Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Aug 11, 2011; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle King Dunlap (65) along the sidelines during the third quarter against the Baltimore Ravens. The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Baltimore Ravens 13-6 during a preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

I hate this time of the football season… things are slowing down and I am itching for football to start up all over again. At least there will be some fun soon with the rookies meeting up for mini camp.

What does King Dunlap offer Chargers?
ESPN (blog)
But because the Chargers have been unable to address their most glaring hole, Dunlap, who was with the Eagles, is first in line to get the chance to protect Philip Rivers’ blindside. The other options are using Mike Harris or Kevin Haslam. Both players 

San Diego Chargers – TeamReport – GlobalPost
The Chargers visited with Bryant McKinnie most recently; they met with Winston earlier this offseason. McKinnie came on during the Ravens’ Super Bowl run last season, started in the playoffs and playing at a high level. But he re-signed with the Ravens .

Chargers add Wooden, Kelly to front office – San Diego, California News 
KFMB News 8
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have hired JoJo Wooden as director of player personnel and Kevin Kelly as director of college scouting. Wooden replaces Jimmy Raye, who went to the Indianapolis Colts as vice president of football operations.

Undrafted rookie Courtney Gardner leaves Chargers
Based on pure physical talent, receiver Courtney Gardner might have been the best undrafted rookie to agree to join the Chargers. But Gardner has left the Chargers before he ever officially joined them, and it remains to be seen whether he ever joins 

Chargers left tackle situation NFL’s ‘worst’
U-T San Diego
The Chargers‘ situation at left tackle is concerning. The same holds for both guard spots. I’m not signing up to be King Dunlap’s agent. But as I wrote on April 1 after asking Mike McCoy who the left tackle was, Dunlap represents an upgrade over last 

San Diego Chargers: Is Mike Hermann the Next Tim Tebow?
Bolts from the Blue
The San Diego Chargers signed UDFA QB Mike Hermann out of RPI last week and, for the most part, it is not news you need to know. After studying the kid though, I actually like what he can bring to the table. I am intrigued by his running ability and 

Chargers, Courtney Gardner part ways
U-T San Diego
San Diego and Courtney Gardner have agreed to part ways while Gardner handles some personal matters, sources said this week. Gardner is a former Sierra College wide receiver whose physical talent the team is known to be high on, hosting him for a 

How Would You Grade Tom Telesco’s First Offseason?
Bolts from the Blue
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