Jul 25, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers offensive tackle D.J. Fluker (76) during training camp at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

D.J. Fluker Learns How To Swim

Have you all read the story on Manti Te’o helping the big fella D.J. Fluker conquer his fear of drowning?

Check that out on the UT San Diego: Sink or Swim? Chargers ‘ Top Rookies Bond

I love this story. With all the talk of Manti Te’o and the catfish, this is a story that will get people to change their perceptions. There is also something a little ‘cute’ about a 6-foot-5, 340 pound monster splashing around in the water. HULK SWIM!!!

I love the leadership that Manti has been showing. I love that he is gaining trusts from his fellow rookie. I love that the top 2 selections of the draft are growing together and building a strong relationship that could last for a long time. I am excited about these youngsters. They are going to be leading this team for a long time and stories like this feel real good.

…but how does Manti not know how to surf? Someone get him a stick and let’s paddle out.

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  • Stefanie Smith

    They really do look like they are having fun. Weddle telling T’eo to go look at some film. Omg, I laughed. You can feel it. Not hostile. Even Freeney looks happy.

    Also Akbar on NFL Network said he thinks Rivers is going to rebound this year. You are thinking right now, “So. What does that mean?”. Rumblings, Ernie. It’s starting. Momentum. Chargers could surprise everyone.

    • Adam

      Yes!!!! It’s happening.

  • Adam

    Now maybe dj can teach manti how to tear phone books in half

    • Gunnar Martin

      I can do that! But it doesn’t have much to do with muscle…

      • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

        there is a little trick to it… but it makes you look like a stud!

        • Gunnar Martin

          It’s so true. That’s how I got my girlfriend lol

  • boltingindiego

    Im surprised Teo doesn’t surf im generalizing way too much but 1) hes samoan 2) hes from hawaii.

    • Gunnar Martin

      It’s like if one of us didn’t eat fast food.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon


  • RussinSactown

    Maybe Fluker will learn to surf next. Then we’re all in trouble. He’d take all the good waves.

    • Gunnar Martin

      And then make enormous ones. So we’re good.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      right… imagine that dude on a SUP

  • arnie

    All this, just because they fired two people. Then hired, two of the “right” people.

    • I_Bleed_Powder_Blue_801

      Thanks for the updates on Training Camp Arnie!!! Every dose helps us out of 619 fans…..Much Appreciated!!!

      • arnie

        Not a problem, im just glad to be able to do it.

  • I_Bleed_Powder_Blue_801

    This is a great story of the bond these guys are building…I Love IT!!
    Thank Goodness there’s no more Norval and Lord of No Rings!!!! All Hail the NEW REGIME!!!!

    Saw LT on NFL.com last night talking about how Coach McCoy gets involved in every aspect of the team unlike ol’ wrinkles……Gosh, I just can’t contain my excitement to see these guys begin the season already. Go Chargers!!! Go Bolt Beat!!!!

  • Gunnar Martin

    Someone needs to film his swimming lessons. I would die to see that.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      omg yes!

  • Cgoodness13

    Anyone know anything about William Middleton? We just signed the guy have no idea who he is

  • Tyreece Kaete Sr.

    Team work

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