When trying to figure out how the Chargers will fair this year, sometimes you need to look at the competition. The AFC West was one of the most competitive divisions in football last year for most of the year. Oakland deserves props for making the Super Bowl and they should be the favorite walking into this season. But it is April and divisions aren't won in the off-season or are they? Have the teams in the AFC West caught up to the Silver and Black? Let's take a look:
March 31, 2003
Rams Park hasn't been the hotbed of feverish activity some fans felt it should, the first three weeks free agency. In fact St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz has appeared to be more in leisure mode than a man desperate to get his former NFC Championship team back on top. <br>
March 22, 2003
Mike Martz "open door" policy this offseason continued as he told the St. Louis media that the Rams had started early in their plan to fill the holes in the 2003 roster created by so many of their own free agents not signing before free agent shopping officially began today.
February 28, 2003
You don't need me to tell you when something smelly stinks. <br>It was a disastrous season for the Rams, where three years among the league's elite came crumbling down in a horrible mix of injuries, loss of form, erratic coaching and bizarre player's wife-related media scandals. <br>
January 13, 2003
With all the talk about the doubt surrounding the starting quarterback position on the 2003 St. Louis Rams, there is little doubt people have chosen to downplay the reason there IS some so called quarterback controversy in the Rams organization.
December 22, 2002