Found August 01, 2013 on The Sports Post:
The Chargers nosedived from a painfully disappointing team in 2010 to what we saw in 2012: a downright bad team. This happened for three reasons: 1) They seemed to lose offensive weapon after offensive weapon every season from LaDainian Tomlinson, to Darren Sproles, to Vincent Jackson. 2) They also lost talented offensive protection every season from Marcus McNeil, to Louis Vasquez, to Kris Dielman. 3) GM A.J. Smith and Head Coach Norv Turner did a horrendous job of restoring the lost offensive talent. What this left San Diego with was a helpless Philip Rivers and therefore, a helpless offense that had trouble taking care of the ball and scoring points. Rivers ranked in the top ten in interceptions last season with 15 and the Chargers ranked 20th in points per game, which is especially low considering who their quarterback is. Every team below the Chargers employed far worse starting quarterbacks. Well, now that Smith and Turner are out and Tom Telesco and Mike McCoy are in, yo...
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