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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 19, 2014

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

Kent Horner

Chargers’ Jeremiah Attaochu: "I’m going to be an amazing player" - Michael David Smith
"I’m mean," he added. "Ask any of my teammates. That’s who I am. When I started playing the game, I was that crazy kid on the field. I had intensity people couldn’t match. Off the field, I’m a completely different person. My teammates thought I was crazy, but I have to be in that state of mind when I play. I’m always in a state of paranoia. I’ve got to take your head off."

2014 NFL Draft: Top Blunders and Burglaries For AFC West - Erik Lambert
I don’t debate the fact that San Diego went after a nose tackle.  They could use one.  The issue is with the one they took.  Ryan Carrethers certainly fits the mold at 337 lbs but he doesn’t have ideal quickness and is only 6’1″ which allows offensive linemen to control him.  What made the pick worse was that Daniel McCullers of Tennessee, at 6’7″ and 352 lbs was still on the board.

San Diego Chargers: Why Ryan Carrethers was their best pick - Scott Peceny
Ryan Carrethers, a 6-foot-2, 337-pound behemoth from Arkansas State, can make a 337-pound impact on this defense, and as soon as this season. The fifth-round pick may not be flashy- he won’t rack up many sacks with his 5.5-second forty speed- but he’s an ideal fit with San Diego’s defense.

Chargers rookie minicamp primer - Eric Williams
isted at 5-foot-10 and 163 pounds, I'm interested to see what Reese looks like up close. I also want to see how he does against press coverage this offseason and in training camp. The Chargers use motion, formation shifts and run bunch formations to help receivers get off the line. But if Reese can't consistently get off the line of scrimmage on his own at the next level it could be hard for him to have an impact. His ability to return punts and kicks also are of interest.