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Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: What Can the Chargers Do This Offseason to Make a Run at the Super Bowl?

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Chargers have to do better job making San Diegans feel welcome - Eric Williams
“We have got to do a better job as an organization to make them feel welcome,” Spanos said during an appearance on Xtra 1360 Fox Sports San Diego. “I think that’s the headline here. More than anything, we are for Chargers fans everywhere.

Top 3 Offseason Needs: Los Angeles Chargers - Dallas Robinson
But while teams should place more of an emphasis on pass defense, they can’t completely fail to stop opposing rushing attacks, which is essentially what the Chargers did in 2017. Los Angeles finished 29th in rush defense DVOA, 31st in yards allowed, and dead last in yards per attempt allowed. As such, much of the focus of the Chargers’ offseason should be on upgrading their interior defensive line and their linebacking unit.

Why Bobby Beathard made the Pro Football Hall of Fame - Eric Williams
Teams run by Beathard advanced to seven Super Bowls and won four. The Dolphins won Super Bowls VII and VIII in his first two seasons in Miami. The Redskins made five playoff appearances and won Super Bowl XVII and XXII during Beathard's tenure. The Chargers also made the franchise's only Super Bowl appearance after the 1994 season under Beathard's direction. Beathard was responsible for drafting Hall of Famers Junior Seau, Art Monk, Russ Grimm and Darrell Green.

Bolts Buzz: Randy Moss Meets His Favorite WR - Hayley Elwood
I work with Randy Moss, and Keenan Allen is I think Randy Moss’ favorite wide receiver to talk about, watch (and) find highlights of.

Chargers' Joe Barksdale breaks silence on his daily battles that have nothing to do with football - Dan Woike
"Just kill yourself. Just do it. What's the point of living if you're going to be this miserable the rest of your life? Just kill yourself."

It was early November 2017 and Barksdale, the Chargers' starting right tackle, sat in the team's training room. He'd just found out he wouldn't be playing in an upcoming game against Jacksonville after injuring his foot during a fight with a teammate.

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