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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: August 28, 2014

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Annual Military Walk-Thru Reinforces Team's Values - Rick Heynne
An annual tradition continued on Wednesday as the San Diego Chargers held their pre-game walk-thru at MCAS Miramar.  Not a traditional practice by any means, the yearly event strengthens the vital bond between the Bolts and the city’s strong military presence.  Spending the afternoon with true American heroes also reinforced the values team brass hopes to instill in the locker room.

Tom Telesco on Bolts' Special Visit to Miramar - Chargers.com Video
General Manager Tom Telesco talks about why it is both a special and important day as the team practices at MCAS Miramar with servicemen and women.

The Weakest Link: A Look at the Worst Position Groups in the NFL - Robert Mays
Plenty of veteran players would rather not show up for preseason games, but last week, Dimitri Patterson took it one step further. He just didn’t. Patterson, a starter, never arrived for the Jets’ game, part of a 48-hour stretch when coaches and management couldn’t track him down. More details may trickle out later, but for now, Patterson is suspended indefinitely.

Arrow pointing up for TE Mike Flacco - Eric Williams
"This is a great place to learn how to play tight end," Flacco said. "Unfortunately, there's some good tight ends in front of me on the depth chart. But between the coaching and guys in front of you to watch, it's a great place to learn."