Morning Dump: Christmas Eve

By Ernie Padaon

Dec 22, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle (32) celebrates with fans after a win against the Oakland Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium. The Chargers won 26-13. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers coach refuses to give info on ex-Fresno State star Ryan Mathews’ injuryFresno BeeSan Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy, center, points to running back Ryan Mathews, left, and running back Ronnie Brown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, in San Diego.

Chargers Look To Sweep Chiefs, Still Need Help To Make PlayoffsCBS LocalWhile the road to an AFC West Wild Card spot is far from certain, the San DiegoChargers may still very well have something to play for come Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chargers kept their playoff hopes alive this past Sunday with a 26 

Morning Links: Chargers‘ playoff chancesESPN (blog)Will Brinson of CBS Sports gives the Chargers a B-plus grade for the team’s performance against Oakland. Brinson: “San Diego struggled early but Philip Rivers came on strong in the second half. Ryan Mathews keeps establishing himself as a legit feature 

Eric Weddle pushes Chargers forwardU-T San DiegoIt was the most improbable, astounding interception of Eric Weddle’s career. It produced aChargers touchdown less than a minute later. It helped save a game that saved a season. So, why’d he do 40 push-ups afterward as punishment? Weddle had one for