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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 release SS Ellison, three others

Posted June 21, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers released four players on Monday, including SS Kevin Ellison.

Report: Chargers' Jackson, McNeill prepared to hold out first 10 weeks of season

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Chargers unsigned restricted free agents WR Vincent Jackson and OLT Marcus McNeill are both prepared to sit out the first 10 weeks of the regular season after not receiving long-term contract offers, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

Chargers sign ex-Bills WR Reed

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have signed free-agent WR Josh Reed to a one-year contract.

Kaeding facing playoff demons, moving on

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
To say Nate Kaeding's 2009 season didn't end well would be an understatement, but the Chargers' placekicker is determined to get back on track as the NFL's all-time leader in field-goal percentage.

Chargers sign ex-Jaguars OT Thomas

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent OT Tra Thomas to a one-year contract.

Chargers WR Floyd signs RFA tender

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
After holding off for months, Chargers WR Malcom Floyd signed his one-year restricted free agent tender on Monday. He will earn $3.168 million for the 2010 season.

Bolts sign TE McMichael, agree to terms with rookie Crompton

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Chargers announced late Thursday that they have signed free-agent TE Randy McMichael to a one-year contract and have agreed to terms with fifth-round draft pick QB Jonathan Crompton on a four-year deal.

Chargers need to lock up McNeill, Jackson

Posted May 31, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Refusing to give long-term contracts to OLT Marcus McNeill and WR Vincent Jackson could be a costly mistake by Chargers GM A.J. Smith.

Chargers, unsigned RFAs at standstill

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
We're told that a line has been drawn in the sand in San Diego, where four unsigned restricted free agents have refused to report to voluntary workouts and are not expected to participate in any minicamps this offseason.

Report: Chargers S Ellison arrested for drug possession

Posted May 25, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Chargers S Kevin Ellison was arrested Monday on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance, according to the Associated Press.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

Merriman hopes Dunn brings long-term deal

Posted May 15, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Shawne Merriman isn't going to receive a long-term deal from the Chargers, but he's doing everything he can to get one from some team this offseason.

Chargers won't wait to play rookies Stuckey, Thomas

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 8:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers obviously have huge plans for RB Ryan Mathews, their first-round pick in April's draft, but he's not the only rookie who could see major action in Year One.

2010 draft choices by team: Chargers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the San Diego Chargers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Chargers GM Smith a busy man in draft's first two days

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
For the second time in as many days, Chargers GM A.J. Smith traded up, landing Washington ILB Donald Butler in the third round on Friday night.

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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