Daryl Johnston: Understanding Roles Of Our FB’s In The Chargers Offense

August 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I got into a little debate with a Raider fan a long time ago.  The debate was based on a article I wrote awhile back appropriately named "Pick Your Poison: A Look at the 2010 Chargers Offensive Arsenal".  In that article, I named Jacob Hester and Mike Tolbert as part of the Chargers offensive weapons.  This Raider fan, from what I gather, didn't know much about the Chargers offense, so I decided to write this article on why these guys are weapons.
If there is ever a indication of what Tolbert and Hester's worth to the Chargers offense, we'll have to take a step back in time to the first player that made that position what it is today.  That player is Daryl Johnston.  
If it wasn't for Daryl Johnston, there would be no FB vote in the Pro Bowl today.  What he did was nothing short of extraordinary as he was one of the most dynamic players in the game.
Dynamic, not versatile.  
People get those two words confused all the time.  H...

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