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Happy Hump Day, Chargers fans.

Got some hot-n-ready links for you this morning, including a nice mock draft round-up for the Chargers from all the prominent media members.

Enjoy the news. One week until free agency!

Chargers’ 2020 Mock Draft Tracker 3.0

https://www.chargers.com/news/chargers-2020-mock-draft-tracker-3-0

“Love told reporters that the Chargers were among the teams he met with at the combine, and L.A. may be willing to chalk up Love’s high interception total in 2019 (17) to a function of the QB trying to do too much for an average team.”

Chargers’ updated draft order following compensatory picks

https://chargerswire.usatoday.com/2020/03/10/chargers-updated-draft-order-following-compensatory-picks/

“It was speculated that Los Angeles was going to receive a compensatory draft pick for the loss of wide receiver Tyrell Williams, who signed with the Raiders last offseason. But the signings of linebacker Thomas Davis and quarterback Tyrod Taylor cancelled it out.”

Bleacher Report names Chargers’ most overpaid player

https://chargerswire.usatoday.com/2020/03/10/bleacher-report-names-chargers-most-overpaid-player/

“Recently, Sobleski compiled a list of the most overpaid players on each team heading into free agency. Each player listed isn’t necessarily getting paid the most, but it’s based on compensation in relation to performance.”

The one free agent every NFL team should target

https://touchdownwire.usatoday.com/2020/03/10/the-one-free-agent-every-nfl-team-should-target/

“When free agency kicks off in just under a week, 32 fan bases will start to believe that their team is putting together a winning roster, and that this year will finally be the year.”

Los Angeles Chargers: Six free agents to avoid this offseason

https://boltbeat.com/2020/03/10/los-angeles-chargers-six-free-agents-avoid/

“With the contract of Philip Rivers officially off the books, the Los Angeles Chargers are estimated to have around $50-60 million in cap space. The trade for Trai Turner was a savvy move that saved the Chargers some money. In addition, Austin Ekeler was signed to a relatively team-friendly extension at about six million dollars per season.”

Austin Ekeler Discusses Melvin Gordon, New Contract, Chargers’ 2020 Outlook

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2880276-austin-ekeler-discusses-melvin-gordon-new-contract-chargers-2020-outlook

“Fresh off signing a four-year, $24.5 million contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, Austin Ekeler expects there to be a “new aura” in L.A. next season.”

NFL Draft 2020: Full List of Compensatory Picks Released

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2880250-nfl-draft-2020-full-list-of-compensatory-picks-released

“The selections will be added between the third and seventh rounds based on teams losing more compensatory free agents than they signed over the last year. In total, 15 different teams were awarded 32 overall picks.”

Eagles’ 4th-and-15 Onside Kick Alternative Among Proposed NFL Rule Changes

https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2880229-eagles-4th-and-15-onside-kick-alternative-among-proposed-nfl-rule-changes

“The most significant rule proposal, from the Philadelphia Eagles, includes an alternative to the onside kick that would give the trailing team possession of the ball after scoring and a 4th-and-15 from its own 25-yard line”

Why Austin Ekeler Believes Tom Brady Would Be Good Fit With Chargers

https://nesn.com/2020/03/why-austin-ekeler-believes-tom-brady-would-be-good-fit-with-chargers/

“It’s going to be tough for anyone to replace Philip Rivers as the Chargers’ starting quarterback given what the eight-time Pro Bowl selection contributed to the franchise over 16 seasons.”

Los Angeles Chargers and iHeartMedia Los Angeles Announce Multi-Year Extension of Broadcast & Media Partnership

https://www.chargers.com/news/chargers-and-iheartmedia-los-angeles-announce-multi-year-extension

“The Los Angeles Chargers and iHeartMedia Los Angeles today announced a multi-year extension of their current broadcast and media partnership.”

Broncos awarded three compensatory draft picks

https://www.milehighreport.com/2020/3/10/21173911/broncos-compensatory-draft-picks-2020

“According to a report from Ryan O’Halloran of The Denver Post, the Denver Broncos will be awarded three compensatory draft picks in the 2020 NFL Draft. They’ll get a fifth round and two seventh round picks, which will put their total draft capital at 11 picks in the upcoming draft.”