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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

Chargers sign TE Gates to five-year extension

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Wednesday that they have signed TE Antonio Gates to a five-year contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2015. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the deal is worth $36.175 million, including ...

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Coryell's quarterbacks

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The late Don Coryell managed to quickly turn a pair of quarterbacks who'd been struggling like hell into All-Pros aerialists — Jim Hart in St. Louis, Dan Fouts in San Diego.

Nose tackle should be Bolts' top camp battle

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Following the release of veteran Ian Scott, the Chargers will stage a full-fledged battle for the starting NT spot, one that we hear will be the best of camp.

NFL suspends Chargers WR Jackson for three games

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Chargers have been notified by the NFL that WR Vincent Jackson will miss the first three regular-season games of 2010 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Chargers sign rookies Butler, Thomas

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have agreed to four-year contracts with two 2010 draft picks, ILB Donald Butler and DT Cam Thomas.

Innovative Coryell deserves Hall berth

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Mike Holbrook makes a case for the selection of former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in a column that was originally posted Dec. 13.

Chargers won't trade McNeill

Posted July 04, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
According to "Whispers," the Chargers don't have any intention of dealing OLT Marcus McNeill, whom they'd like to reward with a contract extension after they've care of several other key players next offseason.

Coryell deserves to get Hall call

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
In this 2007 column by longtime PFW contributor Jerry Magee, he cites many accomplishments of former Chargers head coach Don Coryell, who died Thursday. Coryell was a finalist in the Pro Football Hall of Fame's voting for the Class ...

Passing guru Coryell dead at 85

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 1:26 a.m. ET
Former Chargers and Cardinals head coach Don Coryell died at 3:15 p.m. PDT Thursday at the age of 85 at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, just outside San Diego. The cause of death wasn't disclosed, but ...

Redskins' interest in Chargers' Jackson unclear

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Reports suggest that the Redskins are one of the teams that are interested in acquiring disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson, but that interest might have changed following Jackson's three-game suspension.

Reports: Chargers WR Jackson handed three-game suspension

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Chargers WR Vincent Jackson for three games for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, according to ESPN and NFL Network.

Bolts will deal Jackson for right price

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Just months after going to the Pro Bowl, WR Vincent Jackson might not be a member of the Chargers when the 2010 season begins.

Chargers WR Davis unlikely to benefit from Jackson's absence

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Since the Chargers drafted him in the first round in 2007, WR Buster Davis has often earned rave reviews for his work in practice. The only problem: His dazzling talent has never carried over into game action, as he has ...

Chargers sign rookies Stuckey, Epps

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed two 2010 draft picks late Thursday, S Darrell Stuckey and TE Dedrick Epps, to four-year contracts.

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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