Morning Dump

By Ernie Padaon

Another day closer to the draft and the Super Bowl.

MOBILE, Ala. — Sitting in the stands at Ladd Peebles Stadium here Tuesday afternoon, A.J. Smith was turned and had his binoculars trained on the one-on-one drills going on between linemen.

SAN DIEGO — The Chargers announced on Tuesday that Ron Meeks has been hired as secondary coach. He replaces Steve Wilks, who took a similar position with the Carolina Panthers.