Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Jul 26, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates (85) avoids a tackle by linebacker Manti Te

Mathews has new approach for 2013
To that end, Mathews enters his fourth NFL season with a new approach. He is no longer putting pressure on himself to try and fill the giant shoes left behind by Chargers all-time leading rusher LaDainian Tomlinson. Mathews believes that will help him 

Chargers sign Middleton after Mouton goes on IR
Boston Herald
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers signed cornerback William Middleton to a one-year contract Sunday. He takes the roster spot of inside linebacker Jonas Mouton, who cleared waivers and was placed on season-ending injured reserve after tearing the 

Chargers considering 2014 ‘Hard Knocks’ appearance
It hasn’t been easy for HBO to find teams to appear in Hard Knocks the past three years. First the lockout wrecked the series in 2011 and then it was a dogfight to land the Dolphins and Bengals in 2012 and 2013. But 2014 might be easier, as the 

Rivers says Chargers‘ focus is winning division games
The Chargers won the AFC West in each of quarterback Philip Rivers’ first four seasons as the starter. Now they’ve missed the playoffs in three straight seasons. Rivers says it’s time to change that. In an interview on NFL Network, Rivers said that the 

Chargers LT Max Starks takes a turn
U-T San Diego
There King Dunlap went Monday morning, walking off the practice field with James Collins, head athletic trainer, his escort. It took an undisclosed ailment — not believed to be serious — for the Chargers left tackle to miss a play with the starters 

Chargers defense dominates, receivers sputter
U-T San Diego
Chargers safety Eric Weddle plays with his youngest daughter Silver, 2, after practice atChargers training camp at Chargers Park. — Earnie Grafton.  · ; ✉; – Comments. Playmakers: Almost everybody who played defense. Fired up: Too bad the cameras 

U-T San Diego
Now, time will tell whether the Chargers outside linebacker can somehow play this year. Certainly, such a thing shouldn’t be expected after he suffered a torn left anterior cruciate ligament on the second day of organized team activities. But if a rare 

U-T San Diego
Houston first-round draft pick DeAndre Hopkins is learning a lot from Andre Johnson, even if the star receiver doesn’t say very much to the rookie when the two are on the field. Hopkins gushed about his relationship with his new teammate Monday, saying 

Which San Diego Chargers made the All-Bad Contract Team?
Bolts from the Blue
This All-Bad Contract Team unsurprisingly contains a couple names familiar to San Diego Chargers fans and were it not for a particular release this Spring, there would almost definitely be a third. Since the suspense built over those two sentences is