SAN DIEGO -- Good morning. Well, it’s officially the offseason for the San Diego Chargers. But that does not mean the flow of information on the team stops here at NFL Nation. We’ll continue to keep you informed on the Chargers' offseason moves, draft preparation and free agency during the coming months.
We will begin this week with an overview on the Chargers' pending free agents, and a big-picture view of top free agents in the league by ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando. We’ll also take a first look at the draft, with San Diego holding the No. 25 overall pick.
Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated says shoring up the offensive line, finding a No. 2 receiver and getting help at cornerbacks are a couple things San Diego should address in the offseason.
Bill Barnwell of Grantland reviews all of last week’s NFL divisional matchups. Barnwell says the Denver Broncos escaped with a win over San Diego despite several mistakes in the second half that allowed the Chargers to get back in the game.
Ben Stockwell of Pro Football Focus reviews the Chargers-Broncos matchup, giving a game ball to Denver’s offensive line for controlling the line of scrimmage.
ESPN Titans beat reporter Paul Kuharsky provides his thoughts on how former Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt will do as head coach in Tennessee.
Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean writes that the Titans took an aggressive approach to land Whisenhunt.
Dr. David Chao writing for the National Football Post provides some good information on the evaluation of concussions during the game, and how they are not just caused by helmet-to-helmet hits.
Dane Brugler of NFLDraftScout.com provides a practice report focusing on NFL prospects at this week’s East-West Shrine game.
Tom Krasovic of U-T San Diego talks with tight end Antonio Gates, who says the Chargers should have moved to the passing game earlier based on how Denver played them defensively.
Ricky Henne of Chargers.com says San Diego’s future is bright after an improbable postseason run.
Darren Smith of The Mighty 1090 AM radio talks with former Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson about San Diego’s playoff loss in this audio link.