So John mentioned to me that the "Serious Business" title for posts just doesn't mean much when it's me posting the links. At first I was offended, "I can totally be serious if necessary"; John just laughed, I was even more offended then.
Anyway, I came up with a new title for when I post Chargers links, so without further ado, I present "Post Full of Links" (or PFOL for short).
Pharmaceutical company defends Chargers doctor | SignOnSanDiego.com
A pharmacy that provided controlled substances to the San Diego Chargers and other NFL teams said Thursday that a Chargers doctor being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration was not writing prescriptions for himself.
Tim Sullivan: Chargers coach sees promise in ‘young’ team | SignOnSanDiego.com
Norv Turner says the Chargers’ window has widened. And, no, he’s not about to jump.
Merriman not sure when he’ll report to training camp | NFL.com
Merriman, who changed agents this offseason, also continues to be the subject of trade rumors. NFL Network insider Michael Lombardi brought up not too long ago that he heard the Chargers aren’t interested in a long-term contract, leading him to believe a trade might be the best option. But until Merriman signs his tender and has an official contract, no trade can be completed.
Philip Rivers and Chargers hope new faces will help San Diego advance | LA Times
Sure, he's among the NFL's elite quarterbacks, but San Diego's Philip Rivers in some ways is just another click in the crowd. He's one of the people who have clicked their way to more than 56,000 viewings of a highlight video of former Fresno State running back Ryan Mathews, the Chargers' first-round draft pick. It's clear that Rivers cannot wait for the season to begin.
Open for business | Chargers.com
The faces may change, as is the norm in the NFL, but Head Coach Norv Turner still says the 2010 Chargers can be his best team yet.
Position Preview: Wide Receivers | Chargers.com
Norv Turner’s offense utilizes every position in the passing game, but none stretches the field quite like the team’s variety of receivers.
Turner Details Running Game | Chargers Blogs
[Norv] acknowledged the coaching staff made a concerted effort this offseason to analyze and improve the team’s ground game. They concluded the team lacked the 10 and 20-yard bursts that loosened defenses and epitomized the nervousness induced by some of San Diego’s backs in 2006 and 2007.
Domonique Foxworth Talks CBA and Mike Shanahan | Hogs Haven
Domonique Foxworth gives the player view on a potential lockout and how negotiations should steer given he's the one taking the risk.
Mike Ditka on a lockout: "I just can't believe anybody is that stupid" | ProFootballTalk.com
"I hear that [lockout] talk and I just can't believe anybody is that stupid," Ditka said Thursday on ESPN Radio in Chicago. "If the owners or the players are that stupid that they are going to shoot this golden goose . . . I mean it's laying golden eggs. It's a multibillion dollar business. It's the most popular sport in this country, don't kill it."
Emmitt Smith's Pro Football Hall of Fame career comes full circle - Don Banks | SI.com
You probably haven't heard much about Shawnbrey McNeal yet, but I'm told that first-round pick Ryan Mathews isn't the only rookie running back worth paying attention to in San Diego this season. McNeal, an undrafted free agent out of SMU, made people notice him during the Chargers' offseason workouts and there's a belief within the organization that he could wind up being the guy who replaces third-down back Darren Sproles in 2011.
Video: PFTV looks at the AFC West over/under | ProFootballTalk.com
We'll wrap up the AFC with a look at the division that the Chargers have owned for the last four years.