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Each week, we answer a question about the San Diego Chargers posed by Hall of Fame RB Marshall Faulk. This week, he wants to know who needs to step up.

Norm Hall

This one is an easy answer for me. Let's take a look at Danny Woodhead's first game in 2014:

6 carries, 5 rush yds, 1 catch, 6 rec yds

Compare that to last season. Woodhead had more than five carries in 13 out of the 18 games he played in for the San Diego Chargers in 2013. The only game where he finished with less than 17 rushing yards was also the only game in which he got zero carries (Wk 1 vs. Texans)

Woodhead finished with more than one catch in 17 out of 18 games last season. The only game where he only had just one catch was the Thursday night upset against the Broncos, when he tied his season-high for rushing attempts.

The least amount of total yards from scrimmage that Woodhead has in 2013 was 16, which was also in a surprisingly Week 1 loss on Monday Night Football.

In short, the Cardinals game on Monday was the worst game Danny Woodhead has ever had with the Chargers, and it's not close. The Offensive Coordinator needs to do a better job of getting him involved, and Danny needs to do more with the opportunities that he gets.

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