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Top 10 players that could be on the 2018 PFF 101 - Steve Palazzolo
A PFF favorite coming out of the draft, Desmond King looks like a steal as a fifth-round pick in last year’s draft. He stepped into the Chargers’ slot corner role and excelled immediately, ranking 14th among all cornerbacks at 86.5 overall. He did a fine job of keeping the ball in front of him in coverage, allowing only 9.8 yards per reception when targeted, good for 10th in the league. Throw in the No. 16 grade against the run at 81.6 as well as four sacks, two hits, and two hurries as a blitzer, and King made an impact in all phases on his 717 snaps. If he has more opportunities to show off the ball skills he displayed in college, look for King to crack the top 101 in a year’s time.

Top 10 players to miss the PFF Top 101 | NFL Analysis - Michael Renner
It was Rivers highest-graded season since 2014, but his disappearing acts in two crucial games against the ultimate division-winning Chiefs were too much to overlook. He threw eight turnover-worthy throws in those two games alone, only countered it with one touchdown pass and averaged 232 yards per contest. Unsurprisingly, they lost both contests.

Coaching Rumors: Colts, Cowboys, Chargers - Dallas Robinson
The Chargers have hired former UCLA assistant Rip Scherer as their new tight ends coach, reports Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports (Twitter link). Scherer will replace John McNulty, who recently left Los Angeles in order to become Rutgers’ offensive coordinator. Scherer, for his part, has a history of coaching quarterbacks in the NFL, and has done so with the Browns (2005-08) and Panthers (200-10). The rest of his coaching tenure has been spent in the NCAA, and he’s been a play-caller at stops such as Alabama, Arizona, Kansas, and Southern Miss.

Chargers on verge of building Super Bowl contender - Eric Williams
"I feel really encouraged about this organization and the things we can accomplish in the future," coach Anthony Lynn said during his end-of-the-season news conference.

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