Again, the Golden Jersey committee is saddled with several players who played below potential, or never had much to begin with. And one who fell short because of off-the-field issues.
Terrance Kiel, S
In 2003, the Chargers were desperate for some quality Defensive Backs, so in that year’s draft, they selected four of them.
He wasn’t exactly a ball-hawk (4 interceptions and 3 fumble recoveries in four seasons with the Bolts), but he was solid, he stayed healthy, and he helped the team enjoy some success (he even recovered a fumble in the 2006 playoff game against
(Couldn't find any Charger-era photos, so I thought I'd go with the "shaggy dog" look)
Tim Fox, S
Fox was not a big Safety either, but he was the consummate "center fielder" type. He put the "Free" in Free Safety. He was crafty, smart, and rarely out of position. Unfortunately, most of his best days had been used up with the Patriots before he became a Charger. But he still managed 7 interceptions in 2 ½
seasons with the Chargers in the dying days of the Coryell years.
Carl Brazley, DB
Jerome Dove, CB
Allan Ellis, CB
Pat Miller, LB
Larry Rentz, CB
Ron Smith, S