You know who wasn't very good last season? San Diego's offensive line. Their struggles were in large part due to injuries as 11 different players started. There were a few games where the personnel were so weak they simply didn't stand a chance. Despite some offseason turnover,
heading into camp this season.
"It's a lesson we all learned," said center Nick Hardwick, who started every game last season and is the line's undisputed leader. "You have to be ready to step in at a moment's notice, and you have to be ready to step in and put a winning performance on the field."
"It's important to work together, communicate and be disciplined every day we practice or sit in a meeting room," Hardwick said. "The communication is the biggest thing. I need to know where a guy's going to react and exactly what he's thinking on every play. That line of communication must be open on the inside between me, (Louis) and (Tyronne) and on out to the tackles. You need to share a brain during live drills, so you're ready to go when it really counts."