Happy Thursday, everyone.
Man, did yesterday feel like an entire calendar year or was it just me? Things are really coming to a head with the coronavirus and I can’t help but feel deep down that the world is about to come to a standstill sooner rather than later. It’s going to be an interesting next month or so, to say the least.
I hope you all stay clean and healthy through these strenuous times. We’ll all get through it together.
2020 NFL free-agency predictions: Our picks for all 32 teams’ top player on the market
“In between all the guesswork, including the biggest puzzle of all on where quarterback Tom Brady will play in 2020, NFL Nation reporters look at the top internal free agents on each team and make a prediction on whether that player will stay or go.”
Keeping Hunter Henry a priority for Chargers in free agency
“After a team with Super Bowl aspirations finished last season a disappointing 5-11, the Los Angeles Chargers moved on from franchise quarterback Philip Rivers, and now general manager Tom Telesco sets his sights on building a roster that can quickly return to the postseason.”
Chargers Not Awarded Compensatory Pick in 2020 NFL Draft
“For years, teams could not incorporate comp picks into trades. However, the NFL changed its rules prior to the 2017 draft, adding value to those selections. As the Chargers did not receive any additional draft capital, they stand to enter the draft with just the typical allotment of seven picks (one in each round).”
2020 NFL Draft: Tua Tagovailoa Receives Encouraging News from Four-Month Hip Scan
“With Tagovailoa’s hip trending toward a full recovery, the coveted signal-caller will continue to generate buzz as an early first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Though LSU’s Joe Burrow will almost certainly come off the board before him, Tagovailoa once appeared destined for the No. 1 overall pick himself.”
Will Russell Okung sue to block the CBA vote?
“Russell Okung‘s effort to block the proposed CBA from within the NFL Players Association has ended. He will now presumably continue his fight externally.”
Mike Freeman’s 10-Point Stance: Will NFL Labor Peace Lead to Player Frustration?
The Top 50 Players on the 2020 NFL Free-Agent Market
“Sure, Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce were all drafted, but they couldn’t have won the Lombardi Trophy without the likes of Mitchell Schwartz, Sammy Watkins and Tyrann Mathieu, all of whom were signed in free agency.”
Free Agency, Draft and “Love is Blind” Talk with Matt “Money” Smith
“The voice of the Chargers joins Chris Hayre as the team prepares for a busy offseason, starting with free agency next week.”
Chargers Weekly: Late-Round Sleepers and Speedy Wide Receivers
“CBS Sports’ Chris Trapasso joins Chris Hayre to discuss potential hidden gems in the 2020 NFL Draft.”
The Athletic predicts Chargers to sign pair of free agents, retain TE Hunter Henry
“The Athletic’s Sheil Kapadia is the latest to predict where the top-100 free agents will sign when the period begins on March 18. Kapadia factored in need, scheme fit, cap space and how organizations have historically operated to slot the players for the activity.”