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Kris Dielman

Kris Dielman - #68 - G

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 02/03/1981
Birthplace Goshen, IN
College Indiana
Years played 10

O-line play not helping Chargers' cause

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers have not come close to hitting preseason expectations on the offensive side of the football, and the O-line play is a big reason.

Offensive line becomes Chargers' top need

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
Though they have several needs, no area will need to be addressed more in the draft by the Chargers than the offensive line.

Chargers OG Dielman to retire

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Chargers OG Kris Dielman will announce his retirement Thursday, according to a press release from the team.

Chargers place OG Dielman on IR

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers have placed OG Kris Dielman on I.R. and signed OL Ikechuku Ndukwe, the team announced Wednesday.

Chargers' lack of depth is hurting them

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Chargers don't have many impact players beyond their starters, and that lack of depth is hurting them, especially with injuries on the offensive line.

NFL reviewing how Chargers handled Dielman's concussion

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The NFL confirmed it is looking into the concussion suffered by Chargers OG Kris Dielman in last Sunday's loss to the Jets. Dielman suffered a grand mal seizure at the end of the team's charter flight back to ...

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth vs. Chargers OLG Kris Dielman will be a great football battle to watch in Week Two.


Posted July 20, 2012
The San Diego Chargers on Friday released the retired Dielman from the team's reserve-retired list.||||||| Dielman retired in March, 4 1/2 months after sustaining a concussion in a helmet-to-helmet collision with a New York Jets defender.
Posted March 01, 2012
Dielman has retired from the San Diego Chargers, saying it's the right thing to do so after he sustained a concussion last season.||||||| The 320-pound Dielman was staggered by the injury early in the fourth quarter against the New York Jets on Oct. 23. Dielman suffered a grand mal seizure on the flight home and was hospitalized overnight. He was an undrafted rookie in 2003.
Posted Nov. 16, 2011
The San Diego Chargers have placed Dielman on injured reserve due to the lingering effects of a concussion sustained Oct. 23 at the New York Jets.||||||| The Pro Bowl left guard was originally slated to miss two games following the concussion and a grand mal seizure suffered on the plane ride home. The team's reaction to Dielman's concussion came under scrutiny by the NFL and the NFL Players Association. He did not come out of the game even though he was visibly staggered by the injury, and wasn't diagnosed until afterward.
Posted Dec. 14, 2008
Dielman was ejected in the second quarter Sunday for throwing a punch at Kansas City's Tamba Hali after Hali caused and recovered a fumble.||||||| Hali, the left defensive end, stripped Philip Rivers of the ball and recovered it, then tried to get up and run. As the pile was being untangled and Hali was still on the ground, Dielman appeared take a swing at him.
Posted March 03, 2007
Dielman agreed to return to the Chargers on Saturday just hours after the Seattle Seahawks met with the lineman. The deal is worth $39 million over six years, with $17 million guaranteed in the first two years, according to a person with knowledge of the terms.||||||| Dielman joined the Chargers in 2003 as an undrafted defensive lineman from Indiana. He was converted to guard in his rookie season and became a starter early in the 2005 season. He has quickly blossomed into a top offensive lineman.