Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


June 11, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebacker Dwight Freeney (95) during defensive drills at Chargers minicamp at Chargers park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers an economic engine, exec says

U-T San Diego
The San Diego Chargers are an economic driver to this region, but some potential for the offseason is left on the sidelines because Qualcomm Stadium can’t attract big-time events, said Ken Derrett, the team’s chief marketing officer Tuesday. “We have a 

What San Diego Chargers Fans Need to Know About 2013 Season
Bleacher Report
The 2013 San Diego Chargers will resemble the 2012 team in name only, as there is much retooling going on at Chargers Park (don’t call it a rebuilding process.) These changes bring a new energy to the team, but they also prompt questions. The objective

Former NFL team doctor can perform surgeries, state says
An investigator for the California state medical board has determined that former San Diego Chargers team doctor David Chao can continue performing surgeries at his own surgery center despite losing his right to do so at two local hospitals, according 

San Diego Chargers 2013 Positional Review: Offensive Line
Rant Sports
Everyone knows that the main reason behind the San Diego Chargers‘ miserable 2012 campaign was the horrific performances by the offensive line. The unit that allowed 49 sacks and helped run block for just 3.6 yards per rush was blown up this offseason 

Mailbag: Changes, Injuries, and Defense
Q: A couple months ago you guys had photos and stuff on of changes to the practice field. Has McCoy had any other changes made to Chargers Park– Romeo Quintella. A: Yes, Romeo, there have been a number of other changes since our last 

Did the San Diego Chargers Improve at the Quarterback Position?
Bolts from the Blue
The Chargers made a few changes at Quarterback heading into the 2013 season. Did these changes actually improve the team?  Share on Facebook ·  Tweet post · 17 Comments. As we get closer to the official start of Training Camp, we figure it’s time to 

DJ Fluker puts family first after signing with San Diego Chargers (video)
The Birmingham News –
Taken with the 11th selection in the 2013 NFL Draft in April (even though Fluker thought, “Maybe I’ll be a Day-2 guy”), Fluker’s been through OTAs and mini-camp with theChargers and has his goals laid out for the season: Go undefeated, win the Super 

San Diego is a football town
Bolts from the Blue
For the past seven seasons now, the search phrase “San Diego Chargers” has had a higher peak search popularity and higher average search popularity than the phrase “San Diego Padres”. As you can see, though, it certainly wasn’t always that way; the 

Football season kicks off with Alex Spanos All-Star Classic
The long list of Classic alums who have gone on to play in the National Football League includes former Chargers linebacker Donnie Edwards (Chula Vista High), former Buccaneers and Broncos safety John Lynch (Torrey Pines High), and former Cowboys ..