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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 10, 2016

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

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Why signing Slauson makes sense for Chargers - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
Slauson should improve the run blocking at the interior point of attack. The Bears had more success running the ball last year when either Slauson or Will Montgomery was the center. The difference was nearly half a yard, found the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs, compared to when rookie Hroniss Grasu was the pivot.

Brandon Flowers Focused on Getting Back to Form - Ricky Henne
Entering his ninth season with 113 career regular season games under his belt, Flowers is the senior voice in a new look secondary that added safety Dwight Lowery and cornerback Casey Hayward over the offseason.  As such, he knows it is his responsibility to lead.

Philip Rivers, Travis Benjamin developing chemistry in offseason work - Eric Williams
Travis Benjamin has become a fast friend of Philip Rivers, his new quarterback, and it's not only because of his game-changing speed.

Travis Benjamin on Building Chemistry - (video)
Wide receiver Travis Benjamin talks about his working relationship with Philip Rivers.

Melvin Gordon Looks To Rebound In Year Two - Rick Willis
"He (offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt) wants to be more balanced as a football team," said Gordon. "We want to do what we have been doing throwing the ball, but we also need to be able to run it if we want to be successful in this league."