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Coach Tiller on Nick Hardwick

Going into the NFL draft everybody and their sister knew that the San Diego Chargers needed to draft offensive linemen. This was especially true after the team had lost eight of its top eleven offensive linemen from the year prior, including both starting tackles and both starting guards. In fact the only starting offensive lineman returning was young stud center Jason Ball, a former lineman of the year and all-rookie team member.

Then, to the surprise of many, the Chargers selected only one offensive lineman before the final round of the draft. Even more shocking was that they drafted a center, the one position that did not seem to have an immediate need. At the time the move appeared ludicrous. Now Jason Ball is holding out in what may be the worst move by a professional football player since Gus Ferotte ran his head...

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