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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: June 6, 2016

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

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Travis Benjamin on acclimating with Philip Rivers & what stands out with the defense - Marty Caswell (video)
Travis Benjamin on acclimating to Philip Rivers in OTAs and what stands out with the defense.

Defense: Expected Failed Completions and YAC+ - Scott Kacsmar
First, a failed completion (FC) is any completed pass that failed to gain enough yards to count as a successful play based on these guidelines: 45 percent of needed yards on first down, 60 percent on second down, or 100 percent on third/fourth down. You can see this year's study here. As I mentioned in that article, we can look at the data associated with calculating YAC+ to create EFC.

Next to Padres mess, Spanoses/Bolts fans have it good - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
Padres owners are making curious comments while the team wallows through another bad season; Chargers fans have hope despite 4-12 season last year and tiresome Stadium Game

The Underdog Vying for a Bigger Role - Ricky Henne
In fact, although he felt like he belonged on the Bolts all along, one preseason game confirmed he had what it takes to play in the NFL.  Dzubnar recorded seven tackles and one sack against the Arizona Cardinals, stating his case in resounding fashion.  He actually finished the preseason with 25 tackles, which were the second most in the NFL among all rookies.

Can Chargers' O-line stay out of the training room? - Eric Williams
It’s a risky proposition. Injured players tend to get injured again, and while offensive linemen can play productive football into their 30s, the Chargers are relying on two players that are getting up there in age in left tackle King Dunlap (30) and Slauson (30).