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8 Teams That Could Sign Donte Whitner - Dallas Robinson
San Diego has already replaced franchise legend Eric Weddle, agreeing to a deal with former Colt Dwight Lowery over the offseason. But strong safety remains a weakness — in his first season as a full-time starter, Jahleel Addae was below-average, ranking as the No. 76 safety in the league, per PFF. The Chargers ranked 25th in defensive DVOA last season, and were even worse specifically against the run, where they placed 31st. Whitner would help in that regard, assisting the front seven in rush defense while Lowery covers the back end.

AFC West Rumors: Broncos, Berry, Chargers - Sam Robinson
A poll conducted by Competitive Edge Research showed the Chargers‘ downtown stadium measure probably wouldn’t pass even if just 50% of the vote was needed, Jason Cole of Bleacher Report tweets. A California State Supreme Court decision, though, currently would require the measure to receive a two-thirds majority to pass, stacking the odds against the Chargers. Cole tweets the team’s options could be remaining in Mission Valley or sharing a stadium with the Rams in Inglewood, adding the team prefers neither option.

AFC West Q&A: Will rookie Joey Bosa finish with double-digit sacks? - Eric Williams
It's been a while since any rookie had double-digit sacks, so the odds are against him. Pass-rushing skills take time to refine. Rare is the rookie who comes into the league with enough in his pass-rushing repertoire to be a consistent factor and Bosa, who had just five sacks at Ohio State last season, is no exception.

How Ken Whisenhunt Impacts the Chargers' 2016 Fantasy Outloook - TJ Hernandez
Ken Whisenhunt might have the most relevant play-calling history of any coach in this series, as he was running San Diego’s offense just three seasons ago and most of the relevant skill positions from that 2013 roster remain intact. By considering Whisenhunt’s history in terms of pass/run splits and player touch shares, this study will focus on the aspects of the offense that are most impacted by play calling.

Let former Steelers head coach Bill Cowher explain the difference between the 3-4 and 4-3 defense - Jeff.Hartman
This offseason Cowher and Pat Kirwan have been covering different defensive schemes for Real Football Network, and the most recent video shows Cowher outlining the differences between the 4-3 defensive scheme and the 3-4 defense.