Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/20/12
The San Diego Chargers endured an uncharacteristically characteristic 2011 campaign: a surprising 4-1 start (considering their recent tendency to show a slow initial burst) was followed by an unprecedented six-game losing streak. Their patented December surge was not enough to avoid missing the postseason for the second consecutive season, as the No. 6 overall offense could not overcome the plentiful turnovers and absence of a pass rush. Consequently, the Italian Trojan has been beckoned to reignite this franchise (along with whoever remains from their fan base) as the AFC power it once was, and it all starts with the NFL Draft. 2011 Record:8-8 - one measly victory away from reaching the playoffs, and instead losing out on a three-way tie atop the AFC West. Can I relocate my office to Denver?Positions of Need:Defensive End/Outside Linebacker. I list both as a package deal, because the Chargers need to pressure the quarterback above all else. They were tied for 23rd in the league...
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