Chargers DB Antonio Cromarite May Be Next To Depart Amid Trade Rumors

February 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

San Diego Chargers defensive back Antonio Cromartie is talking like he has one foot out the door, and may be the next player to leave the team amid recent trade rumors.
In a Monday night interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio with hosts Bryan McGovern and Jim Miller, Cromartie voiced his displeasure about the way the Chargers played defense last season.
The biggest problem in his opinion was that the Chargers style of play wasn't aggressive enough and the defense relied heavily on the zone coverage rather than man to man coverage. Cromartie praised former Chargers defensive coordinators Wade Phillps and Ted Cottrell, saying the defense was much more aggressive under their control.
Could that be a personal shot at current Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera?
Rivera has been in control of the Chargers defense since being promoted after the firing of Ted Cottrell midway through the 2008 season.
In 2007, while Cottrell was the defensive coordinator, th...

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