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San Diego Chargers Daily Links - February 10, 2012

Former Pitt kicker loses radio job after sexist harrangue - Bob Smizik
Some may rememeber Scott Kaplan as a kicker at Pitt in the late 80s and early 90s. He led three mediocre teams in scoring. Kaplan went on to talk radio and carved out a nice career, first on a fledgling national network and later as a host in San Diego with former Chargers star Bill Ray Smith.

NFL mock draft: First-round board fluctuates as Combine approaches - Russ Lande
18. San Diego Chargers: Melvin Ingram, OLB, South Carolina. For the defense to improve, the Chargers must find a way to consistently pressure the quarterback. Ingram fits their scheme perfectly as an outside linebacker.

Randall's Power, Versatility Tempt Chargers - Michael Lombardo (Subscription)
San Diego has selected a defensive lineman in each of the last three drafts. That trend figures to continue, especially if the Chargers lose Antonio Garay and/or Tommie Harris in free agency. One name to watch is Kheeston Randall, the run stopper from Texas. His power and versatility could make him a key addition.

Top 50 free agents: Former top pick Williams is top player on open market - Pete Prisco
7. Vincent Jackson, WR, San Diego Chargers: The Chargers want him back, but at what cost? The indication is that the team won't tag him. He turned 29 in January.

2012 NFL Mock Draft: Final Draft Order Is Set, Colts Are On The Clock - Ryan Van Bibber
The Super Bowl is won, and the season is officially, finally over. Now, we can devote even more attention to the 2012 NFL draft. Our latest 2012 NFL mock draft gets us focused on April.

Vincent Jackson, Marcus McNeill May Not Return To Chargers - Bill Hanstock
The San Diego Chargers are expected to make some significant moves this offseason. To that end, they may be parting ways with wide receiver Vincent Jackson and left tackle Marcus McNeill.

NFL Free Agency 2012: Matt Flynn, Mario Williams Among Marquee Names Hitting The Market - Ryan Van Bibber
Right now, it sounds as though San Diego will forego giving Jackson the franchise tag a second season in a row. They are open to a deal, but have many needs to fill. Jackson's been trying to get out of San Diego for two seasons. Plenty of teams will be wooing him in March.