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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: May 7, 2016

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Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Chargers Insider: Tom Telesco Reflects on Draft - (video)
General Manager Tom Telesco looks back on the 2016 NFL Draft.

Can Tyrell Williams Make an Impact in 2016? - Ricky Henne
It was exactly one year ago that Tyrell Williams was in their shoes, hoping to follow in the footsteps of Antonio Gates, Malcom Floyd, Kris Dielman, Jahleel Addae and others before him. Now, the incoming crop of rookie free agents will aim to follow in his.

16 Things You Never Knew About Stevie Johnson - Ricky Henne
Get to know the San Diego Chargers even better thoughout the 2016 offseason with 16 things you never knew about your favorite players. Next up is wide receiver Stevie Johnson.

What Does the NFL Draft Really Produce? (Part I) - Scott Kacsmar
It is often said that the average NFL career lasts three to four years. The NFL Players Association has quoted an average of 3.5 years, though some question their methods. It is reasonable to think careers are getting shorter today than they were in the period of this study, but my results are much closer to the NFL's proposed figure of 6.0 years from 2011. Naturally, adding in the numerous undrafted players that try to make a team each summer would bring down the average, but can you really call that a career if you never make the final cut? An average career length of five-plus years looks very accurate for drafted players.

Ranking NFL teams' offseasons 1-32: Patriots, Broncos stumble - Nat Davis
27. San Diego Chargers: They spent on role players – WR Travis Benjamin, CB Casey Hayward and DL Brandon Mebane. They kicked Pro Bowl S Eric Weddle to the curb. They’re gambling that the O-line didn’t need anything but time to heal. And most of the draft picks, aside from pass rusher Joey Bosa, might be a year or two away.