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Bisaccia's Units Face Big Issues

Coach Rich Bisaccia (Chris O'Meara/AP)

New special teams coach Rich Bisaccia comes to San Diego with a sterling résumé. Less impressive is the unheralded group of "third phase" players he is about to inherit. Bisaccia will need to coach up some young talent, and fast, to avoid another disaster.

The Chargers were historically bad on special teams in 2010. San Diego became the first team in history to allow four blocked punts and four kick-return TDs in the same season -- no one else is close -- and ceded an NFL record 18.9 yards per punt return. The reasons for the horrendous showing are varied. Injuries forced the Chargers to constantly shuffle the backend of their roster, which... Recommended Stories

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