Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Sep 22, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers cornerback Marcus Gilchrist (38) during the third quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Not my favorite day of the week… but the grind must go on! Happy Monday peeps!

…dump time:

We must trust Chargers GM sees future
U-T San Diego
Are the Chargers failing? Or is their vision simply more farsighted than most people would prefer? Even after the draft passed and as free agency prospects dwindle, you must believe general manager Tom Telesco has a plan. Even if you wouldn’t agree

Chargers might shift Marcus Gilchrist to safety
At one safety spot, the Chargers have perhaps their best defensive player in Eric Weddle. At the other safety spot, they have a big question mark. Brandon Taylor, a third-round pick last year, is trying to come back from a torn ACL and the other 

San Diego Chargers History: Jack Kemp’s Revenge
Bolts from the Blue
Entering into 1964, the “World Champion” San Diego Chargers were at the top of the AFL. They had suffered only one losing season of the four they had played. It was easy to imagine that their success would be as constant and wonderful as the Southern 

You should be relieved that the Chargers didn’t sign Bryant McKinnie
Bolts from the Blue
Would someone please explain to me why I should have been excited about the possibility of signing Bryant McKinnie as a stop-gap tackle? We are only a few months removed from a player with poor work ethic, and a lack of self-motivation yetChargers 

NFL Draft 2013: Chargers Donald Butler not sold on Manti Te’O
Sports Out West
Of all the moves in the NFL draft not involving a quarterback, the most questionable may be the San Diego Chargers‘ second round selection of Manti Te’O. Te’O comes with the off the field baggage of the infamous girlfriend hoax, but that maybe the 

San Diego Chargers player calls on Manti Te’o to prove himself as a starter 
 must prove himself as being capable to start before calling himself one. Donald Butler spoke to journalists over the weekend, and insisted that while Te’o has the potential, he needs to prove himself before making the step into the start Charger

Analysis: “Reaching” for DJ Fluker and Trading Up for Manti Te’o
Bolts from the Blue
Upon the Chargers selecting D.J. Fluker, there was some outrage by fans. Many of the complaints were opinions, which I couldn’t prove right or wrong. One complaint, though, that I could answer was whether or not “reaching” for D.J. Fluker meant that

Marcus Gilchrist open to safety switch
U-T San Diego
The Chargers plan to take a long look at Gilchrist in the safety role, where there is belief the position could prove his best fit. He’s seen some reps there this offseason during the team’s voluntary workout program, the third-year veteran recently