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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 13, 2016

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

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Brandon Mebane brings winning attitude for Chargers - Eric Williams
"It’s definitely good to have him here," Te'o said. "He brings that winning mindset. A lot of what people don’t understand is the difference between winners and losers is winners believe they are going to win before the game even starts.

2016 Chargers positional outlook: Tight End - Travis Wakeman
One of the best tight ends in NFL history, Antonio Gates will return for his fourteenth season with the franchise. Though his numbers were down last year due to a league-mandated suspension, Gates still caught five touchdown passes. Look for him to be a factor in the red zone where he will still be one of the favorite targets of quarterback Philip Rivers. If he can catch eight touchdowns this season, he will surpass Tony Gonzalez as the NFL’s all-time leader for touchdown receptions by a tight end.

Joey Bosa "didn’t win one rep" at first NFL practice - Michael David Smith
Bosa said, however, that he already feels like he has improved enough that he can start to play his game. "Now, I’m really starting to get a hang of it again. My moves are coming back," Bosa said. Chargers coach Mike McCoy said Bosa’s athleticism has already made the coaches say "wow." They expect him to be a great player, but no draft pick steps on the field and is great at his first practice.

Keenan Allen Gets Colossal Contract Extension From Chargers - Adrian Lawhorn
However, when a player of Keenan Allen’s talent was still available in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the San Diego Chargers felt he was worth the risk and called his name when it came their time to choose. As it turns out, Keenan Allen spent the last three years making the San Diego Chargers glad they took that risk.

Keenan Allen's Extension Looks Like Prescient Move - Sam Robinson

As a result of well-timed circumstances, the Bolts have their top target ready to reside atop Rivers’ pass-catching hierarchy while Antonio Gates’s career finally winds down. Both sides did well for themselves. They can thank receiver-extension party-crasher Allen Hurns and his $10 million-per-year Jaguars deal, signed last week, for making this a smooth process.