Morning links: Flowers stays in shape

Good morning. Sarah Toland writing for Sports Illustrated takes an interesting look at new San Diego Chargers cornerback Brandon Flowers and how he stays in shape. Flowers has something in common with new teammate Donald Butler -- cycling. Flowers says cycling is a great lower-body workout that builds strength and endurance.

In this ESPN Insider piece, Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus breaks down the NFL’s most efficient passer on every type of route. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was rated No. 1 on in-breaking routes.

Kyle Posey writing for Bolts from the Blue believes Flowers is a significant upgrade at cornerback for the Chargers.

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports calls Flowers San Diego’s most overrated player. He believes Ladarius Green is the team’s most underrated player.

Mike Tanier of Sports On Earth believes the Chargers have a top 10 receiving group.

Eric Weddle talks with Akbar Gbajabiamila of the NFL Network about his love of R&B music in this video.

Jason Munz of the Hattiesburg American talks to Cordarro Law about his effort to make San Diego’s roster.

Jenny Vrentas of Sports Illustrated looks at how the invention of the arthroscope saved careers in the NFL.