With Eric Weddle gone, Dwight Lowery next up for Chargers - Eric Williams
"I know there’s a lot being said about the safety position," he said. "It’s going to be a challenge to replace the legend that is Eric Weddle, what he’s done here and what he’s established here.
OL Kenny Wiggins tops Chargers in performance-based pay - Eric Williams
Versatile offensive lineman Kenny Wiggins led the Chargers, adding $255,145 to his base salary of $510,00 last season. Following Wiggins on the list was receiver Dontrelle Inman ($201,928), safety Jahleel Addae ($199,916), outside linebacker Kyle Emanuel ($157,543) and tackle Chris Hairston ($145,553).
How Casey Hayward Fits into the Bolts' Secondary - Ricky Henne
The newest Charger knows just how important it is to get the ball in number 17’s hands. Hayward finds himself in a similar situation going from one explosive offense under a top quarterback to another. In fact, he saw firsthand how explosive San Diego’s offense can be as Rivers had a franchise-setting performance at Lambeau Field last season.
Casey Hayward: "I Got Lucky" - Chargers.com (video)
Cornerback Casey Hayward talks about the allure of San Diego, covering Keenan Allen and his opinion of Philip Rivers.
Eric Weddle to join Baltimore Ravens - Kevin Acee (UT$)
The Chargers last week signed Dwight Lowery as a possible replacement for Weddle. The team could also address the position in the draft, possibly taking Florida State's Jalen Ramsey with the third overall pick. Weddle, who is building a home in San Diego and plans to raise his young family here, ended up choosing between the Ravens, Cowboys, Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Eric Weddle, Will Hill form one of league's top safety tandems
High-level safeties can come in a few different guises, between high-level box safeties, elite single-high free safeties, and all-around safeties that can do it all. Weddle is of the Harrison Smith-style of do-it-all safety, which allows you to do a lot of different things on defense and doesn’t lock your secondary into any one set of coverages.