Player Updates

June 1, 2015 03:41 PM
Report: Chargers release LG Chad Rinehart
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

Left guard Chad Rinehart has been released by the Chargers, according to the UT San Diego. The move saves the team $3.25 million in salary cap space. 

Rinehart, who had familiarity with offensive line coach Joe D'Alessandris, came over from the Bills via free agency in 2013. The 29-year-old started all 16 games last year for the Chargers, and 47 games over his career.

June 1, 2015 10:10 PM
Report: Chargers to re-sign Chad Rinehart
by Larry Hartstein |

The Chargers will re-sign free agent guard Chad Rinehart, reports the New York Daily News.

June 2, 2015 04:48 PM
Two ailing offensive linemen set to play for Chargers
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Chargers tackle D.J. Fluker (illness) and guard Chad Rinehart (toe) will be active Sunday in Miami. Both had been deemed as probable.

June 2, 2015 04:50 PM
Wide variety featured on Chargers injury report
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Chargers injury report released Friday features every designation but doubtful, but the only player out for Sunday in Miami is tackle King Dunlap (neck).

Listed as questionable are safety Jahleel Addai (ankle), center Nick Hardwick (neck), linebacker Jarret Johnson (hamstring), fullback Le'Ron McClain (ankle) and wideout Eddie Royal (toe). Royal did not participate in any practice this week, but the same has held true the last two weeks and he played in both games.

The probables are tackle D.J. Fluker (illness), defensive end Lawrence Guy (toe), running back Ryan Mathews (hamstring), offensive linemen Mike Remmers (ankle) and Chad Rinehart (toe) and linebacker Manti Te'o (elbow).

June 2, 2015 04:59 PM
Four Chargers should play Week 10
by Chris Cwik |

Chargers LB Donald Butler, OL Chad Rinehart, P Mike Scifres and LB Tourek Williams are active Week 10 against the Broncos.

All four players were listed as probable on the team's injury report. Scifres should be able to handle normal punting duties. 

June 2, 2015 05:02 PM
Chargers in good shape for AFC West clash against Broncos
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Chargers have eight players on their Friday injury report, but only offensive lineman Mike Remmers (ankle) has been ruled out of the game Sunday against Denver. And only defensive end Lawrence Guy (toe), linebacker Jarret Johnson (hamstring) and wideout Eddie Royal (toe) are questionable.

The rest are probable. They are linebacker Donald Butler (groin), guard Chad Rinehart (toe), punter Mike Scifres (knee) and linebacker Tourek Williams (thumb).

June 2, 2015 05:11 PM
Mike Remmers, Chad Rinehart out for Chargers
by Jeff Lippman |

The Chargers had two offensive lineman on the injury report heading into Sunday's Week 9 game at Washington. Guard/Tackle Mike Remmers will be out for the game due to his ankle injury. He was ruled out earlier in the week.

Guard Chad Rinehart will also be inactive for the Chargers after practicing in a limited capacity all week. He is dealing with a toe injury and has been on the injury report for several weeks now.

June 2, 2015 05:13 PM
Chad Rinehart only a maybe for Week 9 battle
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Chargers played it right down the middle this week with guard Chad Rinehart (toe). Rinehart was limited in practice every day and has been deemed questionable to be active for Sunday against the Redskins.

Rinehart, however, has not played since Week 3. The San Diego Union-Tribune claimed earlier in the week that Rinehart will remain sidelined.

June 2, 2015 05:15 PM
Chad Rinehart nearing red light again for game action
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Despite the rest that accompanies a bye week, Chargers guard Chad Rinehart is still dealing with a toe injury that has prevented him from playing since Week 3.

Rinehart was limited in Thursday practice and will probably not play Sunday in Washington, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. His continued absence could lead to Johnnie Troutman starting against the Redskins.

June 2, 2015 05:36 PM
Chad Rinehart out as expected
by Jeff Lippman |

Chargers starting guard Chad Rinehart missed his fourth straight game Sunday of Week 7 at Jacksonville. He was listed among San Diego's inactive players for the game. He was ruled out earlier in the practice week due to his toe injury. 

June 2, 2015 05:38 PM
Red light flashes for Chad Rinehart again
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

A toe injury will sideline Chargers starting guard Chad Rinehart from his fourth straight game. He has been ruled out for Sunday in Jacksonville.

June 2, 2015 05:44 PM
Chargers list Week 6 inactives
by Larry Hartstein |

The Chargers listed the following players as inactive for Monday's game against Indianapolis: linebackers Donald Butler (groin) and Jarret Johnson (hamstring), guard Chad Rinehart, safety Brandon Taylor, offensive tackle Mike Remmers, quarterback Brad Sorensen and defensive end Lawrence Guy.

June 2, 2015 05:49 PM
Chad Rinehart out for Monday night
by Jeff Lippman |

The Chargers ruled offensive lineman Chad Rinehart out for the Week 6 home game against the Colts on Monday night. Rinehart was unable to practice Saturday and is dealing with a toe injury. 

June 2, 2015 05:53 PM
Chargers getting no healthier along offensive line
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Chargers remain banged up along the offensive line. Left guard Chad Rinehart (toe) and right tackle D.J. Fluker both missed Thursday practice, the San Diego Union-Tribune is reporting. Fluker was out with a calf injury.

The team has already lost tackle Mike Harris (ankle) for the season while left tackle King Dunlap is dealing with a concussion.

June 2, 2015 05:58 PM
Chad Rinehart held out of game in Oakland
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

A toe injury will keep Chargers starting guard Chad Rinehart sidelined from the Week 5 game in Oakland. He has been officially ruled out after getting a doubtful tag late in the week.

June 2, 2015 06:03 PM
Chargers list three as probable for Week 5
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Chargers feature three players listed as probable on their Friday injury report. They are cornerback Derek Cox (knee), running back Ryan Mathews (hamstring) and linebacker Manti Te'o (foot).

King Dunlap (concussion) is out while guard Chad Rinehart (toe) is doubtful.

June 2, 2015 06:07 PM
Chargers still missing three offensive line starters
by Larry Hartstein |

The Chargers beat the Cowboys without three offensive line starters, and the trio could miss Sunday's game at Oakland, too. Left tackle King Dunlap (concussion), left guard Chad Rinehart (toe) and right guard Jeromey Clary (clavicle) did not practice Wednesday, reports ESPN.com.

June 2, 2015 06:13 PM
Chargers reveal Week 4 inactives
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Chargers have listed the following players as inactive for Week 4 at home against the Cowboys: quarterback Brad Sorensen, wide receiver Malcom Floyd, tackle King Dunlap, guard Jeromey Clary, guard Chad Rinehart, cornerback Shareece Wright and safety Brandon Taylor.

June 2, 2015 06:27 PM
Two Chargers' linemen sustain injuries Week 3
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Chargers left tackle King Dunlap left Sunday's game against the Titans with a concussion. Also, guard Chad Rinehart left the game with turf toe.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-5/321
Birthdate:
05/04/1985
Age:
36
Hometown:
Boone, IA, USA
School:
Northern Iowa
NFL Experience:
8
Awards: