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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 25, 2015

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

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Nick Novak aims for longer kickoffs - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
A new challenge awaits NFL kickers this season. This week, league owners voted to tweak the extra point, taking what was once a layup and moving it toward the free-throw line. Novak embraces the change and looks to exhibit another, having made kickoff improvement a priority this offseason.

Get out credit card, Chargers fans - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
If the Chargers get a new stadium, be it in San Diego or Carson, Chargers fans will have to pay more money, up to thousands of dollars more than now, in order to get season tickets

Orlando Franklin: "I Definitely Made the Right Decision" - Ricky Henne
"He’s such an intelligent guy, and he’s a guy who welcomes you.  He talks to you and understand that I am not going to know everything like the back of my hand right now, so he will slow some things down for me and ask if I’m good on certain plays.  You get that sense how badly he wants to win.  He desperately wants to win. When you have a quarterback that wants to win that badly, the sky’s the limit."

Ricardo Mathews is the Bolts' "Wrecking Ball" - Ricky Henne
"I really love the competition.  That is what drives me.  I love the game a whole lot too, but I love the competition even more.  I don’t care if I am fishing; I am going to catch the biggest fish!  I don’t care if we are stretching; I am going to stretch harder!  It gets me excited when I see other people doing great things and playing the way I want to play.  I am just trying to do more."

Dear NFL: Kickers Will Not Be Stopped - Benjamin Morris
This isn’t the first time the NFL has been uncomfortable with how good kickers have gotten at their jobs. In 1974, the league moved the goal posts to the back of the end zone, effectively making XPs and other kicks 10 yards harder. Extra point success dropped from 98 percent the year before to 92.1 percent the year after. But it didn’t take long for kickers to recover: