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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 16, 2015

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Bolts Add OT Chris Hairston to Reinforce O-Line - Ricky Henne
The 6-6, 330-pound Hairston has appeared in 42 career games and all 15 of his starts came under D’Alessandris.  He missed the entire 2013 campaign after being placed on the reserve/non-football injury list, but returned in 2014 to appear in all 16 games.

Cooper or Williams for Raiders? - ESPN Insider's NFL Front Office
Insider's NFL Front Office is taking a look at the draft decisions facing the teams picking in the top five of the NFL draft. In this edition, it takes over the Oakland Raiders, looking at whether the team should invest in a wide receiver or defensive lineman.

2009 NFL Draft: Six Years Later - Tom Gower
An interesting question, with again no clear answer. All three centers chosen in the first two rounds (Mack 21st to the Browns, Wood 28th to the Bills, and Unger 49th to the Seahawks) are quality players. At guard, Levitre earned a rich free-agent contract from Tennessee, where he has been a disappointment. Louis Vasquez (Texas Tech, 78th, Chargers) has been a better player at least the last two seasons.

Futures: Washington DT Danny Shelton - Matt Waldman
Let's not mistake effort for speed. Shelton is nearly a full second slower than Poe and a half-second slower than Ngata, and it shows on the field. What Shelton does well is pursue and stay in the play to capitalize on the playmaking abilities of teammates like Shaq Thompson and Hau'oli Kikaha.

Titans using Chargers - Eddie Brown (UT$)
Titans GM Ruston Webster served as vice president of player personnel in Seattle before landing the gig in Tennessee. This is what good organizations do. How could he not take advantage of Whisenhunt's connection to San Diego and Rivers?