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Phase three important too

Phase three important too

The old guard knows that it takes all phases of the game to win in the NFL. Special teams is a part of that – and just as big as any other. The Chargers are hoping the loss of Kassim Osgood does not set them back.

It's a philosophy that has helped Marty Schottenheimer become the winningest active coach in the NFL: run the ball well, stop the run well and fight like hell for field position on special teams. But as anyone knows following the NFL, Marty Ball is extinct, with the Chargers presenting one of the most explosive offenses around -- an average of 29.8 points per game, second in the league. And... Recommended Stories

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