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Chad Rinehart

Chad Rinehart - #71 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 321 lbs.
Birthday 05/04/1985
Birthplace Boone, IA
College Northern Iowa
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 33rd pick by Redskins

Broncos sign former Chargers OG Vasquez

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers OG Louis Vasquez in the first hour of free agency on Tuesday.

San Diego Chargers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the San Diego Chargers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Chargers release veteran LB Spikes

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced the release of LB Takeo Spikes on Thursday

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Redskins hired former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as a senior executive on Wednesday.

Chargers still confident in RB Mathews

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews broke both clavicles and played in only 12 games, but the Chargers’ new brass still has confidence in the 2010 first-round pick.

Chargers claim CB Patrick

Posted Feb. 20, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers claimed CB Johnny Patrick off waivers from the Saints on Wednesday.

Smith: NFLPA still concerned about Chargers doctor

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
DeMaurice Smith is concerned about David Chao remaining as the Chargers' doctor even though he reportedly has been cleared by an independent panel.

Chargers add three to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 22, 2013 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Mike McCoy added three assistants to his staff on Tuesday, the team announced.

Chargers retain Pagano as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
New Chargers head coach Mike McCoy will retain defensive coordinator John Pagano, the team announced Friday.

Whisenhunt hired as Chargers' offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their offensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

Chargers continue new vision with McCoy hire

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continued in the direction of big changes in the front office by hiring former Broncos assistant Mike McCoy as head coach.

Chargers hire McCoy as head coach

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Mike McCoy is staying in the AFC West and will become the new head coach of the Chargers.

Reports: Colts hire Raye as VP of football operations

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Jimmy Raye is leaving San Diego to be the Colts’ vice president of football operations, Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter first reported.

New GM Telesco turns Chargers' focus to the draft

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
New Chargers GM Tom Telesco wnats to build the club through the draft, which is important with many veterans approaching free agency.

Chargers hire Telesco as new GM

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Chargers hired former Colts vice president of football operations Tom Telesco as their new general manager on Wednesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The San Diego Chargers have signed former Buffalo Bills guard Chad Rinehart to a one-year, $1.75 million contract.||||||| Rinehart is being reunited with his former position coaches in Buffalo, Joe D'Alessandris and Andrew Dees. Rinehart was limited to seven games and two starts at right guard in 2012 due to an ankle injury that landed him on injured reserve on Nov. 2. Rinehart's agent, Leo Goeas, was a Chargers tackle from 1990-92.
Posted March 12, 2012
The Buffalo Bills have retained the rights to offensive linemen Chad Rinehart and Kraig Urbik by tendering them contract offers Monday, a day before the start of the NFL's free agency period.||||||| Rinehart had 12 starts in 16 games last year, splitting time between right and left guard in his first full season with Buffalo. He's a fourth-year player, who spent his first two seasons with Washington.
Posted June 22, 2010
An Iowa judge has found Rinehart guilty of public intoxication after a January encounter with University of Northern Iowa police.||||||| Rinehart, a native of Boone, Iowa, paid $195 in fines and fees after Black Hawk County Magistrate Patricia Meany issued her written ruling June 3. Campus police spokesman Dave Zariffs says officers responded to a door alarm at a pizzeria in Cedar Falls on Jan. 18 and found Rinehart pulling on a locked door. A police report says Rinehart, who played at Northern Iowa from 2004-07, appeared to be intoxicated. Rinehart made four starts for the Redskins last season.
Posted Jan. 19, 2010
Rinehart has been arrested on public intoxication charges in Iowa after he pulled on a locked door at a pizza restaurant. University of Northern Iowa police spokesman Dave Zariffs says officers responded to a door alarm at Mojo's Pizza House in Cedar Falls about 2 a.m. on Monday. When they arrived they found Rinehart pulling on a locked door.||||||| A police report says Rinehart, who played at Northern Iowa from 2004-07, appeared to be intoxicated. Rinehart refused a breath test and was arrested. Rinehart was taken to the Black Hawk County jail and released by court order. He made four starts for the Redskins last season before breaking his right leg.
Posted Nov. 27, 2009
Rinehart is on IR with a season-ending injury (fibula).|||||||

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