Two months separate the start of NFL free agency.
For the Chargers' decision makers, it begins with a game of 20 questions.
Twenty players are scheduled to become free agents March 13 at 1 p.m. PST, a long list composed of 12 offensive and seven defensive players and one special teamer. Sixteen of the players will be unrestricted free agents, barring the usage of a franchise or transition tag.
Chargers general manager A.J. Smith and his personnel team will make their annual retreat in the days following the Feb. 5 Super Bowl, evaluating the organization and designing the roster direction.
The player discussions will include those unrestricted: Stephen Cooper, Patrick Crayton, Na’il Diggs, Antonio Garay, Jared Gaither, Steve Gregory, Nick Hardwick, Tommie Harris, Jacob Hester, Vincent Jackson, Randy McMichael, Tony Moll, Scott Mruczkowski, Paul Oliver, Bob Sanders and Mike Tolbert.
All but Cooper started at least one game this season. Unrestricted players can negotiate with other...