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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: December 27, 2013

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32 Observations, Week 16 - Nathan Jahnke
Tight end Ladarius Green has 85 routes run in the slot or out wide compared to 50 routes run as an in-line tight end. When lining up in-line he has 11 catches for 257 yards and a touchdown. His 5.14 YPRR is by far the most for tight ends when in the line.

Addae packs punch for Chargers' defense - Eric Williams
"It’s probably one of the best examples that we have, from where he came from during training camp to now," Pagano said. "The more reps you get, the more trust there is between players and being able to make those calls and being able to line up next to each other. That has been a key for him. He is a young player that is growing, that we are very excited about."

Top 2014 free agents, team fits - Khaled Elsayed & Steve Palazzolo (Insider)
San Diego's secondary has been torched all season, and the Chargers likely will look to shore up their cornerback position next March. Verner should be near the top of their wish list.

Chargers' path to playoffs has many hurdles - Reuters
The Chargers had a slow start and were left for dead before reeling off this three-game winning streak. There are losses on their resumes to the Houston Texans, Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders and Washington Redskins which still sting. They also feel to others that has them in the ditch they reside.

NFL players still hiding, playing with concussions - Larry Lage
San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle said, "of course it happens," because players don't want to come out of games for fear of losing their jobs or roles.