July 24, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Charlie Whitehurst (6) looks on as the team stretches at the end of practice during training camp at Charger Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-US PRESSWIRE

Charlie Whitehurst Ready To Go, Kevin O'Connell Released

Kevin O’Connell’s time with the team was short but it was needed for the offensive weapons to get reps in practice. Charlie Whitehurst is ready to take the ball again, so O’Connell’s services were no longer needed. Kevin was released today after his work with the team.

Charlie Whitehurst will be the backup quarterback on the team unless he is injured. If he goes down with a serious injury, then look for the Chargers to sign another veteran onto the team.

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  • Arnie

    i smell a clipboard battle….

    • Arnie

      forgot to finish, O’Connell made the first string Offense look like the third string. Are we sure we don’t want to keep 3 QB’s on the roster?

      • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

        we dont need 3… if Rivers goes down, we are screwed anyway… just keep volek on speed dial

        • http://twitter.com/BoogaP #TheBoltFather

          Agreed. Rivers gets hurt and we are picking in the top 7 of the draft.

        • Arnie

          disagree. We have Norv. isn’t he supposed to be a QB guru? An d yes we do need 3. that’s why most teams carry 3 QB’s, because they don’t see the logic in throwing their chances into one basket. Besides if the Chargers want to carry Dombrowski and Clary on the roster, i’m keepin’ 3 QB’s

  • davacho

    kneel before Clipboard Jesus! you too Gatorade boy!