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Dobbins Dominant on Special Teams

LB Tim Dobbins

With a playoff spot in hand, the talk in Chargers town has turned to which star players will be protected during the final two weeks. One player with no chance for rest is LB Tim Dobbins, who is not a star, but a key cog in the Chargers' machine.

The Chargers boast the most dominant coverage teams in the NFL. Opponents' average starting position following kickoffs is the 19.6-yard line, a number only bested by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Also, the Chargers rank third in the league in net yards per punt (39.7), with only the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders performing better. Kassim Osgood gets much of the credit for this stifling... Recommended Stories