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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: January 14, 2015

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

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Teams that could pursue Murray - Matt Williamson (Insider)
Donald Brown did nothing in his first year in San Diego, and Ryan Mathews' contract is set to expire. Philip Rivers is not a young man and has taken a beating behind a constantly changing offensive line the past few seasons, so the Chargers need a running game and also have some money to spend in free agency. The line needs work, and a speedster wide receiver would be a very welcome addition, but they can't count on Branden Oliver as their lead running back if they plan to get back into the playoffs. Murray would be a great guy to lean on in the near future.

Measuring the impact of Chargers' 2014 draft class - Eric Williams
San Diego rookies started 19 games and played in a total of 1,768 snaps in 2014, good enough for No. 27 in the league according to research performed by ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando.

Hardwick doubts pass calls, Iupati - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
Hardwick wants the Chargers to hire hard-edged characters, believing the team's structure and veteran leadership help them to fit in. "We've got to bring some bad, bad dudes in here," he said, mentioning ex-Chargers teammates Randall Godfrey and Steve Foley.

Bill Belichick: The NFL’s Scary Alex Trebek - Kevin Clark & Daniel Barbarisi
This happened often between veterans and younger players. If the younger player was wrong, Belichick would tell him: "You need to meet in my office tomorrow morning to study," Evans said. "He would kind of turn players against each other."