Futures: Wake Forest WR Michael Campanaro - Matt Waldman
Good route running versus zone isn’t a given. Look at Eddie Royal. The Chargers receiver made a splash beating single coverage as a rookie with the Broncos. However, once Denver integrated Royal into situations where the young receiver faced zone coverage, Royal struggled mightily.
TE Versatility - Steve Palazzolo
The word "versatile" has almost taken on new meaning when referencing tight ends as it once described a player capable of stretching the seam in the passing game while providing stellar in-line blocking in the running game.
Before the Internet - Randall Munroe (non-football)
We watched DAYTIME TV. Do you realize how soul-crushing it was? I'd rather eat an iPad than go back to watching daytime TV
Stability favors Chargers offensive line - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
In one regard, the Chargers have a leg up on the Broncos and other AFC West teams going into offseason workouts next month. San Diego brings back its five main starters on the offensive line (if Jeromey Clary’s $4.55 million salary isn’t a deal-breaker).
Sig Stats: Drop Rate, RBs - Khaled Elsayed
Well what we’ve done is great a few numbers to really answer which receivers have the best hands. Firstly we’ve created the catchable balls number which adds up catches and drops. We then collect a percentage of how many drops a receiver had by their catchable balls, and hey presto, you’ve got yourself a drop rate — the best metric out there for identifying the ‘hands’ guys.