The Chargers' new general manager will have a lot on his plate. The most pressing concern will be to shore up the offensive line that allowed QB Philip Rivers to be sacked 49 times and hit on 70 other occasions in 2012
Finding the lowlights in the Chargers' 2012 season was easy enough, but there were a few highlights, too, including the road win against the Steelers in Week 14. Here's a look at the highs and lows of a forgettable year.
FS Eric Weddle was voted Chargers MVP by his teammates. He leads the team with 103 tackles and three interceptions.
The Chargers had 11 sacks last week against the Jets, and they're hoping to keep the heat on this week against whomever the Raiders pick to be their starting quarterback.
Chargers players who want to spend the last week of January in Hawaii will have to do it on their own dime. The 2013 Pro Bowl roster was announced on Wednesday and it included no Bolts.
When the season started, the Week 16 game featuring the Chargers at the Jets figured to have playoff implications. Instead, it's between two teams looking forward to getting the year over.
The Chargers (5-9) and the Jets (6-8) may be eliminated from postseason contention, but players on both teams will have much to play for this Sunday.
With the Chargers officially eliminated from playoff contention and injuries mounting, the coaches shuffle the roster yet again.
Chargers inactives for Sunday's game against the Panthers include RB Ronnie Brown and ILB Donald Butler.
The Chargers and the Panthers, two struggling teams that may lose their coaches at the end of the season, will face each other Sunday in a game that's mostly about pride, although San Diego is still mathematically alive.

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