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Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Tomlinson Thinks Raiders in San Diego Would Be Awful

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Chargers pay city $12.57M, terminate Qualcomm lease - David Garrick (UT$)
It’s unclear how the city will use the money. Some want the funds to help pay off $38 million in remaining debt for two projects in the late 1990s: stadium renovations to add seats and luxury boxes, and construction of a training facility for the team on Murphy Canyon Road.

LaDainian Tomlinson on possibility of San Diego Raiders: 'That would be awful' - Eric Williams
"Please, do I have to comment on that one?" asked Tomlinson, holding back a smile. "I mean, that should tell you how I feel about that. That would be awful."

Witnesses to History: This Inside Story of LT's 2006 Record Shattering Season - Ricky Henne
It is one of the single greatest plays in NFL history, and a defining moment in Chargers folklore. December 10, 2006 against the Denver Broncos. LT takes the hand off, bounces left to the corner and crosses the goal line to set the all-time record for touchdowns in a single season. However, 10 years later, those who authored that moment can’t agree on the play call. "It was 50 power," Philip Rivers says with steadfast determination.

Which NFL team will take over L.A. first? Rams or Chargers? - Alden Gonzalez
The Chargers (Anthony Lynn) and Rams (Sean McVay) each hired first-year, offensive-minded head coaches on the very same day, after the two teams combined to finish 9-23. The Rams should be happy the Chargers are here, because the alternative was the ever-popular Raiders, who may have lost Las Vegas as a primary option. With the Chargers as neighbors, the Rams at least have a chance to stand out. But are they more primed for success?

Training with Adrian Peterson helped Melvin Gordon break out in 2016 - Ben Goessling
"It definitely gave me a lot of confidence rolling into the season," Gordon said of his time with Peterson and trainer James Cooper in Houston last summer. "I just came in, and mentally and physically, I feel like I was just ahead of everyone. Sometimes that's all you need to take off."

NFL great LaDainian Tomlinson to wave Daytona 500 green flag - Bob Pockrass
"His NFL career is legendary and he has always been the consummate professional, on and off the field," said Chip Wile, president of Daytona International Speedway.