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Call me a dreamer.
Now that the Chargers have stuck a band-aid on the left tackle position with the signing of Max Starks, and patched up the pass rush with the addition of Dwight Freeney, there's reason for a touch of optimism about the Bolts.
Squint hard enough, and the Chargers could actually appear to have a legitimate NFL roster. Open youe eyes a little bit wider, and you see the leaps of faith and lack of depth that will probably be the team's undoing this season.
However, for the first time this offseason, I can actually construct a scenario in which the Chargers make the playoffs. It would take a lot of things going right. Good health, new starters stepping up in new roles, better play from Philip Rivers and Ryan Mathews...and that's just a start. More than likely, it's too much to expect from a franchise that hasn't had a whole lot of good luck lately.
But until the signing of Max Starks, it was hard to envision even a best-case scenario that ended with the Chargers in the playoffs. Kudos to Tom Telesco for doing enough to give me some longshot hope heading into the 2013 season.