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Will history repeat itself?

Discussion in 'Latest Chargers News & Headlines' started by robdog, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. robdog

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    Source: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.signonsandiego.com/sports/chargers/20060315-9999-lz1s15brees.html">San Diego Union-Tribune</a>

    By Jim Trotter
    <blockquote><font class="newstext"> For those who've already written off the 2006 season for the Chargers, well, hold on to your season tickets a little longer. Recent history says the team will be better this year with untested Philip Rivers at quarterback than it was last season with former Pro Bowler Drew Brees, who signed with the New Orleans Saints yesterday after five seasons with San Diego. Since 2000, there have been at least five instances in which a largely untested QB replaced a popular or established starter at the beginning of a season, and in four of those cases the team improved its record from the previous year. On the other occasion, the club matched its previous record. Here are the five examples: </font></blockquote>
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