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Chargers sign RB Jackie Battle

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by AnteaterCharger, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Just came down

    UTKevinAcee@UTKevinAcee
    Jackie Battle was first free agent RB Chargers showed interest in back in March. Visited San Diego. Sides couldn't agree then. Did today.

    Adam Schefter@AdamSchefter
    And now, according to Bill Johnston, the Chargers have signed RB Jackie Battle. San Diego loading up.
     
  2. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Michael Gehlken@UTgehlken
    It's a one-year deal for the Chargers and running back Jackie Battle, per agent Leonard Roth.
     
  3. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    They better call a rescue squad down to Chargers park, AJ must have left his office door unlocked and some nut is now running a muck!!!!
     
  4. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    I thought we didn't need him anymore with the Brown signing......... very odd. ;)
     
  5. Lancer 1

    Lancer 1 Eternal Optimist

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    As AJ is pretty fond of saying, "Line them up 3 deep & let em compete!" :helm1:
     
  6. CoronaDoug

    CoronaDoug Well-Known Member

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    Have to consider injuries. ;)
     
  7. AnteaterCharger

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    Will turn into a mad scramble for a few spots, consider that Brinkley, Brown, Battle, to a degree Hester and others are now competing for basically two-three spots
     
  8. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Sounds like AJ's main spring is wound to tight.
     
  9. Joy Division

    Joy Division Slightly-known Member

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    AJ's last ditch effort to save his job in sunny San Diego.
    If he is shown the door at the end of the season, he can say
    that it wasn't his fault. He brought them in and so he held
    up his end of it. He will have suitors.

    If San Diego doesn't make it deep into the postseason,
    the blame will first fall on Norvall. AJ will still have some
    ammo to save his own hide.
     
  10. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    It's called the throwing a bunch of stuff against the wall and seeing what sticks approach. ;)

    "We were in the market for a running back," General Manager A.J. Smith said. "We've been talking to Jackie Battle for a while. We think he's an outstanding player. He's been added for depth. We feel he has triple value. He is an outstanding special teamer. He's also a good running back and can help us at fullback."
     
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  11. boltssbbound

    boltssbbound Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was the "line them up 3 deep and let 'em compete" approach. I think if they would have signed Battle first, they would have not signed Brown. But AJ obviously really likes Battle.
     
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  12. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Sure, but can he run the Wildcat? ;)
     
  13. FCBolt

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    Could be Mathews/Brown/Battle
     
  14. powayslugger

    powayslugger Feckless Slappy

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    Hester should be sweating for his job now.
     
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  15. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Oh, come on!!!......... he's put on 11 pounds of muscle for heaven's sake. ;)
     
  16. Buck Melanoma

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    Between the ears doesn't count. ;)
     
  17. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Slightly off topic, but this is a fun video.



    Dude can gain yards when he's healthy.
     

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