Aug 28, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Donald Brown (34) talks with running back Danny Woodhead (39) and running back Ryan Mathews (24) on the sideline against the Arizona Cardinals during the third quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
3 Key Players on the San Diego Chargers Offense
Week 3 of the NFL season and the San Diego Chargers are coming off of a high. They want to make sure to keep that momentum rolling and have another tough customer to face in the early season. The Buffalo Bills strength is on defense and slowing down the run game. They want to force teams into tough 3rd down possessions and will be looking to attack when they get in that position.
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Here are some key players for the San Diego Chargers success on offense this weekend.
Ryan Mathews is out of the game and someone needs to step up in the run game. Donald Brown has to be that guy. He hasn’t had the greatest start running the ball this season, but we are only a couple of games deep and he hasn’t needed to carry the load on offense.
This will be his chance. He will take the rock from the start of the game and will be the main back. Danny Woodhead will continue in his role on offense and Brown will take over the role that Mathews has left.
Brown showed his abilities with the Colts last season. The Chargers will need him to pick up chunks of yards in the run game against a tough run defense.
The Chargers offensive success depends on their ability to move the ball on 1st and 2nd down. They will need Brown to do a lot of the work on those early downs.