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Chargers Daily Links: Construction resumes at SoFi Stadium

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Workers Continue Construction on SoFi Stadium Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

According to the L.A. Times’ Nathan Fenno, construction at SoFi Stadium resumed on Monday following the death of a worker who fell from a part of the roof late last week. Per the Los Angeles County coroner, the man was identified as Juan Becerra, a 37-year-old ironworker from Brownsville, Texas.

He was pronounced dead at the scene following the fall which estimated to be around 110 feet, which is twice as far as the original 50-60 feet in initial reports.

As of right now, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating the death.

Construction on the new stadium where the LA Chargers will be playing this season was halted for two days by Turner-AECOM Hunt, the joint venture overseeing the $5-billion project.

From Fenno, the joint venture also announced another COVID-19 case in an email to trade partners Friday reviewed by The Times. This is known to be the 13th case among workers at the site since the first was recorded in March. Since the beginning of May, eight new cases have been reported.

Now for some links.

Chargers News:

Chris Hayre is joined by The Athletic’s Nate Taylor to break down the Kansas City Chiefs (Chargers.com)

Gavino Borquez identifies the Chargers’ toughest four-game stretch in 2020 (Chargers Wire)

Jason Reed discusses why Keenan Allen could have a career year in 2020 (Bolt Beat)

The greatest Chargers to wear #97 (Bolt Beat)

NFL News:

Broncos LB Von Miller wrote an essay on racism (Pro Football Talk)

Taylor Dunne’s latest editorial on Jameis Winston and his path back to starting for an NFL team (Bleacher Report)

Jonathan Jones reports on the Hall of Fame game being used as an example for the rest of the NFL season (CBS Sports)

Courtney Cronin reports on Vikings RB Dalvin Cook and what to expect from his holdout (ESPN)

Lions RB Bo Scarbrough has aspirations of becoming an FBI agent (ESPN)

Charean Williams highlights the words of S Malcolm Jenkins and his thoughts about where the NFL goes from here (Pro Football Talk)