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Chargers Daily Links: Bolts should keep an eye on OL cap casualties in coming weeks

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We’re officially under two weeks away from the start of this year’s free agency period, which means there’s likely going to be quite a few players made available in the coming days as teams with little cap space attempt to become more flexible by cutting ties with less-than-ideal contracts.

The Raiders recently made the decision to release longtime guard Gabe Jackson — whom the Chargers may want to take a look at, themselves — and he’s certainly not going to be the last notable offensive lineman to become available over the next 13 days.

To kick off this Thursday, I want to hear your thoughts on other offensive lineman that you believe could be made available in the near future that you also think could be of interest by the Chargers.

One name I like is current Bills center Mitch Morse. He’s due over $10 million in 2021 with a dead cap hit of $5.5 million, so Buffalo could leave the deal alone for another year. but he’s a good one that could be signed for a little less than what Corey Linsley might command in free agency.

Your turn. Who you got?

And for today’s links.

Chargers News:

Justin Herbert’s early thoughts on Brandon Staley (Chargers.com)

Should the Chargers be interested in Gabe Jackson? (Chargers Wire)

Five under-the-radar free agents for the Chargers to consider (Chargers Wire)

Offensive players of interest that could be available in the seventh round (Bolt Beat)

NFL News:

Perfect free agent fits for all 32 teams (ESPN)

Jets GM open to trading Sam Darnold (ESPN)

Free agent fits for all NF teams (NFL.com)

Chris Trapasso’s latest 2021 mock (CBS Sports)

The Ravens will be recommending a rule change to NFL’s overtime (Pro Football Talk)

Could the NFL be headed towards a true sudden death in overtime games? (Pro Football Talk)