Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Dec 3, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; A detailed view of seats at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Mike Vick got a new deal done with the Philadelphia Eagles but still has to compete for the starting job with Nick Foles. That sounds like it will be a mess already in that locker room.

Let’s see what veterans get cut around the league today and see if any will fit in with our roster. I wonder if the vets around Chargers Park are getting a little antsy. There are a few players that know that they are on the chopping block.


SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers’ head team physician has an extensive history of malpractice complaints from patients, including three who successfully sued him for awards that totaled $8.2 million.

The decision by the Raiders to take 11,000 seats out of commission led one San Diego writer to wonder if the Chargers would consider the same thing to reduce their seating capacity and cut down on blackouts.

SAN DIEGO — NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith said Monday the union is concerned about David Chao remaining as the San Diego Chargers’ team doctor even though he reportedly has been cleared by an independent panel.

The news that three independent physicians reviewed the work of Dr. David Chao and found him qualified to be the team doctor for the San Diego Chargers has not satisfied the NFL Players Association.

How can the Chargers build on their solid foundation? Mike Florio says they need to upgrade around Phillip Rivers with skill position players, and Florio also picks through the crop of free agents worthy of another deal with San Diego.

SAN DIEGO –  NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith says the union is still concerned about San Diego Chargers team doctor David Chao even though he reportedly has been cleared by an independent panel.

A nearly year-long investigation recently exonerated a Chargers doctor whose player safety care was questioned, a club source said Saturday, but the result hasn’t quieted the player union’s discontent.

In order to serve all Chargers fans, has compiled a list of who some top draft pundits are projecting the Chargers will select with the 11th pick in the draft.

Mike McCoy and Ken Whisenhunt will develop a new system with the San Diego Chargers to receive the full potential from each player on the roster.

Once again, fans in the Los Angeles area have plenty of reasons to look forward to the NFL Draft. The Oakland Raiders own the No. 3 pick in the draft, while the Chargers are sitting at No. 11. Meanwhile, San Francisco 49ers fans are hoping the draft will help them forget the recent Super Bowl loss.

The Buffalo Bills are looking for cap space and to get younger. They took two steps towards that today by releasing the 32-year-old Nick Barnett and the 32-year-old George Wilson.

Remember two weeks ago, when it seemed like the San Diego Chargers were finally going to be forced to get rid of “Doctor” David Chao? Of course you remember. I was dancing! Well, I’m dancing no more.