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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: January 17, 2014

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

Stephen Dunn

BoltsCast: Season Recap - Video
Ricky Henne and Jordan Beane hand out the first annual Boltie Awards as they look back on the 2013 season.

Malcom Floyd upbeat amid uncertainty - Michael Gehlken (paywall)
"I definitely want to play again," Floyd, 32, said. "I definitely do. I'm getting better steadily, and if my body allows me to play, I'm going to do it. I'm really excited for our team. I want to add some more firepower. ... If not, then yeah, I need to hang it up. It won't do anything positive. It won't help out me or the team.

Who’s Laughing Now? - Chris B. Brown
"When you put a defensive lineman in a gap and tell him he has to control the gap, he can play very aggressively," Carroll said at a coaching clinic. "We want to be an attacking, aggressive football team," he said at another clinic. "We don’t want to sit and read the play like you often have to with two-gap principles of play.

Chatting with Chargers GM Tom Telesco - Eric Williams
But releasing Cox in February after the Super Bowl, the proration of Cox's $3.9 million signing bonus would accelerate into the 2014 salary cap for the Chargers. So San Diego would save $1.65 million in cap space and $4.25 million in cash by releasing Cox. Telesco said the plan for now is for Cox to be around in 2014.

How Kate Upton Conquered the World: A Timeline - Chris Carpenter
Later, Kate gets hungry and films a titillating Carl's Jr. commercial. Kate's display of mouth-watering satisfaction with her Southwest patty melt angers humans who hate beautiful women (and Southwest patty melts) so badly that the ad was deemed too racy to air during the Super Bowl.