Last call for Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd

SAN DIEGO -- Malcom Floyd will be a San Diego Charger for life.

Floyd's 4,989 career receiving yards is No. 8 in franchise history. He ranks No. 10 in team history with 291 career receptions.

Heading into the final year of a four-year, $13 million contract that will pay him $3 million for the upcoming season, 2015 could well be Floyd's last as a Bolt.

"My approach is to focus on now, and not trying to worry about what happens after this season," he said. "It can be a distraction. I'm just trying to throw all of my chips in this year, especially because it's the last year of my contract and just go all out, and worry about the rest later.

"But I've got four kids and it's taking time away from them. So I'm thinking about shutting it down at the end of this season."

Floyd said he'll make that determination after the season is over, but most likely 2015 will be his final season in the NFL.

After a scary neck injury in Week 2 of the 2013 season against the Philadelphia Eagles that could have ended his career, Floyd played a full, 16-game season in 2014. It was his first 16-game season since 2009. He finished with 52 catches for 856 yards and six touchdowns, averaging 16.5 yards per catch, fifth in the NFL.

Although he played well, Floyd's effort did not translate to a postseason berth for the Chargers, as they missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.

"It was big," Floyd said about remaining injury free in 2014. "It's always tough as a player to stay healthy. And that's just something we have to endure as an athlete. Injuries are going to come up, but luckily I was fortunate enough to make it through a season, and that's kind of hard to do when you're playing at a high level.

"But at the same time, I'm kind of sick because of the way we ended it."

Floyd turns 34 years old in September. But the Wyoming product demonstrated he still has the long speed and ball skills to stretch the field vertically in the passing game, finishing with five catches of 40-plus yards, which tied him for No. 10 in the league.

"It's a demanding sport," he said. "I dodged a bullet like two years ago. The injuries and what you go through off the field, as soon as I get home I can't really do anything with my kids. But I don't like to get too personal with that. I'm just happy and it's a privilege to be out here. I've played 12 years and I'm happy with where I'm out now."

Along with Floyd, San Diego's foundational players Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates and Eric Weddle are in the final year of their deals. So 2015 likely will be the final year all four players are together on the same team.

And Floyd wants to go out with a bang.

"It's very important," Floyd said. "It's something special [playing with Rivers and Gates], and we have these younger kids out here. I'm really happy with our team right now, who we have and our talent level. We have all the pieces to win a championship."