Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


July 26, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin participates in a blocking drill during training camp at Charger Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Maybe we can actually sign a player today, instead of watching our former players sign on with other clubs. It feels so much better when we fill some holes before new ones spring up, but we can’t always get it that way. Give me something Tommy!

What Does Free Agency Tell Us About the San Diego Chargers‘ Draft Plans?Bleacher ReportThe San Diego Chargers haven’t exactly been big spenders in free agency. Tom Telesco signed a tight end, offense tackle, offensive guard, cornerback and a running back as his first major moves as general manager. The only player signed who was one of 

Aubrayo Franklin leaves ChargersESPN (blog)Franklin played in 12 games for the Chargers last season and filled a nice role on the defensive line. The Chargers liked Franklin but they have some young defensive linemen such as Kendall Reyes and Cam Thomas on the line, so Franklin was expendable.

Chargers love toughness and versatility of former Cowboys TE John PhillipsDallas Morning News (blog)The Cowboys have lost a steady stream of free agents to other clubs in recent days. One of those is John Phillips. The tight end who played behind Jason Witten with the Cowboys now finds himself behind Antonio Gates in San Diego. Phillips lost snaps as 

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Search continues on Chargers O-lineU-T San DiegoFirst, they all can block — be it the two linemen, two running backs or the tight end. And second, in that regard, they’ll soon have company. If there was any doubt, San Diego is still very much in the market to further upgrade on the offensive line 

San Diego Chargers: Making the Case for Brad JonesBolts from the BlueLast night, in the BFTB After Dark post, Edward Moretti asked what other San Diego Chargers fans what they thought of Green Bay Packers’ Linebacker Brad Jones. Apparently, Pro Football Focus liked him to fill the giant hole left in the center of the 

Chargers deserved draft pick, but also share of blameU-T San DiegoSmith drafted Jackson out of Northern Colorado, and saw him develop into a durable playmaker. With success came challenges, many driven by Jackson’s soaring earning power. TheChargers and Jackson’s agents sparred over Jackson’s financial value.

Did the San Diego Chargers Sign LB Brad Jones?Bolts from the BlueUnless Brad has a home in San Diego (which would be somewhat random) that he’s very proud of, this could be an early sign that he’s signed with the Chargers. I asked the only Packers expert I know: That’s a very good question… RT @bftb_chargers: 

Chargers may need Marcus Gilchrist to arrive this seasonU-T San Diego against Mike McCoy’s offense. The nexus of surface factors is favorable: second-round draft pick, 30 games of seasoning, seven starts, third season. This could be a defining year for Gilchrist. The Chargers may need him to arrive. Mugshot of Tom 

Woodhead happy to join ChargersNorth Platte TelegraphWoodhead happy to join Chargers 0 comments. Telegraph staff and wire reports. Shortly after signing with the San DiegoChargers, North Platte native Danny Woodhead gave an exclusive interview to Rickey Henne, managing editor

Prospect Profile: Lane JohnsonChargers.comIn order to familiarize fans with some of the top names in the 2013 NFL Draft, will be highlighting a different prospect each weekday leading up to the first day of the draft on April 25th. We kick off the series with a scouting report of 

NEW GUYS HAVE INVIGORATED CHARGERS BIG BOSS SPANOSU-T San DiegoIt took just a few minutes sitting with him in a courtyard inside the Arizona Biltmore on Tuesday to see this. The owner of theChargers might be closing in on 63 years old, but he appears in mannerism and tone to be getting younger. “Sure it has