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Serious Business: 5/18 San Diego Chargers Links

NFL's top 10 most disappointing teams of the past 25 years - ESPN Insider
It's almost hard to believe no Charger squad of the last 25 years made this list.

Scouts Eye: AFC West DLs - ESPN Insider
The Chargers' style of defense is much more movement- and penetration-based than most 3-4 schemes around the league. Liuget doesn't have the height and length that you really covet at end, but he should be able to adapt because of his quickness, power and leverage. It also isn't far-fetched to suggest that Liuget gets some attention on the nose in this attacking scheme in a Jay Ratliff-type role. At a minimum, Liuget should provide an instant upgrade as an interior pass-rusher on throwing downs.

Wearing Thin At Wide Receiver - Bolt Hype
The wide receiver position hasn’t really been on the radar of many Bolts’ fans as a top priority for the team over the past two or three seasons, but the fact is that the corps in 2011 could look strikingly different from those fielded in 2010.

9 Unbelievable Sports Curses - Total Pro Sports
San Diego is currently suffering the longest drought of any US city with at least two sports franchises, having not enjoyed a championship since 1963. That year the Chargers won the AFL championship. Since then….nada.

Doubling up at cornerback - Christopher Smith
By selecting Marcus Gilchrist and Shareece Wright in the first three rounds of the draft, San Diego shored up a position that few advertised as a need. But the Chargers went from two to four corners under contract.

Uni Watch ranks the best retro NFL helmets - ESPN Page 2
1. San Diego Chargers, 1961-65 and 1967-73 Some helmets have logos on the sides, some have numbers on the sides, but no helmet has ever combined those two elements better than this one. They should go with it full-time.

Breaking down the linebacker market - The Sporting News
3. Kevin Burnett, ILB, Chargers. The pressure will on San Diego to keep Burnett from bolting especially if it chooses not to keep Cooper. Burnett, a second-round pick of the Dallas Cowboys in 2005, broke out to finally hit his stride in the 3-4 the past two years in San Diego.