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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: January 5, 2015

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

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Stuart Scott's Legacy - ESPN Video
Stuart Scott, a longtime anchor at ESPN, died Sunday morning at the age of 49. He inspired his colleagues with his talent, his work ethic, his personality and his devotion to his daughters Taelor, 19, and Sydni, 15.

Jarret Johnson back in 2015? - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
What becomes of outside linebacker Jarret Johnson in the coming months is among the most important storylines to the Chargers' offseason. He plans to ponder retirement. He also carries a costly cap figure. If not back in 2015 for whatever reason, it will be a loss.

Abundant possibilities ahead for Bolts - Kevin Acee (UT$)
"We’ve got some more maneuverability in 2015," Telesco said this week. "I think we‘re set up to make a run here. That’s one of the reasons I am excited for next year. I’m still trying to get over this past year, but I am excited for next year."

On '60 Minutes Sports,' Junior Seau's family tells why it's fighting NFL - Dan Wetzel
"When he would come home from games, he would go straight to the room," Gina told Showtime's "60 Minutes Sports" in an episode that airs this week. "[He'd] lower the blinds, the blackout blinds, and just say, 'Quiet, my head is, is burning.'"

Ryan Lindley Had the 9th Worst Passing Performance in Playoff History - Chase Stuart
Using that methodology for every playoff game since 1950, Lindley’s mark is the 9th worst in playoff history. The worst? That belongs to Kerry Collins in Super Bowl XXXV. Here’s how to read the table below. Collins averaged -2.19 ANY/A against the Ravens over the course of 43 dropbacks; the Baltimore defense, of course, was very good against the pass, allowing just 3.88 ANY/A. Still, that means Collins fell 6.07 ANY/A short of expectation. Over 43 dropbacks, that’s -261 ANY below what we would expect given the Ravens defense, the worst ever.

Took a look - Uppercut (comment)
The highlighted (yellow) games are in reference to DJ Fluker. Not only was he injured most of the year, but in those games he faced left-side players were even better than their right-side counterparts, if not among the best rushers in the league (DEN – Von Miller, KC – Houston, MIA – Wake, BLT – McPhee/Dumerville). His PRP allowed wasn’t much different than Dunlap’s on the season, so he might have been (relative to injuries & level of opponent) better in pass-protection (going by hard-data end results).