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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 7, 2014

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Draft Needs: AFC West - Neil Hornsby
The corners vied for the league’s worst in 2013 and, if anything, look worse now. While the defense may be able to patch together a pass rush from Dwight Freeney and Melvin Ingram, it’s a huge risk I wouldn’t take. Finally, hasn’t the Jeromey Clary experiment just gone too far? He was an awful tackle and now we know he’s an awful guard.

It’s Not Them, It’s You - Chris Brown
So, who’s going to be drafted first? And who’s going to be the best pro? Your answer probably says more about you than it does about the kid you pick.

How much does Telesco value DBs? - Eric Williams
Now, part of the reason for Indianapolis not taking a cornerback high in the draft could have been related to Tony Dungy being there. And with the Tampa 2 defensive system, Dungy didn’t need to take a cornerback high in the draft. But with the Chargers needing a cornerback, and several mock drafts giving a cornerback to San Diego, it’s informative to look back at Telesco’s draft history in trying to determine which way the Chargers will go if they hold onto their pick at No. 25.

Polian: Contributors sought in early rounds - Eric Williams
"First and second rounders, you want them to come in and contribute," Polian said. "And let me underline the word contribute. They will not make an impact. They will not. Rookies cannot make an impact by the definition of the fact that they are rookies. They have to learn how to play professional football."