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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 18, 2013

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

Jim Rogash

2013 Chargers NFL draft guide - ESPN Insider staff
They need more physicality and consistency at RB, which means adding competition for Mathews and better play-action options. Although the Chargers have added Danny Woodhead and re-signed Ronnie Brown, they are basically role players.

Tom Telesco Explains Draft Philosophy - Ricky Henne
"I’ve been lucky enough that even when I was a younger employee I was always in the draft room on draft day," he said. "So even in my first year in the league in ’95 I was in the draft room so I’ve seen that process from ’95 up until now. Obviously (I had) different responsibilities so it’s really just what you’ve done in the past that prepares you for it."

2013 NFL mock draft: Chargers select Damontre Moore - Sean Yuille
With the 45th pick in Pride Of Detroit's 2013 NFL mock draft, the San Diego Chargers select Texas A&M defensive end/outside linebacker Damontre Moore. David Tokarz is serving as the Chargers' general manager, and his reasoning for the pick is below.

Rivers Anxious but Patient to Learn New System - Ricky Henne
"It’s completely different," he said matter-of-factly. "(Offensive Coordinator) Ken Whisenhunt and the staff are putting in the system we’re going to run. It’s no longer what (Rivers) has done in the past and we’re moving forward with a new system for him. It’s really a combination of everything. We’re going to find out what our football team does best over the next number of months into the season."

Mike McCoy Era Underway with First Mini Camp Practice - Ricky Henne
But today was different for one very big reason – it was the first time the Chargers were took to the practice field under new head coach Mike McCoy. The players approached today with nervous excitement, eager to get a taste under their new leader.