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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 26, 2013

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


Keenan Allen: I want to start for San Diego Chargers - Marc Sessler
Eight months removed from tearing his posterior cruciate ligament, Keenan Allen spent the final day of San Diego Chargers minicamp healthy and lined up with the first team. He hopes that trend continues when San Diego gathers for training camp on July 25.

Top 10 rising snap count stars - Nathan Jahnke (Insider)
Anyone who picked up Alexander midseason in their fantasy league was happy with the results when it came to the late-season playoff push. The ineffectiveness of free agent bust Robert Meachem allowed the window to open for Alexander, who ended up scoring seven receiving touchdowns in the final eight weeks as the second wide receiver opposite Malcom Floyd. It might be difficult for Alexander to repeat his great performance with Vincent Brown coming back from injury and the drafting of Keenan Allen, but signs are pointing to Alexander remaining the starter.

Two positions in transition - John Clayton
Salaries are so scaled back that only six fullbacks are making more than $2 million a year. Le'Ron McClain of the San Diego Chargers is the highest-paid fullback at $2.75 million a year.

NFL Future Power Rankings - ESPN Insider Staff
This used to be a roster with a lot of quality and depth -- but no more. They have decent young talent at RB, WR, LB and even D-line, but the O-line continues to be a mess. And it is really hard to find enough defensive difference makers to counteract that. The problem for the Chargers is that they no longer have the flexibility of a deep roster and that means that these young players must "hit."

6/24: Te'o Focused on Football - (VIDEO)
NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano sits down with San Diego Chargers LB Manti Te'o to talk about what he has learned at the Rookie Symposium and how his Chargers teammates have received him so far.