Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


December 23, 2012; Jacksonville, FL, USA; New England Patriots running back Danny Woodhead (39) scores a touchdown during the first half of the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New England Patriots at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports

I wish football season was about to start, but we are so far away! It will be here soon enough, but now we have to hear about the top 100 players in the NFL and none of them will be a San Diego Chargers player. That is just the way things play out. Maybe next year.


Manti Te’o’s role will ‘play out’ for San Diego Chargers
NFL News
There has been lot of attention on the San Diego Chargers‘ selection of linebacker Manti Te’o, but not a lot has been written about Te’o’s projected role. General manager Tom Telesco expounded on how the Chargers plan to use Te’o in a conference call 

Tom Telesco likes what Danny Woodhead brings to the Chargers‘ offense
On a conference call with Chargers season-ticket holders Wednesday, general manager Tom Telesco called running back Danny Woodhead both a “dynamic runner in space” and an “underrated” pass blocker. The takeaway? The Chargers seem likely to get 

Chargers make McKinnie an offer, negotiations “ongoing”
The Chargers don’t have a similar fallback plan, as they’re faced with the prospect of King Dunlap protecting Philip Rivers’ blind side, after drafting right tackle D.J. Fluker. They can only hope it goes better than the Jared Gaither experiment, the 

Bryant McKinnie Taking a Physical for the San Diego Chargers
Bolts from the Blue
If you’ve been following the @BFTB_Chargers account on Twitter, you know that free agent Left Tackle Bryant McKinnie was in San Diego visiting with the Chargersyesterday. You also know that he was out at dinner with the Chargers‘ brass last night, but 

Tebow to Chargers? No, they like their QBs
ESPN (blog)
Meanwhile, for what it is worth, the Chargers‘ addition of former Green Bay inside linebacker D.J. Smith last week was a waiver claim and not a free-agent signing. He is recovering from a knee injury, but he is expected to be able to help early in the 

Bryant McKinnie on Chargers visit: ‘It’s cool,’ says team has made an offer
Baltimore Sun (blog)
Ravens veteran free agent offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has been offered a contract by the San Diego Chargers and has maintained dialogue with the Miami Dolphins following his workout, according to a source. The Chargers and McKinnie remained in 

AFC West Draft Review: Chargers – Denver Broncos (blog)
In a 3-4 defense, Te’o has a better chance to be an every-down linebacker than he would in the 4-3, so the Chargers have a better chance of getting proper value from the slot. But those who compare Te’o’s potential impact to that of the late Junior 

Chargers, McKinnie in ‘ongoing’ contract talks
U-T San Diego
The rest of McKinnie’s Wednesday was, however, busy, as he took a physical and weighed a contract offer from the Chargers, a source said about 3 p.m. The source described negotiations as “ongoing” and speculated McKinnie could be arriving at the 

San Diego Chargers Have Made an Offer to LT Bryant McKinnie
Bolts from the Blue
For those that are unfamiliar, Aaron Wilson is one of the best “inside” news guys for the NFL and is far-and-away the best source for news on Bryant McKinnie. When it looked like the Ravens were ready to release McKinnie during the 2012 season, Wilson 

Nicknames for the Chargers‘ 2013 Draft Class Should Not Be Rushed
Bolts from the Blue
Richard Mackson-US PRESSWIRE. We added some new Chargers to the roster last week and got our last little bit of official excitement until camp opens at the end of summer. While some of use are interested in testing out nicknames for our new additions,