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Sorting a Crowded Backfield: What the Chargers Should Do at RB in 2010

Article By on 14th December, 2009

... seeing time standing behind Philip Rivers.  If you include the pair of converted fullbacks, San Diego presently carries five running backs on their roster.  The most notable, Ladainian Tomlinson, has a questionable future with the team due to diminishing returns.  Darren Sproles, the primary backup to Tomlinson, has proven effective catching the ball out of the backfield and in the return game but has not put up consistent yardage when running the football.

These two, as the primary rushers for San Diego, have combined for 887 yards to this point.  Beyond the limited yardage they have averaged 3.2 (Tomlinson) and 3.3 (Sproles) yards per carry across the entire year.

The third running back on ...

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