Morning Dump: San DIego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

September 16, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws a touchdown pass during the third quarter against the Tennessee Titans at Qualcomm Stadium. The Chargers won 38-10. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers change up Rivers’ contractESPN (blog)The Chargers moved around the contract of quarterback Philip Rivers to clear some room. U-T San Diego reported the Chargers created about $3.3 million cap space while re-doing Rivers’ deal, which moves $5 million from salary to bonus. In the grand 

Texans-Chargers CapsuleKansas City StarSTREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Mike McCoy makes debut as Chargers coach. … Texans have won four straight road openers. . Matt Schaub has passed for 4,000-plus yards three times in career. … RB Arian Foster leads NFL in total TDs (47) since 2010.

Report: Chargers QB Philip Rivers restructures contractCBSSports.comThanks to Philip Rivers, the Chargers have $3.32 million in extra cap space this year. (USATSI). While Peyton Manning was busy throwing an NFL-record tying seven touchdown passes on Thursday, another AFC West quarterback was busy doing something 

Chargers get 24-hour extension to lift blackoutNBCSports.comThe Chargers hope that the preseason helped them prepare for the regular season in more ways than one. Otherwise, their so-called “White Hot Monday Night” could be blacked out. After receiving a 24-hour extension of the deadline for allowing both