Acee, Kevin
December 2005
Sporting News;12/16/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 50, p35
The article focuses on the American football team San Diego Chargers and some of its key players. The improvement on pass defense is largely the result of an amped-up pass rush. Rookie OLB Shawne Merriman and second-year OLB Shaun Phillips are providing consistent pressure and have 13 sacks combined. RE Igor Olshansky has been overshadowed by NT Jamal Williams and rookie LE Luis Castillo, who have been excellent. But after missing time with an injury and fending off Jacques Cesaire Olshansky has shown an improved ability to use his size and power to shake blocks.


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