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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 20, 2015

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Chargers land RT Barksdale, add options - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
Before his arrival, the starting offensive line projected as, left to right, tackle King Dunlap, guard Orlando Franklin, center Chris Watt, guard Johnnie Troutman and Fluker. Theoretically, Barksdale could start at right tackle with Fluker moving inside to guard.

Bolts Add Veteran Mauler Joe Barksdale - Ricky Henne
Altogether, the Bolts signed five linemen heading into the offseason program, including King Dunlap, Orlando Franklin, Trevor Robinson, Michael Huey and Chris Hairston.

Tampa starts 2019, 2020 Super Bowl bid against Atlanta, Miami and New Orleans - Sander Philipse
We may see yet another Super Bowl in Tampa. ESPN reports that Tampa, New Orleans, Atlanta and Miami are all aiming to bid for the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls. Tampa has hosted four Super Bowls before, the last one coming in 2009 when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals in a nailbiter of a game.

NFL approves rule changes to extra point - Katie Sharp
Now the ball will be placed at the 15-yard line for the extra point, making the kick a more difficult 33-yard attempt. Over the last five seasons, teams have made roughly 93 percent of field goals from that distance, meaning that the decision to kick the extra point is no longer a mere formality after scoring a touchdown.

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