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Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Think back for a moment and picture a World War II submarine action movie. Remember the scene after the enemy destroyer passes above the submarine with a depth charge run. While the sub’s captain is lining up a torpedo shot from the bow torpedo tubes, he calls for damage control to give him an assessment of any and all damage to the submarine. That is, if he survives the attack.

10:49PM EST October 4. 2012 – SAN DIEGO — From his second-story office with the dynamic view of a hill on the other side of Murphy Canyon, Norv Turner will ultimately get around to reading his own mail. Letters. Cards. And surely, the stinging e-mails that can flood his inbox.

The Chargers (3-1) continued to downplay the Saints 0-4 record on Thursday. Coach Norv Turner and defensive coordinator John Pagano both spoke highly of the many offensive weapons the Saints have at the disposal of former Chargers QB Drew Brees.

Once again San Diego Chargers started with their running back Jackie Battle and it paid them off as they won their Week 4 tie 37-20 against Kansas City Chiefs.

Suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will be in attendance at the Louisiana Superdome for Sunday night’s game against the San Diego Chargers, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

SAN DIEGO — Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about his brother Chuck, the Indianapolis Colts’ head coach who was diagnosed with a treatable form of Leukemia last week.

1:34PM EST October 4. 2012 – Week 5 presents the perfect opportunities for some slow starters to get revved up. A few players who were quick off the line may sputter, too.