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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: January 5, 2016

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Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Weddle on Unhappy Ending with Chargers - Marty Caswell (video)
Soon to be former Chargers safety Eric Weddle discusses his unhappy ending with the San Diego Chargers, if he ever got a satisfactory answer for being placed on injured reserve against his will and why he’ll never talk to the organization again.

SD-DEN Grades: Jackson, defense force Rivers’ lowest grade - Rick Drummond
Running back Donald Brown (+1.9) and rookie receiver Tyrell Williams (-0.7) had notable efforts on the offensive side for San Diego. Brown churned his way to his second green-graded (above +1.0) day in the past three weeks, forcing a pair of missed tackles and picking up 55 of his 81 yards after contact, while Williams had some more severe ups and downs. Targeted only once before this week, Williams saw five balls against the Broncos, and two of them turned out to be especially important to the game’s story.

John Spanos: "Our Record this Year Simply Wasn't Good Enough" -
"Obviously, we’re incredibly disappointed.  We set high expectations for ourselves and we didn’t meet those expectations this year.  I can tell you everyone in our building is disappointed.  There were a lot of good things about this year, but certainly our record wouldn’t indicate that. That’s something that we got to work really hard to improve."

Why the Chargers kept Mike McCoy - Kevin Acee (UT$)
We’ll never know if Matt Patricia or Josh McDaniel, the defensive and offensive coordinators of the New England Patriots, or Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson or UCLA coach Jim Mora would have been winners with the Chargers. But Telesco and Spanos weren’t impressed enough to give up on a guy with whom they already work well and believe can be a part of a turnaround.

Explaining why Mike McCoy remains head coach of the Chargers - Eric Williams
The one thing that sticks out to me that Acee points out is the Chargers were 3-9 in one-score games. That speaks to a need for a change in overall philosophy in how you win games in the NFL, and I’m not sure McCoy is capable of reshaping his core philosophies.