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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: Melvin Gordon Hopes to Play Again in 2016

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Melvin Gordon: "I'm Very Hopeful" - (video)
Running back Melvin Gordon updates the media on the status of his injury, talks about the team mindset and what he expects from teammate Kenneth Farrow.

DE Tenny Palepoi Suspended Four Games by NFL -
Tenny Palepoi of the San Diego Chargers has been suspended without pay for the team’s next four regular-season and/or postseason games for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. Palepoi’s suspension begins immediately.

Tyrell Williams' production a bright spot in Chargers' season - Eric Williams
"I always play with a chip on my shoulder, like I have something to prove every day at practice and every single game," Williams said. "So I always want to be out there making plays in practice and in games.

Chargers' Melvin Gordon day-to-day with hip strain, knee sprain - Eric Williams
"That was a huge relief," said Chargers coach Mike McCoy, who did not rule out Gordon's return for the last three games of the season, including Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. "You see the way it was, and I made too many trips out to the field yesterday and really all year long. You don't want to see anybody get carted off."

Chargers Claim CB Robert McClain - Zach Links
The Bolts will now kick the tires on a veteran player who has been pretty mediocre for the last few seasons. This year, Pro Football Focus has him ranked as just the No. 115 cornerback in the league out of 123 qualified players. His best year came with the Falcons in 2012 but he had a respectable year with Carolina in 2013. Since then, he has been barely above replacement level, according to the advanced metrics.