Shelmon steps down as offensive coordinator - Scott Bair
A source said the Chargers would like to retain secondary coaches Chris Dishman and Steve Wilks, both of whom reached the end of their contracts. It's uncertain if Wilks, who doubles as assistant head coach but was passed over twice to be defensive coordinator, wants to return.
Regrading the 2011 NFL draft - Mel Kiper (Insider)
The prize of this class was Corey Liuget early, but, although he had his moments this season, I expected a little more from him in terms of overall production. He jumped off the tape in preseason. New grade: C+
Derek Dooley talking to Tide's Sunseri - Chris Low
TCU's Dick Bumpas, Michigan State's Pat Narduzzi and Navy’s Buddy Green are three others Dooley has targeted for the defensive coordinator job, while San Diego Chargers assistant coach Rich Bisaccia is Dooley’s top choice as special teams coordinator.
AFC West mailbag - Bill Williamson
Well, the compensatory picks system is pretty complicated. Remember, the Chargers will get dinged for adding Takeo Spikes. But I would expect San Diego to probably get, at least, one comp pick. This is just a guess, but maybe in the fourth round or fifth round.
Analysis: Time for Chargers to reward VJ for playing game - Kevin Acee
Vincent Jackson kept up his end of the bargain. He didn't think he owed it to anyone to do so, but he did it anyway. And now there should be no impediment.
The spread offense has grown up - Gregg Easterbrook
You will be assimilated by the offense. Resistance is futile. It's the year of offensive stat-a-rama throughout the NFL. There have been five 5,000-yard passing seasons in NFL history; three of them were this year.