Morning Dump

By Ernie Padaon

It is, according to Mark Fabiani, special counsel for the San Diego Chargers, in charge of spearheading the team’s continuing efforts to secure a new football stadium.

Even before the Chargers hosted the Seahawks in the Week 1 preseason game Thursday night, former Huskies running back and 2010 Big East Offensive Player of the Year Jordan Todman, San Diego’s sixth-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, had not only gotten the attention of his new coaches, he had earned their praise, too.

SAN DIEGO — Making an NFL roster as an undrafted free agent is no easy task. It’s a mission exponentially harder without a proper offseason thanks to the NFL lockout, which robbed young players of significant time to learn the scheme.