Chris Hairston

Staying healthy has been key factor in Chargers' resurgence

Staying healthy has been key factor in Chargers' resurgence

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn doesn’t know exactly how it’s happened, but somehow his once-snakebitten franchise has the sun shining squarely on it.

To get back into a tie for first in the AFC West after starting the year 0-4, you’re going to need some good fortune. To suddenly be swimming in turnovers, to suddenly have the offense humming — it’s taken at least a little bit of luck.

But in one area — player health — the Chargers took steps to create their own good breaks.

“I don’t know how much of it is good luck. It all could be. I don’t know. But we definitely made some changes about how we were going to perform in the offseason with our conditioning program,” Lynn...

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