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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: July 13, 2015

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

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AFC West Power Rankings: Chargers take a dive - Eddie Brown (UT$)
For most of the offseason, the Chargers were the team I believed would give the Broncos the toughest challenge. However, from Los Angeles to the Antonio Gates suspension, the bad mojo is beginning to stockpile.

Scout's take: Chargers still soft against the run - Eric Williams
"Nose tackle to me is a weakness," Williamson said. "Lissemore's OK, but he's not going to control two gaps or eat up double teams."

All You Need to Know About Donald Butler -
Butler studied construction management at Washington. His mom, Janet Rice, is a single parent who works for the Oakland (Calif.) Housing Authority. Her career path is what spurred an interest in Donald in the business side of construction. For two years while he was in college, he interned with the Walsh Construction Co. in Tacoma, Wash.

All You Need to Know About Malcom Floyd -
One of the things that kept Floyd motivated during his rehab was the support he received from teammates. Besides messages of encouragement, some of the team’s younger players like Keenan Allen and Steve Williams spent time at Floyd’s house, playing video games and keeping him company.

High expectations for Jason Verrett and San Diego Chargers secondary - Eric Williams
San Diego’s secondary has the talent and overall depth to be the strength of this year’s defense. Staying healthy and developing chemistry with new pieces in place such as Wilson and Robinson will be critical to this group’s success. "We’ve got a lot of guys that can play a lot of different parts in this defense," Flowers said.