San Diego Chargers Offseason Position Needs, Part 4: Offensive Line

April 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers are an interesting group along the offensive.  The team yielded very slim sack totals considering the strong passing offense that often went deep behind a strong-armed but slow-footed quarterback. 
They also proved limited in the running game, failing to open significant holes and lacking push in short yardage.  Four of the five starting linemen are virtual locks to be starting in 2010.
Left Tackle Marcus McNeill was given the highest tender by San Diego to be retained.  His massive 6’7’’ frame is difficult for opposing pass rushers to find a way around but in short yardage, where the lowest often wins the battle, he doesn’t always get the leverage one would hope of a pro-bowl tackle.
Kris Dielman beside him at left guard is the most veteran player of the group at 29, and coming off pro-bowl alternate status.
Louis Vasquez is the current junior member of the group with just one year of experience.&nb...

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