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June 11, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te

All the talk about Manti Te’o breaking his silence cracks me up. I don’t know why people are still interested in what he is doing. WHY? He get catfished. Had a fake girldfirend. What else do you want from the man. It sucks for him that it went to the national level, but it is done and past. What else could you learn from him?

Chargers LB Manti Te’o talks mostly football in rare news conference
Being drafted by the San Diego Chargers has put the former Notre Dame star in a “perfect place” because of the support from those in the organization. Oh, and Te’o and some friends “just chilled and had a good time” last month in Hollywood at a party 

McCoy and Chargers fitting well together
ESPN (blog)
New coach Mike McCoy seems to have the trust of his players. It appears the group, which has been coached by Norv Turner since 2007, has totally bought into McCoy and there is a strong chemistry building between the players and the coaching staff.

Chargers let Manti Te’o speak, and that’s news
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manti Te’o is just one of the guys. He’s confident he can be a three-down linebacker in the NFL. It takes some serious leverage to play against tight end Antonio Gates. Being drafted by the San Diego Chargers has put the former Notre 

Chargers Players Surprise Fans of San Diego in “Thank You SD” Event
Bolts from the Blue
As a way to thank fans and get them pumped up for the 2013 season, the entireChargers roster of players spread out around San Diego to visit with members of the community. The Charger Girls joined the players around town, as did Head Coach Mike

Chargers linebacker Manti Te’o: Media hiatus has helped me improve
On Tuesday, San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te’o spoke to reporters for the first time since being drafted, saying he has definitely “reaped the benefits” of his media hiatus. Te’o also turned off his Twitter account earlier this year 

Te’o holds rare press conference
Kept largely off limits since the draft by rookie head coach Mike McCoy, Te’o was allowed to speak with reporters for the first time in more than a month as the Chargersopened minicamp Tuesday. Questions about football outnumbered the ones about the 

Chargers practice report
U-T San Diego
Reminder: The Chargers won’t be wearing pads until training camp. As a result, there’s little to be gleaned from the line play — or, for that matter, the skill play — in these practices. Still, as comrade Gehlken reported, defensive end Corey Liuget 

Kudos for Chargers outreach
U-T San Diego
Earlier this week, the entire San Diego Chargers defensive backfield and four ChargerGirls cheerleaders visited the U-T San Diego as part of the team’s community outreach program. These young men and women were polite, humble and excited about the 

Manti Te’o breaks month-long silence, discusses championship loss
Los Angeles Times
“Honestly, I’ve only gone back [and watched it] once,” Te’o said Tuesday at Chargersminicamp, in his first public comments since May 10. “That kind of stuff you don’t want to see too much. But definitely you learn more from your losses than you do