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Contracts due for three members of the core

Kris Dielman

San Diego is a team that prides itself on taking care of its own. Over the last 12 months, players such as Quentin Jammer, Nick Hardwick, Shane Olivea, Stephen Cooper and Matt Wilhelm have all inked lucrative extensions. Those signings were a good start to keeping a winning team intact, so expect more to come shortly.

The player whose extension is of the utmost priority is Kris Dielman. Only months away from unrestricted free agency, the Chargers would loath to lose a player of Dielman's caliber. He is a powerful inline blocker who has gotten better with each passing season. The Chargers also love Dielman's attitude. He is a blue-collar player who instills the line with an aggressive attitude. If the Chargers... Recommended Stories

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