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Bolts Playbook Profile: Pro-Set Offense

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Chargers expert Michael Lombardo takes Bolts fans inside one of the team's favorite alignments: the pro-set offense. What are the variations of this offense? What makes it so effective? And how does Norv Turner tweak it to create mismatches for his star players? Find out all the answers inside this edition of the Bolts Playbook Profile.

The Chargers lean heavily on the pro-set offense, especially in third-and-long situations. The formation features two running backs lined up side-by-side behind the quarterback. There are also two receivers and a tight end, although the tight end can be replaced by a third receiver. What makes the formation so effective is its versatility. The offense can run or pass with equal effectiveness... Recommended Stories

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