AJ Smith, Leave My San Diego Chargers Alone

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We get it, AJ.  You put the team together.  You are the mastermind.  No one messes with you. 
But at some point you need to realize that you are not the great GM that you perceive yourself to be.  If Vincent Jackson and Marcus McNeill do not play for the Chargers next year, kiss the Super Bowl, and your job, goodbye.
AJ's stubborn nature and rigorous negotiation style has started to erase all of the good things he has done. 
Since AJ took over for John Butler in 2003, he was on a roll, drafting well for three years.  In 2004, he selected Phil Rivers (through trade), and Nate Keading; in '05 when he took Shawne Merriman, and Vincent Jackson; and finally in '06 he got Cromartie and Marcus McNeil. 
But look what has happened since then.  Cromartie is gone, Merriman is only still here because the Chargers could not get rid of him, and Jackson and McNeill are sitting on their couches waiting for new contracts th...

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