After a grueling morning session, the San Diego Chargers donned the pads for the first time on Saturday afternoon. It was a precursor to the Oklahoma Drill, a one-on-one combatant between one offensive player and one defensive player with a running back to tackle thrown in as sport. One notable omission – no Toniu Fonoti.
August 1, 2004
Many may not have noticed, or they did and kind of looked at their buddy with an inquisitive look and a Tweety Bird lisp, "Did I see just see what I think I saw?" <br><br> At San Diego Chargers minicamp, "you did, you did!" A player in a new position. The debut of Omari Hand at linebacker, a spot he says he knew he would be going to when the 3-4 defense was introduced. <br><br>
June 15, 2004
The return to health of Marcellus Wiley was part of the projected resurgence of the defensive line. Ray Lee Johnson and Adrian Dingle would support the opposite side in some sort of rotation and add in sacks and quarterback pressures. The heat from the ends never materialized in a consistent fashion and it left the secondary gasping for air and struggling to keep up in coverage.
February 8, 2004
Eric Parker is done for the year. He has been placed on injured reserve by the San Diego Chargers. Rather than bring up Dondre Gilliam or Grant Mattos, the team signed Micah Ross, a former Jacksonville Jaguar. <br><br> The team also released Omari Hand and signed Clenton Ballard to the practice squad.
November 5, 2003