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Training Camp Blog: Defense Delivers

RB Marcus Mason (Gregory Bull/AP)

The Chargers are known for their high-powered offense, but it was the defense that ruled the day Friday. With nowhere to run and pressure coming off the edges, San Diego had to lean on its two brightest stars to move the ball.

Stacy Thereza's Camp Archives: Aug. 1 | Aug. 2 | Aug. 3 | Aug. 4 | Aug. 5 San Diego's defensive front seven, a weakness for most of last season, dominated the action during Friday's practice. The outside linebackers brought the heat early and often, forcing Philip Rivers to take off running on one play -- a rare sight given his patience in the pocket. Rookie Jonathan Crompton was more... Recommended Stories

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