Morning links: Green making a leap

July, 1, 2014
Jul 1
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Good morning. Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com believes San Diego Chargers tight end Ladarius Green will take a significant step in production in the upcoming season.

Rosenthal writes that Green will benefit from the possible increase in the use of the no-huddle by new offensive coordinator Frank Reich, and says Green already is one of the best players in the NFL at his position.

Showing he does not lack for confidence, Brandon Flowers tells the NFL Network that he’s the best cornerback in football in this video.

Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego writes about the recruitment of Flowers by San Diego players.

In this ESPN Insider piece Insider, ESPN NFL handicapper Dave Tuley says the Chargers are one of the best value picks, with the team’s odds of winning the Super Bowl going up from 30-1 to 40-1.

Gil Brandt of NFL.com ranks Ben Roethlisberger No. 1 among the quarterbacks in the 2004 draft class. Philip Rivers comes in at No. 3.

I talked with ESPN’s Robert Flores in his Football Today podcast to preview the Chargers’ upcoming season in this audio link .

I also joined Judson Richards of Xtra 1360 AM radio to talk Chargers in this audio link.

Ricky Henne of Chargers.com writes that second-year pro Jahleel Addae was invited to speak as part of a panel at this year’s rookie symposium.

Eric D. Williams

ESPN San Diego Chargers reporter

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