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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 6, 2015

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Best Case Scenario - RB Edition - Tony Pisano
The Chargers have an enormous need at running back and this is a good year to need one. Melvin Gordon is fast, quick, and can handle a full load. The Chargers have an improving offensive line but no running back to run behind it. Branden Oliver was less than outstanding as a rookie and is better suited in a backup position. Gordon would be a fantasy starter if he ended up landing in San Diego.

Have Padres caught Chargers? - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
The Padres have a general manager who's the talk of baseball, an aggressive control owner with a strong entrepreneurial background, and a roster that major league scouts say should contend for a playoff berth this year. If the Padres are half as exciting on the field as off it, they won't be dull.

2015 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings - Mike Clay
Our next batch of passers rounds out your QB1 options in 10-and 12-team leagues. Romo, Newton, Roethlisberger and Ryan figure to cost a sixth or seventh round pick, while Tannehill and Rivers make for better values a round or three later.

Bunch of Hot Air Rising About County's Role in Stadium Plan - Scott Lewis
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has pledged to city of San Diego voters that they would get to vote on the plan he and his task force produced. But nobody had discussed a vote for the whole county.

Teams that most need to draft a QB - Field Yates
The other quarterback involved in the high-profile 2004 draft trade, Philip Rivers also is entering the final year of his deal. There has been some speculation of some sort of transition from Rivers after next season. That makes this a team with a potentially major need.

The NFL's ransom: New stadium, or else - Jonathan Horn (UT$)
"By not having the ability to hold onto something, whether you lose General Motors or lose the Oilers, it’s a negative slap at your ability to maintain or grow," he said. "So I’m sure people looked at it that way, ‘how the hell would you lose a team?’"