Morning Dump

By Ernie Padaon

So Weddle decided to walk the stress away. The streets of his Escondido neighborhood were peaceful, as they normally are around 3 a.m. on a Wednesday. The activity and the silence provided a calming influence that brought clarity to a decision he didn’t want to make.

Chargers fans are not thrilled with the Jets for giving Santonio Holmes a new contract. It goes beyond another AFC contender locking up an excellent receiver. SB Nation’s Chargers blog, Bolts From the Blue, worries about the market it sets for Vincent Jackson.

Jul 28, 2011 – The San Diego Chargers have been busy so far in the brief offseason, and their most recent order of business has been re-signing outsidle linebacker Antwan Barnes to a two-year deal.

For nearly two years, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and the Chargers have zeroed in on downtown for a new football stadium. Then hurdle after hurdle got in the way of creating a financing plan for the $800 million project.

Eric Weddle has hit the lottery, and he has hit it hard enough that the lottery should be checked for a concussion.

Stumbling starts have been a hallmark of the San Diego Chargers in recent years, with the franchise usually — but not always — clawing its way out of a deep hole to reach the postseason.