Eric Weddle RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eric Weddle regrets shaving his beard

    The Score "Eric Weddle was known for two things while playing for the San Diego Chargers: his play and his beard. Weddle ditched his illustrious facial hair in early February before signing with the Baltimore Ravens on Monday, though, and he's already regretting the shave. "I am regretting it by the..." March 18

  • Eric Weddle has offers from four teams, will respond by Monday

    CBS Sports "Despite being 31 years old, Eric Weddle might just be the best free agent left on the market. In his career, he's recorded 19 interceptions, he's been voted First-Team All-Pro twice, and he's a three-time Pro Bowler. Entering free agency, CBS Sports' Pete Prisco valued him as the fifth-best..." March 12

  • Bruce Irvin is recruiting ex-Charger Eric Weddle to join Raiders

    CBS Sports "Bruce Irvin isn't wasting any time. A day after the pass rusher signed a four-year contract to join the Raiders, Irvin is already recruiting another high-priority free agent to join him in Oakland. Irvin's target: Former Chargers safety Eric Weddle. As it stands, the Raiders have already..." March 11

  • Eric Weddle wants to play 3-5 years for a contender

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Eric Weddle is coming off a frustrating final season with the Chargers as injuries and squabbles with the team kept him from ending his run in San Diego on the field in his customary lead role on defense. On Monday, Weddle will have a chance to start talking to other teams about finding..." March 07

  • Chargers won't use franchise tag on Weddle

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers had gone four years without using the franchise tag on an impending free agent. Make it five. As expected, the team won't exercise its option to franchise tag a player this offseason, General Manager Tom Telesco said. The tag essentially is a one-year deal that, in most..." February 20

  • Ex-Charger Weddle lists factors to job hunt

    San Diego Union-Tribune "On the day he cleared out his locker at Chargers Park last month, Eric Weddle listed the factors that will determine where he will resume his career. "Who wants me, No. 1," Weddle said. High on his list as well is a team's on-field potential. "In the next three or four years," he told the..." February 19

  • Eric Weddle says of Chargers, 'I probably won't speak to them again'

    SB Nation "This has been a banner NFL season for long-suffering players finally being fed up with their terrible teams. The Cleveland Browns have already pushed Joe Thomas to the breaking point, now Eric Weddle ensured there were no minced words when it came to his final game with the Chargers coming too..." January 05

  • Chargers' Weddle runs sprints at practice days after being placed on IR

    The Score "The seemingly inevitable divorce between the San Diego Chargers and safety Eric Weddle may have a few messy chapters left, after all. The Chargers seemed to close the book on Weddle this week, ending the veteran's season by placing him on IR. That roster move came just hours removed from..." January 01

  • Chargers fine Eric Weddle $10,000 for skipping locker room to watch daughter perform during halftime

    New York Daily News "Eric Weddle’s career with the Chargers is likely over after the team fined him $10,000 for watching his daughter perform at halftime instead of being in the locker room on Dec. 20 against Miami. San Diego also placed the five-time All-Pro safety on injured reserve on Monday, reportedly against..." December 29

  • Chargers place Eric Weddle on IR

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Eric Weddle likely has played his last game as a Charger. The five-time All-Pro was placed Monday on season-ending injury reserve, a source said. He suffered a groin injury last Thursday in Oakland. Weddle, a nine-year veteran who has spent the entirety of his career in San Diego, is scheduled..." December 28

  • Chargers fine Weddle $10K for watching daughter dance in halftime show

    The Score "The San Diego Chargers placed safety Eric Weddle on injured reserve Monday, likely signalling the end of his time with the team. Weddle probably won't leave on good terms. The Chargers fined Weddle $10,000 last week after the five-time All-Pro stayed on the field at halftime to watch his..." December 28

  • San Diego Chargers shopping free safety Eric Weddle

    Bolts From The Blue "The National Football League's trade deadline is November 3, 2015 at 1:00 PM PT. Five-time All Pro free safety Eric Weddle has a contract that expires at the end of the 2015-16 NFL season. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the San Diego Chargers are shopping their best defensive player..." November 03

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    Jason Cole @JasonColeBR

    #Giants among four teams to express interest in #Chargers safety Eric Weddle. Deadline is Tuesday at 4 pm ET

  • San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle will not play vs Oakland Raiders

    Bolts From The Blue "Earlier today, John mentioned that Annie Heilbrunn reported Eric Weddle was not on the field at Chargers practice. This afternoon, we had more light shed on Weddle's situation by his teammate cornerback Jason Verrett. On the Darren Smith Show, Verrett revealed that the five-time All Pro free..." October 21

  • Eric Weddle could miss time for Chargers with groin injury

    ESPN "Safety Eric Weddle has been an iron man for the San Diego Chargers. Weddle led San Diego's defense by playing 961 snaps last season. Since 2008, Weddle's played an average of 937 snaps during the regular season. But those numbers could come to an end soon. Weddle suffered a groin injury..." October 20

  • Weddle: It's clear I'm not in Chargers' long-term plans "We've tracked Eric Weddle's contract situation from its genesis this offseason, and this week the safety is trying to turn the page. But not without taking a final shot. With the San Diego Chargers not planning to discuss a new contract for the safety in 2015, Weddle has no real choice but to..." June 17

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    Eric Williams @eric_d_williams

    Eric Weddle's agent @davidcanter says his client will attend and participate in all activities at #Chargers minicamp, which starts Tuesday.

  • Weddle would be in demand as FA

    San Diego Union-Tribune "At the bargaining table, age is clawing at Eric Weddle. He turned 30 in January, and while that would be almost young for a proven quarterback like Philip Rivers, as the quarterback of the defense, Weddle relies on footspeed. Collisions. Those are part of a safety’s job, too. And playing for..." June 03

  • Chargers doing Eric Weddle wrong

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Eric Weddle should attend Chargers minicamp in two weeks. Doing so will save him the $73,000 fine. Weddle should also say he doesn’t want to play special teams for the Chargers anymore. Doing so will save him wear and tear on his body. Regardless, have no doubt that Weddle will play..." June 02

  • Chargers to Weddle: no contract talks

    San Diego Union-Tribune "It appears the man who has started 80 straight regular season games at free safety for the team has just 16 remaining. There will be no contract talks between the Chargers and Eric Weddle. "He'll be excited about playing this year and then hit free agency," his agent, David Canter, said..." June 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Along with Adrian Peterson, another high-profile player who won’t be at OTAs Tues: #Chargers Pro Bowl S Eric Weddle. He wants an extension

  • Looking for new deal, Eric Weddle not reporting to workouts anytime soon

    ESPN "As the San Diego Chargers begin Phase II of the team's offseason program, with coaches allowed on the field working with players for the first time, safety Eric Weddle still has not reported to the voluntary workouts. And according to Weddle, that's not changing until there's some movement in..." May 06

  • Chargers smart to delay Weddle extension

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers don't keep stats for hugs, but it's a given that Eric Weddle leads the team. Whether it's a teammate after a rib-rattling hit or field-level fans after a Bolts victory, it seems that people can't help but embrace the All-Pro safety. The Chargers' front office, however, has..." April 27

  • Weddle wants Chargers to join him at top

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Eric Weddle was here a week earlier than he’d have preferred. And it was more of a vacation than the business trip he'd have liked to have taken to the Valley of the Sun, one where more than one other teammate was with him. It had been a long four weeks since the Chargers’ regular season..." January 26

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    Michael Gehlken @UTgehlken

    Chargers announce 2013 team captains: Philip Rivers Nick Hardwick Donald Butler Eric Weddle and Darrell Stuckey.