Chargers using Groupon to try to sell tickets

In an effort to combat a recurring issue — blackouts — the Bolts have gone outside the box. U-T San Diego reports that the Chargers have partnered with Groupon, an online discount company, to sell additional tickets to this week’s game versus the Panthers. The package, which you can view here, runs $68 per person…

Nathan Vasher signs two-year deal with Chargers

It took a little while, but file this one under: no-brainer. The Chargers signed free-agent cornerback Nathan Vasher to a two-year deal that’s worth “about $4.5 million“. I say ‘no-brainer’ because Vasher will be re-united with his old defensive boss in Chicago, Ron Rivera, as he’s working in the same capacity now for San Diego….

Chargers interested in free-agent CB Vasher

When Nathan Vasher was released by the Bears a couple of days ago, I suspected he’d get a couple of glances. Now he has, from the San Diego Chargers, the team that has expressed the most interest in the cornerback. This was to be expected, however, since current Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera knows Vasher…

QB Charlie Whitehurst traded to Seattle

For restricted free-agent QB Charlie Whitehurst, he had his choice of two teams who were interested in his services. He could compete with Matt Leinart and the recently added Derek Anderson. Or he could choose the Seahawks and become the probable heir apparent to Matt Hasselbeck. Whitehurt went with the latter. The Chargers and Seahawks…