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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: April 28, 2016

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The East Coast Scheduling Bias - Brian Stonelake
While scheduling considerations may explain some of this, tests isolating body clock time reveal up to a 10 percent decrease in aspects of athletic performance in the morning. For comparison, a 10 percent decrement in performance is also seen when consuming the legal limit of alcohol, or after three consecutive nights of only three hours of sleep. Are the Niners playing like they're horribly sleep-deprived? Do the Chargers look drunk out there? Essentially, they are.

Introducing BackCAST - Nathan Forster
The fact that Henry is our top back, however, also shows the weakness of this class according to BackCAST. (This is an interesting counterpoint to using just Speed Score, in which this year's class was particularly impressive.) Last year's top back, Todd Gurley, had a +85.0% BackCAST score.

Hall of Famer Junior Seau the San Diego Chargers' best draft pick - Eric Williams
Seau played 20 seasons for three different teams, was voted to the Pro Bowl 12 times and was named first-team All-Pro eight times. Seau played in 268 games, the second-most of any linebacker in NFL history. He finished with 1,522 tackles, 56.5 sacks and 18 interceptions.

Draft Rumors: Spence, J. Smith, Rankins, Vikes - Luke Adams
Several NFL teams think Ohio State wideout Michael Thomas is being undervalued, and will transition well to the NFL, according to Tony Pauline, who says the Chargers and Bengals are among the teams with interest in Thomas.

Are You Ready? 2016 Draft Edition - Chargers.com (video)
The Chargers will soon be bringing in major reinforcements.

Dunlap eager to make sure Chargers don’t need Tunsil - Kevin Acee (UT$)
"If you’re going to invest extra in any position," Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco said, "I’m fine with doing it on the offensive line." That is especially so when trying to make sure an elite quarterback is safe and a young running back is given the best opportunity to find his way.