Aug 8, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates (85), quarterback Philip Rivers (17) and running back Ronnie Brown (23) during the first half against the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Chargers QB Rivers gets veteran rest day from rookie coach heading into 3rd 
Washington Post
The Chargers have been decimated by injuries this summer, and the sight of Rivers donning a baseball cap instead of a helmet during drills came with an unsettling feeling. Rivers will lead the offense on Saturday night when the Chargers visit Arizona.

Chargers‘ Ronney Jenkins: “Sometimes I think I’m going crazy”
FOX43.com
“My mood has changed,” said Jenkins, 36, a soft-spoken former running back who played for several teams, including the San Diego Chargers. “Sometimes I think I’m going crazy.” Jenkins began to suspect CTE several years ago when an uncharacteristic 

Bears’ Jon Bostic reportedly fined $21K for hit on Chargers wide receiver Mike 
SI.com
Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic was reportedly fined $21,000 by the NFL on Wednesday for his hit on San Diego Chargers wide receiver Mike Willie, according to Jeff Dickerson of ESPNChicago.com. The league has yet to confirm the fine, but in 

Extra Points: McCoy, Chargers fight on
MiamiHerald.com
If the NFL truly is a war of attrition Mike McCoy and the San Diego Chargers are in full retreat. McCoy, the rookie head coach of the Bolts, thought he landed in America’s Most Beautiful City as the architect of the reclamation product called Philip 

Poll: Raiders’ LT spot worse than Chargers
ESPN (blog)
According to the voters in our AFC West poll, the Raiders’ situation is worse than theChargers‘ at the position. We asked readers to vote on which team has it worse at left tackle entering the season. As of 6 p.m. ET Wednesday, 64 percent of the votes 

The San Diego Chargers should trade for Jairus Byrd
Bolts from the Blue
I know the San Diego Chargers are very near the salary cap. I know that Marcus Gilchrist has supposedly looked better at strong safety than he looked at cornerback. I still think Tom Telesco should pick up the phone to see what it would take to get 

Arian Foster says he’ll be ready for season-opener
Houston Chronicle (blog)
Arian Foster says he will be ready for the first game of the regular season against theChargers. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ). Arian Foster said he plans to be in the Texans’ starting backfield for the regular season-opener Sept. 9 at San 

Can the New Look San Diego Chargers Offensive Line Fix the Ground Game?
Bolts from the Blue
The Chargers‘ offensive line didn’t just make Philip Rivers look bad in 2012, they made anyone who tried to run the ball look bad as well. With only one starter returning in his original position, will new blood and a coaching change help the offense 

Gates says Broncos still tough without Miller
U-T San Diego
He probably knew the answer: Miller, Denver’s great edge rusher, is eligible to face theChargers twice this year, despite his coming six-game hiatus for violating the league’s substance policy. Miller is a menace to quarterbacks, in addition to 

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  • Stefanie Smith

    No update on Eddie Royal for a long time. No updates on Malcolm. This is weird. I hope they are okay and going to come back.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      malcom has been running around and they think he will be alright for week 1…. eddie royal is more up in the air

    • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

      Pretty sure they will both be back by game 2, if I had to guess. I’m looking for a Liuget update, for now. Hope all of their recoveries are speedy.

    • arnie

      Manti was seen with his boot off working out. Don’t think he’ll make the cardinals game. We’ll see.

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