Morning Dump

No, this isn’t a story about the annual fan boy pilgrimage to America’s Finest City (their moniker, not mine) for Comic-Con, but rather a look at the fight for the San Diego Chargers inside linebacker position between Donald Butler and Michigan man, Jonas Mouton.

Of all the players taken by the San Diego Chargers in the 2011 NFL Draft, none was happier to hear his name selected than USC cornerback Shareece Wright. A lifelong Chargers fan, Wright had brought a new Chargers cap with him to his family’s draft party, and when A.J. Smith and Jimmy Raye called to make Shareece the 89th pick in the draft, he and his family and friends began a tearful celebration.

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Tears of joy had already started to flow. “San Diego selected me!” USC CB Shareece Wright screamed emotionally when he learned the Chargers had drafted him in the 3rd Round (89th overall). “That is what I wanted, it’s a dream come true.”

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