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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: July 17, 2014

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Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

PoF: Passing Under Pressure -
Here you can find a number of ways to measure the production and performance of all quarterbacks solely based on how they performed when they were faced pressure.

Position Progression: Running Backs - Ben Stockwell
This marginalization has seen a committee approach come to the fore in favor of the workhorse back, in the belief that two or three backs will have a better combined skill set than one. This has seen the value of running backs in the draft decline and with it the first-round running back has become a rare thing.

Position Progression: Edge Rushers - Nathan Jahnke
Everybody expects their star rookie to step into the NFL and dominate the way they did throughout their college career without so much as a hiccup, but it doesn’t always work that way, in fact it rarely does.

Position Progression: Wide Receivers - Gordon McGuinness
Wide receiver is often a position that is regarded as being very boom or bust when it comes to selecting one in the first round of the draft, with impressive college careers and measurables sometimes simply not translating to the NFL. Still, in a league that has become so powered by the passing game, finding a receiver that can take over a game is still a high priority for teams around the league.

Malcom Floyd fighting for No. 1 WR spot - ESPN Video San Diego Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams talks about Malcom Floyd's comeback from a neck injury.

Does size matter in secondary? Bolts say no - Eric Williams
The Chargers are 25th in the NFL the past two seasons with 25 interceptions. With an average of 5-10 and 192 pounds, San Diego has the smallest secondary in the league. However, defensive coordinator John Pagano will rely on an improved pass rush, along with more speed and athleticism in the back end to improve his team’s pass defense.