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Live from Indy: Chargers Meet with Tight End

Antonio Gates (Nick Laham/Getty)

The Chargers aren't the only ones who know the true value of Antonio Gates. One promising tight end prospect spoke glowingly of Gates at the Indy Combine, right before meeting with Chargers officials. Is A.J. Smith envisioning a one-two punch at the position?

The Chargers met with Pittsburgh tight end Darrell Strong (6'4", 268 pounds) at the NFL Combine. Strong, who is expected to be a fifth-round pick, is a pass-catching tight end who emulates Antonio Gates. As a senior, Strong caught 29 passes for 328 yards (11.3-yard average) and three TDs... Recommended Stories