Could Atlanta Falcons RB Jerious Norwood be a Perfect Fit in San Diego?

February 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As Atlanta Falcons running back Jerious Norwood enters free agency this year virtually undetected, I believe he could not only revive his career, but that of the Chargers running game as well. In my opinion, Norwood could be the perfect fit in San Diego for the following reasons:
1. He is relatively young at just 27 years of age. I think three years of solid production are left in his career at the very least.
2. Norwood is well-rested.  Norwood has taken a back seat to Michael Turner and Warrick Dunn his entire career and is starving for a chance to have more carries.
3. He is a very solid special teams player and is solid in the kick returning game.
4. He has fallen way under the radar , due to injury this past year. He has now recovered, is well rested and ready to prove himself.
5. Norwood is very similar to Ladainian Tomlinson in size, stature, explosiveness and running style.
6. His salary is surprisingly low at $ 550,000. So, it woul...

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