1. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part 11: Defensive End

    The final position on this off-season series, defensive ends falls into the same situation as safety and inside linebacker. The three-man rotation of Luis Castillo, Jacques Cesaire, and Alphonso Boone is solid but ultimately unremarkable...

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  2. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part 10: Nose Tackle

    Paired with running back as the most obvious need for San Diego, the position of nose tackle also stands as one much more difficult to fill...

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  3. San Diego Chargers: How Do the Major Offseason Moves of 2010 Impact SD?

    San Diego has had its fair share of transactions so far this offseason. From unloading former pro bowlers Ladainian Tomlinson, Jamal Williams, and Antonio Cromartie to bringing in a pair of veteran corners the team has been active...

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  4. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs Pt. 9: Inside Linebacker

    Very similar to the safety position, San Diego has great depth at the inside linebacking position while lacking any true game-breaker...

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  5. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part 8: Outside Linebacker

    San Diego's need at outside linebacker is completely dependent on how they view current starter Shawne Merriman. The restricted free agent tender afforded Merriman only guarantees they will be able to retain his services for one year...

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  6. San Diego Chargers: Looking at A.J. Smith's Offseason So Far

    With the draft quickly approaching it appears San Diego is unlikely to make any more moves before April 22 commences. San Diego has made many moves thus far, the formula of addition by subtraction now being tempered with recent signings...

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  7. NFL Draft 2010: Looking to Strike Undrafted Gold

    One of the trademarks of San Diego Chargers General Manager A.J. Smith’s career has been the ability to strike gold when mining the undrafted free agent pool...

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  8. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part 7: Safety

    Safety has been a weak point for the San Diego Chargers for the past several years. Following Marlon McCree’s departure from San Diego after the 2007 season, the position went ...

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  9. NFL Diva Wideouts No Longer Worth the Trouble

    The trade of Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for the bargain-basement price of a fifth-round draft pick may just serve to punctuate an idea permeating across the NFL...

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  10. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part Six: Cornerback

    San Diego enters 2010 with its deepest cornerback roster in a long time. Quentin Jammer is still entrenched in his position as the team’s primary corner, but now has the potential for a bit more help...

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  11. San Diego Chargers: A Pre-Draft Look at AJ Smith's History

    The current notion of AJ Smith is that of an enigmatic talent evaluator. By eschewing big-ticket free agent acquisitions in favor of a primarily in-house developmental approach, Smith has made a reputation for finding unexpected pro-bowl talent...

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  12. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part Five: Running Back

    Here it is. After looking at the team’s array of relatively settled positions the first of the team’s major concerns reach the table for the final offensive size of the offseason overview...

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  13. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part 4: Offensive Line

    The San Diego Chargers are an interesting group along the offensive. The team yielded very slim sack totals considering the strong passing offense that often went deep behind a strong-armed but slow-footed quarterback...

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  14. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs Part 3: Tight End

    While usually lost among higher profile positions, strong play from the tight end has become a team staple within the San Diego Chargers offense. It begins with one of the game’s elite receiving threats at the position in Antonio Gates...

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  15. San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part Two: Wide Receiver

    On the heels of the easily addressed quarterback position is a look at a much less clear-cut area: wide receiver...

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  16. NFL Draft 2010: Making the Case for Second-Day Quarterbacks

    The first goal of any NFL team is to make sure it has a “franchise” quarterback. What separates Detroit and Tampa Bay from the other top drafting teams is that both feel they have now found a young quarterback prospect they can build around.

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  17. San Diego Chargers Offseason Needs Part One: Quarterback

    Rather than delve into a full overview of the San Diego Chargers as a whole, which would expand to elephantine proportions, this will begin a position-by-position look at the San Diego ...

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  18. San Diego Chargers: Does Nathan Vasher's Signing Affect the NFL Draft?

    San Diego has appeared to have shored up its cornerback situation for 2010 with the signing of free agents Nathan Vasher and Donald Strickland...

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  19. San Diego Chargers 2010: How Does Signing Nathan Vasher Affect Secondary?

    San Diego has surprised more than a few with an interesting offseason. Not only have they signed two significant free agents (roughly the same number as signed between 2006 and 2009), but they signed two free agents at the same position...

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  20. Five NFL Teams That Might Be Better Off With Donovan McNabb

    With rumors regarding the Donovan McNabb sweepstakes heating up, it seems teams that looked to address their quarterback situations early may end up regretting their decision...

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  21. San Diego Chargers Draft 2010: Finding a Complementary Back

    The San Diego Chargers enter the draft with running back as a glaring need. They are virtually assured to draft a running back within the first 2-3 rounds in an attempt to find a new lead-back to replace Ladainian Tomlinson...

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  22. NFL Overtime: How the Changes Will Affect Team Strategies

    The NFL has officially taken the first step in amending the rules for its overtime format. At present, a team winning the coin toss cannot by virtue of a field goal alone win on its first possession...

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  23. San Diego Chargers 2010 NFL Draft: Newfound Flexibility Makes Things Interesting

    When San Diego entered the offseason they knew they would have some holes to fill, and had a relatively lackluster draft with which to fill it...

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  24. 2010 NFL Free Agency: Miami Dolphins, Arizona Cardinals Trade Linebackers

    The Arizona Cardinals and Miami Dolphins have now come to accords with players who spent 2009 on the other’s team...

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  25. Which Ex-Charger Will Have the Best 2010?

    San Diego has seen a large number of former starters departing this offseason. Four of the team's departed have seen at least one pro bowl (Ladainian Tomlinson, Jamal Williams, Antonio ...

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