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We saw flashes of Vincent Brown being able to be "the guy" in 2011, but his August injury kept him out for the entire season. Of course, had the Chargers still been in the race in December, he might have pushed himself to get back on the field. Ironically, it was the ability he showed on the play he was injured on that was most missed by the Bolts last season.
The back shoulder fade that Joe Flacco threw to Anquan Boldin on Sunday was a thing of beauty. Philip Rivers used to be able to get those sorts of balls to Jackson. Unfortunately, he's still throwing passes like that even though guys are unable to make the play. But Danario Alexander played like that type of receiver throughout the second half of the year.
Can he stay healthy enough to do it for an entire season?
Robert Meachem was non-existent for most of the year. He caught two touchdowns against his former team, but dropped an easy one in Cleveland. Micheal Spurlock similarly bested Eddie Royal after being re-signed.
I hope the guys that can support an improved Rivers are on the roster. If so, they need to stay healthy. Malcom Floyd was able to stay on the field this year, but suffered without Jackson drawing coverage away.