Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Oct 20, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) looks to pass the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers TE Antonio Gates says he can understand Meriweather’s frustration Washington PostMonday was Meriweather’s first day back with the Redskins following the suspension, which was cut in half after an appeal, and he’s expected to be on the field Sunday when Washington faces the Chargers. Asked if he plans to change how he plays, 

Matchup: Chargers at RedskinsSportingNews.comKeenan Allen, WR, Chargers. Allen also has huge upside in this matchup between two soft pass defenses. The Redskins rank 28th against the pass and are allowing the third-most FPPG to WRs. Allen has emerged as the Chargers‘ No. 1 receiving weapon 

Chargers receiver Eddie Royal eager for trip home to DCWashington TimesSan Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal faced a dilemma. He needed tickets for this weekend’s game at FedEx Field against the Redskins and the visiting team allotment was not exactly cutting it. There was an easy solution: Royal just texted former 

Chargers‘ draftees among most impactful; Dolphins’ among leastNFL.comThe Chargers drafted three players who have made serious contributions as rookies, beginning with offensive tackle D.J. Fluker (drafted in the first round, 11th overall). From Day 1, Fluker has started for an offensive line that has been much better 

Chargers depth decent so farU-T San DiegoThe Chargers (4-3) may not be proving as deep as the rival Broncos (7-1) but nor have they fallen apart. San Diego is the current leader for the second-wild card spot despite injuries to multiple starters on offense and defense. What the Chargershaven 

Chargers winning the new MartyBall wayU-T San DiegoThe Chargers have held the ball more than their opponent in five of their seven games and rank third in the league with an average time of possession of 33 minutes, 18 seconds. That is directly tied to their 17 drives of 10 plays or more, tied for most