It's a question that probably swirls around constantly in the mind of Chargers' head coach Norv Turner: "What can (Ronnie) Brown do for you?"
The answer better be "a lot more than we originally expected" because Brown's performance as Ryan Matthews' replacement as the starter at running back could be the difference in the Chargers playing into January or seeing an entire roster overhauled next offseason.
Certainly that may be a bold statement since the free agent signee hasn't even carried the ball or caught a pass in a regular-season game for the Bolts. Nevertheless it's likely very accurate, considering the expectations Matthews was carrying into the 2012 season.
After a breakout second season in which he ran for 1,091 yards (4.9 per carry) and caught 50 passes for another 455 yards coming out of the backfield, the Chargers were looking for the third-year pro from Fresno State to jump well into the rare air of over 2,000 overall yards gained. But on his first touch in the Aug. ...