SAN DIEGO, CA-- Five weeks before the actual beginning of training camp, the San Diego Chargers wrapped up their final mini-camp workouts Thursday. Players showered, dressed and headed to their cars with hands full of playbooks and iPads, looking forward to the last week in July and the start of their atonement for two sub-par seasons. Along with their carrying the homework and whatever they've loaded onto their tablets, the majority of players were also wearing something big and bright: smiles.
Everywhere you looked, there was a happy Charger walking around the facility; but the biggest and brightest grin was on the face of Ronnie Brown.
Less than two weeks ago, Brown was looking for a team to play with following a season in Philadelphia that can only be described as terrible for the second overall pick by Miami in the 2005 NFL Draft.
After spending his first six seasons with the Dolphins as a multi-dimensional running back who caused consternation among many defenses trying to...