San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 31, 2012

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Can Ryan Mathews be Chargers' workhorse back? - Gregg Rosenthal
San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner told San Diego media that Mathews is going to get "everything he can handle" this year. Those words aren't as telling as the Chargers' actions this offseason.

Should the San Diego Chargers Pursue LeGarrette Blount from Tampa Bay Buccaneers? - Erik Lambert
Years ago every team put their faith in one running back but in the modern NFL it's better to have two. The San Diego Chargers proved this for years but don't have that luxury anymore. Should they seek LeGarrette Blount from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

Chiefs reach out to exonerated LB - Bill Williamson
ESPN’s Rick Reilly reports the Chiefs called Banks about setting up a tryout. Banks, now 26, was a highly-prized USC recruit was he was convicted of sexual assault. He was recently exonerated.

Beating the Blitz with the One-Back Offense (Bob Bratkowski) - Chris
The original one-back offense, the one that can trace its roots back to Jack Neumeier at Granada Hills high school and was popularized by Dennis Erickson, is both one of history’s best offenses and was a forerunner to today’s dynamic spread attacks.

Cosell Talks: "He’s a Winner" - Greg Cosell
The CliffsNotes version of Tucker’s take is this: Brady has been a far better player over the last five years, yet he won all three of his Super Bowls in the first five.

Defensive Prototypes: Linebackers - Sam Monson
The added space linebackers have to play in leads to a far greater variance in possible responsibilities that has given rise to a broad spectrum of linebacker types. We’re going to look at the most typical prototypes in both the 4-3 and 3-4 defenses, and touch on some of the more unusual quirks that some schemes require from their linebackers as we go.

Fantasy: QB Impact on Skill Positions - Chad Parsons
It is a quarterback world in the NFL and all the other players are just living in it. The stability of the position is well-known on a week-to-week and year-to-year level. The question arises often in fantasy drafts: Does an owner draft a player higher because of the quarterback on their NFL team?

Exonerated football star has had contact with Chargers - KUSI News
A former high school football star who spent five years in prison for a rape he didn't commit has been in contact with the Chargers and has scheduled tryouts with three other NFL teams, California Western School of Law announced Wednesday.

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