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Injuries hamper progress of Chargers' top rookies

Discussion in 'San Diego Chargers Hall of Champions' started by robdog, Sep 3, 2005.

  1. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

    Jun 29, 2009
    <blockquote>Source: North County Times

    SAN DIEGO ---- The excitement was palpable on draft day when the Chargers put caps on the heads of Shawne Merriman, Luis Castillo and Vincent Jackson.

    Little did the team know that by the end of the its exhibition schedule, only one of the three would have graduated to a helmet.

    The injuries to the cream of the rookie class may be the biggest dark cloud still hovering over the Chargers ---- especially with the news that the sprained ankle sustained by quarterback Drew Brees in Thursday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers is minor. A team official said Friday that Brees' injury will not keep him out of the Sept. 11 opener against the Dallas Cowboys.</blockquote>

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