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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 20, 2016

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

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Mike McCoy says fast start crucial for Chargers - Eric Williams
"You’ve got to make the most of every game you have," McCoy said. "It’s critical to get off to a good start. You look at our schedule, and four of our first eight games are against division opponents. So it’s a great opportunity to get out and do what we’ve got to do to get this thing going again here."

SD Mayor asks Chargers hard stadium questions - Dan McSwain (UT$)
On April 2, the team published a 110-page ballot initiative that would change aspects of the city’s financing and land-use policy. After a 21-day waiting period, the team has said it will begin gathering signatures required to place the initiative on the November ballot.

Mailbag: What are the Chances of a Chargers Draft Day Trade? - Ricky Henne
History shows that San Diego executes a trade during the draft more often than not.  In fact, there have only been four drafts since 2000 in which the Bolts did not make one.  Furthermore, only three teams head into the 2016 draft with a previous trade not impacting where they select (Cincinnati, Cleveland, Green Bay).  So while every draft is unique in and of itself, enough history suggests a trade may be more likely to occur than not.

2016 Chargers schedule both a marathon and a sprint - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
Jan. 1 usually symbolizes a new beginning. It doesn't take a poet to point out that, if the stadium measure does not pass, this upcoming New Year's Day may carry finality, potentially featuring the last Chargers game in San Diego. The regular-season finale is Jan. 1 against the Chiefs.