Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Dec 18, 2011; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Mike Tolbert (35) is chased by Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis (52) while trailed by Chargers offensive tackle Jared Gaither (78) during the fourth quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

What’s in today’s dump? All things releasing Jared Gaither! There is an article down there that does talk about the possibility of Eric Winston still. You know our offensive line was crap when we could possibly have 4 new linemen up front.


Chargers‘ medical staff doubted Gaither’s claims about back painNBCSports.comThe Chargers dumped offensive tackle Jared Gaither this week after a 2012 season in which he made $9 million while playing only four games and was plagued by injuries. Although some in San Diego doubt that Gaither was actually hurt as badly as he 

Chargers release Jared GaitherESPNSAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers have released left tackle Jared Gaither, who will go down as one of the biggest busts in former general manager A.J. Smith’s tenure. Gaither’s release Wednesday after just one season of a four-year, $24.5 million 

San Diego Chargers Still Open to Signing Eric WinstonFanSidedIt’s been a few weeks since Eric Winston was let go by the San Diego Chargers, and while he said he respected the team for timing of his release, he has yet to fully benefit from that and remains without a job. While Winston has been linked to numerous 

Jared Gaither released by San Diego ChargersNFL NewsThe San Diego Chargers‘ acquisition of left tackle Jared Gaither last season was viewed universally as a boom or bust signing. It turned out to be an epic bust for former general manager A.J. Smith. New general manager Tom Telesco made the decision to 

3 Reach Picks Chargers Absolutely Must Avoid in the 2013 NFL DraftBleacher ReportTom Telesco is having himself a decent offseason. He has navigated through free agency and is now shifting his focus to the 2013 NFL draft. In order to have a successful offseason, the Chargers will need to draft smart and well. This team has holes 

Chargers still open to Eric WinstonU-T San DiegoEric Winston visited the Chargers nearly three weeks ago. Since then, there have been changes on the offensive line. Two guards were signed. One 6-foot-9 tackle was added. Another 6-foot-9 tackle was released. As for the team’s interest in Winston 

Gaither defrauded Chargers, who asked for itU-T San Diego30, 2011 and started his first game for the Chargers five days later. As a fill-in, he was absolutely amazing. Honestly, a left tackle could not have played better over five games – let alone for a guy that made those starts without the benefit of 

Chargers release tackle Gaither after first year of 4-year, $24.5 million contractWashington PostEligible for free agency, he re-signed with the Chargers, who said there wasn’t a better alternative on the market. Gaither developed a mysterious back injury early in training camp last summer and was slow to return, raising questions about his work 

Chargers to release Jared GaitherNBCSports.comSan Diego Chargers v New Orleans Saints Getty Images. As it turns out, Jared Gaither’s reprieve in San Diego was a temporary one. According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, the Chargers have informed tackle Jared Gaither they plan to release him.

San Diego Chargers Revised Mock Draft Selection: Lane JohnsonBolts from the BlueSince that selection was announced yesterday, the Chargers went ahead and released Jared Gaither. I’m not saying that they waited for me to choose a Defensive Tackle to release Gaither specifically to make me look bad, but I’m not saying that they didn 

One-on-One: Gm Tom Telesco Talks Draft, Off Season Workouts, Free Agency Chargers.comIn the midst of free agency, preparing for his first NFL Draft as a GM and getting ready for next week’s ‘phase one’ of the offseason program,Chargers GM Tom Telesco doesn’t find himself with much free time on his hands. Still, he sat down with 

San Diego Chargers Release LT Jared GaitherBolts from the BlueThe San Diego Chargers have finally released Offensive Tackle, and “big fish” of the 2012 free agency haul for former General Manager A.J. Smith, Jared Gaither. Why do it now when they could’ve done it over a week ago? I have no idea. I doubt we’ll