Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

Dec 18, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Mike Tolbert (35) is chased by Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis (52) while trailed by Chargers offensive tackle Jared Gaither (78) during the fourth quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

What’s in today’s dump? All things releasing Jared Gaither! There is an article down there that does talk about the possibility of Eric Winston still. You know our offensive line was crap when we could possibly have 4 new linemen up front.

…dump:

Chargers‘ medical staff doubted Gaither’s claims about back pain
NBCSports.com
The Chargers dumped offensive tackle Jared Gaither this week after a 2012 season in which he made $9 million while playing only four games and was plagued by injuries. Although some in San Diego doubt that Gaither was actually hurt as badly as he 

Chargers release Jared Gaither
ESPN
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers have released left tackle Jared Gaither, who will go down as one of the biggest busts in former general manager A.J. Smith’s tenure. Gaither’s release Wednesday after just one season of a four-year, $24.5 million 

San Diego Chargers Still Open to Signing Eric Winston
FanSided
It’s been a few weeks since Eric Winston was let go by the San Diego Chargers, and while he said he respected the team for timing of his release, he has yet to fully benefit from that and remains without a job. While Winston has been linked to numerous 

Jared Gaither released by San Diego Chargers
NFL News
The San Diego Chargers‘ acquisition of left tackle Jared Gaither last season was viewed universally as a boom or bust signing. It turned out to be an epic bust for former general manager A.J. Smith. New general manager Tom Telesco made the decision to 

3 Reach Picks Chargers Absolutely Must Avoid in the 2013 NFL Draft
Bleacher Report
Tom Telesco is having himself a decent offseason. He has navigated through free agency and is now shifting his focus to the 2013 NFL draft. In order to have a successful offseason, the Chargers will need to draft smart and well. This team has holes 

Chargers still open to Eric Winston
U-T San Diego
Eric Winston visited the Chargers nearly three weeks ago. Since then, there have been changes on the offensive line. Two guards were signed. One 6-foot-9 tackle was added. Another 6-foot-9 tackle was released. As for the team’s interest in Winston 

Gaither defrauded Chargers, who asked for it
U-T San Diego
30, 2011 and started his first game for the Chargers five days later. As a fill-in, he was absolutely amazing. Honestly, a left tackle could not have played better over five games – let alone for a guy that made those starts without the benefit of 

Chargers release tackle Gaither after first year of 4-year, $24.5 million contract
Washington Post
Eligible for free agency, he re-signed with the Chargers, who said there wasn’t a better alternative on the market. Gaither developed a mysterious back injury early in training camp last summer and was slow to return, raising questions about his work 

Chargers to release Jared Gaither
NBCSports.com
San Diego Chargers v New Orleans Saints Getty Images. As it turns out, Jared Gaither’s reprieve in San Diego was a temporary one. According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, the Chargers have informed tackle Jared Gaither they plan to release him.

San Diego Chargers Revised Mock Draft Selection: Lane Johnson
Bolts from the Blue
Since that selection was announced yesterday, the Chargers went ahead and released Jared Gaither. I’m not saying that they waited for me to choose a Defensive Tackle to release Gaither specifically to make me look bad, but I’m not saying that they didn 

One-on-One: Gm Tom Telesco Talks Draft, Off Season Workouts, Free Agency 
Chargers.com
In the midst of free agency, preparing for his first NFL Draft as a GM and getting ready for next week’s ‘phase one’ of the offseason program,Chargers GM Tom Telesco doesn’t find himself with much free time on his hands. Still, he sat down with 

San Diego Chargers Release LT Jared Gaither
Bolts from the Blue
The San Diego Chargers have finally released Offensive Tackle, and “big fish” of the 2012 free agency haul for former General Manager A.J. Smith, Jared Gaither. Why do it now when they could’ve done it over a week ago? I have no idea. I doubt we’ll 

 

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  • Rob Base

    Martin just signed deal with Maimi.

    • Rob Base

      Never mind u just posted it.

      • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

        hahaha…. thanks for the update though

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Clay-Knight/619014489 Clay Knight

    The Bleacher Report article is pure garbage. First off the guy can’t spell for shit. “Although Lotulelei could come in and sure up the front seven right away, it just doesn’t make since for…” I don’t know what it means to sure something up, but it don’t make SINCE! WTF! Secondly, the guy obviously doesn’t understand what a reach is. Star at 11 would be the exact opposite of a reach. If the top three LTs are off the board picking next best LT because it’s a need is a goddamn reach if I’ve ever seen one. Haha rant over

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      now i have to read the article… didn’t even look at it before posting.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      hahahahaha… that don’t make SINCE bruh

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Clay-Knight/619014489 Clay Knight

    P.S. If this guy thinks that it’s even a possibility the Chargers pass up Lane for anybody he’s effing delusional.

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