Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/18/13
After two mediocre/sub-mediocre seasons (7-9 in 2012 and 8-8 in 2011) the Chargers FINALLY got rid of A.J. Smith and Norv Turner, replacing them with Tom Telesco and former Broncos' Offensive Coordinator Mike McCoy. Things couldn't get worse than consecutively progressively worse seasons coupled by the release of more stellar talent, could they? Already, the new GM failed to fill the one truly necessary spot on the team's roster in the draft (offensive left tackle) and the preseason has already demonstrated that the Chargers' problems of years past continue to plague them today; namely, the lack of an offensive line and turnovers.Compounding the problem are the serious injuries already sustained by the team including #1 WR Danario Alexander (torn ACL), LB Melvin Ingram (torn ACL), S Brandon Taylor (torn ACL) and fifth-round pick CB Steve Williams (torn pectoral muscle) who are out for the season. Lesser (if they can be called such) injuries include WR Eddie Royal's bruised lung and ...
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