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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: Is Melvin Gordon a 'post-hype sleeper'?

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The top post-hype sleepers across fantasy - Dan Schneier
Gordon is the prototypical post-hype sleeper. After dominating the college football landscape, the Chargers selected him in round one and he was expected to take over as the foundation back. With Todd Gurley recovering from a torn ACL, Gordon emerged as the rookie RB to target and his ADP exploded. Gordon’s rookie season went just about as bad as possible — he didn’t score a single TD, he lost a ton of snaps to Danny Woodhead, and he operated behind the second-worst run-blocking unit.

Training Camp Tour Coverage from Chargers Park - Jordan Plocher
The Chargers frequently used multiple tight ends or a fullback as extra blockers, and appear to be headed to a more thumping ground game. Rookie TE Hunter Henry was frequently targeted on the day, and was even split wide during a red-zone drill. Henry’s skill-set makes it very attractive for the Chargers to employ more 12-personnel packages in 2016 than they have in recent seasons.

Joey Bosa isn't the one to blame in contract holdout with Chargers - Jim Trotter
The contract impasse between the San Diego Chargers and first-round pick Joey Bosa is so, well, San Diego Chargers. This is an organization that fed on contentious contract negotiations with high draft picks under the previous CBA.

LaDainian Tomlinson expects a more assertive, productive Melvin Gordon - Eric Williams
"All this stuff is going so fast that you really don't get a chance to truly learn the nuances of the offense," Tomlinson said. "But this offseason he was able to just take his time to learn that -- work with the coaches, watch film and all that kind of stuff. And that's why I think he's playing faster.

Zach Mettenberger returning to Tennessee, but his focus is on learning from Philip Rivers - Eric Williams
"He’s got an arm now," San Diego coach Mike McCoy said. "He can make any throw. And you’ve [seen] that with some of the plays he’s made early in camp. Those hole shots against Cover 2, not a lot of guys attempt those throws in this business. He’s got a great arm."