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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

CB Cason makes sense as priority for Chargers

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
With so many defensive players entering free agency, one the Chargers may want to prioritize is starting CB Antoine Cason.

Bisaccia hired at Auburn

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Former Chargers special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia has left San Diego to be the special-teams and running backs coach at Auburn.

Chargers fire Turner, Smith

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced that head coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith will not return in 2013.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos get top seed, Chiefs get top pick

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The 2012 season in the AFC West ended the way it began — the Broncos and Chargers won, and the Chiefs and Raiders lost.

Chargers finish season with 24-21 defeat of Raiders

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
San Diego beat the Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday in what's expected to be Norv Turner's final game as Chargers coach.

Raiders QB Pryor gets starting nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen announced Friday that Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback in Oakland’s season finale.

OT position one of many questions for Chargers

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
OTs Jared Gaither and Jeromey Clary are still in line to start in 2013, but their struggles in 2012 give the incoming regime plenty to consider.

Chargers-Raiders game will be seen in Southern California

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have sold enough tickets to lift the local blackout for Sunday’s Chargers-Raiders matchup. 

Chargers place NT Franklin, S Taylor on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed NT Aubrayo Franklin and S Brandon Taylor on injured reserve and promoted S Sean Cattouse and CB Greg Gatson.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos taking care of business

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Another typical week in the AFC West — the Broncos dominated, the Raiders and Chiefs fell and the Chargers took advantage of a weak opponent.

Chargers sack McElroy, Jets

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Chargers took Greg McElroy down 11 times, tying the team record in a 27-17 victory over the Jets Sunday.

Dolphins place PK Carpenter on I.R., sign PK Kaeding

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Dolphins placed PK Dan Carpenter on injured reserve and signed former Chargers PK Nate Kaeding.

Mathews' injury keeps RB spot as Chargers priority

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Ryan Mathews' second broken clavicle this season is more reason for the Chargers to put emphasis on adding another running back.

Chargers place Floyd, Wells, Mathews on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed WR Malcom Floyd, RB Ryan Mathews and OL Reggie Wells on injured reserve.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos pass test, Raiders shut out Chiefs

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Broncos won their ninth in a row, the Raiders shut out the Chiefs and the Chargers got blown out at home by Carolina.

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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