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Chargers Using Backfield by Committee

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It was the expectation entering the preseason.After three games, it’s been validated.Melvin Gordon started for the Chargers both games he played. Danny Woodhead was a complementary centerpiece in the passing game. Branden Oliver followed, the team’s leading rusher (75 yards) and receiver (70) thus far over mostly second-half work. Donald Brown also has mixed in, albeit sparingly.Quarterback Philip Rivers knew he wasn’t breaking news Saturday night. Still, it bore reminding.“It’s not going to be all Melvin,” Rivers said.

Source: Michael Gehlken of  SanDiegoUnionTribune.com


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