Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Dec 30, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram (54) lines up opposite Oakland Raiders tackle Jared Veldheer (68) during the fourth quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers LB Melvin Ingram tears his ACL during OTA practice
Yahoo! Sports (blog)
According to official NFL playing-time documents, Ingram logged just 43.61 percent of the Chargers‘ defensive snaps. Ingram’s one quarterback sack in 2012 was comprised of two shared sacks. The first half-sack came in a 7-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns 

Chuck Muncie Dies At Age 60
“Everyone at the Chargers is deeply saddened by the passing of Chuck Muncie, one of the greatest running backs in Chargers history,” the team said in a statement. “We will remember him as a tremendous athlete with a larger-than-life personality. It’s a 

Chargers quickly focus on Freeney
ESPN (blog)
Hours after losing key pass-rusher Melvin Ingram for the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in a non-contact drill, the San Diego Chargers general manager is bringing in Dwight Freeney in for a visit Wednesday, ESPN’s Adam 

Chargers DE Melvin Ingram Reportedly Suffers Serious Knee Injury
Bleacher Report
San Diego Chargers defensive end/linebacker Melvin Ingram suffered a torn ACL in his left knee on Tuesday afternoon, a huge blow to the team’s offseason activities and one that could have far-reaching effects on the defense in 2013. San Diego’s 

Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram tears ACL during practice – USA Today
The San Diego Chargers were hoping 2013 would be a breakout year for outside linebacker Melvin Ingram. It will have to wait. Ingram, a first-round pick in 2012, tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in a non-contract practice Tuesday 

Chargers LB Melvin Ingram tears ligament in left knee, season could be in 
Washington Post
SAN DIEGO — Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, putting his season in jeopardy. The Chargers announced that Ingram was hurt Tuesday morning during an organized team activity practice.

Former Saints, Chargers running back Chuck Muncie dies at 60
Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Muncie spent the first four-plus seasons of his career with the Saints, rushing for 3,393 yards and 28 touchdowns in 59 games and earned Pro Bowl honors in 1979 before he was traded to the Chargers midway through the 1980 season. Muncie ranks fifth in 

Chuck Muncie dies at 60; Saints and Chargers running back
Los Angeles Times
Chuck Muncie, a star running back with the New Orleans Saints and the San DiegoChargers who overcame a cocaine habit that ended his career and then devoted his later life to helping others avoid drug abuse, has died. He was 60. Muncie died Monday of