Alexander: More reps means more progress for Chargers' Justin Jackson

Los Angeles Daily News
Alexander: More reps means more progress for Chargers' Justin Jackson
Alexander: More reps means more progress for Chargers' Justin Jackson

COSTA MESA — Anyone out there remember Michael Turner? In San Diego, from 2004-07, he came to be known as Mr. August, and that's not a knock. He was playing behind an eventual Hall of Fame running back, LaDainian Tomlinson, but when LT didn't play during the preseason – a prudent decision, as I think we can all agree – Turner was the understudy, racking up yards and scoring touchdowns. That August film, plus some intriguing regular season performances, eventually got him a free agent contract with Atlanta and two Pro Bowl trips with the Falcons. The point? One man's absence is another man's opportunity. Which brings us to the current Chargers' camp. Where Tomlinson was being held out, by coaches

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