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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 12, 2014

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

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Acee chat: Rivers to Street to Gates - UTSanDiego.com (paywall)
I didn't realize there was hype about them playing at a faster pace. I think the hope is they are faster ... Also, they played at a faster pace on offense last year than they ever had. That doesn't have to mean anything to the run/pass ratio. The Chargers passed a lot last year (54.2 percent of the time) but slightly less often than they did in any year since 2008.

NFL Nation Buzz: San Diego Chargers - ESPN.com staff (Video)
ESPN San Diego Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams talks about the team's depth at tight end.

Heavyweight D.J. Fluker Goes the Distance by Boxing - Ricky Henne
“I’ve never had the opportunity to train an offensive lineman,” Soliven said.  “The parallels between boxing and football are that they are both physical contact sports. The only difference is that football is a team sport and boxing is an individual.  So the mental toughness of the boxing relates to football.”

Alex Marvez on the breakout NFL player for 2014 - Fox Sports Radio
Another guy I like and it's strange but I think his past is the past, is Manti Te'o. He weathered the storm... We all had a lot of fun, the catfish stuff, and a ton of jokes but you know what? The guy stood there, he answered questions from the media, he dealt with the public embarrasment that came with it, and he played through a bad foot injury last year...