly five miles worth of department store aisles, spinning around and stiff-arming fellow shoppers like Earl Campbell, and yet the feeling won’t pass?

Well don’t fret, because that isn’t excess calories testing the limits of your waistband — it’s the fulfilling slate of redemption games upon which we just feasted.

That’s right, this week is all about that R word. Mark Sanchez carried the ball on Thanksgiving without fumbling or running into the rear end of his teammate. In fact, he scored! Two years after the butt fumble, Sanchez reversed his fortunes. We did it, America.

Our winner and one of two considered each filled the profile of a player who at the very least got his own 30-second debate segment centered around “What’s wrong with Player/Team X this season?” Some of these segments became so frequent, players addressed them in press conferences multiple times. But they won’t have to hear about it this week!

Here are Week 13’s Greatest on the Road — to redemption.

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