clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

San Diego Chargers Daily Links: Max Tuerk could be Bolts' present and future at center

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

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Numbers to Know: San Diego Chargers - (video)
A look at some of the most interesting stats for the San Diego Chargers heading into the 2016 season.

Finding the Fits: Rookie Max Tuerk the center of attention for Chargers - Rob Rang
Prior to tearing his ACL in October, he had started the past 38 games for the Trojans, splitting time between center, guard and tackle while being recognized as the team's Offensive Lineman of the Year and earning First Team All-Pac-12 honors in 2014. The 6-foot-5, 298-pounder split time at those positions in part because he possesses rare quickness, agility and flexibility. These are traits which should help protect the relatively immobile Rivers, as well as provide blocking at the second level for Gordon.

San Diego Chargers: Travis Benjamin's Impact in 2016 - Noah Goldstein
The Chargers signed Benjamin in hopes of revitalizing the return game as well. The entire Chargers team averaged 4.2 yards per punt return; Benjamin averaged 11.6 and averages 12.6 yards per punt return for his career. The longest Chargers’ punt return last season went for 18 yards, while Benjamin’s long was 78 yards for the Browns.

Chargers offseason report: Philip Rivers hopes stability brings results - Lindsay H. Jones
"(Whisenhunt) has that hard, tough, hard-nosed background, but at the same time, shoot, we threw it a bunch that year. I don't anticipate all of a sudden we're going to change philosophies and what we do, but we have to run the ball better," Rivers said.