As seen in recent history, a team can turn from dud to stud within a single year. This is exemplified through the Colts “suck for Luck” campaign. Drafting him alone put them back into playoff contention. In the same way, a teams success can also deteriorate within a single year as well. This was seen before our very eyes as the Falcons went 13-3 in 2012 and followed it up by going 4-12 in 2013.
There are too many factors that can play into each of these situations to list them all, but here are a few:
- Coaching changes
- Draft success
- Free agent losses/signings
- Team chemistry
With that said, here are five reasons why the 2015 season is the most crucial in the Chargers recent history.