Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Oct 20, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; San Diego Chargers cornerback Marcus Gilchrist (38) returns an interception in the fourth quarter of their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. The San Diego Chargers defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-6. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers Start Eyeing AFC RaceCBS LocalAlthough there are still nine games to be played on the schedule for the San Diego Chargers, it is never too early to start checking out the AFC race. In doing so, the Bolts have a better idea of the teams they need to leapfrog in order to gain a 

Chargers at the Bye: So Far So GoodNBC 7 San DiegoOAKLAND, CA – OCTOBER 06: Head Coach Mike McCoy of the San DiegoChargers looks on while his team warms-up during pre-game warm-ups prior to playing the Oakland Raiders in an NFL football game at Coliseum on October 6, 2013 in Oakland 

BOLT BEAT: What to make of the ChargersImperial Valley PressSAN DIEGO — Despite being just short of the midway point of the season, the San Diego Chargers‘ bye week is convenient to assess a mid-term report card for the 4-3 team, which is entering the weekend holding the sixth and final playoff berth in the AFC.

Positional analysis: coaching, draft classU-T San DiegoThe Chargers were grooming him to start but the foot sprain limited him to nine snaps in the preseason. The plan also called for fellow inside ‘backer Butler to assist Te’o, 22, but a groin injury sideline the veteran for two of Te’o’s games. McCoy