Healthy Chargers need a fast start
SAN DIEGO -- As usual, San Diego Chargers general manager A.J. Smith has assembled a talented squad loaded with playmakers and geared toward battling the AFC elite in the playoffs. Slow starts have been a problem for San Diego the past couple of seasons. It started 4-8 last season and 1-3 in 2007.
But there's optimism regarding a fast start in '09 because the team is relatively healthy, especially several key players. A year ago, quarterback Philip Rivers, tight end Antonio Gates, left ...
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