The Chargers have garnered plenty of headlines this offseason. The big move to Los Angeles and a new head coach has brought some optimism to a team that has only won nine games in a two-year span.
As camp begins, there are plenty of storylines to pay attention to. On the injury front, rookie wide receiver Mike Williams and Jason Verrett will be closely monitored. There also appears to be a handful of position battles to follow.
As always, it just feels nice to have football back. With the regular season right around the corner, here’s what to be aware of throughout Chargers training camp.
Anthony Lynn’s First Camp
In his first season as Chargers head coach, Anthony Lynn will have to make his team buy into his system. So far, things seem to be working out great. The players seem to love his attitude and coaching style, and hopefully, this response can continue throughout camp.
It may take some time for Lynn to get himself settled on the sidelines on game days, but so far in camp, every player has been raving about how things have been going. Players are complaining about how practices went under Mike McCoy last year and say the complete opposite for Lynn’s.
The Health of Jason Verrett and Other Chargers Stars
It seemed to be a more precautionary move than anything, but Jason Verrett entered camp on the PUP list. Verrett suffered a partially torn ACL last season and many assumed that he would be healthy for camp. This hasn’t been the case and he is a name to monitor as the preseason continues.
The other big name is Keenan Allen. Last season, Allen tore his ACL and appears to be back to his old self. Still, he…
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