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2007 San Diego Chargers

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11-5-0, Finished 1st in AFC West Division  · 2007 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 8.8, Offense: 4.3, Defense: 4.5, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 412 points (25.8/g), 5th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 284 points (17.8/g), 5th.
 Differential of 128 points (8.0/g), 5th.  Expected W-L: 11.3-4.7.

Coach: Norv Turner (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Clarence Shelmon
 Defensive Coordinator: Ted Cottrell
 Other Notable Asst.: Hal Hunter (Offensive Line), John Pagano (Linebackers) and Ron Rivera (Linebackers)

Stadium: Qualcomm Stadium
 Training Camp: Chargers Park (San Diego, California)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Philip Rivers 26 3 16 277 for 460, 3,152 yards, 21 td, 15 int, & 29 rushes for 33 yards and 1 td New York Giants / 1st / 4th pick / 2004
RB LaDainian Tomlinson*+ 28 6 16 315 rushes for 1,474 yards, 15 td, & 60 catches for 475 yards and 3 td San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2001
FB Lorenzo Neal*+ 37 14 8 13 rushes for 32 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 23 yards and 1 td New Orleans Saints / 4th / 89th pick / 1993
WR Vincent Jackson 24 2 16 41 catches for 623 yards, 3 td San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 61st pick / 2005
TE Antonio Gates* 27 4 16 75 catches for 984 yards, 9 td
TE Brandon Manumaleuna 27 6 12 10 catches for 86 yards, 1 td St. Louis Rams / 4th / 129th pick / 2001
LT Marcus McNeill* 24 1 16 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 50th pick / 2006
LG Kris Dielman* 26 4 16 1 fumble recovered
C Nick Hardwick 26 3 12 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 66th pick / 2004
RG Mike Goff 31 9 16 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1998
RT Shane Olivea 26 3 10 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 209th pick / 2004
 Defensive Starters
LDE Igor Olshansky 25 3 16 3.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 35th pick / 2004
NT Jamal Williams* 31 9 13 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 2nd pick / 1998 Supp
RDE Luis Castillo 24 2 9 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 28th pick / 2005
LOLB Shaun Phillips 26 3 15 8.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 2004
LILB Stephen Cooper 28 4 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered
RILB Matt Wilhelm 26 4 14 1.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 4th / 112th pick / 2003
ROLB Shawne Merriman* 23 2 15 12.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 12th pick / 2005
LCB Quentin Jammer 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2002
RCB Drayton Florence 27 4 10 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2003
SS Clinton Hart 30 4 16 1.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Marlon McCree 30 6 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 233rd pick / 2001
 Special Teams Starters
K Nate Kaeding 25 3 0 24 of 27 field goals & 46 of 46 extra points San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 65th pick / 2004
P Mike Scifres 27 4 0 81 punts for a 46.1 average, 1 blocked San Diego Chargers / 5th / 149th pick / 2003
PR Darren Sproles 24 2 0 24 punt returns for a 9.5 average and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 130th pick / 2005
KR Darren Sproles 24 2 0 37 kick returns for a 27.2 average and 1 td San Diego Chargers / 4th / 130th pick / 2005

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
97 Ryon Bingham 26 dt 16 2 303 6-3 Nebraska 6/6/1981 2 3 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 204th pick / 2004
50 David Binn 35 16 0 245 6-3 California 2/6/1972 13 1
93 Luis Castillo 24 RDE 10 9 306 6-3 Northwestern 8/4/1983 2 5 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 28th pick / 2005
74 Jacques Cesaire 27 rde 16 6 295 6-2 Southern Connecticut St. 8/30/1980 4 4
89 Chris Chambers 29 wr 10 7 210 5-11 Wisconsin 8/12/1978 6 7 Miami Dolphins / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2001
87 Scott Chandler 22 1 0 270 6-7 Iowa 7/23/1985 Rook 0 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 129th pick / 2007
66 Jeromey Clary 24 rt 16 6 304 6-6 Kansas St. 11/5/1983 Rook 3 San Diego Chargers / 6th / 187th pick / 2006
54 Stephen Cooper 28 LILB 16 16 235 6-1 Maine 6/19/1979 4 9
31 Antonio Cromartie*+ 23 RCB 16 8 210 6-2 Florida St. 4/15/1984 1 14 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 19th pick / 2006
84 Craig Davis 22 wr 14 1 200 6-1 LSU 10/2/1985 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 30th pick / 2007
68 Kris Dielman* 26 LG 16 16 310 6-4 Indiana 2/3/1981 4 9
51 Tim Dobbins 25 16 0 245 6-1 Iowa St. 12/10/1982 1 2 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 151st pick / 2006
29 Drayton Florence 27 RCB 16 10 195 6-0 Tenn-Chattanooga,Tuskegee 12/19/1980 4 5 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 46th pick / 2003
80 Malcom Floyd 26 wr 6 1 201 6-5 Wyoming 9/8/1981 3 1
85 Antonio Gates* 27 TE 16 16 260 6-4 Kent St. 6/18/1980 4 11
79 Mike Goff 31 RG 16 16 306 6-5 Iowa 1/6/1976 9 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 78th pick / 1998
24 Cletis Gordon 24 14 0 197 6-1 Jackson St. 4/23/1983 1 1
28 Steve Gregory 24 16 0 185 5-11 Syracuse 1/8/1983 1 1
61 Nick Hardwick 26 C 12 12 295 6-4 Purdue 9/12/1981 3 5 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 66th pick / 2004
92 Marques Harris 26 lb 15 2 231 6-1 Southern Utah,Southern Utah 9/20/1981 2 2
42 Clinton Hart 30 SS 16 16 205 6-0 Central Florida CC 7/20/1977 4 8
83 Vincent Jackson 24 WR 16 16 241 6-5 Northern Colorado 1/14/1983 2 7 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 61st pick / 2005
23 Quentin Jammer 28 LCB 15 14 204 6-0 Texas 6/19/1979 5 6 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2002
10 Nate Kaeding 25 K 16 0 187 6-0 Iowa 3/26/1982 3 4 San Diego Chargers / 3rd / 65th pick / 2004
86 Brandon Manumaleuna 27 TE 16 12 288 6-2 Arizona 1/4/1980 6 1 St. Louis Rams / 4th / 129th pick / 2001
20 Marlon McCree 30 FS 16 16 202 5-11 Kentucky 3/17/1977 6 7 Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 233rd pick / 2001
91 Brandon McKinney 24 dt 14 2 324 6-2 Michigan St. 8/24/1983 1 2
73 Marcus McNeill* 24 LT 16 16 335 6-8 Auburn 11/16/1983 1 9 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 50th pick / 2006
56 Shawne Merriman* 23 ROLB 15 15 272 6-4 Maryland 5/25/1984 2 13 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 12th pick / 2005
63 Scott Mruczkowski 25 15 0 321 6-4 Bowling Green 4/5/1982 2 1 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 242nd pick / 2005
40 Legedu Naanee 24 13 0 225 6-2 Boise St. 9/16/1983 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 172nd pick / 2007
41 Lorenzo Neal*+ 37 FB 13 8 255 5-11 Fresno St. 12/27/1970 14 1 New Orleans Saints / 4th / 89th pick / 1993
72 Roman Oben 35 4 0 305 6-4 Louisville 10/9/1972 11 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 66th pick / 1996
70 Shane Olivea 26 RT 13 10 312 6-3 Ohio St. 10/7/1981 3 5 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 209th pick / 2004
99 Igor Olshansky 25 LDE 16 16 309 6-6 Oregon 5/3/1982 3 8 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 35th pick / 2004
81 Kassim Osgood* 27 16 0 209 6-5 San Diego St. 5/20/1980 4 0
95 Shaun Phillips 26 LOLB 15 15 260 6-3 Purdue 5/13/1981 3 8 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 98th pick / 2004
34 Andrew Pinnock 27 fb 10 3 260 5-10 South Carolina 3/12/1980 4 0 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 229th pick / 2003
52 Carlos Polk 30 lb 10 2 250 6-2 Nebraska 2/22/1977 6 2 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 112th pick / 2001
16 Dave Rayner 25 1 0 209 6-2 Michigan St. 10/26/1982 2 0 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 202nd pick / 2005
17 Philip Rivers 26 QB 16 16 228 6-5 North Carolina St. 12/8/1981 3 13 New York Giants / 1st / 4th pick / 2004
5 Mike Scifres 27 P 16 0 236 6-2 West. Illinois 10/8/1980 4 3 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 149th pick / 2003
59 Brandon Siler 22 15 0 241 6-2 Florida 12/5/1985 Rook 2 San Diego Chargers / 7th / 240th pick / 2007
43 Darren Sproles 24 KR 15 0 181 5-6 Kansas St. 6/20/1983 2 4 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 130th pick / 2005
21 LaDainian Tomlinson*+ 28 RB 16 16 221 5-10 TCU 6/23/1979 6 18 San Diego Chargers / 1st / 5th pick / 2001
94 Jyles Tucker 24 6 0 258 6-3 Wake Forest 9/18/1983 Rook 1
33 Michael Turner 25 16 0 237 5-10 Northern Illinois 2/13/1982 3 3 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 154th pick / 2004
7 Billy Volek 31 5 0 214 6-2 Fresno St. 4/28/1976 6 0
32 Eric Weddle 22 15 0 203 5-11 Utah 1/4/1985 Rook 1 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 37th pick / 2007
57 Matt Wilhelm 26 RILB 14 14 245 6-4 Ohio St. 2/2/1981 4 8 San Diego Chargers / 4th / 112th pick / 2003
76 Jamal Williams* 31 NT 13 13 348 6-3 Oklahoma St. 4/28/1976 9 9 San Diego Chargers / 2nd / 2nd pick / 1998 Supp
65 Cory Withrow 32 c 13 4 287 6-2 Washington St. 4/5/1975 7 2
Team Total 26.6 16 251.4 6-2.1 3.7