Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

By Ernie Padaon

Feb 21, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco speaks at a press conference during the 2013 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Chatting with Chargers GM Tom Telesco
ESPN (blog)
San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco talked with reporters in San Diego for about a half hour on Wednesday on a wide range of subjects as his team heads into the offseason. The following are some of the highlights from that interview session.

Chargers GM Tom Telesco wants to add speed to offense in 2014
The running backs are a solid bunch, but neither Ryan Mathews nor Danny Woodhead would be considered a game-breaking type, a la ex-Chargers back Darren Sproles. Tight end Antonio Gates is one of the best in the business, but he certainly has lost a 

Chargers‘ Malcom Floyd hopeful NFL career isn’t over
The San Diego Chargers wide receiver had his season cut short by a neck injury suffered in Week 2. The spinal disc issue has been known to end careers. He expects to have a better idea about his future after a visit with a doctor next month. “I 

NFLN survey/respected player: Chargers
ESPN (blog)
And while the Chargers have had success against Manning, with an 8-6 record overall against Manning-led teams, San Diego players still understand that he’s one of the best to ever play the game. Four of the 10 San Diego players surveyed cast their vote 

Chargers, Donald Butler to talk new contract soon
The Chargers and linebacker Donald Butler talked about a contract extension last summer before the Chargers surprised many by grabbing a playoff spot and advancing to the divisional round of the playoffs. Those talks stalled, leaving Butler with a