Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Sep 9, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt and head coach Mike McCoy yell at the referee during the first half against the Houston Texans at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers ‘sick’ following tough lossESPN (blog)The San Diego Chargers began a new era Monday night, and if it weren’t for another second-half meltdown, it seemed like a pretty promising start. New coach Mike McCoy’s team was improved in many areas. And quarterback Philip Rivers was mostly 

McCoy: Chargers stubbed toes ‘too many times’San Jose Mercury NewsSAN DIEGO—The Chargers almost made a habit of blowing halftime leads last season and a new regime didn’t change that in this season’s opener. “You have to give them a lot of credit, but we had every opportunity to put that game away and we didn’t do 

Chargers could be in depth troubleU-T San DiegoHouston Texans running back Arian Foster drives between San Diego Chargersinside linebacker Donald Butler, left, and defensive end Kendall Reyes during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) 

Officials hurt Chargers in opening lossESPN (blog)The NFL admitted that it made a mistake that directly cost the Chargers four points in Monday’s 31-28 home loss to Houston. The Chargers, famous for blowing leads in the Norv Turner era, begin the Mike McCoy regime by moving out to a 28-7 lead in the 

Chargers: Combining stadium plan with Convention Center expansion would 10NewsSAN DIEGO – A new stadium for the Chargers would cost about $1 billion if built as a stand-alone facility, but the city could save money by combining the project with the San Diego Convention Center expansion, a team official said. Previous cost 

San Diego Chargers blow another big prime-time leadNFL.comThe collapse was reminiscent of San Diego’s Monday night meltdown last year, when it blew a 24-0 halftime lead to the Denver Broncos. I also couldn’t help but think of Philip Rivers’ depressing fumbled snap on Halloween in 2011. Put theChargers on