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Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Can QB Eli Jenkins Make the Team?

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NCAA Football: Jacksonville State at Louisiana State Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

Which AFC West team helped itself the most in the draft? -
No AFC West team helped itself immediately like the Chargers, who picked Clemson wide receiver Williams in the first round. The Chargers, with Williams, a healthy Keenan Allen and an improved Melvin Gordon, have surrounded quarterback Philip Rivers with legitimate threats. The Chargers also addressed offensive-line needs in the second and third rounds.

Chargers' Desmond King, Rayshawn Jenkins have something to prove when rookie camp starts Friday - Dan Woike
Projected as a first-round pick in mock drafts after his senior season at Iowa, King didn’t hear his name called on Thursday. He didn’t hear it Friday during Rounds 2 or 3, either. And, Saturday, he didn’t hear it called in Round 4.

Chargers sign five total draft picks - Mike Florio
As to the Williams deal, it remains to be seen how the two sides resolved issues like signing bonus cash-flow and offsets for guaranteed money. Those two sticking points resulted in third overall pick Joey Bosa holding out last year. Both Williams and Bosa are represented by CAA.

No drama for Chargers this year; Mike Williams signs - Josh Alper
The Chargers didn’t sign 2016 first-round pick Joey Bosa until late August after extended haggling over offsets and the size and structure of the defensive end’s signing bonus. Bosa and Williams are both represented by CAA, but things went a lot smoother this time than last.

Los Angeles Chargers undrafted rookie profile: Eli Jenkins - Travis Wakeman
A true dual-threat quarterback, Jenkins threw for 7,652 touchdowns and 47 touchdowns as a four-year starter for the Gamecocks. In addition, he ran for another 3,796 yards and 42 touchdowns. Showing himself to be a true athlete, he even caught two passes for 32 yards during his college career.

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