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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: August 8, 2013

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Rookies on Eve of Professional Debut - Ricky Henne
"I’m going to be excited to be out there," said right tackle D.J. Fluker. "I’m excited to be a Charger and it’s going to be a great day.  I haven’t had an ‘Aw shucks I’m in the NFL’ kind of moment yet, but if it happens it’s going to be on Thursday.  I’ve spent my whole life watching these guys play and now I’m one of them.  That’s a really special thing.   I get to play with these guys and live out my dream.  I can’t wait to get out there and show the fans that we are coming to play this year."

San Diego Chargers GM Tom Telesco shares his thoughts - Bill Williamson
On quarterback Philip Rivers' play in camp: "I think he's been good. There's nothing there to make me think any different. ... I don't see a quarterback in decline. I see one in his prime."

Chargers still like their WR depth - Bill Williamson
The projected starters will likely be Malcom Floyd and Vincent Brown. Other key players will be rookie Keenan Allen, Eddie Royal and Robert Meachem. If the group can stay healthy, the Chargers should be fine there, although they will miss Alexander’s size and big-play ability. However, all five of these players have injury history, so there is some concern.

Without Danario Alexander, Chargers Receiving Corps Need to Step Up - Ricky Henne
While saddened for their teammate, the San Diego Chargers know it's next man up to replace Danario Alexander.

Madden NFL All-25: TE Antonio Gates - EA Sports
A member of the NFL 2000s All-Decade Team, San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates presented one of the toughest matchups in NFL history for opposing defenses

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