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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 6, 2013

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Chargers Saddened by Passing of All-Time Greats - Ricky Henne
In recent months, the San Diego Chargers have been saddened by the loss of some of their all-time greats. The list of players includes Chuck Muncie, Deacon Jones, Pat Shea, Dave Kocourek and Dave Costa.

San Diego Chargers 2013 Season Preview - Jeff Risdon
Philip Rivers has been the man here for many years now, but this season is a definite make-or-break for his future. From 2006-2010 there was great debate whether Rivers belonged in the "elite" category. That argument seems preposterous now. His decline over the past two seasons has been stunning to watch. Rivers can still light up bad defenses, but he has really fallen off against strong units like Denver, Cincinnati and Baltimore.

Alexander Eager to Build Off Big Year - Ricky Henne
Always blessed with talent, Alexander suffered a series of knee injuries that appeared to derail his career at 24. Signed off the street just prior to Week 8, a healthy Alexander blossomed with the Bolts. He finished with a team-high seven touchdowns along with 37 catches for 658 yards in 10 games.

Over the Top: The DX / V-Brown Connection - Peter Thompson
I am looking for two wide receivers to make a BIG impact this year. They both have injury concerns, and they both have HUGE potential. They will be in competition with each other for a starting role on this offense. Except for Antonio Gates (as usual), Alexander was Philip River’s #1 target last year. Who knows what could have been with Vincent Brown in the line-up, instead of Robert Meachem. The outcome could have been quite different (cough cough, Cleveland).

Tiers Of Joy: QB Edition - Kyle Soppe
Tier 4: "Useful in a two quarterback league, but generally lack the upside to be considered a starter in most standard formats." Philip Rivers

Exclusive Interview with Dwight Freeney - Nicoletta Ruhl (Video)
Fresh off his first practice as a San Diego Charger, outside linebacker Dwight Freeney spoke with Nicoletta Ruhl about his reasons for coming to San Diego, his experience as an outside linebacker and playing for both of the Pagano brothers.