Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Aug 8, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates (85), quarterback Philip Rivers (17) and running back Ronnie Brown (23) during the first half against the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers QB Rivers gets veteran rest day from rookie coach heading into 3rd Washington PostThe Chargers have been decimated by injuries this summer, and the sight of Rivers donning a baseball cap instead of a helmet during drills came with an unsettling feeling. Rivers will lead the offense on Saturday night when the Chargers visit Arizona.

Chargers‘ Ronney Jenkins: “Sometimes I think I’m going crazy”“My mood has changed,” said Jenkins, 36, a soft-spoken former running back who played for several teams, including the San Diego Chargers. “Sometimes I think I’m going crazy.” Jenkins began to suspect CTE several years ago when an uncharacteristic 

Bears’ Jon Bostic reportedly fined $21K for hit on Chargers wide receiver Mike SI.comChicago Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic was reportedly fined $21,000 by the NFL on Wednesday for his hit on San Diego Chargers wide receiver Mike Willie, according to Jeff Dickerson of The league has yet to confirm the fine, but in 

Extra Points: McCoy, Chargers fight onMiamiHerald.comIf the NFL truly is a war of attrition Mike McCoy and the San Diego Chargers are in full retreat. McCoy, the rookie head coach of the Bolts, thought he landed in America’s Most Beautiful City as the architect of the reclamation product called Philip 

Poll: Raiders’ LT spot worse than ChargersESPN (blog)According to the voters in our AFC West poll, the Raiders’ situation is worse than theChargers‘ at the position. We asked readers to vote on which team has it worse at left tackle entering the season. As of 6 p.m. ET Wednesday, 64 percent of the votes 

The San Diego Chargers should trade for Jairus ByrdBolts from the BlueI know the San Diego Chargers are very near the salary cap. I know that Marcus Gilchrist has supposedly looked better at strong safety than he looked at cornerback. I still think Tom Telesco should pick up the phone to see what it would take to get 

Arian Foster says he’ll be ready for season-openerHouston Chronicle (blog)Arian Foster says he will be ready for the first game of the regular season against theChargers. ( Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ). Arian Foster said he plans to be in the Texans’ starting backfield for the regular season-opener Sept. 9 at San 

Can the New Look San Diego Chargers Offensive Line Fix the Ground Game?Bolts from the BlueThe Chargers‘ offensive line didn’t just make Philip Rivers look bad in 2012, they made anyone who tried to run the ball look bad as well. With only one starter returning in his original position, will new blood and a coaching change help the offense 

Gates says Broncos still tough without MillerU-T San DiegoHe probably knew the answer: Miller, Denver’s great edge rusher, is eligible to face theChargers twice this year, despite his coming six-game hiatus for violating the league’s substance policy. Miller is a menace to quarterbacks, in addition to