Found November 16, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
On the day he traded up seven spots to draft Manti Te’o, Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco perked up not only while discussing Te’o but the anticipated pairing with Donald Butler. Telesco described Te’o, selected 38th, as a “first-round player” who “fits what John Pagano wants to run” with San Diego’s defense. Then Telesco mentioned the fit with Butler, the fastest defender in Pagano’s 3-4 front that's built to free up both inside linebackers. “He’s going to complement Donald Butler really well,” Telesco said. “We really are excited about it. Those two guys are really interchangeable. They can both play (each inside spot). They both can play three downs. So, it’s going to give John some flexibility with those two guys.” What Telesco didn’t envision, however, was each linebacker suffering a severe injury this summer. Finally, the blueprint is taking shape on the field—which is putting a smile on Te’o’s face. As excited as Telesco seemed last April about the Bu

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