Eric Weddle calls out Chargers

San Diego Chargers veteran safety Eric Weddle called out the organization, saying they've made misleading comments about his contract situation. Weddle contradicted general manager Tom Telesco saying that the Chargers had discussed contract figures with him. Weddle said that's not the case. He said if a new deal can't be struck with the Chargers before training camp starts he told his agent, David Canter, to not talk with the Chargers again and plans to leave as a free agent after this season. "Despite our attempts to discuss an extension on multiple occasions, unfortunately the desire has not been mutual," Weddle said. "Contrary to what has recently been said by upper management, there has never been any financial numbers discussed, and the Chargers have never put an offer on the table for us to consider. "It's obvious that I'm not part of this organization's long-term plan. The NFL is a business, and I can accept that. I just wish the organization had been up-front with me from Day 1." Weddle, 30, is due a $7.5 million base salary this year in the final year of a five-year, $40 million contract. "My career could end tomorrow," Weddle said. "I give everything -- and I'm not out here saying I deserve this or that I want this -- it's just that you want to be with the team that you've been with your whole career. "And the way to do that is an extension. And I think I've played at a high enough level to earn it. And when your team doesn't feel that way, you have to move on." Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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