Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Aug 2, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (left) throws a pass during training camp at Charger Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Back on the grind. Let’s get over the hump together. Happy Wednesday and let this day just run smoothly.


Chargers Start Minicamp Under New Head Coach Mike McCoyCBS LocalSAN DIEGO (AP) – Philip Rivers really did have to do some homework before the opening practice of the first minicamp under new San DiegoChargers coach Mike McCoy. “I was nervous today calling plays in the huddle I’ve been practicing at the house,” 

Chargers Mini Camp is UnderwayChargers.comThe San Diego Chargers hit the field today for the first time under new head coach Mike McCoy for the first day of the team’s voluntary mini camp. For the last two weeks the players were allowed to work out and improve their conditioning during phase 

NFL Draft: Top Five Busts in San Diego Chargers HistoryYahoo! SportsAnother Charger running back named Mathews has had plenty of bust talk cloud his early career. However, San Diego’s current feature back, Ryan Mathews, rushed for almost as many yards in one season (1,091 in 2011) as Bo Matthews gained in six years 

2013 NFL mock draft: Chargers select Damontre MoorePride of DetroitWith the 45th pick in Pride Of Detroit’s 2013 NFL mock draft, the San Diego Chargersselect Texas A&M defensive end/outside linebacker Damontre Moore. David Tokarz is serving as the Chargers‘ general manager, and his reasoning for the pick is below.

Coach McCoy gets first look at Chargers on fieldfox5sandiego.comSAN DIEGO — New head coach Mike McCoy had a very specific goal for his first practice on the field with the Chargers during day one of the voluntary mini camp. “The most important thing is we need to learn how to practice against each other,” McCoy 

Chargers expect Danario Alexander at minicampSB NationThe San Diego Chargers expect restricted free agent wide receiver Danario Alexander to be on the field for the Chargers‘ voluntary three-day minicamp starting on Tuesday. Alexander has yet to sign his one-year tender, but has signed an offseason 

A History of the San Diego Chargers – Part 5 – “The Pinnacle”Bolts from the BlueThis town, located about 10 miles east and slightly north of Campo, is where the 1963Chargers would pay the price for the failures of the 1962 team. Along with organized weightlifting and anabolic steroids, the team was subjected to a near–hellish 

Draft: Jon Gruden sees two QBs for Chargers to groomU-T San DiegoShould the Chargers draft a quarterback? Not someone to replace Philip Rivers in 2013. Someone who can learn from Rivers and, with growth, become a franchise quarterback. I think they should be ready to act if a passer intrigues them after the first or 

Bryant McKinnie draws interest from Chargers, SaintsSB NationThe Chargers had one of the worst offensive lines in the league last season and McKinnie would certainly be an upgrade at the left tackle position. The Saints lost their starting left tackle Jermon Bushrod to the Bears this offseason. New Orleans added 

Mike McCoy Era Underway with First Mini Camp Practice – ChargersChargers.comBut today was different for one very big reason – it was the first time the Chargers were took to the practice field under new head coach Mike McCoy. The players approached today with nervous excitement, eager to get a taste under their new leader.

San Diego Chargers 2013 Draft PreviewMyrtleBeachOnline.comThe Chargers did bring in tackle King Dunlap from Philadelphia as well as guards Rich Ohrnberger from Arizona and Chad Rinehart from Buffalo but those guys aren’t exactly difference makers and it’s almost a fait accompli that the Chargers will select