Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Aug 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton (98) sacks San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) during the first quarter at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Bears take some steps in right directionChicago TribuneThe Bears (1-1), who went on to defeat the Chargers 30-28, jumped ahead 14-0 in the first quarter with Cutler in the game but it wasn’t as dominating as the score would indicate. “We’re just trying to get better,” Trestman said. “We didn’t look good 

Offense not clicking, Bears beat Chargers 33-28SI.comCHICAGO (AP) — Jay Cutler realizes time is not a luxury for the Chicago Bears . They’d better be quick studies or they’ll be in trouble. Cutler looked shaky again and the defense came through, harassing Philip Rivers early on and setting the tone for 

Chargers vs. Bears final score: Chicago capitalizes on San Diego gaffes in 33 SB NationThursday night’s game between the San Diego Chargersand the Chicago Bears featured as much excitement as anyone could hope for in a preseason game. The Bears eked out a 33-28 victory at home, but led by as many as 20 points thanks to a gaffe-filled 

Chargers Could Boast Potent Mix of Tight EndsChargers.comGreen showcased the type of athleticism that he used to toy with smaller defenders at Louisiana-Lafayette and become the fourth round choice of the Chargers last season. McCoy and Whisenhunt dialed up a play for Green with his team trailing by two 

Chargers D gets little help in lossU-T San DiegoCHICAGO — It is something, what this Chargers defense could be. Corey Liuget gave a reminder Thursday night with a third-down sack that forced a quick punt on the opening series. His exit, however, and the struggles that ensued were a reminder of 

CHARGERS NOT GOOD ENOUGH AT THIS POINTU-T San DiegoWith Charlie Whitehurst as the quarterback, on a nine-play, 80-yard drive culminating in Fozzy Whittaker’s 3-yard touchdown run, the Chargers starters left no doubt they are better than the Chicago Bears’ backup defensive front. That’s just not good 

Chargers struggle to protect Philip RiversNBCSports.comOn Thursday night in Chicago, the Chargers attempted 12 pass plays with Philip Rivers in the game. On three of those plays, Rivers was sacked. Yes, it was not a good night for the Chargers‘ pass protection. First, rookie right tackle D.J. Fluker was