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Serious Business: 8/19 San Diego Chargers Links

It's decision time on Pryor for teams - Bill Williamson
The NFL announced the draft will be held Monday. After struggling to a make a decision, the league appears to have made a compromise. It will let Pryor in the league, but he can’t practice or play for the first five weeks of the season. 

Q&A: Nick Hardwick - Darren Feeney
The Pro Bowl center hasn’t flown since the day he earned his pilot license and has an orangutan tattoo of his wife. As if you needed any more reason to read.

Gilchrist ahead of the curve at corner - Scott Bair
Marcus Gilchrist carries himself with an air of confidence that can't be confused as cocky. The Chargers rookie defensive back doesn't strut after a pass deflection, talk trash to veterans, or do anything for bravado's sake.  

Philip Rivers at odds with ESPN’s new quarterback ranking - Doug Farrar
But according to the NFL's old-school quarterback rating, Rivers ranked second, behind only Tom Brady — which means that based on opponent-adjusted context-driven metrics, whether by mistake or not, quarterback rating presents a closer picture.

Kansas City: Lessons for a Chargers stadium -
Exploring options for a new Chargers stadium, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders began a three-city U.S. tour of downtown sports venues Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo., where the Sprint Center anchors the nine-block Power & Light District.

Chargers sign tight end Davis, release linebacker Holt - The Washington Post
Davis spent a month with the Chargers in 2009 before being released during final cuts. Davis has also spent time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars and the UFL’s New York Sentinels and Hartford Colonials. A fifth-round pick of the Steelers in 2006, he has yet to play in a regular-season NFL game.