Chargers HC Norv Turner suggested the Chargers' rotation could favor one rusher while RB Ryan Mathews is sidelined.
“I'd like to think that someone will emerge,” Turner said, "that we'll feel good enough about someone where they can get 20 carries. And then the other guys feed off of that. … They're all different guys, so get a plan to use their strengths.”
It's no secret Turner likes Ronnie Brown. If there was someone in the backfield who'd get 20 carries, it'd likely stand as the 30-year-old, whom Turner calls a “complete player.”
“Yeah,” Turner said with a smile. “He could be the guy.”
Brown sounds like a good stopgap for those owners looking for a starter early in the season. We're expecting Mathews to miss the first two weeks of the season due to the nature of his injury, and chances for re-injury.