NFL Combine: Scouting the Wide Receivers - Ricky Henne
One of the points consistently repeated here in Indianapolis is that this wide receiver class is among the deepest many scouts can remember (another is that you have to get a shrimp cocktail while in town, something Ricky and I took care of earlier this week). ESPN’s Todd McShay is predicting seven receivers will go in the first round while Mel Kiper is predicting nine. So after all this hype, today we finally saw the wide outs on the field and they did not disappoint.
NFL Combine: Scouting the Running Backs - Ricky Henne
If you’re into speed, then Kent State’s Dri Archer put on quite a show for you to close out what is always the longest day here at Lucas Oil Stadium. The 5-8 Archer was the only running back to post a sub 4.40 40-yard dash, and he blew it away with a 4.26.
Combine profile: Xavier Su'a-Filo - Eric Williams
He measured in at just over 6-foot-4 and 308 pounds at the scouting combine this week, so Su'a-Filo has decent size. He played left tackle his freshman season, and switched to guard for his final two seasons with the Bruins, so he brings versatility. Su'a-Filo has played in zone and man blocking schemes -- the Chargers run a mix of both. Su'a-Filo is agile for his size, able to get out and pull around the edge in the run game.
Chargers pitch plan for new stadium - Eric Williams
"We have always kept our focus in San Diego to try and get something done here," Fabiani said. "But at the same time, we have to be cognizant of the fact that if three-quarters of the owners were to allow a team to move to Los Angeles, it would devastate us economically.
No 'Hard Knocks' for Chargers in 2014 - Michael Gehlken (paywall)
There was talk within Chargers Park months ago the team might be open to being featured this upcoming season on "Hard Knocks," the HBO/NFL Films reality series that follows one franchise throughout training camp. Consider that talk squished.