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Nick Hardwick

Nick Hardwick - #61 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 09/02/1981
Birthplace Franklin, IN
College Purdue
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 3rd round, 3rd pick by Chargers

Chargers sign pair of O-linemen

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed O-linemen Colin Baxter and Stephen Schilling and placed WR Seyi Ajirotutu and C David Molk on injured reserve.

Ingram, Taylor to get extra looks in Chargers' final month

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
In the final month of the season, injuries will pave the way for some youngsters to show what’s in store for San Diego’s future.

AFC West Spin cycle: Denver stays hot, clinches division

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
It's only Week 13, but the AFC West has been won. The Broncos clinched the division with their win over the Buccaneers.

Bengals top Chargers for fourth-straight win

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton scrambled for a 6-yard touchdown with 4:11 left for the go-ahead score and the Bengals won their fourth straight game, 20-13 over the Chargers.

Chargers blacked out for second week in a row

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Bengals game in San Diego will be blacked out on local television this Sunday.

WR Spurlock rejoins Chargers

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers claimed WR Micheal Spurlock off waivers from the Jaguars and waived RB Curtis Brinkley.

Chargers SS Bigby placed on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Chargers SS Atari Bigby was placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, the team announced Tuesday.

Broncos sign RB Hester

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers RB Jacob Hester on Monday, the team announced.

AFC West Spin cycle: Chiefs give Broncos a scare

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Romeo Crennel's Chiefs gave the Broncos quite the scare, but Denver hung on and is one win away from clinching the division.

Ravens come back to stun Chargers in OT

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Justin Tucker kicked a 38-yard field with 1:07 left in overtime to complete a stunning comeback for the  Ravens, who beat the staggering Chargers 16-13.

Chargers place OT Gaither on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Jared Gaither has been placed on injured reserve with a groin injury, the team announced Friday.

Chargers-Ravens blacked out in San Diego

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Ravens game on Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium will be blacked out on local television, the Chargers announced. 

Rookie DE Reyes a new bright spot for Chargers

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
The youth movement in the Chargers' front seven got another boost in Week 11 by the play of DE Kendall Reyes.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos add to lead

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos are in command of the underwhelming AFC West after knocking off the Chargers in Week 11.

O-line play not helping Chargers' cause

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers have not come close to hitting preseason expectations on the offensive side of the football, and the O-line play is a big reason.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 22, 2012
Hardwick will not play Friday against Minnesota.||||||| Hardwick, a nine-year veteran who calls out signals to the other blockers, suffered a concussion in practice Tuesday and will not go to Minnesota, coach Norv Turner said.
Posted Sept. 14, 2009
Hardwick is back for Friday's game against Tennessee.||||||| The sixth-year veteran was hurt in the season opener at Oakland on Sept. 14, sustaining what the team said was a sprained ankle. This will be his first start since that date.
Posted Dec. 14, 2008
Hardwick was injured after throwing a block on a screen pass against Kansas City and carted from the field. The team said he suffered a concussion.||||||| Hardwick, whose block on linebacker Rocky Boiman helped spring Jacob Hester for a 13-yard gain, stayed on the ground for about 12 minutes while being attended to. He finally sat up and was placed on a cart.
Posted March 26, 2008
Hardwick had surgery recently on his sprained right foot and is expected to take four to six months to recover.||||||| If Hardwick needs the full rehab period, he could miss the early part of the regular season. Hardwick was hurt early in a game against the Oakland Raiders on Oct. 14 and missed the next four games. He played in the final six regular-season games and three playoff games. Hardwick had surgery on March 14 but the team didn't announce it until Wednesday.
Posted Nov. 23, 2007
Hardwick participated in a portion of practice on Friday and could be available for this weekend's home game against the Baltimore Ravens.||||||| "That will be a game-time decision," coach Norv Turner said. Hardwick has missed most of the last four games with a foot injury.

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