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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: August 26, 2015

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Snaps by Draft Picks (Homegrown Packers vs. Foreigner Colts) - Scott Kacsmar
While answering questions for our upcoming Q&A's with SB Nation, a question about the Colts gave me a chance to dig deeper into a stat from FOA 2015. The 2014 Colts only had 15.3 percent of their defensive snaps come from players they drafted. That's a very low number, but how does it compare to other teams? I compiled the 2014 numbers for offense and defense. This does not include undrafted free agents.

Chargers OC Frank Reich says run game will get fixed - Eric Williams
“Nobody’s panicking here,” Reich said. “We had a bad game running the football. It’s one game. Yeah, we’re coming off of last year, which was a disappointing season running the football. But as far as I’m concerned last year is over.

Chargers believe they have makings of a dominant defense - Eric Williams
"We’re cultivating that culture that we’re just going to dominate every single snap," Te’o said. "We’re not going to win every single snap, but we know that we’re going to win most of them.

Melvin Gordon will have a breakout year for Chargers - Gordon McGuinness
In fact, the trio of Gordon, Woodhead and Oliver gives the Chargers the best backfield they’ve had since the days of having Michael Turner backing up LaDainian Tomlinson, so it’s no wonder that there is optimism about what the Chargers offense can do in 2015.

If Chargers leave, name should go too - Nick Canepa (UT$)
We don’t own the nickname. If you really want to get stupid, L.A. should have the original rights, because that’s where the team began. If Qualcomm left town, would the Fortune 500 company leave its name here? Like it or not, the football club is a business. A part of this city, without question. But this isn’t Green Bay. It is not our property.

Chargers offense geared for Tomlinson-level balance in 2015 - FOX Sports
Rivers' wish figures to be granted this year. To seek more offensive balance, the Bolts upgraded his offensive line with Orlando Franklin and Joe Barksdale. Then, they drafted a workhorse ballcarrier to run behind it. Rookie Melvin Gordon isn't Tomlinson-level, but he can shoulder some of Rivers' load in year one.

Ladarius Green shows needed progress - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
The Chargers, to put it in culinary terms, need him to supply something hearty and reliable -- like a gumbo stock or red beans and rice (sorry, once I start with Cajun food, I can't stop) -- along with his rare long speed that is a fine etoufee.

Meet San Diego Chargers rookie kicker Josh Lambo - Brie Thiele
Lambo played soccer for much of his youth, and was drafted in the first round (8th overall) of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by FC Dallas. He played in the MLS Reserve Division, and was a named first team substitute on several occasions, but missed most of the second half of the 2008 season after he broke his jaw in a reserve team game. He has yet to make his MLS debut, but did appear for his team in an international friendly match versus Costa Rica's CS Herediano in June 2009.