Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Jul 25, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers defensive end Corey Liuget (94) signs autographs for fans after practice during training camp at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Kragthorpe: Chargers‘ job good fit for ex-Ute Mike McCoy
Salt Lake Tribune
McCoy, 41, needed only a mini-camp in May to make a good impression. Former Ute safety Eric Weddle, entering his seventh season with the Chargers, quickly discovered what Dolce, coach Ron McBride and other Utahns learned about McCoy long ago.

Chargers camp observations (blog)
At least that’s what the Chargers‘ running back says, and, yeah, I know, if anything the squeeze should be on a guy who was taken with the 12th overall pick of the 2010 draft but who turned into, as he put it, “an average back.” Yet it isn’t because 

Chargers training camp: Can Philip Rivers become next Kurt Warner? (blog)
SAN DIEGO — For the first time in years, San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers must learn a new offensive system, with new terminology, new calls and new reads, and people say that may be good. I don’t. I say it’s downright necessary. And here’s why 

Chargers coach Mike McCoy starts first camp with fan-friendly mantra (blog)
The Chargers have moved camp to their training facility, which comes with limitations in terms of space available for fans to watch, parking, and infrastructure to accommodate large crowds. However, McCoy spent considerable time trying to adjust the 

Chargers want answers on O-line
U-T San Diego
The Chargers left tackle saw every snap with the first-team offense as Max Starks watched and waited. To Dunlap’s right, Chad Rinehart, Nick Hardwick, Jeromey Clary and D.J. Fluker also worked with the ones, an arrangement that could be San Diego’s 

What to expect from Mike McCoy’s Chargers
ESPN (blog)
What success would look like: The Chargers are going to stay the same on defense, where John Pagano remains coordinator. If they are going to make a move from last season’s 7-9 record, it will come due to more success on offense. That’s why McCoy was 

Did the San Diego Chargers Improve Their Defensive Line?
Bolts from the Blue
If the line can generate pressure on the passer, or shut down any semblance of a run game, then that makes things much easier for the other defenders. TheChargers‘ defensive front was actually one of the better aspects of the 2012 team. And as such 

Te’o accepts life as rookie with Chargers
“I love you Eric,” Te’o shot back, perhaps relieved that his once-weekly media session was over, although he has handled himself well in front of microphones since theChargers moved up in the second round of April’s draft to select the Heisman Trophy 

Freeney not still edge beast at 33, but may prove big forChargers (blog)
But for Freeney, in his first camp with the Chargers and first pro football dalliance anywhere other than Indianapolis, there remain ways he can contribute both on Sundays, and to the larger cause ongoing here with a new regime in place led by first 

A healthy Danario Alexander — imagine the possibilities
U-T San Diego
Then came last October, when the Chargers gave him a ring. And boy oh boy did he answer the call. In his third game as a Bolt, Alexander posted 134 yards on five catches. Eighty of those yards came on a touchdown pass from Philip Rivers, in which