San Diego Chargers: Preseason Game Two Sets The Tone For 2010

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Diego Chargers proved a lot of things in their preseason opener last week against the Chicago Bears. They showed San Diego fans that they can survive without Marcus McNeill. Philip Rivers doesn't need Vincent Jackson to run a high powered passing offense. Ryan Mathews can revive the running game, and that the San Diego Chargers can stop the run.
As the San Diego Chargers move closer and closer to the regular season, though, games become less about understanding what players can and cannot do, and more about how the team functions as a unit. Preseason games stop becoming a means of talent evaluation; they become tone-setters for the beginning of the regular season.
While there will be plenty of scrutiny on the actions of individual players today, especially those fighting to secure a spot on the final 53 man roster, do not be confused: This game is about the team.
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