Dear A.J. Smith, It’s Time to Swallow Your Pride

Extremely stubborn GM’s are rare for a reason.

Tra Thomas has decided to hang up the cleats and call it a career. Corey Clark called it a career before it even really started. Brandyn Dombrowski has shown that he can handle the left side, but is somewhat inconsistent. Tyronne Green is good, but needs more work and experience before he’ll be ready. And Marcus McNeill is still sitting at home without a long-term contract and no end to the holdout in sight.

And this is all started when general manager A.J. Smith decided that upholding his pride and hard-nosed style was more important than putting the best players on the field for his Chargers.

As the Chargers’ left tackle position continues to find itself in deeper and deeper of a hole, having Marcus McNeill on the practice field would be a sight for sore eyes. And with Philip Rivers seemingly looking to contribute as a linebacker after his display against the Cowboys, he needs the best protection possible when he isn’t trying to make highlight tackles.

Despite the fact that Dombrowski has held his own so far this pre-season, McNeill would be a huge upgrade and a big boost to the offense. I’m sure running back Ryan Mathews would be glad to run behind that big body too.

So in short, enough is enough A.J. Time to stop worrying about your reputation and start worrying about the success of your team. Give McNeill a contract and get this offensive line back on track.

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5 Responses to “Dear A.J. Smith, It’s Time to Swallow Your Pride”

  1. Ren Santiago says:

    A J Smith or A Joke Smith
    You have to be taking Al Davis spot of being the dumbest person in football ! I am a long time Charger Fan and want to see Chente play in San Diego . You messed that up and giving this team a chance to get better next season you also messed that up . I have seen you your pride get in the way of the team success .As long as the antichrist is in the front office they will never win a ring …. GO AWAYYYYYYYY

  2. jack says:

    A J SMITH……. I agree with what the above writer wrote you are a joke and saying go away is to kind . What about go to hell . Waite that also may be to kind .

  3. Bob says:

    NO kidding I think you hit that right on the dot about him taking AL Davis spot . Your time will come FIDEL CASTRO

  4. michael sullivan says:

    “ J.ack” Smith

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