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Bolts Notebook: A Promising Prelude

GM Tom Telesco (USA TODAY Sports)

The first wave of free agency is over and the words most pundits are using to describe the Chargers are "quiet" and "slow moving." The fact is San Diego has added seven players from other teams and those players share several unique traits that reveal GM Tom Telesco's plan for rebuilding the Chargers.

It is clear the Chargers are working on a budget. They have not signed a marquee free agent, the closest being former Jacksonville Jaguars CB Derek Cox, who signed for four years, $20 million. Cox cashed in because he brings value (12 INTs in 37 games) and fills a need (incumbents Antoine Cason and Quentin Jammer were not brought back). The rest of San Diego's additions came cheaper. Telesco...

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