Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Dec 1, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebackers Donald Butler (56) and Manti Te

Giants-Chargers CapsuleSan Jose Mercury NewsNEW YORK GIANTS (5-7) at SAN DIEGO (5-7). Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox. OPENING LINE—Chargers by 3. RECORD VS. SPREAD—New York 5-7, San Diego 6-5-1. SERIES RECORD—Tied 5-5. LAST MEETING —Chargersbeat Giants 21-20, Nov. 8, 2009.

Chargers‘ offensive line getting healthyESPN (blog)The Chargers have started five different starting offensive line combinations this season, and played five different players at left tackle, so getting some continuity back on the offensive line is important. “It’d be great to get him back,” Rivers 

INSIDE SLANTChicago TribuneThe Chargers can get back on track Sunday, but some speculate the playoff train for the fourth straight year has left the station. The Chargers trail the Ravens by one game for the No. 6 seed, but they don’t own the tiebreaker over the other teams at 5 

Chargers ticket sales on ominous paceU-T San DiegoLast weekend, the Chargers became the first NFL team this year to have a home game blacked out when not enough tickets were sold for a matchup with the Bengals. Forces that could intervene this time include either Fox, which is broadcasting the game,