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Former Steeler Coach Chuck Noll dies

...hometown Cleveland Browns who earned the nicknamed Knute Knowledge - as in Knute Rockne - Noll was an assistant with the San Diego Chargers and Baltimore Colts for nine seasons. Then he accepted what seemed a dead-end job in January 1969 as coach of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-14/former-steeler-coach-chuck-n
Jackets' Jeremiah Attaochu drafted by San Diego Chargers in second round

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Chargers have moved up in the second round of the NFL draft to take outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu, Georgia Tech's career sacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-09/jackets-jeremiah-attaochu-dra
Broncos, Manning haven't been at warp speed in the playoffs but they're still winning

...season have all come in the last two weeks, helping to render opposing passers into spectators.In dispatching the San Diego Chargers and the New England Patriots, Manning dinked and dunked his way downfield."To keep Tom Brady on the sideline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-22/broncos-manning-havent-been-w
Panthers receiver Steve Smith expects to play against 49ers

...Caldwell was a standout wide receiver at Florida and was chosen in the second round of the 2002 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers. He also played for the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-01-06/panthers-receiver-steve-smith
Peyton Manning's record will stand

...the Washington Times.Whisenhunt, a former Redskins tight end, is currently the offensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers, which open the playoffs at Cincinnati on Sunday.After the 2008 season, Whisenhunt led the Arizona Cardinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-31/peyton-mannings-record-will-s
Notable people with ties to the Augusta area died in 2013

...ball at Tennessee-Chattanooga, played for the Minnesota Vikings from 1982-86 and spent his final year with the San Diego Chargers in 1987.OLA HITTMAY 10Hitt, 103, was one of Aiken's most beloved and patriotic residents, known for her service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-27/notable-people-ties-augusta-a
Injury concerns have NFL defenses trying to redo tackling basics

...Deprogramming that is probably impossible."It's bang-bang, within milliseconds, trying to make a decision," San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle said. "You're just going to go off instincts."In this fast-paced, physically punishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-24/injury-concerns-have-nfl-defe
Oakland Raiders QB Terrelle Pryor is ruled out

...Barring a last-minute setback, wide receiver Mike Wallace is expected to play in today's game against the San Diego Chargers.Wallace has been bothered this week by a hamstring injury and is listed as questionable on Miami's injury report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-11-16/oakland-raiders-qb-terrelle-p
Georgia coach, teammates mourn former player Paul Oliver

...Oliver has died, reportedly by taking his own life.Oliver, 29, played for Georgia from 2003-2006 and with the San Diego Chargers from 2007-11.The San Diego Union-Tribune reported via Twitter that Oliver committed suicide. He died on Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-09-25/georgia-coach-teammates-mour
2013 Hall of Fame Inductees Capsules

...round (14th player overall) by Packers in 1963 NFL Draft. ... Chosen in third round (17th player overall) by San Diego Chargers in AFL draft. ... Signed with Green Bay and quickly built reputation as big-play performer on Vince Lombardi-coached...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-08-02/2013-hall-fame-inductees-caps