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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

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97 2 3

Chargers' offense flailing during losing streak

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Chargers' offense has been disappointing this season and is a big reason why things are unraveling in San Diego.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Change, desperation in air for three teams

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles, Jets and Chargers might have reached the point of no return; examining the Cowboys' losing culture; and more from Week Eight.

Richardson, Browns hand Chargers third straight loss

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Rookie Trent Richardson rushed for 122 yards and scored a touchdown, leading the Browns to a soggy, wind-whipped 7-6 win over the Chargers on Sunday.

Turner denies Chargers used 'stickum'

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
Norv Turner responded to the claim that the Chargers used an illegal stickum substance in their Week Six loss to Denver.

Chargers sign WR Alexander, place PK Kaeding on I.R.

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed WR Danario Alexander and placed PK Nate Kaeding on injured reserve. The team plans to release Kaeding when he is healthy.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

Report: NFL investigating Chargers for using stickum

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
NFL security is investigating the Chargers for allegedly using a banned, “stickum” type substance, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Chargers edge rush can take page from run stoppers

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers' run defense is greatly improved from last season, but that aggressiveness needs to show up in the pass rush.

AFC West Spin cycle: Manning's miracle on Monday night

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Analyzing the fallout of Monday night's stunning Broncos comeback and the rest of the AFC West action in Week Six.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Change coming in San Diego

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
On Monday night we saw vintage Peyton Manning and the fate of Norv Turner and A.J. Smith in San Diego sealed.

Manning's three TD passes spur Broncos' comeback

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 12:22 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw three TD passes in the second half as the Broncos overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to stun the Chargers 35-24.

Friday's key matchup: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews vs. Broncos defense

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The spotlight will be on the quarterbacks on Monday night, but Chargers RB Ryan Mathews could be the difference. 

Chargers lift blackout for Monday night

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to life the local television blackout for Monday night’s game against the Broncos.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
It was a rough week for the AFC West, going 0-3 (the Raiders were on bye). We'll learn a lot more next week when the Broncos face the Chargers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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