August 14, 1987 |
Charger quarterback Dan Fouts says that he wants to play for the Chargers for $750,000 this season, that he is not trying to renegotiate his contract and that it was the Chargers who recently approached him about discussing his future, rather than vice versa. Fouts' comments on Thursday contradicted what Charger owner Alex Spanos said in a statement released Wednesday.
February 13, 1990 |
Steve Ortmayer rejoined the Raiders today to work with special teams and football operations. Ortmayer, 46, spent the last three years with the San Diego Chargers as director of football operations. Before that, from 1978 to '86, he was special teams coach and director of football operations with the Raiders. "We're glad to have Steve Ortmayer back with the Raiders," Coach Art Shell said.
March 19, 1988 |
Steve Ortmayer, Charger director of operations, Friday put another spike in the heart of reports that 49er quarterback Joe Montana might become his team's next quarterback. "As far as I'm concerned, it's completely dead," Ortmayer said of week-long speculation that Montana could come to the Chargers in exchange for a package of draft picks and a player or players. "I don't know how that thing got going. I'm even uncomfortable talking about it."
April 21, 1988 |
Jay Schroeder to the Chargers? "I don't think they (the Redskins) are going to trade the guy," Steve Ortmayer, the team's director of football operations, said Wednesday. Ortmayer confirmed that Washington General Manager Bobby Beathard has instructed the Chargers to make an offer for quarterback Schroeder if they are interested. But Ortmayer said, "I point-blank asked the guy (Beathard), 'Does that mean you intend to trade Jay Schroeder?' And he said the answer was, ' No.
May 9, 1989 |
"No," said Steve Ortmayer, Chargers' director of football operations, he's not bothered by Charger owner Alex Spanos' interest in Washington Redskins general manager Bobby Beathard. Beathard's resignation will become official May 31. Friday night, Spanos said the Chargers would attempt to hire Beathard, who helped guide the Redskins to two Super Bowl victories in seven seasons. Beathard owns a home in Leucadia and his parents live in Oceanside. "It's inappropriate to talk about it, because Bobby's under contract to the Redskins," Ortmayer said.
December 19, 1989 |
The San Diego Chargers announced Monday that Steve Ortmayer, director of football operations since January 1987, will not be offered a contract next season. "Steve and I met today," Charger Owner Alex Spanos said. "I want to thank him for the effort he has made to make the Chargers a stronger team. Our meeting was amicable, and we wish him well in future endeavors." Ortmayer, 44, could not be reached for comment.