San Diego Chargers Fans, Get Over It: Aj Smith Won’t Sign a Big Name

March 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since the beginning of AJ Smith’s tenure as a GM in San Diego, Chargers additions in free agency have always been few to non-existent, with the team addressing its biggest needs mainly through the draft.
This year will be no exception.
The trades of Antonio Cromartie to the New York Jets and Charlie Whitehurst to the Seattle Seahawks, left many Chargers fans– myself included– with the dream that San Diego could use some of the high picks acquired in this and next year’s draft to trade for a franchise player that would fill the team’s primary needs at nose tackle or running back.
A blockbuster trade that would bring in, say, a feature back in the mold of Steven Jackson (for a first round pick, and maybe more) or Marshawn Lynch (for a second round pick), to join Darren Sproles and form one of, if not the most, dangerous backfield tandems in the league.
Picture Steven Jackson and Sproles alongside Rivers, Gates, and Jackson. No defense wo...

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