Play Fantasy Use your Fantasy skills to win Cash Prizes. Join or start a league today. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • NCAA FB
  • Tennis

Eric Weddle: Chargers are NFL's 'best team'

By Evan Hilbert | CBSSports.com

text
Chargers safety Eric Weddle believes San Diego can make some noise in 2013. (USATSI)

The San Diego Chargers floundered last season, losing five of their last eight games en route to a 7-9 record. The team fired head coach Norv Turner and brought in Mike McCoy, and the latter appears to have at least lit a fire under safety Eric Weddle.

Weddle told the San Diego Union-Tribune Tuesday that he believes the Chargers have the league's best roster.

"Now, shoot, I feel like we're the best team in the league," Weddle told the paper. "And a lot of that is because of Coach McCoy and the way he presents himself -- the way he portrays what he wants. A lot of what you are as a team is attitude, and you can control that."

Weddle may have some trouble backing up his assessment, given how short-handed San Diego is offensively. The Chargers missed the playoffs the last three seasons, but Weddle claims McCoy's optimistic personality is infectious.

"He comes off very headstrong, very confident, knows what he wants -- and we're here to win a championship," Weddle said. "We're not here just to be .500. We're not here to maybe win the AFC West here and there. We want to win a Super Bowl. Just his belief, it rubs off on us."

An attitude adjustment was needed in San Diego, so it's a good sign that there is at least some confidence -- however delusional -- in the Chargers' locker room.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

September 16, 2014
Devin McCourty on the Doug Gottlieb Show (8:00)
1 September 16, 2014
Demario Davis on the Doug Gottlieb Show
(3:52)
2 September 16, 2014
The latest on the Adrian Peterson situation
(5:00)
3 September 16, 2014
La Canfora on the NFL's new drug policy
(2:42)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Russell Wilson Seattle Seahawks Nike Platinum Jersey

Nike Platinum Collection
Get your team today
Shop Now