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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

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Tack FF Int
97 2 3

Effects of '01 Tomlinson-Vick deal still lingering

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Ten years ago, San Diego made the difficult decision of passing on the NFL draft's No. 1 prospect, QB Michael Vick.

New California stadiums unlikely due to budget issues

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
The Chargers, Raiders and 49ers all received grim news on Monday, as their hopes of having state money go to new stadiums was dismissed by politicians.

Chargers sign S Sanders

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran S Bob Sanders on Thursday night. The Colts cut the injury-plagued Sanders last week.

Chargers sign two, tender 10

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
San Diego will try to keep as many of their free agents as possible by tendering many of their key free agents.

AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC West.

Smith: No long-term contract for WR Jackson

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Although the Chargers placed the franchise tag on WR Vincent Jackson earlier in the week, GM A.J. Smith said Friday he had no plan to negotiate a long-term contract with Jackson.

AFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
Matt Cassel had a sparkling 27-7 touchdown-to-interception ratio in directing the Chiefs to a surprising first-place finish in the AFC West.

Chargers promote Wilks

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner promoted Steve Wilks, the team's secondary coach the last two seasons, to assistant head coach/secondary.

Naanee's fate likely sealed in San Diego

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
WR Legedu Naanee wasn't exactly on the top of the Chargers' free-agent priority list entering the offseason, but he might have just fallen to the bottom of it after last week's run-in with the law.

Chargers sign RB Summers

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
The Chargers signed RB Frank Summers, who ended his season on the Steelers' practice squad.

Chargers franchise WR Jackson

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed the "non-exclusive" franchise tag on WR Vincent Jackson, likely keeping him in San Diego for another season.

Chargers WR Naanee arrested

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Legedu Naanee was arrested in Indianapolis and charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest early Saturday, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Sproles' likely departure could hurt Bolts in many areas

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
While the writing has been on the wall for some time that RB Darren Sproles is very unlikely to be back in San Diego in 2011, we hear the Chargers are going to miss him as more than just a ...

Hali skipping Pro Bowl for personal reasons

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
After being named as a replacement for Steelers OLB James Harrison on Sunday, Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali has already asked out of the Pro Bowl for personal reasons.

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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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