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Aug 24, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Diego Chargers quarter back Philip Rivers (17) in the first half of a preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

Chargers place 3 on IR to get down to 75

Boston Herald
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers have placed wide receiver Dan DePalma, fullback Chris Gronkowski and wide receiver Mike Willie on injured reserve to reach the roster limit of 75. DePalma and Willie were hurt in Saturday night’s exhibition victory 

Chargers QB Philip Rivers a top-100 snub?
ESPN (blog)
A few years ago, when asked my thoughts on San DiegoChargers QB Philip Rivers, I would give this stock answer: He’s the best player in the NFL without a Super Bowl ring. Rivers. Circa 2008-2010, that was not an unreasonable response. Rivers was on the 

Chargers place 3 on injured reserve to trim roster to 75; Te’o out of walking boot
Fox News
SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Chargers have placed wide receiver Dan DePalma, fullback Chris Gronkowski and wide receiver Mike Willie on injured reserve to reach the roster limit of 75. DePalma and Willie were hurt in Saturday night’s exhibition victory 

Chargers Insider Debuts Wednesday on FSSD
“We’re excited to launch Chargers Insider and our partnership with FOX Sports San Diego to deliver access to fans that only we can provide,” said A.G. Spanos, Executive Vice President-CEO of the Chargers. “We’re working on some very unique ideas for 

Chargers-Cardinals Running Diary: First Quarter
Bolts from the Blue
Since I was a little busy “hosting” the BFTB meetup on Saturday night (Pic 1 & Pic 2), I didn’t really get a chance to watch the San Diego Chargers take on the Arizona Cardinals as intimately as I usually do. This morning, I am rewatching the game and 

Chargers place Willie, 2 others on IR
U-T San Diego
They will undergo further evaluation — Willie will meet with the Chargers‘ team doctor Wednesday — before a recovery plan is set. A player and team can reach an injury settlement, allowing him to become a free agent and, when healthy, sign with a team.

Chargers avoid blackout vs. 49ers
U-T San Diego
This is the final Chargers preseason game before the Sept. 9 season opener against the Texans. A key starter like quarterback Philip Rivers is not expected to see much, if any, work against San Francisco, as Thursday is more about evaluating the back 

Raiders, Chargers on the bubble
ESPN (blog)
Receiver Robert Meachem: If Meachem wasn’t guaranteed $5 million, there would be no doubt he would be cut. After a poor first season in San Diego last year the new brass isn’t seeing much from Meacham this year. The Chargersare not deep at receiver.

Chargers to practice aboard USS Ronald Reagan
SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Chargers will hold a brief practice aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Wednesday in preparation for Thursday’s preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Qualcomm Stadium, their 25th annual Salute to the 


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  • Peter Thompson

    Yes!!! Blackout avoided!

    • 619chargers4life

      awesome !!

    • arnie

      Never a blackout at my home. ;)
      Still good news.

  • 619chargers4life

    so here is my morning dump….
    a female friend of mine ran into RM yesterday at walmart, she was stoked and started asking him a bunch of questions. And just so were clear she really really likes Mathews. Well , as she was asking questions every answer she received from the very first question he began to stroke his own ego in a big way. long story short she went to being a huge fan of his to not at all, she told me he was extremely arrogant and full of himself. when she first saw him she pulled her phone out and wanted to take a photo with him like any fan would, but after the brief strokes of ego she decided she was cool off him and didnt want to even ask him for a photo, her thinking was why stroke his ego even more. she was extremely disappointed and hit me up to fill me in. i was rather shocked. i never met the dude or ran into on a random note so i dont know what the guy is like. i live by chargers park and run into players a lot. they all seem humble. but hearing this make me think, is this why RM gets hurt all the time, is he creating his own bad Karma by is attitude, another thing that tripped me out was this year hearing not to long ago our RM just bought his mom a house. i hope it was the second house he bought for her cuz being in the league this long and knowing he and is mom struggled and they had to sleep in a car at some points as RM was growing up and him just getting around to taking car of his mom disturbs me. they guy has talent and its undeniable but why oh why in my circle of friends and people i know that work where these players shop tell me our RM is a egotistical worried about himself dick. And we wonder why he always gets hurt. Its disturbing. Im not quick to judge anybody but what im hearing on the streets just keeps coming my way.
    things that make me say Hmmmm!!!
    Sorry Ernie i had to get this off my chest. lol

    • BoltAZ

      Wow who would of thought RM24 is and Ego-maniac… SMH

      Just hope he produces and stays professional on the field, but still that change my whole perception of RM…KSMH

    • arnie

      I hope he had his reasons, but the bottom line is this, you should always be kind, humble and respectful to fans. Or Stories like ^this^ get told about you.

      • 619chargers4life

        Exactly !!!