San Diego Chargers: “Don’t Get a First Round Running Back!”

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

To start thing off, I'm just going to say, I'm sick of hearing people talking about the Chargers drafting a running back in the first round of this year's draft.
I'm tired of seeing all of these Mock Drafts saying the Chargers will draft Fresno State RB Ryan Mathews.  I honestly believe the Chargers will draft a 3-4 nose-tackle in the first round, but I'll save that argument for another article.
My statement is pure and simple: The San Diego Chargers will NOT draft a RB in the first round due to being a passing team, a deep RB draft class, having other needs to address on the team, and that it's not a "feature back" that the Chargers need but a "diverse committee" of RB's to help out what the Chargers are good at, which is passing the "rock".  
It's no secret, the Chargers are considered amongst the elite passing teams in the NFL.
If you look at the top ten elite passing teams in the league, eight out of those ten teams made the play-offs.  The Charge...

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