Arizona Cardinals: 2015 NFL Preseason Power Rankings
By Scott Allen
May 26, 2015; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) passes as offensive coordinator Frank Reich (C) looks on during organized team activities at Charger Park. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
2014 season record: 9-7
Top additions: WR Jacoby Jones, WR Stevie Johnson, RB Melvin Gordon
Top departures: RB Ryan Mathews, WR Eddie Royal, S Marcus Gilchrist
2015 projection: 10-6, 2nd AFC West, 5th seed AFC Playoffs
The Chargers did themselves well by not trading Philip Rivers. That probably would have signaled the end of winning in San Diego for awhile. They need Rivers. Besides, now Rivers has two new targets to get the ball to on offense plus they should have a decent running game.
The Chargers picked up Jacoby Jones who is both a threat at receiver and as a kick returner. Stevie Johnson was another good pickup for the Chargers and he should make some key catches this season. Rookie Melvin Gordon is going to be fun to watch and should give the Chargers excellent balance.