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CHARGER REVIEW : REPORT CARD : Ugh, Is the Semester Over Yet?

F: QUARTERBACKS

Defensive backs across America have swamped their local Santas asking that they be given a chance to play against Billy Joe Tolliver next season.

A: RUNNING BACKS

Only 1 shopping day until Christmas and 35 days of speculation before the Chargers can officially trade Rod Bernstine. Ronnie Harmon brings cheer.

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D: RECEIVERS

Wide receivers were left out in the cold once again. Tubby tight end Arthur Cox caught a four-yard pass and the stadium shook like a bowl full of jelly.

A: OFFENSIVE LINE

It’s just like we said 15 games ago: They don’t let the quarterback get sacked and no matter who is running with the ball behind them, they gain yards.

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C: DEFENSIVE LINE

Burt Grossman after being hit by Leslie O’Neal and having two of his ribs broken: “I guess he didn’t like what I said about him in the newspaper.”

F: LINEBACKERS

Henry Rolling’s missed tackle puts Chiefs on winning track; time for the P.R. Department to crank up that positive pub again for Billy Ray Smith.

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F: DEFENSIVE BACKS

Alex Spanos gives 2,000 free tickets to sailors who have been in Persian Gulf. No truth to rumor he was bribing the boys to shanghai his secondary.

A: SPECIAL TEAMS

The Kitrick Taylor Fan Club will hold its organizational meeting in the Dana Brinson Room. Taylor will be available for autographs any hour of the day.

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F: COACHING

Talk about coal in the stocking. You better not cry, you better not pout, because I’m telling you why: Dan (6-10) Henning is coming back as head coach.


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