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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 28, 2013

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Film Study: Mike McCoy and the San Diego Chargers offense - Kyle Posey
Peyton Manning got a ton of credit last year for the success of the Bronco's offense, and rightfully so, but the scheme McCoy constructed last year was brilliant. What McCoy did was take a below average line, and mask their deficiencies by making somewhat simple adjustments that the Chargers offense failed to do last year.

Week in Review: Freeney, Starks, OTA's and More - Ricky Henne
Late last week the team announced they agreed to terms with Dwight Freeney. That signing became official on Monday, and his acquisition was the talk of practice. See what Freeney’s new teammates had to say about him right here. You can also see what Head Coach Mike McCoy and Defensive Coordinator John Pagano had to say after Monday's practice, including how they plan to deploy Freeney.

Hometown Report: Cal great Muncie was 'Superman,' ex-teammate says - Joe Davidson
"I was surprised to hear Chuck died, and very sad," Micco said. "Muncie was incredible. We ran the Green Bay sweep, or play action at Cal, and he just outran – or ran over – everybody. He was bigger than his linemen. He was bigger than the defensive tackles I was blocking. I used to tell Chuck when we'd run '21-Toss' that he had to push me out of the way before taking on the defense.

Coaching tree, legacy of Sid Gillman -
Gillman was perhaps more prescient than any other coach in envisioning down-the-field football as we know it today. His list of legendary pupils includes Chuck Noll, Joe Gibbs, John Madden and Jon Gruden. Of the 32 current head coaches, no fewer than seven are linked to Gillman's down-the-field philosophy

NFL Insider: Are Broncos truly mighty? - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
Manning turned 37 two months ago. Teammate Champ Bailey, also a 12-time Pro Bowler, will be 35 next month and is Denver's best pass defender. Beaten on deep routes several times by Ravens burner Torrey Smith last January, when Denver was the better-rested team, Bailey doesn’t figure to be any faster next winter.