Defensive Prototypes: 9-Technique - Sam Monson
Jarrett Johnson from the Chargers is way out in front as the player to play the greatest percentage of his snaps at that spot, going some way to explaining why he has been one of the league’s best edge-setting players against the run for most of his career.
Victims of Roster Circumstance: The NFLers Most Affected by Their Teams’ Moves - Bill Barnwell
The NFL offseason can be an enormous force for change. Naturally, players who move to a new team see their roles, performance, and compensation often altered dramatically. Other times, a player can see his lot improve or decline without leaving town at all. Take DeMarco Murray over the past couple of years.
Creating an Antifragile Fantasy Team - Michael Brusko
Because of the difficulty predicting injury, I think it is wiser to focus on how a player would likely perform if someone ahead of them on the depth chart missed time. This is where the Tamme Index comes in. For those unfamiliar, the Tamme Index was created in 2011 by Mike Clay to help fantasy owners know who to target when their key fantasy players go down with injury. The index lists the handcuff and their projected fantasy value if they were given the chance to play.
Chargers To Retire LaDainian Tomlinson's Number - Chargers.com
LaDainian Tomlinson, one of the Chargers’ greatest players and one of the most prolific running backs in NFL history, will have his number 21 retired when he is inducted into the San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame during the 2015 season, Chargers President A.G. Spanos announced Wednesday.
Philip Rivers' Thoughts on Honoring #21 - Ricky Henne
"For a long time now, I’ve thought of him as a Chargers Hall of Famer and a future NFL Hall of Famer," he said. "I always thought of that number having been put away, as it should be. It was really a pleasure playing with him. The way he went about it, the year he broke the touchdown record, it was a heck of a run he had here. It was a heck of a career."
"My Life with LT" - Ollie Wilson
I remember a lot of stuff about LT, but first of all, the two guys coming out that year were LT and Deuce McAllister. I had gone to work out Deuce McAlister first, and John Butler was the general manager here at the time, and he said to me that LT reminds him of Thurman Thomas.