Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Apr 27, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers draft picks D.J. Fluker , Manti Teo and Keenan Allen pose for a photo with their jerseys during a press conference at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

What a fun fun weekend for football fans. Tom Telesco was impressive over the weekend and showed guts in making the selection of Manti Te’o. I am excited for the season to start, but now we wait.


Chargers‘ 2013 Draft: Aggregating Report Card Grades from Around the WebBleacher ReportThe San Diego Chargers received some mixed reactions from analysts around the web after the completion of the 2013 draft. Some praised new GM Tom Telesco in his first run with the team, while others referred to some of his picks as risks and 

LaDainian Tomlinson offered chance to return to ChargersSB NationFormer San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson spent much of the 2013 NFL Draft as an analyst for the NFL Network, but perhaps lost in the shuffle was this nugget from Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports: the Chargers apparently offered 

Draft review: San Diego ChargersNBCSports.comWhere they hit: The Chargers needed offensive line help, and the 6-foot-5, 339-pound Fluker could be a fixture at right tackle for years to come. Allen was a logical pick in Round Three — he could be a capable complementary player early and improves 

LaDainian Tomlinson: Chargers wanted me to returnNFL NewsA new regime for the San Diego Chargers has taken strides to break from the past, but Chargers coach Mike McCoy and friends haven’t forgotten the Chargers‘ history. Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports spent part of Saturday at NFL Network with retired 

San Diego Chargers 2013 Draft: The Good, the Bad and the UglyBleacher ReportThe 2013 NFL draft was one of the most highly anticipated events in recentChargers history. For the first time since 2003, someone other than A.J. Smith was calling the shots. Smith was credited for resurrecting theChargers franchise with strong 

Smooth draft for Chargers in transitionU-T San DiegoThe group that completed this draft was a scouting department and coaching staff in transition, and for that, there seems an added sense of pride at Chargers Park for completing what those involved believe can prove to be both a strong draft and post 

San Diego Chargers Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest SigningsBleacher ReportThe San Diego Chargers confirmed their undrafted free-agent signings, which includes a running back, two nose tackles, two receivers, two tight ends, two offensive tackles, five defensive backs, three linebackers, two defensive ends and a punter. From 

Tomlinson passed on chance to return to Chargers – as a playerNational Football Post (blog)As the San Diego Chargers look to move forward with a new general manager Tom Telesco and a new coach Mike McCoy, the organization tried to recapture one from its past. As recently as February, the team presented an opportunity to running back 

2013 NFL Draft Grades: San Diego ChargersFanSidedAll three of the Chargers first picks will eventually be starters and big-time players for the franchise, but the best value came in round three. Keenan Allen was considered by many to be a first-round talent until late in the draft process because of 

Tomlinson: Chargers wanted me to play in 2013U-T San DiegoLast June, LaDainian Tomlinson signed a ceremonial contract. He held up a jersey, posed for pictures, and discussed how this was the end. But two months ago, Tomlinson says he met Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco and coach Mike McCoy, and 

CHARGERS GO SEE CAL AGAIN FOR THEIR PICK IN THE 5THU-T San DiegoIn the fifth round on Saturday, they drafted speedy cornerback Steve Williams with the 145th overall pick. Wide receiver Keenan Allen, also from Cal, was the team’s third-round choice. Allen arrived at Chargers Park on Saturday, just as his new team 

NFL Notebook: Kenny Okoro signed with the San Diego ChargersWinston-Salem JournalNFL Notebook: Kenny Okoro signed with the San Diego Chargers Journal staff and wire report Winston-Salem Journal. Kenny Okoro , a defensive back from Wake Forest, signed with the San Diego Chargers on Sunday as an undrafted free agent. Okoro (6-1

Addae and Wilson join Chargers and Lions after NFL DraftCentral Michigan LifeJust a few hours after the NFL Draft came to a conclusion Addae signed a free agent contract with the San Diego Chargers and Wilson with the Detroit Lions. Addae joins a team that ranked 20th in scoring defense, allowing opponents to score 21.9 points 

Chargers draft pick Te’o feels ready for NFL lifeThe Japan TimesThe Chargers‘ rookie brain trust, general manager Tom Telesco and coach Mike McCoy, said they weren’t bothered by the scrutiny Te’o has been under the last four months. TheChargers traded up in the second round to pick the star Notre Dame linebacker.