Anthony Lynn seeks playmakers in preseason game vs. Seahawks

From ESPN - August 13, 2017

CARSON, Calif. -- Anthony Lynns main goal as a head coach in his first preseason game with the Los Angeles Chargers is a simple one: finding some diamonds in the rough.

Were just looking for guys to help make our decision easier, Lynn said. We want guys to go out there and make plays and stand out. You always find a couple in the preseason that change your mind.

In the Chargers' StubHub Center debut, expect quarterback Philip Rivers to plays one series while the rest of the starters on both sides of the football will play a series or two.

Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley said cornerback Jason Verrett, still rehabbing from ACL knee surgery a year ago, will not play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.

With the starters playing a handful of snaps, the focus for Lynn will be on evaluating those bubble players fighting for spots on the back end of the roster.

Our goal is to execute and go out and evaluate these men, Lynn said. We want to put them in positions where they can be evaluated, and see who can make this football team.


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