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Eric Weddle had a breakout 2011 season with 88 tackles and a career-high seven interceptions. He was selected to his first Pro Bowl and was chosen as an All-Pro for a second consecutive season.
The 2007 NFL Draft, the Chargers traded their 62nd pick (2nd), 93rd pick (3rd), a 2008 3rd rounder and a 2008 5th rounder to the Chicago Bears for the right to move up to the 37th spot to select Weddle.
NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock said at the time. "He will upgrade them athletically in the middle of the field. I like this kid a lot. He's an instinctive kid with a nose for the ball." In 2012, Weddle has 51 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 1 sack, and 2 interceptions.
Weddle is one of the leaders on the San Diego defense, and he spoke to Dave and Jeff on XX Sports Radio in San Diego about the perception that the Chargers simply don’t care about winning.
“We care, and it hurts us worse than anyone can imagine. We live and breathe to go out and play and win games. And when...
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