San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 1, 2012

San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner at organized team activities at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Second-year players are locked in to offseason regimen after losing time to 2011 lockout - Scott Bair
"Having the playbook helped a little, but losing my first offseason was tough," Liuget said. "You can work out on your own and stay in shape, but there's nothing that can replace these (organized team activities), where you can get to know your coaches and your teammates. I learn best by doing, and there's nothing better than these practices. Having a real offseason is extremely beneficial."

Chargers Offseason Report: Talent Is There, But Is The Consistency? - Joel Thorman
The Chargers enter the 2012 season and hope the moves they made in both free agency and the draft will be enough to offset the talented players they lost in the offseason, improving on a 2011 season that saw them win eight games.

Stadium Thoughts and Musings: This Is the Song that Never Ends... - Jeff (sliderockmpc)
To sum up, the Chargers and the city of San Diego are currently discussing a $1 billion facility downtown, when the city could have spent a quarter of that (closer to a third if you factor inflation) 15 years ago, and dictated lease and use terms under conditions that would have been far more favorable to the city.

Chargers evaluating, not expanding, backfield - Michael Gehlken
San Diego has no immediate plans to add a running back in free agency, a team source said, as the organization's attention, for now, centers on evaluating the running backs currently in place.

Being a receiver is academic to Chargers' Brown - Kevin Acee
And, get this, around the time his second NFL season starts ion September, an article that Brown co-authored will appear in the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, the leading journal on the topic of the ethics of sports doping.

Weddle "leads right now by example" - Bill Johnston
Chargers safety Eric Weddle has become one of the most respected safeties in the NFL. He was voted to the AFC Pro Bowl squad last season and was named one of the top two safeties in the NFL, according to the Associated Press.

Chargers target areas of weakness in OTAs - Scott Bair
Turner has placed particular emphasis on what he terms critical situations. The Chargers worked extensively on third downs, red-zone scenarios and the two-minute drill ---- all vital areas in which the team struggled last season.

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