Found August 13, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:

O'Connell is a San Diego native that hoped to make it as a third string QB on this team. With the return of Charlie Whitehurst to the practice field and the recent success of Jarrett Lee, O'Connell's services will no longer be needed in San Diego. 

Jarrett Lee looks like he will earn his roster spot in the third QB slot after all. (Unless the Bolts still turn to free agency and aquire a veteran.)

O'Connell was signed July 30th and did no play in San Diego's pre season opener. 

He previously has played for the Jets and Patriots and was hoping to start fresh in San Diego. 

Best of luck to O'Connell as he finds his new home. 

Be sure to check out other great articles at Sports Media 101.

THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

San Diego Chargers Release QB Kevin O’Connell

Chargers released QB Kevin O’Connell from the team. O’Connell is a San Diego native that hoped to make it as a third string QB on this team. With the return of Charlie Whitehurst to the practice field and the recent success of Jarrett Lee, O’Connell’s services will no longer be needed in San Diego. Jarrett Lee looks like he will earn his roster spot in the third QB slot...

Chargers preseason game 1 recap

Rookie Melvin Ingram was impressive in his debut Week 1 of preseason football is almost in the books. The Chargers got their first game action of the year at home against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.  Both coaches and fans got their first looks at many of the new rookies and free agent pick ups as well as a brief look at some of the favorite Bolt veterans. One of the...

Chargers to use 3-way running back committee in Mathews’ absence

Those looking to still use a 1st round pick on Ryan Mathews and his immense upside, in spite of his recent broken collarbone, and then use a later pick on a handcuff to use in his absence, will be disappointed to know that Chargers Head Coach Norv Turner has indicated that he will use a 3-way running back committee in Mathews absence, saying “right now, it’d probably be a mix...

Chargers’ Jared Gaither sidelined by back spasms

This is not what you want to see. Jared Gaither, who missed all of the 2010 season and most of the 2011 season with back problems, is currently suffering from back spasms and has missed the majority of Training Camp so far and is expected to be held out until late August. While they’re probably just holding him out for precautionary reasons, it’s definitely not a good thing....

Former Charger Marcus McNeill retires

One of the most prominent names remaining on the open market has retired. That player is Marcus McNeill, formerly of the Chargers. McNeill is a former two-time Pro Bowler who was only heading into his age 29 season, but he was cut by the Chargers this offseason to save 10 million in cap space, after signing a 6 year, 48.9 million dollar extension in October of 2010. He drew interest...

Don’t Overreact – Ryan Mathews Could Be The Steal Of Your Draft

The news that Ryan Mathews broke his collarbone in the Chargers’ first preseason game and could be out through the first two weeks of the regular season has sent his draft stock sinking like a stone. Before Thursday’s game, Mathews was going around the 1st/2nd round turn. Now he can be had much later – [...]

Chargers High On Vincent Brown

Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown caught four passes for 81 yards and a touchdown in the team's first preseason game, and head coach Norv Turner spoke very highly of the second-year receiver Monday.Fantasy Spin:Turner said Brown is "a guy that's going to figure real strongly in what we do," according to the Chargers' official team website. San Diego has Malcom...

Chargers release O'Connell

The San Diego Chargers released quarterback Kevin O'Connell on Saturday. O'Connell was signed July 29 after Kyle Boller decided to retire just after signing. The Chargers needed a quarterback in camp while Charlie Whitehurst was out with a strained MCL. Whitehurst returned Saturday. O'Connell did not get into Thursday's game against Green Bay as rookie Jarrett...

Chargers Week One Pre-Season Review; the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Many fans had mixed feelings about the Chargers pre-season opener vs. the Green Bay Packers. Let's take time today to fully analyze what happened in the game, what to look for in the future, and the performances of key players. Although it is still pre-season and a lot of this information may be irrelevant when the season rolls around, it still gives us a small taste of what...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.