Originally posted on Razzball Football  |  Last updated 9/30/13
You start the year trying to predict what a team will look like not just to start the year but over the course of  it.  You go off of hunches, intuition, previous year’s stats…you comb through a lot of data to try and assess just what a particular team will be able to do heading into the year.  It’s never an exact science, of course, and so many factors can shape or hide a poor player or offense into something palatable.  Entering into 2013, a major source of concern for the Chargers was an offensive line that was deemed one of – if not the – worst line for pass blocking and heading into 2013, there wasn’t much optimism surrounding it getting any better.  Enter, stage left, Philip Rivers.  A slow, pure pocket passer who had a hard time throwing the ball last year in no small part because he had a hard time staying on his feet long enough to do so.  But the Chargers have made some adjustments to Rivers and his game this year and it’s allowing for some success.  After his second 400 y...
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