SAN DIEGO, Calif -- During a 2012 season, in which many of his teammates and coaches underperformed, San Diego Chargers' free safety Eric Weddle was at the top of his game.
The three-time All Pro selection (2010-12) and Pro Bowl participant from Alta Loma High School and the University of Utah was voted the Chargers' MVP by his teammates. He intercepted three passes to give him a total of ten in the last two seasons, tied for third most in the league. And he was involved in 97 tackles -- 83 of them solo.
Yet Weddle had to put up with the Bolts missing out on the playoffs for the third consecutive year, mainly due to another inconsistent season under former head coach Norv Turner, who was fired along with general manager A.J. Smith after the disaster of a season.
Their record broke down to a 3-1 start; then a 2-7 fiasco and finally going 2-1 to end the year. Despite the personal accolades, Weddle admits immense personal frustration with the way the team played last year -- especi...