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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

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Rivers' leadership, elite play giving Bolts chance

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning might be the first name everyone says when discussing the favorite for the 2010 NFL MVP, but Philip Rivers certainly could be a close second.

Rivers' four TDs leads Chargers past Texans 29-23

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes against the NFL's worst pass defense, and the San Diego Chargers earned their first road win of the season in beating the Houston Texans 29-23 on Sunday.

Chargers solidly behind Turner

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
After his motivational halftime speech by Norv Turner sparked the Chargers to a comeback win over the Titans in Week Eight, GM A.J. Smith gave his head coach a vote of confidence.

Chargers activate SS Gregory

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers activated SS Steve Gregory on Saturday and waived WR Richard Goodman.

Report: Chargers sign WR Washington

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed WR Kelley Washington, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chargers TE Gates could miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates popped the plantar fascia in his right foot. Combined with the toe and ankle injuries he has in his left leg, his status for Sunday's game vs. the Texans is not looking good.

NT Garay a surprising standout for Bolts

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
After parting ways with veteran Jamal Williams in the offseason, nose tackle was one of the Chargers' biggest concerns entering 2010.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

Without much help, Rivers putting Bolts on his back

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Despite playing with a cast of reserve receivers, Chargers QB Philip Rivers is on a record-setting pace.

Chargers beat Titans for eighth consecutive time

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates got behind linebacker Will Witherspoon to haul in a go-ahead, 48-yard pass from Philip Rivers midway through the third quarter to help the San Diego Chargers rally for a 33-25 win Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, who lost ...

Chargers sign WR Banks

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed WR Gary Banks from the team's practice squad on Saturday. They released OT Adam Terry.

Titans QB Young expected to start Sunday

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Vince Young, who missed Week Seven's win over the Eagles after spraining his left knee and ankle in Week Six, is expected to start on Sunday.

Chargers WR Jackson officially signs tender

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson officially signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender on Friday.

Chargers-Titans blacked out in San Diego

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that their Week Eight home game vs. the Titans has been blacked out in Southern California, as the team was unable to sell the necessary number of tickets before the NFL-imposed deadline of 72 hours before ...

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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