SAN DIEGO: Quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers winds up to throw a six yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Malcom Floyd in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Antwan Barnes, Malcom Floyd are values for Chargers - Brian McIntyre
Potential camp casualty: Speaking of outside linebackers, veteran Shaun Phillips' sack production dropped to 3.5 last season from 11 in 2010. With Phillips scheduled to earn $4.4 million in base salary this season, he could find his roster spot in jeopardy
Rivers could join fantasy elite - Eddie Brown
The problem with this prediction is I said the same thing last season. It appears living in Chargerland has rubbed off on me.
Ranking the AFC West: Safety - Levi Damien
Weddle is the best free safety in the AFC West and one of the better free safeties in the NFL. Bigby has his issues, though. After the Packers moved on from him following the 2010 season, he played one season in Seattle in which he started just two games with a total of 11 tackles. He comes to the Chargers trying to salvage what's left of his career.
Seau's brain tissue released for study - Associated Press
Coroner's officials say Junior Seau's family has donated some of his brain tissue for research amid questions about whether damage from his football career contributed to his decision to commit suicide.
Ranking the AFC West: Outside linebacker - Levi Damien
Johnson is entering his tenth NFL season and we don't yet know whether he has been a product of the Ravens overall solid defense or if his talents will translate to another team. The future looks bright for Ingram and Johnson was a great free agent pickup. We will soon see what the Chargers have with the two of them.
Argument Victory - Randall Munroe
Watch closely - I'm about to win this argument. By going down a waterslide.
Ranking the AFC West: Inside Linebacker - Levi Damien
Kind of the lesser of the evils among the AFC West inside linebackers. There aren't any really solid inside units or middle linebackers. Butler looked great as a rookie and if Spikes has anything left in the tank, the two of them could play well together this season.