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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: January 4, 2013

Your daily dose of San Diego Chargers news & notes from around the web.


Chiefs go big with Andy Reid - Bill Williamson
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter are reporting the Chiefs and Reid have agreed in principle to a deal for him to coach the team. The deal is expected to become official later Friday.

Bill O'Brien off Chargers' wish list - Bill Williamson
With O’Brien out of the picture, the Chargers will still plug along. While they run their general-manager search, the coaching names that have been connected to San Diego thus far are Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Andy Reid (who could become the Chiefs’ coach in the next 24 hours) and Lovie Smith.

Detail slips on Chargers' GM search - Michael Gehlken
The team has already interviewed Jimmy Raye, its director of player personnel and only in-house candidate for the position, holding the interview Tuesday in San Diego. Ron Wolf made it known, unintentionally, in a Wednesday conference call with local reporters.

Chargers lose Rich Bisaccia to Auburn - Michael Gehlken
In Bisaccia's two seasons, the unit allowed only one return score, coming on the 2011 season-opening kickoff. This year, its kickoff coverage team forced opponents to start at an average of their own 20.4-yard line, the third best coverage mark in the NFL.

This kid will make you rethink Spanos leadership of Chargers - Kevin Acee
John believes he is ready now, by the way, as he should. Confidence is the hallmark of a leader. But you can believe him when he says he is still focused on the journey so he can be best prepared when he reaches the destination.

Game Time: Kendall Reyes - Ricky Henne (Video)
Kendall Reyes finished the 2012 season as strongly as any member of the Chargers. He ranked third on the team with 5.5 sacks, with 3.5 of them coming in a Week 16 win over the New York Jets. Learn how the rookie gets ready for game time as followed him along for the final game of the season

AFC West not in on Chip Kelly - Bill Williamson
However, the Oregon coach’s dance card does not currently include any AFC West teams. USA Today is reporting the offensive innovators will talk to Buffalo, Cleveland and Philadelphia. There are seven job openings including spots in San Diego and Kansas City.