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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 25, 2014

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Stephen Dunn

Breaking News: Chargers Sign Brandon Flowers - Video
The Chargers announced on Tuesday that they agreed to terms with Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Flowers.

San Diego Signs Brandon Flowers - Aaron Schatz
Looking closer with two film guys, though, it looked like less of a case of getting old and more a case of player and scheme really not matching. The Chiefs had always played Flowers on one side, period. Suddenly in 2013 they were moving him all over, sometimes into the slot.

The impact of situational play-calling on pass/run rates - Mike Clay
Interestingly, the second quarter is the pass-heaviest frame. The primary reason for this is both team’s attempt to snatch up a few points before halftime. Clubs usually treat the final two minutes of the first half like they’re down by a score in the final minutes of the game. This means quite a bit of passing.

Expect a more polished D.J. Fluker in Year 2 - Eric Williams
While Fluker showed promise as a run blocker, if he wants to play at the level of Jones and Ogden, he still needs to improve as a pass protector for Rivers. Fluker said one of the things he’s working on during the offseason is improving his hand placement and footwork in pass protection.