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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 10, 2014

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The Impact of Defensive Packages on Yards Per Carry - Mike Clay
Today, I’m going to take a thorough look at running back Yards-Per-Carry (YPC) data from the past six years. I’ll be adjusting the rushing numbers of each back based on the number of defensive backs on the field. As you can see in our first chart, backs who face significantly more Nickel or Dime than Base are operating at a major advantage.

The Curious Case of Al Saunders - ivegotagillbyrdjerseyolderthanyou
We have gone through a number of Head Coaches during my time as a Chargers Fan. One of the most interesting to me is Al Saunders. Below is my take on a largely forgotten man in the annals of Chargers history.

# of starting QB's (1999-2013) - imgur
It's good to be on the left side of this graph.

Hardwick Stoked for Ohrnberger’s Return - Ricky Henne
"Hey Rich is coming back! …Yeah! This is great.  I’m going to have to call Rich.  I love that guy. I mean, you guys have talked with Rich. He’s so fun and for our room he’s so great. And he’s a good football player. He’s very versatile and willing to do anything.  He is one tough dude."

GAME OF GOATS (Game of Thrones Goat Version) #GOaT - YouTube (non-football)
For fans of GoT or just fans of screaming goats.