Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


May 13, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; General view of a NFL football at organized team activities at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers QB Philip Rivers mulls wearing gloves
USA TODAY (blog)
SAN DIEGO – There wasn’t even a hint of inclement weather Monday in San Diego, yetChargers quarterback Philip Rivers wore gloves on both his hands as he headed out to practice. Rivers started wearing the gloves late last season to prepare to play a 

Chargers eagerly await Dwight Freeney’s arrival
USA TODAY (blog)
SAN DIEGO — So far, Dwight Freeney is a member of the San Diego Chargers on a paper only. The pass rusher has yet to report for the Chargers‘ offseason workouts since signing with the team on May 20. He’s fulfilling some previously-scheduled events, 

Chargers QB Philip Rivers says ‘good chance’ he wears gloves in 2013 (blog)
Could gloves be the answer to Philip Rivers’ consistency problems? (Getty Images) The Chargers arrived at the midway point last season with a 4-4 record. Expectations were something more than that in August, but sitting at .500 with eight games to go 

Starks takes nothing for granted with Chargers
San Jose Mercury News
Now with the San Diego Chargers, he’s considered a big upgrade over another offseason acquisition, King Dunlap, and even bigger still over Jared Gaither, who was released due to his questionable work ethic. Still, Starks isn’t taking anything for 

Chargers hope Starks will keep Rivers upright
Lyndy’s Sports Annuals
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — He stood tall behind the podium, which, the San Diego Chargershope, will enable quarterback Philip Rivers to do likewise in the pocket. Max Starks looked the part after an organized team activity session at Chargers Park.

WR Brown rotates with Chargers starters
U-T San Diego
The wide receiver mixed in with the starters Monday for the first time this offseason, rotating with Malcom Floyd opposite Danario Alexander. While too much can be made about a player’s June practice reps, Brown is expected to see a pronounced role in 

Max Starks receives Philip Rivers’ seal of approval
Starks joined Rivers and the rest of his new teammates for his first practice Monday since signing with the Chargers late last month after nine years with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Starks spent the majority of the voluntary, non-contact practice working 

San Diego Chargers OTAs: Dwight Freeney missing, Max Starks idle
Bolts from the Blue
The San Diego Chargers are back at Chargers Park in practice mode, but their two recent free agent acquisitions aren’t playing a big role. What’s the deal?  Share on Facebook ·  Tweet post · 26 Comments. A few tweets from the ongoing OTAs down at

Max Starks eager to block for Rivers
U-T San Diego
The Chargers left tackle had his first practice with his new team Monday, about two weeks after signing a one-year contract worth up to $2.25 million. Starks, 31, worked with the second-team unit in his debut, so he hasn’t blocked for Rivers since 

Max Starks: “It’s a New Adventure”
Chargers head coach Mike McCoy liked what he saw from the two-time Super Bowl champion on his first day. “He’s doing a nice job,” McCoy said. “He got a crash course last week with the playbook, coming in, being around, so he’s been studying a lot 

Philip Rivers: “We’ve Progressed So Quickly”
Monday offered the Chargers another day of OTA’s before next week’s minicamp. After a week off, Rivers felt the team picked up where it left off. “It was good,” Rivers said. “When you take 10 days off or something like that, it always takes you a