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Much has been said since Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego stated the San Diego Chargers decided not to make Manti Te’o available to the local media.
While the Chargers call it an organizational decision some may say it allows Manti Te’o to focus on the playbook, new system, coaches, and teammates. By not feeding Te’o to the wolves, it gives him time to heal and for people to forget the fake girlfriend scenario... Read more
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The San Diego Chargers won't be making rookie linebacker Manti Te'o available to the media until team's June 13 mini camp according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego. The move is an effort to shield Te'o from negative media attention relating to the scandal of Lennay Kekua, his fake ex-girlfriend. To be clear, as most of you know, Te'o was the victim in the...
After a good amount of time treading free agent waters, offensive tackle Max Starks found an island land on. The former Steeler signed with the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday, reports Josina Anderson of ESPN, and later confirmed by the team. The deal is for one-year. Starks, 31 played his entire 9 seasons in the NFL with the Steelers, and started all 16 games in 2012. Pittsburgh...
The San Diego Chargers have been in the market for an
offensive tackle throughout the offseason, and they finally were able to add a
veteran presence yesterday. The Chargers agreed to a one-year contract with
Pittsburgh Steelers free agent Max Starks, according to Josina Anderson of
Max Starks just added via text to me that he is going to San Diego on a , "one year deal...
According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, the San Diego Chargers of signed free agent offensive lineman Max Starks.
Max Starks just sent me a text telling me he is going to the Chargers.
— Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) May 21, 2013
Starks is a solid player that will help strengthen a weak Chargers offensive line.
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Left tackle Max Starks agreed to a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers to help protect Philip Rivers' blind side.
Starks, who is 6-foot-8 and 345 pounds, spent his first nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played every offensive snap for the Steelers last year despite tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during the Steelers' playoff...
Josina Anderson received a text from OT Max Starks that mentioned he’s signing with the San Diego Chargers.
Starks mentioned that he signed a one-year deal with the team.
The Chargers have been in contact with offensive tackle options in the past few weeks, so it’s not surprising to see them some additional help.
Starks, 31, spent a number of seasons with the Steelers, but...
The San Diego Chargers are keeping Manti Te'o off-limits to the media - for now.
The star linebacker was barred from speaking with reporters at the Chargers' second open session of organized team activities.
That doesn't mean Te'o isn't out and about.
Maxim confirmed Monday that Te'o attended a party last week in Hollywood after the magazine included his...
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In what I believe to be a smart move, the San Diego Chargers are keeping the polarizing Manti Te’o away from the media as he begins his journey in the NFL. Via Chargers beat writer Michael Gehlken:
Per Chargers spokesman, Manti Te’o will be unavailable to speak to media until June 11-13 minicamp. “Organizational decision,” he said.
— Michael Gehlken (...
Keenan Allen learned the hard way that it’s a bad idea to offend your fanbase by wearing the hat of a rival team. Allen, a North Carolina native, played his college ball at Cal and was drafted in the third round by the San Diego Chargers last month. The wide receiver shared a video on Vine of himself eating at In-N-Out burger, but he was wearing an Oakland Raiders hat in the video...
SAN DIEGO — Manti Te’o isn’t hiding out. He’s just not talking to the media.
After being spotted attending a party thrown by the magazine Maxim last week in Hollywood, Te’o was back in San Diego at the Chargers’ second open session of organized team activities on Monday.
For the second straight week, the former Notre Dame linebacker was barred from speaking with reporters...
The Chargers signed LT Max Starks to a one-year deal Tuesday. Was it a late offseason steal or an act of desperation? To find out, we chat with SteelCityInsider.net publisher Jim Wexell. He analyzes Starks' game in detail and calls him perhaps "the most under-appreciated player in Steelers history."
The San Diego Chargers are keeping Manti Te'o off-limits to the
media - for now.
Are the Chargers missing a golden opportunity while Quentin Jammer remains unsigned? Is Tom Telesco better off leaving Max Starks for somebody else to acquire? Which position groups are set up for the most intense offseason battles? These answers and more inside this week's Bolts Notebook.