Tom Telesco Safe, Mike McCoy Unsafe? - Rory Parks
Acee says that three sources familiar with the inclinations of John Spanos, the team’s president of football operations, say Spanos prefers continuity among his top decision-makers, and Spanos apparently believes that injuries, more than poor roster construction, are to blame for the Chargers’ 2-7 record. Of course, Telesco’s predilection for small and speedy players could be a cause of the team’s rash of injuries, and it also has had a direct impact on the team’s performance.
Tom Brady, J.J. Watt among NFL's best bargains - Field Yates (insider)
Woodhead makes just $1.5 million this season but is a key cog in the Chargers' offense: He's second among all running backs with 45 catches in 2015.
Los Angeles Relocation Fee To Be 500MM+ - Luke Adams
NFL owners have informally decided on a relocation fee worth between $500MM and $600MM per franchise for a potential Los Angeles relocation, reports Daniel Kaplan of SportsBusiness Journal (via Twitter). According to Kaplan (via Twitter), the amount isn’t yet set in stone, but people within the league expect it to be in that $500-600MM range
Chargers need to create more turnovers in backstretch of season - Eric Williams
Melvin Gordon has 19 rushes from 67 yards from the pistol formation this season. In the pistol, Philip Rivers is still in shotgun, but closer to the line of scrimmage, with the running back lined up directly behind him. The pistol formation creates more balance for a running offense and puts Gordon in a more familiar position as he would be as an I-back, giving him more ability to survey the entire field.
Chargers Relying Heavily on Practice Squad - Ricky Henne
Last week, Herndon was one of four Bolts who had their number called. The wide receiver had been a member of the practice squad since Week 1 of 2014, but for the first time knew he’d see real game action on Monday night. Nonetheless, he said he prepared the exact same way.