Morning links: Malcom Floyd ready to work

July, 30, 2014
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Good morning. Dan Pompei of Sports on Earth offers a nice feature on San Diego Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd, providing some details on why he chose to keep playing and what it was like for him to work back to the field from a serious neck injury.

Pompei also talks to Floyd about his extensive work getting back on the field, the potential dangers of playing with a neck injury and the close bond he shares with his teammates.

“I just want to really take advantage of the time I am here and be smart when I am on the field, and really help my team get to where we need to be,” said Floyd. “I know I don’t have much longer to play.”

In this ESPN Insider piece Insider, K.C. Joyner writes that Philip Rivers is one of the undervalued quarterbacks in fantasy football.

Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times catches up with Philip Rivers, talking with the San Diego quarterback about his emphasis on developing relationships with the younger players on the roster.

Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego talks with third-round selection Chris Watt about working with the first unit at right guard during training camp.

I talked with Jordan Beane of Chargers.com about San Diego’s chances this season in this video.

Ricky Henne of Chargers.com says a healthy Steve Williams has something to prove.

Josh Baugh and Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News report that Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis visited San Antonio to meet with local civic leaders about the possibility of his team relocating there. The visit including a tour of the Alamodome.

Eric D. Williams

ESPN San Diego Chargers reporter

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