Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web


Sep 22, 2013; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker (10) scrambles from the pocket against the San Diego Chargers 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 ….

Cowboys-Chargers CapsuleWashington PostChargers have blown fourth-quarter leads in both losses. … Chargers‘ Antonio Gates has 84 TD receptions since 2003, most among NFL TEs. Gates had 14-yard TD catch in only career meeting against Cowboys. … Chargers WR Eddie Royal needs one more 

Chargers may get Butler, Te’o back against CowboysSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN DIEGO—Chargers inside linebackers Donald Butler and Manti Te’o both practiced Thursday and appear to be on track to start against the Cowboys this weekend. Butler missed last Sunday’s loss to the Titans with a groin injury and Te’o, the team’s 

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 announce sellout for Sunday, but blackouts could be comingNBCSports.comGood news, Chargers fans. The next game, featuring a visit from America’s Team, will be televised in San Diego. Bad news, Chargers fans? The team is concerned that blackouts could be looming. According to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, plenty of 

CHARGERS‘ WEDDLE TWIRLS MANY PLATESU-T San DiegoThe Chargers safety is more than a safety; he often plays in the box as a dime linebacker. He is more than a defender; of the 29 NFL defensive backs and 15 linebackers who haven’t missed a defensive snap this year, only he has played at least 40 

Bryant could have big game vs. ChargersESPN (blog)The Chargers last week against Tennessee played off coverage, leading to some big plays. The Chargers‘ pass defense is ranked last in the NFL, allowing 340.7 yards per game, and they are the only team in the NFL that has allowed more than 1,000 

Chargers fans get rare look at Fox crewU-T San DiegoWith TV blackouts looming in the coming months, Chargers fans should sit back and enjoy Sunday’s home game with the Dallas Cowboys. The Chargers are a CBS team, but the visiting dictates a team’s network, so Sunday’s game offers a rare chance to see