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There's little doubt that the San Diego Chargers will struggle at times to replace wide receiver Vincent Jackson, who departed in free agency after a couple fractured years, landing a big-dollar contract with Tampa Bay. Jackson, after all, epitomized what the San Diego passing game was all about: a big, rangy, physical wide receiver whose size and strength alone made him an imposing component in the vertical model favored by coach Norv Turner and quarterback Philip Rivers. That Rivers was usually among the lead leaders in the esoteric but critical statistic scouts love, yards per attempt - he averaged 8.4 yards or better in three of the past four seasons - was no fluke. Jackson and fellow wide receiver Malcom Floyd ran their routes a little deeper than most of the corresponding players in the league, especially between the hashes, tight end Antonio Gates controlled the middle of the field, and Rivers, despite his funky release, threw the ball with great accuracy. The exit of...
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Ronnie Brown joined the Chargers running attack this offseason with high hopes from Head Coach Norv Turner and the rest of the offense. Around the league, we see a trend of two back offenses being successful.
Mathews and Brown will no doubt be looking to be atop the list of great running back tandems.
When you look at a two/multiple running back systems around the league, typically...
With Chargers training camp right around the corner, I thought it would be interesting to give you a guide to ‘What to watch for’ for those who attend the public training camps.
What may be the most interesting, is the development of speed that the new players have gained with the playbooks. Look to see who may be taking more of a leadership role more than other years. This...
The San Diego Chargers are excited about their offense without top WR Vincent Jackson? The AFC West powerhouse is looking to get back in the playoffs, and they may have found the solution to their recent woes.
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Despite all their success, the Chargers have had a difficult time selling out home games over the last few seasons, so now they are trying a more unorthodox approach to fill their stadium.
There's little doubt that the San Diego Chargers will struggle at times to replace wide receiver Vincent Jackson, who departed in free agency after a couple fractured years, landing a big-dollar contract with Tampa Bay. But the team's coaches are amped about the potential of a retooled passing game.
Since the 2012 season is coming hard and fast, I thought a little review and speculation was in order, so I went through the Chargers regular season schedule (If the readers really wanted I could try and guess how each teams third and fourth strings will perform against each other).
Now, to clarify, as not only a Charger writer but a fan as well, I would like, hope...
I’m not going to sit here and make fun of an innocent cherub’s goofy face. It would be immature and needlessly cruel. Besides, we make fun of poor Elisha enough as it is. As for the kid he’s holding? I will never believe that Peyton isn’t her real father.
In other news…
-Somebody in San Diego accidentally figured out how to make fireworks 500 times more enjoyable by...