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San Diego Chargers decision to involve themselves in talks for a potential move to Los Angeles has had many ramifications.

The media in San Diego have certainly lost faith in the Chargers because of their continuous misleading acts, and now it seems that quarterback Philip Rivers is also bummed out at the possibility of his franchise jumping ship to LA.

Furthermore, according to legendary running back and former Bolt star, LaDainian Tomlinson, Rivers actually now wants out of the Chargers after "losing faith" in the San Diego franchise.

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Playing down the rumors 

Safe to say that everybody in the Chargers building has tried to come out in the last couple of days to counter those claims.

First, Chargers GM Tom Telesco told the media on Wednesday that the team was intending to keep Rivers, but he didn't say that the team hadn't discussed a potential trade away for Rivers with the Titans.

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Meanwhile, reports then surfaced on Thursday that Rivers himself had commented on the rumors and speculation surrounding his position, with the signal caller saying that San Diego fans shouldn't believe what they read in the media.

"Thanks to the magic that is Twitter, Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report shared a message from Cameron Curran of The Classical Academies, who says that in a visit to the school Rivers told the assembled crowd “he’s playing in San Diego and not to believe the media.”" ProFootballTalk reported on Thursday.

"In this case, “the media” includes former Rivers teammate LaDainian Tomlinson, who has said that he believes Rivers wants out of San Diego. “The media” also includes U-T San Diego, to which Rivers said last month that he’s not inclined:  (1) to extend his contract before it expires after the season; or (2) to move his family to Los Angeles."

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