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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
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Packers-Chargers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Eight game this Sunday against the Chargers in San Diego.   

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pair of talented tight ends will face a very good Chargers safety group in Sunday's Week Two bout.

Vikings-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chargers game.

Chargers announce signings

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced their free-agent signings on Friday night, including RB Mike Tolbert.

Chargers to make Weddle NFL's highest paid safety

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers have agreed to re-sign FS Eric Weddle, making him the highest-paid safety in NFL history.

Vikings to release DT Kennedy

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Vikings will begin the process of trying to get under the salary cap by releasing DT Jimmy Kennedy.

Weddle hopes to re-sign with Chargers

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
FS Eric Weddle, expected to be one of the top players on the free-agent market, told a newspaper he'd like to re-sign with the Chargers when the lockout ends.

Oliver could be Chargers' odd man out

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Too many defensive backs on the Chargers' roster could mean Paul Oliver will have to find a new team to call home next season.  

Jaguars could target Chargers S Weddle in free agency

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, GM Gene Smith has targeted 2-4 players to pursue when free agency begins. Chargers S Eric Weddle could be one of those players.

Sanders adds new dimension to Chargers' defense

Posted April 10, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed Bob Sanders before the lockout in the hopes that the former Colt will be able to add toughness to an already talented defense.

Raiders determined to keep RB Bush

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
Although RB Michael Bush is set to become a free agent, Oakland owner Al Davis doesn't want to break up his RB tandem of Bush and Darren McFadden, according to AFC Whispers.

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.

Potential free agents 'stuck in limbo'

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 4 p.m. ET
An uncertain future is confronting every player these days, but those with contracts expiring this offseason can't move forward with the process of figuring out whether they will stay put or move on to a new team.

Chargers' busy offseason could begin by extending Weddle

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
With a slew of Chargers set to hit free agency, GM A.J. Smith is about to embark on a busy offseason.

Bolts may use volunteering vets to cure special-teams woes

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
While the Chargers are off to yet another slow start, the team can look to one very specific area for its early struggles: kick coverage.

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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