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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 31, 2013

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

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The Gang of Four's Revolution - Bill Barnwell
These quarterbacks are delivering output similar to that of a player who might make $15 million or so on the free market, which produces surplus value that the team can then spend elsewhere. That's how Anquan Boldin, Nnamdi Asomugha, Percy Harvin, and all those defensive linemen ended up in the NFC West this offseason.

Quentin Jammer signs with Broncos, will move from cornerback to safety - Mike Klis
Jammer, who will turn 34 on June 19, joins the Broncos after the team failed to sign another corner-turned-safety, Charles Woodson, last week. Woodson instead signed a one-year, $1.8 million contract with the Oakland Raiders, who also offered $2.5 million in incentives.

How should Chargers sort offensive line? - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
Several times last year, Ravens coach John Harbaugh vowed to enlist the "best five" blockers in choosing an offensive line. True to his forecast, Harbaugh dialed up various combinations until he found a winner: Baltimore went 4-0 in the playoffs after its late-season shuffle up front.

State of the AFC West: San Diego Chargers - RDreamer
The Chargers had serious issues at nearly every important spot on the offense- Philip Rivers was dreadful (for his standards; on the Raiders his dreadful would have been an upgrade), Ryan Mathews was traditionally hurt, the WR corps never got over the loss of Vincent Jackson, and the tackle position was manned by a series of ham sandwiches, which are not usually known for their mastery of the power blocking scheme.

Mailbag: What Was Biggest Move of Offseason? - Ricky Henne
I loved the move to trade up for Manti Te'o. It showed that if Tom Telesco is passionate about a player, he will do whatever it takes to make him a San Diego Charger. Sometimes it takes guts to make a move to acquire a guy you value, and that’s a quality I admire in a general manager. I think it bodes well for the future of the Telesco regime. Also, I think Te’o fits into what the Chargers are trying to do on defense and will have an instant impact right from the get-go.