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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: February 17, 2016

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O-line is top priority for Chargers in free agency - Matt Claassen
There might be a lot of interest for Iloka with so many safety-needy teams, but he would be a great option to replace Weddle. Iloka is a well-rounded, complete safety that can move around in a defense. He has earned positive overall grades in all three seasons, with his best two seasons being the most recent.

Franchise-tag predictions for all NFL 32 teams - ESPN Staff
The Chargers do not have a player worth using the franchise tag on in free agency. Safety Eric Weddle will be allowed to hit the free-agent market. And although still productive, tight end Antonio Gates, who turns 36 this summer, is at the end of his career. Young tight end Ladarius Green could find a market in free agency, but he has been injured and too inconsistent to command the use of the franchise tag.

John Pagano Names His Top Two Offseason Goals - Ricky Henne
"The biggest thing is number one, we have to use proper technique and fundamentals in playing the run," he said.  "We need to have all 11 guys understand the fit, and that doesn’t matter what type of scheme we are looking at.  The bottom line is they have to see the ball and go get the ball.  It is a simple formula.  You see that guy carrying the football? Go tackle him! It comes down to technique and fundamentals, and using the proper leverage of defeating guys on the one-on-one block.  You have to go rip and shed, then make a play."

If willing, Spanos can still win SD over - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
In contrast to longtime San Diego resident Spanos, who once fired a public-relations staffer for advising him to engage his public on the stadium topic, Moores and Lucchino fielded questions from anyone who had one. Fans, reporters, the business press, pundits -- even foes of so-called "corporate welfare."

Chargers position outlook 2016: Running back - Eric Williams
Gordon at times hesitated before hitting the proper running lane, with the hole closing up before he could squirt through to the second level. Gordon also finished with six fumbles, losing four. So improved ball security will be a point of emphasis during the offseason.