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Fonoti hurt contract negotiations?

The offseason agenda of A.J. Smith has been clear. Lock up the cogs that will make the San Diego Chargers run smoothly over the next several years. Left guard Toniu Fonoti was thought to be one of those players but missing the first day of minicamp - after similarly missing the first day of training camp last year - may have put contract extension talk on hold.

Left guard Toniu Fonoti was two-for-three at the recent minicamp weekend. Of the three practice days, he made the final two - but did not practice. Fonoti stiffed the Chargers and his teammates, surprisingly every by not showing up for last week's first two practices. "I had a personal issue to take care of... Recommended Stories