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Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

One more day of the draft and Tom Telesco will be finishing adding to the class of 2013. This is going to be exciting. Let’s see what we can pull off this time around!


Chargers Draft Manti Te’o
The Chargers traded up with Arizona to grab Te’o, the Heisman Trophy runner-up. Te’o ran a 4.82-second 40-yard dash at the NFL scouting combine, slow for a linebacker. He did better at Notre Dame’s pro day, but NFL teams already had plenty of football ..

Chargers Take Manti Te’o in 2nd Round of NFL Draft
ABC News
Manti Te’o made it to the NFL a day later than he expected, motivated to play well because he was snubbed in the first round of the draft. Unconcerned about a hoax involving a fake girlfriend and a flop in the national championship game that have

Te’o Finally Comes Off the Board; Most Quarterbacks Don’t
New York Times
The San Diego Chargers, perennially underachieving, moved up in the second round to select Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te’o with the 38th pick over all. Te’o had been widely projected as a first-round prospect during the college football season,

Manti Te’o Selected by San Diego Chargers After Round 2 Trade
That’s not a knock on the Chargers fan base or the coverage there, but Te’o on, say, the Jets or Giants, would have cranked up the attention paid to the much-maligned linebacker. What does await Te’o in San Diego is an inevitable comparison to the late


Imagine this: Manti Te’o selected by Chargers – USA Today
Manti Te’o’s draft slide ended quickly Friday evening. The San Diego Chargers moved up seven spots in the second round to draft the Te’o, the Notre Dame middle linebacker at No. 38. STUNNER: Jets take Geno Smith. “We thought he was the most

Chargers Steal Te’o, Allen on Day 2
Te’o has had a whirlwind few months off the field, but his talents on it are undisputed. He was the runner-up to the Heisman Trophy and won a bevy of college football awards in the process. Overall, the Chargersscouting staff saw Te’o as too good to

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  • RussinSactown

    TT has a little gangster in him.

    • http://www.facebook.com/lostkiara Stefanie Smith

      Russell: Have you been watching the press conferences? Tell me I am crazy or not, but do you see McCoy giving TT dirty looks? I mean big ones. like he was sort of grinding his teeth at TT. Start looking when they have a press conference together. McCoy never gets to talk. Would be interesting to read what you see and think about it.

      • FitzWilly

        Looks like he’s a little peeved at everyone
        Prolly hasn’t slept much these days
        I’m loving MAT more and more with every interview
        They bring a much needed edge and attitude to the Bolts
        Can’t wait for the season to start :)

  • http://twitter.com/BReisinger86 Brandon Reisinger

    SP95 to the Donks?! WTF?!?!?

  • 1961 Fan

    The Chargers are so unsure of their offense during the scouting combine the HC & GM approached LT (as in Tomlinson) asking if he would come back to the Bolts for one season, and promised him 10-13 snaps per game. I wonder if that news will motivate Mathews to kick into gear?