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Chargers' Ball earns respect

When your 2002 Lineman of the Year goes down to injury, it does not bode well for your team. When that team is the San Diego Chargers, on a line that has not played up to snuff, the problem is intensified. Such was the case for the 2003 squad and a 4-12 season became the reward.

Jason Ball began his second year as the anchor of the Chargers offensive line. In his rookie year, Ball earned the Lineman of the Year Award as voted on by his teammates. It wasn't meant to be this season as Ball struggled through an ankle injury – an injury that hit many of the linemen throughout the course of the season. Ball played in the first five games of the season before suffering... Recommended Stories

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