clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

San Diego Chargers Daily Links: July 5, 2012

New, comments

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

SAN DIEGO: Running back Curtis Brinkley #44 of the San Diego Chargers carries the ball past linebacker Matt Mayberry #94 of the Chicago Bears at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO: Running back Curtis Brinkley #44 of the San Diego Chargers carries the ball past linebacker Matt Mayberry #94 of the Chicago Bears at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Getty Images

Chargers tackle eyes a comeback - Michael Gehlken
Most Chargers players went home after minicamp. Henderson has been working out, voluntarily, at the team complex, out to build upon what he started and prove the doubters wrong.

Three Years of Drop Rate: Running Backs - Khaled Elsayed
Mike Tolbert had the 8th highest drop rate.

Three Years of Drop Rate: Tight Ends - Khaled Elsayed
In joint third spot Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates are adept at getting open, and just as good at securing the ball which explains a large part of why their quarterbacks keep going back to them.

Philadelphia's Curtis Brinkley overcame violence to make the National Football League - Annette John-Hall
He suffered the kind of freak incident that all too often turns tragic. When those two bullets ripped through Curtis Brinkley's shoulder, one lodging dangerously close to his heart, he easily could have become yet another homicide victim in 2009, one more black male whose life ended too soon. But if you know anything about Brinkley, you knew he wasn't going out like that.

Drew Brees Wins Franchise Tag Grievance - Joel Thorman
This affects his current negotiations with the Saints because the minimum Brees can earn if he's franchised next year would be approximately $39 million -- $16.3 million franchise tag in 2012 and a $23.5 million franchise tag in 2013. That puts some parameters around a possible extension for Brees.

Poll: Marcus Allen or LaDainian Tomlinson? - Bill Williamson
Who is the greatest running back ever to play in the AFC West? It is either Marcus Allen or LaDainian Tomlinson.

NFL Memo on LA Moves Doesn’t Tempt Chargers - Gene Cubbison
But on Monday, the Chargers’ special counsel told NBC 7 San Diego that it doesn't ‘move the sticks' any closer to a 'field of dreams' for the Bolts beyond San Diego's city limits.