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Fox Mulder
Tulane Fan
Austin, TX
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was

2004 and 2005, he was performing at a high level and was very young. I'd be excited to see what the future had but the injury changes everything. I would've done the same thing, and it would've been just as wrong, not stupid but wrong.


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Fox Mulder
Tulane Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Dec 2010
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
2009, they were weak with shabby and weaker during the norv/rivers era. The specifics are irrelevant. The division sucked and continually got worse.


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Fox Mulder
Tulane Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Dec 2010
32834 posts

re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
Because all QBs are elite after their first 20 games.


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LooseCannon22282
South Alabama Fan
Mobile, AL
Member since May 2008
18031 posts

re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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none of them play defense… and defense wins championships...


that year they came close to the Super Bowl in '07 they were getting a lot of turnovers. They weren't that bad giving up yardage either.

hell, even that AFC Championship vs. the Pats, they picked off Brady 3 times. But of course, Rivers and LT were both hurt. Pretty amazing that Rivers even played that game.


St Augustine
New Orleans Saints Fan
The Pauper of the Surf
Member since Mar 2006
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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Pretty amazing that Rivers even played that game.




Torn ACL if I remember correctly. Dude gets a ton of hate but he gutted that shite out big time.


Sevendust912
West Virginia Fan
Philadelphia Eagles Fan
Member since Jun 2013
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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Up until 2 years ago Rivers was as good if not better than Bress


As an Eagles fan, I have no dog in this fight. Also, as an Eagles fan, I will say that the above comment is idiotic. Brees is a top QB of the 2000's behind only Brady and Manning.

Hell, McNabb was twice as good as Rivers and I couldn't wait until they ran #5 out of Philly


Fox Mulder
Tulane Fan
Austin, TX
Member since Dec 2010
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
I see Brady manning and brees in a tight race with manning slightly ahead of Brady slightly ahead of brees and all of that could change or be more discernible in a year or two.


LooseCannon22282
South Alabama Fan
Mobile, AL
Member since May 2008
18031 posts

re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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Torn ACL if I remember correctly. Dude gets a ton of hate but he gutted that shite out big time.


yeah I think that is right.

to me, that season symbolized their tough luck more than any other.


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Sevendust912
West Virginia Fan
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Member since Jun 2013
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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I see Brady manning and brees in a tight race with manning slightly ahead of Brady slightly ahead of brees and all of that could change or be more discernible in a year or two.


Good post. Brady and Manning are interchangeable IMO, depending on your preference. Brees is right behind them with Rodgers making a good claim.

It pisses me off that T.O. acted like such an ass, because I think McNabb could have been a great one, but he couldn't do it with Thrash and Pinkston as his starting WRs. McNabb, Westbrook, and T.O. it is hard to find a better trio in the 2000's if T.O. would have shut up and played football instead of doing situps in his driveway.
This post was edited on 7/26 at 5:34 pm


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wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Jul 2011
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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Torn ACL if I remember correctly. Dude gets a ton of hate but he gutted that shite out big time.


Lot of respect for him

But that decision seems to have ruined his career or atleast stunted it


VerlanderBEAST
Michigan Fan
Member since Dec 2011
12539 posts

re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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But that decision seems to have ruined his career or atleast stunted it
Rivers best years(2008-2010) came right after that game


wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Jul 2011
54672 posts

re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
Thats what i get for doing no research at all

Well something did


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John McClane
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2010
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re: San Diego Chargers: the dynasty that almost was
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Up until 2 years ago Rivers was as good if not better than Bress and they didn't win shite. Oh and Vincent Jackson didn't do anything in the NFL until long after Bress left


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