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Chargers question of the day: LaMichael James or BenJarvus Green-Ellis?

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Aug 28, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans free safety Shiloh Keo (31) tackles San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James (23) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The question for the San Diego Chargers will come down to Benjarvus Green-Ellis or Lamichael James? With the injuries to Ryan Mathews and Danny Woodhead, the team will be all over the waiver wire to figure out who they want to bring in to run the football.

Donald Brown still will get a bulk of the work with the first team, but the team could use someone else to give Brown a break from time to time. Ryan Mathews is expected to be out for a few weeks still, so somethng needs to give.

The two biggest option in free agency are LaMichael James and Benjarvus Green-Ellis. Both players bring something different to the field. One brings the flash and can bust open a huge play with his ability to make people miss in the open field. The other brings consistency and will not make mistakes.

Let’s take a look at both players: