Los Angeles Chargers forging new identity under Anthony Lynn – Los Angeles Chargers Blog – Los Angeles Chargers News

Los Angeles Chargers forging new identity under Anthony Lynn – Los Angeles Chargers Blog – Los Angeles Chargers News

SAN DIEGO – The Los Angeles Chargers ended their offseason program on June 15. Here’s a look at how they fared:

Offseason goals/grade: New Chargers coach Anthony Lynn sought to create some comradery and chemistry in his initial work with his new players. Mission accomplished. Although the Chargers have had to deal with some adversity due to the relocation issues and remained in San Diego for offseason work, Lynn’s no-nonsense approach has been refreshing for players, creating a sense of accountability at Chargers Park. Lynn also has been buoyed by an experienced coaching staff, including two former head coaches in offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt and defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, along with longtime NFL coach special-teams coordinator George Stewart, who serves as Lynn’s assistant head coach. “He has very strong beliefs,” Bradley said. “The players can look to him, and they know there is really no messing around. If he has something to say, it’s going to be very important, and he’s going to stick to his guns. I think they feel that strength.” Grade: B-plus

Move I liked: In need of young, talented depth up front to protect an aging, veteran quarterback in Philip Rivers, the Chargers selected two offensive linemen in the draft — Forrest Lamp in the second round and Dan Feeney in the third round. Both will push for starting spots once training camp begins in six weeks. Pass protection for Rivers has been spotty at times, which has resulted in inconsistent play from the North Carolina…

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