32 Observations: Free Agents Signings - Nathan Jahnke
Running back Donald Brown averaged 3.28 yards after contact per carry, which was the best for all backs with at least 40 carries.
Defenders' Pro Days keep Chargers busy - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
Edge rushers seem to be on the Chargers' radar. Pagano attended the Pro Day of Boise State defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence, a 6-3, 251-pounder who as a junior last year led the Mountain West Conference with 10.5 sacks and 20.5 tackles for loss. A Chargers scout witnessed the Pro Day of BYU outside linebacker Kyle Van Noy, a 6-3, 240-pounder.
BYU OLB Kyle Van Noy - Matt Waldman
"Some things in football cannot be coached. When it comes to play making instincts, you either have it or you don’t," says Riddle about Van Noy’s play-making abilities that he describes as "off the charts." "I like to compare him to a linebacker version of Tyrann Mathieu in terms of his ability to be incredibly disruptive by knowing exactly how and when to take chances."
Mandatory Monday: Worst Mock Draft - Mike Tanier
Maybe Woodhead can play defensive back -- those Belichick guys are known for their versatility. Anyway, Hyde gives the Chargers the wishbone offense Philip Rivers has secretly wanted to run all these years.