The San Diego Chargers have muzzled Manti Te'o from speaking with the media.
That hasn't kept Te'o's new teammates from speaking about the rookie outside linebacker with the controversial past.
Te'o has spent the past five months in the mainstream spotlight for his connection with a complex hoax involving a fake girlfriend named Lenay and scam artist who successfully "catfished" a college football star. This is the primary reason San Diego's media relations department has made Te'o off-limits for now
Te'o himself, though,is doing his part to leave the past behind.
Chargers fullback Le'Ron McClain said Monday that Te'o has done an outstanding job integrating himself into the team's locker room since joining San Diego as a second-round draft choice.
"I don't think there will be anything like hazing," McClain told co-host Jim Miller and me on SiriusXM NFL Radio. "The guy came in, and he's been working since he stepped on the field, stepped in the weight room. He's caught everybody...