As the San Diego Chargers get set to tackle the 2014 season in Glendale, Arizona next Monday evening versus the Cardinals, the squad finalized its preseason cuts and named players to the practice squad within the last few days.
Quarterback Philip Rivers and safety Eric Weddle of the San Diego Chargers have been selected for the 2014 Pro Bowl that will be played on Jan. 26 at Hawaii’s’ Aloha Stadium in Honolulu.
Trying to extend their win streak to a season-high, three games, the San Diego Chargers travel to the nation’s capital, hoping to avoid a letdown against Robert Griffin III and the struggling Washington Redskins.
In a season that finds the San Diego Chargers with a 3-3 mark through six contests, one constant has been the play of safety Eric Weddle.
Manti Te’o was deep into his first news conference of training camp when Eric Weddle walked up to the podium, tapped the rookie on the hip and pointed him toward the locker room.
San Diego safety Eric Weddle knows that this isn’t the type of year that he or the Chargers wanted, but he’s not letting that stop him from trying to have a career season.
So, as the two get set to meet Sunday afternoon in the Mile High City, essentially the season is on the line for the Chargers, who limp into Denver losers of four of their last five games.
The highest paid safety turned out to pay off for the Chargers as Eric Weddle earned his first career All-Pro First team. He also tied for the most interceptions in the league with seven.
The leagues highest paid safety Eric Weddle of the San Diego Chargers has been fined $15,000 for his helmet-to-helmet clash on New England’s tight end Rob Gronkowski.