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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: January 17, 2015

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

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Floyd snubbed in 'Comeback' vote - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
It wasn't until several months later that Floyd received medical clearance to attempt a comeback. Even then, not all of his teammates were sure he should give it a go. His angular frame isn't built for collisions. As a pass-catcher ages, diminished speed can expose him to harder hits.

Chargers critical of mayor's stadium plan - Lori Weisberg (UT$)
Online and on the radio, Chargers Special Counsel Mark Fabiani Thursday blasted the mayor’s office, saying it had ignored the one request the team had made in pursuing planning for a new stadium. It had asked that Steve Cushman, a key architect of a failed plan to finance an expansion of the convention center, not be involved in the stadium effort.

Five Most Read Stories of 2014 Season - Ricky Henne
Relive five of the most trafficked Chargers.com articles during the 2014 season.

The 10 Types Of NFL Quarterback - Michael Lopez & Noah Davis
Rivers and Luck offer similar stories. Their career QBRs — 61.5 and 60.8, respectively — aren’t quite Manning’s 76.1 or Brady’s 70.1, but they are good enough to rank the pair in the top 10 of quarterbacks whom we examined. Both can make all the throws and post huge numbers, but there’s a general perception that Luck — a Stanford graduate who has the reputation of being a football savant — makes fewer mistakes. We see this in their game curves. Luck has fewer bad games but fewer truly exceptional ones as well, while Rivers has more bad games and great ones, with less middle ground.

2015 Proven Performance Escalator for 2012 Rookies - Jason Fitzgerald
One of the changes of the 2011 CBA was the inclusion of a performance escaltor into the contracts of all offensive and defensive rookies selected in the 3rd through 7th rounds of the NFL draft. Many teams were already using a similar mechanism in the old CBA, but this was now mandatory for all contracts with the escalator called the "Proven Performance Escalator".