Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Sep 22, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; San Diego Chargers cornerback Derek Cox (22) defends a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt (18) during the second half at LP Field. The Titans beat the Chargers 20-17. Mandatory Credit: Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers ‘devastated’ by ex-DB Paul Oliver’s suicideUSA TODAYFormer San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver died from a self-inflicted gunshot in Marietta, Ga., on Tuesday night, authorities said, leaving his former teammates and coaches stunned and wondering what had happened to the 29-year-old who last 

Chargers O-line beat up as San Diego prepares for DeMarcus Ware, CowboysWashington PostSAN DIEGO — Right tackle D.J. Fluker was the only starter on the offensive line practicing Wednesday as the team began preparing for the Chargers‘ game with the Dallas Cowboys. Otherwise, the line was made up of a mixture of backups as theChargers 

Chargers DE: Key is rattling Tony RomoESPN (blog)That’s a pretty bold statement from a member of a defense that ranks dead last in the NFL against the pass and has forced a grand total of one turnover in three games. San Diego is allowing an average of 340.7 passing yards per game, having failed to 

Chargers bring back OL SchillingESPN (blog)With offensive linemen D.J. Fluker (concussion), King Dunlap (concussion) and Chad Rinehart (toe) all questionable heading into this weekend’s game against Dallas, the San Diego Chargers made some moves to bolster the team’s depth up front.

Chargers Hashmarks Sept. 25: O-Line in flux; Butler back; Te’o to playNBC 7 San DiegoAfter left guard Chad Rinehart and left tackle King Dunlap left Sunday’s game against the Titans due to injuries (turf toe and concussion, respectively), the Chargers were faced with an all-too-familiar scenario: The O-Line Shuffle. For now, the dance 

Chargers run into another challenge with RomoU-T San DiegoThe Chargers have noticed a dumbed-down Dallas Cowboys offense and a spruced up Tony Romo. Discussion of those things have brought some raised brows and wide eyes during locker room conversations this week. “He’s been a lot more protective with