Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Aug 15, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Fozzy Whittaker (34) scores a touchdown during the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers rookie LB Manti Te’o out of walking boot but return unknownWashington PostIt’s not believed Te’o will play Saturday when the Chargers visit the Arizona Cardinals. “The saying goes you don’t know what you got until it’s gone and it’s only been a week and a half and I’m already itching to get back on the field,” Te’o said. “I 

Chargers expected to pick up offensive tempo this seasonSioux City Journal“The bottom line is, we need to give ourselves more opportunities to have the football to get more plays and to give the defense more time on the sidelines,” added the sixth-yearChargers head coach. “Honestly, the more time the defense can sit on the 

Chargers can use a running boostU-T San DiegoChargers coach Mike McCoy wasn’t ready, he said Monday, to announce his starting left tackle yet, leaving the protector of quarterback Philip Rivers’ blind side undeclared at least another day as Sept. 9 approaches. That’s fine. To keep pressure off