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Chargers Daily Links: Final Cuts Open Thread

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Today’s the day.

By 4:00 p.m. ET, the Chargers, along with the rest of the NFL, will have to trim their roster down to 53 players.

After cutting 11 players on Monday, their roster currently stands at 69. 16 more players will have to hear the unfortunate news but that doesn’t exactly mean their football dreams are over. In fact, with a 16-man practice squad this year, the majority of those players could end up sticking around.

Ahead of this afternoon’s deadline, please use this post to discuss any and all things Chargers that may be itching to get off your minds. Be on the lookout for my final 53-man roster prediction that will drop before the deadline!

Now for today’s links.

Chargers News:

Five Chargers crack ESPN’s top-100 players of 2021 (

Three major moments from the first episode of All In (

Why the Chargers should be interested in former Lions OT Tyrell Crosby (Chargers Wire)

The Bolts should have options at tackle if they cut Trey Pipkins (Bolt Beat)

NFL News:

Top players snubbed from ESPN’s top-100 (ESPN+)

The NFL and NFLPA have agreed to more testing in their seasonal protocols (ESPN)

Winners and losers from preseason week three (CBS Sports)

Malcolm Butler is considering retirement (Pro Football Talk)

The Dolphins released center Matt Skura (

Rookie grades after preseason week three (