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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: August 22, 2013

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

Donald Miralle

Mailbag: Danario Alexander's future - Bill Williamson
If Alexander plays next year, I’d think it will be in San Diego. The team loves his attitude and potential, and he is good fit. Alexander likes San Diego. He is 25 and has suffered a number of serious injuries -- with the torn anterior cruciate ligament he sustained in his right knee earlier this month just the latest. If Alexander can come back, the Chargers should jump on him. But sadly, his injury history means it's unlikely they can count on him.

10 rising #NFLRank stars - Mike Sando (Insider)
Baltimore at San Diego, Week 12, fourth-and-short, late third quarter. The Ravens hand off to Bernard Pierce on a zone run to the weak side, away from Liuget. Liuget beats left tackle Michael Oher across the formation and runs the full width of the hashmarks -- 18 feet, 6 inches -- before tracking down Pierce for a 2-yard loss. Impressive.

Google Reportedly in Talks With NFL to Show Games on YouTube - Seth Fiegerman
AllThingsD reports that top execs from Google and YouTube met with the National Football League on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of picking up the Sunday Ticket package, which broadcasts games not being shown in the local market.

Uni Watch Power Rankings: NFL - Paul Lukas
The neck roll collar, which looked so awful last year, has been scrapped, which is addition by subtraction. The socks now have a yellow stripe, a small but positive detail that qualifies as addition by addition. Add it up, and you have a team that's moved up in the rankings.

Rivers gets veteran rest day from McCoy - Yahoo! Sports
''I guess it is good and it is tough for me - I hate watching,'' Rivers said. ''But it was good. You usually get one or so every training camp. We kind of mapped out and picked this day. I fought it for as long as I could.''