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2004: Best Charger Draft Ever?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by O'reilly, Dec 9, 2006.

  1. RMANCIL
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    The defense spent to much time of the field as the Bolt offense scored to quickly and our CB play and safety coverage was poor over all.
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    Yup!!:icon_mrgreen:
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    One theory was that since our pass first offense was so unique for that time that our defense never practiced against a conventional run oriented offense and as a result couldn't defend against one.
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    Tom Bass and Arnsparger played that "bend but don't break" D that broke all too often.

    I remember one Sunday in '80, I had duty and was wathchin the Chargers and the Pats. The Chargers broke on top 21-0 at the half, but in the 2nd half the D caved in and the Pats won. I had alotta guns and explosives at this site, and my assistant was a Cow-girl fan. He has no idea...:icon_eek: :icon_sad: :tdown:
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    A Charger fan's reoccurring nightmare...:lol:
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    I'm missing posts at the SDUT the ones where I quoted Douchebag and *** Lips are missing. :lol:
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    I guess the line has finally been crossed...:lol:
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    Four Pro-Bowlers the first day (and that doesn't even count Merriman from the trade!!!!), and an alternate on the second day to boot. This was a dang good draft..
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    I was there too .... and both playoff games the next year.

    Still frickin' pisses me off .......
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    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Our fifth in 03 is a 1st Alternate pro bowlers along with two UDFAs
    Our thirds in 04 are pro bowlers, our first, our fourth is a first alternate
    A first in 05 is a pro bowler, the other first is a 2nd alternate
    Our second in 06, a rookie, is a first alternate

    AJ RULES!:ABQ2: :ABQ1: :tup: :tup:
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    AJ does rule. :tup:

    But his ability to evaluate such talent, is it a singular ability of his or is it his ability to put in a great scouting staff?

    I am sure it is a combination of both but does anyone know much about the scouting staff the Bolts have had over the last 3 or 4 years?

    I would love to hear some local knowledge about his staff and their evaluation methods because they have strung together some impressive drafts.
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    If we're comparing drafts over the last 20 years, why is everybody talking about 1975? :icon_shrug:
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    All I will say is that John Butler taught AJ well. AJ has far and away blowing me away on what he is achieving being our GM. Talent Evaluator Guru extrordinaire. That is AJ Smith.

    :bolt2: :bolt: !!!!!AJ is GAWD!!!!!:bolt: :bolt2:

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