Run game is bedrock of Turner's offense

The Chargers' Norv Turner has always been a coach who tries to challenge opposing defenses with a power run game. Don't expect that to change against the Patriots on Sunday, writes Len Pasquarelli.

Originally Published: January 18, 2008
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com
For much of his 17-year NFL tenure as either an offensive coordinator or head coach, Norv Turner has been miscast by the public as a passing-offense guru.

But the San Diego Chargers head coach, as careful scrutiny of his body of work will attest, is a guy who absolutely loves to pound the football at opposing defenses.