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2004 San Diego Chargers

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12-4-0, AFC West Division  · 2004 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 9.1, Offense: 6.1, Defense: 3.0, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 446 points (27.9/g), 3rd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 313 points (19.6/g), 11th.
 Differential of 133 points (8.3/g), 3rd.  Expected W-L: 11.2-4.8.

Coach: Marty Schottenheimer (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Cam Cameron
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips

Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium
 Training Camp: Home Depot Center (Carson, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Drew Brees* 25 3 15 262 for 400, 3,159 yards, 27 td, 7 int, & 53 rushes for 85 yards and 2 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2001
RB LaDainian Tomlinson*+ 25 3 15 339 rushes for 1,335 yards, 17 td, & 53 catches for 441 yards and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2001
FB Lorenzo Neal 34 11 10 16 rushes for 53 yards, 0 td, & 13 catches for 66 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 4th / 89th pick / 1993
WR Kassim Osgood 24 1 7 15 catches for 308 yards, 2 td
WR Eric Parker 25 2 13 47 catches for 690 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 53 yards and 0 td
TE Antonio Gates*+ 24 1 15 81 catches for 964 yards, 13 td
LT Roman Oben 32 8 16 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
LG Toniu Fonoti 23 2 16 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 39th pick / 2002
C Nick Hardwick 23 Rook 14 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 66th pick / 2004
RG Mike Goff 28 6 16 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1998
RT Shane Olivea 23 Rook 16 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 7th / 209th pick / 2004
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jacques Cesaire 24 1 12 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
NT Jamal Williams 28 6 15 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 2nd pick / 1998 Supp
RDE Igor Olshansky 22 Rook 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 35th pick / 2004
LOLB Ben Leber 26 2 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2002
LILB Donnie Edwards 31 8 16 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 98th pick / 1996
RILB Randall Godfrey 31 8 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1996
ROLB Steve Foley 29 6 16 10.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 75th pick / 1998
LCB Sammy Davis 24 1 10 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 30th pick / 2003
RCB Quentin Jammer 25 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2002
SS Terrence Kiel 24 1 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2003
FS Jerry Wilson 31 8 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 105th pick / 1995
 Special Teams Starters
K Nate Kaeding 22 Rook 0 20 of 25 field goals & 54 of 55 extra points San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 65th pick / 2004
P Mike Scifres 24 1 0 69 punts for a 43.1 average, 0 blocked San Diego Chargers / 5th / 149th pick / 2003
PR Eric Parker 25 2 13 27 punt returns for a 8.8 average and 0 td
KR Tim Dwight 29 6 0 50 kick returns for a 24.4 average and 1 td Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 114th pick / 1998

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
96 Dave Ball 23 6 0 275 6-6 UCLA 1/4/1981 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 133rd pick / 2004
60 Jason Ball 25 c 3 2 301 6-2 New Hampshire 3/21/1979 2 1
50 David Binn 32 16 0 245 6-3 California 2/6/1972 10 2
65 David Brandt 27 3 0 309 6-4 Michigan 9/25/1977 3 0
9 Drew Brees* 25 QB 15 15 209 6-0 Purdue 1/15/1979 3 17 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 32nd pick / 2001
45 Robb Butler 23 5 0 217 6-0 Robert Morris 9/14/1981 Rook 0
82 Reche Caldwell 25 wr 6 6 215 6-0 Florida 3/28/1979 2 5 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 48th pick / 2002
74 Jacques Cesaire 24 LDE 16 12 295 6-2 Southern Connecticut St. 8/30/1980 1 5
24 Jesse Chatman 25 15 0 215 5-8 East. Washington 9/22/1979 2 4
54 Stephen Cooper 25 lb 16 2 235 6-1 Maine 6/19/1979 1 2
22 Sammy Davis 24 LCB 12 10 190 6-0 Texas A&M 4/8/1980 1 4 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 30th pick / 2003
68 Kris Dielman 23 15 0 310 6-4 Indiana 2/3/1981 1 2
90 Adrian Dingle 27 de 10 2 272 6-3 Clemson 6/25/1977 4 2 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 139th pick / 1999
93 Eric Downing 26 3 0 315 6-3 Syracuse 9/16/1978 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 3rd / 75th pick / 2001
87 Tim Dwight 29 KR 12 0 180 5-8 Iowa 7/13/1975 6 2 Atlanta Falcons / 4th / 114th pick / 1998
59 Donnie Edwards 31 LILB 16 16 227 6-2 UCLA 4/6/1973 8 13 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 98th pick / 1996
92 Jason Fisk 32 dt 15 1 295 6-3 Stanford 9/4/1972 9 2 Minnesota Vikings / 7th / 243rd pick / 1995
25 Jamar Fletcher 25 16 0 186 5-10 Wisconsin 8/28/1979 3 2 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 26th pick / 2001
29 Drayton Florence 24 rcb 13 5 195 6-0 Tenn-Chattanooga,Tuskegee 12/19/1980 1 3 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2003
13 Malcom Floyd 23 wr 4 2 201 6-5 Wyoming 9/8/1981 Rook 1
7 Doug Flutie 42 qb 2 1 180 5-10 Boston Col. 10/23/1962 18 2 Los Angeles Rams / 11th / 285th pick / 1985
53 Steve Foley 29 ROLB 16 16 265 6-4 La-Monroe 9/11/1975 6 8 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 75th pick / 1998
77 Toniu Fonoti 23 LG 16 16 349 6-4 Nebraska 11/26/1981 2 10 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 39th pick / 2002
85 Antonio Gates*+ 24 TE 15 15 260 6-4 Kent St. 6/18/1980 1 13
58 Randall Godfrey 31 RILB 15 15 245 6-2 Georgia 4/6/1973 8 7 Dallas Cowboys / 2nd / 49th pick / 1996
79 Mike Goff 28 RG 16 16 306 6-5 Iowa 1/6/1976 6 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1998
62 Bob Hallen 29 2 0 305 6-3 Kent St. 3/9/1975 6 0 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1998
61 Nick Hardwick 23 C 14 14 295 6-4 Purdue 9/12/1981 Rook 9 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 66th pick / 2004
42 Clinton Hart 27 14 0 205 6-0 Central Florida CC 7/20/1977 1 1
23 Quentin Jammer 25 RCB 16 16 204 6-0 Texas 6/19/1979 2 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2002
75 Leander Jordan 27 5 0 322 6-4 Indiana (PA) 9/15/1977 3 1 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2000
10 Nate Kaeding 22 K 16 0 187 6-0 Iowa 3/26/1982 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 65th pick / 2004
48 Terrence Kiel 24 SS 16 16 207 5-11 Texas A&M 11/24/1980 1 7 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 62nd pick / 2003
89 Ryan Krause 23 te 1 1 256 6-3 Nebraska-Omaha 6/16/1981 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 169th pick / 2004
38 George Layne 26 2 0 250 5-11 TCU 10/9/1978 3 0 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 108th pick / 2001
51 Ben Leber 26 LOLB 16 16 244 6-3 Kansas St. 12/7/1978 2 7 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 71st pick / 2002
86 Keenan McCardell 34 wr 7 6 191 6-1 UNLV 1/6/1970 12 5 Washington Redskins / 12th / 326th pick / 1991
31 Hanik Milligan 25 14 0 200 6-3 Houston 11/3/1979 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 188th pick / 2003
57 Zeke Moreno 26 9 0 235 6-2 USC 10/10/1978 3 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 139th pick / 2001
41 Lorenzo Neal 34 FB 16 10 255 5-11 Fresno St. 12/27/1970 11 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 89th pick / 1993
72 Roman Oben 32 LT 16 16 305 6-4 Louisville 10/9/1972 8 10 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
70 Shane Olivea 23 RT 16 16 312 6-3 Ohio St. 10/7/1981 Rook 10 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 209th pick / 2004
99 Igor Olshansky 22 RDE 16 16 309 6-6 Oregon 5/3/1982 Rook 6 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 35th pick / 2004
81 Kassim Osgood 24 WR 16 7 209 6-5 San Diego St. 5/20/1980 1 4
88 Eric Parker 25 PR 15 13 180 6-0 Tennessee 4/14/1979 2 10
84 Justin Peelle 25 te 16 4 255 6-4 Oregon 3/15/1979 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 103rd pick / 2002
95 Shaun Phillips 23 16 0 260 6-3 Purdue 5/13/1981 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 2004
34 Andrew Pinnock 24 1 0 260 5-10 South Carolina 3/12/1980 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 229th pick / 2003
27 Jerrell Pippens 24 7 0 195 6-2 Nebraska 7/30/1980 Rook 1
52 Carlos Polk 27 1 0 250 6-2 Nebraska 2/22/1977 3 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 112th pick / 2001
94 Robert Pollard 23 1 0 278 6-2 TCU 6/28/1981 Rook 0
17 Philip Rivers 23 2 0 228 6-5 North Carolina St. 12/8/1981 Rook 0 New York Giants / 1st / 4th pick / 2004
80 Micah Ross 28 7 0 221 6-2 Jacksonville 1/13/1976 3 0
5 Mike Scifres 24 P 16 0 236 6-2 West. Illinois 10/8/1980 1 3 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 149th pick / 2003
78 DeQuincy Scott 26 dt 14 2 260 6-1 Southern Miss 3/5/1978 2 2
83 Bobby Shaw 29 7 0 185 6-1 California 4/23/1975 5 0 Seattle Seahawks / 6th / 169th pick / 1998
21 LaDainian Tomlinson*+ 25 RB 15 15 221 5-10 TCU 6/23/1979 3 18 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2001
33 Michael Turner 22 rb 14 1 237 5-10 Northern Illinois 2/13/1982 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
71 Courtney Van Buren 24 1 0 350 6-6 Ark-Pine Bluff 2/22/1980 1 0 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 80th pick / 2003
83 Wes Welker 23 1 0 190 5-9 Texas Tech 5/1/1981 Rook 0
56 Matt Wilhelm 23 7 0 245 6-4 Ohio St. 2/2/1981 1 1 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 112th pick / 2003
76 Jamal Williams 28 NT 15 15 348 6-3 Oklahoma St. 4/28/1976 6 11 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 2nd pick / 1998 Supp
20 Jerry Wilson 31 FS 16 16 190 5-11 Southern 7/17/1973 8 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 4th / 105th pick / 1995
Team Total 26.1 16 247.2 6-1.7 3.0