Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


May 13, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd (80) catches a pass at organized team activities at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

New Charger takes on NFL owners
ESPN (blog)
The Chargers were forced to give Freeney a good contract after Melvin Ingram tore an ACL during an organized team activity practice. So while many players had to settle for less, Freeney did well considering the market. In other AFC West notes: There 

Philip Rivers has Chargers OC Ken Whisenhunt thinking big
NFL News
Ken Whisenhunt never had any doubt. This truth has existed in the NFL for years. “It always starts with the quarterback,” the San Diego Chargers‘ new offensive coordinator said this week — and he would know. After all, the 2012 season cruelly proved 

Freeney: Owners Went Cheap In Free Agency
ESPN (blog)
Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney has a reason he believes NFL free agency was a bit slower than normal. “I basically think the owners got together and decided not to spend the cash on free agents,” Freeney told “I definitely think that 

Quentin Jammer switches to safety for Denver Broncos
NFL News
That stage eluded the veteran cornerback in 11 seasons with the San Diego Chargers. That road to the Meadowlands in February comes with a wrinkle for Jammer, 33, who must learn a new position. “I always considered myself a football player, not really 

Dwight Freeney: NFL owners ‘made a pact’ to limit spending in free agency
Veteran defensive end Dwight Freeney, who signed a two-year, $8.75 million deal with the San DiegoChargers two weeks ago, says there’s a reason the free agency market was slower than years past. He accuses owners of having an agreement to hold 

Dwight Freeney accuses NFL owners of collusion
U-T San Diego
Having yet to practice with the Chargers, newcomer Dwight Freeney nevertheless has created some heat within the NFL by accusing owners of collusion. “I basically think the owners got together and decided not to spend the cash on free agents,” Freeney 

Mailbag Part 3: Ingram, Liuget and Te’o
For instance, when General Manager Tom Telesco was first hired, I asked if there was one player he scouted while he was with the Indianapolis Colts that he liked a lot that is on the Chargers, and before I finished my sentence he said Liuget. Corey is 

Dwight Freeney sees Peyton Manning in a new light
U-T San Diego
When the Chargers and Broncos meet this year, it’ll be like a family reunion given the number of former teammates and coaching colleagues. Difference is, if Dwight Freeney embraces Peyton Manning, he plans to drop his former Colts teammate to the turf.