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Eric Weddle

Eric Weddle - #32 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 01/04/1985
Birthplace Alta Loma, CA
College Utah
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 5th pick by Chargers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
97 2 3

Best record doesn't usually translate to title success

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Does the fact that the Packers posted a 15-1 record — best in the NFL — a season ago mean they should be Super Bowl favorites in 2012? Maybe not.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Leber announces he's retiring

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Former Chargers, Vikings and Rams LB Ben Leber announced he is retiring on Minneapolis radio station KFAN on Friday.

Chargers sign veteran RB Brown

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a one-year deal with veteran RB Ronnie Brown, the team announced on Friday.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

The final season of Unitas

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
As his career was winding down, Johnny Unitas found opportunity in San Diego, and a different world from what he was used to in Baltimore.

Turner: Gates is healthy again

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
After battling injuries the past two years, Chargers TE Antonio Gates is healthy again, according to his head coach, Norv Turner.

Chargers will add RB, but it won't be Tomlinson

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers will sign a veteran running back this offseason, but we hear it won't be one of the team's all-time greats, LaDainian Tomlinson.

Chargers sign rookie S Taylor

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed S Brandon Taylor, a third-round pick from LSU, the club announced Monday. 

Broncos D-line coach Nunnely retires

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Broncos defensive line coach Wayne Nunnely retired on Monday after 36 years of coaching.

Players, fans pay tribute to Seau

Posted May 12, 2012 @ 3:27 a.m. ET
Hours after Junior Seau was buried in his hometown, thousands of fans got their chance to cheer one more time for the linebacker at the stadium where he starred for 13 seasons.

Chargers ink six of seven draft picks

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers have agreed to contracts with six of their picks from the 2012 NFL draft.

Chargers cut OLB LaBoy

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Chargers released OLB Travis LaBoy on Monday, the team confirmed.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Seau's death ruled a suicide

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The death of former NFL LB Junior Seau has been ruled a suicide, the San Diego County medical examiner's office said Thursday.

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Posted Sept. 23, 2011
The NFL says San Diego Chargers defensive tackle Antonio Garay and free safety Eric Weddle have each been fined $15,000 for hits in Sunday's 35-21 loss at New England.||||||| Weddle was fined for a helmet-to-helmet hit on an unspecified Patriots player.
Posted July 27, 2011
The 26-year-old Weddle will be paid like an elite free safety after agreeing on a five-year, $40 million deal with San Diego on Wednesday.||||||| He is due $14 million this year, including a $13 million signing bonus. Weddle drew interest from the Jaguars and Texans, said his agent, David Canter. A starter on AFC West champions in 2008 and 2009, Weddle led the secondary in tackles with 72 last season as part of a defense that led the NFL in fewest yards allowed. He has started 48 of the last 51 games.
Posted Nov. 14, 2009
Weddle has been fined $7,500 for unnecessary roughness for a hit in last Sunday in a win over the New York Giants.||||||| The NFL said Weddle made helmet-to-helmet contact with a defenseless receiver. He's still one of the best young defensive backs in the game.
Posted Aug. 14, 2007
Rookie safety Eric Weddle intercepted Seattle's Seneca Wallace early in the second quarter of Sunday's preseason game, but also slightly sprained an ankle.||||||| Weddle, the Chargers' second-round draft pick, is listed second on the team's depth chart at strong safety behind Clinton Hart. Weddle is expected to play in Saturday's exhibition game at St. Louis.
Posted Aug. 13, 2007
Weddle continued to look at home at Qualcomm Stadium. He intercepted Seattle's Seneca Wallace early in the second quarter of Sunday's preseason game returned it 16 yards.||||||| While at Utah, Weddle had four interceptions in two games against San Diego State at Qualcomm Stadium. He had three last year, returning two for touchdowns.

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