Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

The San Diego Chargers’ integrity: The NFL is investigating the Chargers for using a sticky substance in Week 6 against the Denver Broncos. A Chargers’ employee was caught by an official send out the substance to players on the field during a timeout. The Chargers could be fined and lose at least one draft choice. The league doesn’t like cheating in any form.

: It can’t be easy rooting for the Browns, unless heartache’s easy.

As sure as Lake Erie is wet, Cleveland (1-6) is on pace for its ninth losing season in 10 years.

The Browns last won a playoff game in 1994 (the Chargers’ Super Bowl year) when Bill Belichick coached them and Nick Saban ran the defense. Each man went on to win three championships, but only after he left Cleveland.

Chris Berman (ESPN, 18) — Doesn’t feel like it but still in first.

Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 16) — If they don’t make playoffs, Norv Turner may need Stickum to hold onto his job.

Throughout this week, we’ll be checking in on the Chiefs division rivals int the AFC West to take stock of how each team is doing with a quick snapshot of questions and answers. The San Diego Chargers are up first, and they are currently leading the division. Yet even a quick perusal of the news shows a team that is frustrated on multiple sides.

Nick Novak built a career on being a backup plan. He was always worthy of a tryout, never quite good enough to stick around long term.

The NFL has confirmed it is investigating the Chargers after officials found a stickum-like substance in a towel that a San Diego equipment manager brought onto the field during a timeout against Denver, in a 35-24 Broncos’ win.

The San Diego Chargers maintain they didn’t use an illegal “stickum-type” substance in their game against the Denver Broncos last Monday.

Now the Idaho-based towel company whose product is involved in an NFL investigation has come to the defense of the Bolts.

An Idaho-based towel company has come to the defense of the Chargers.

On Tuesday, Gorilla Gold’s head representatives said the Chargers use their product and, as NFL teams go, that they’re hardly the only ones.

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