Addition of Mike Pouncey gives Chargers makings of elite offensive line

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The Los Angeles Chargers added some nastiness to the offensive line with the signing of center Mike Pouncey on Monday.

Coach Anthony Lynn is hopeful the addition of Pouncey to cheap authentic nfl jerseys a group that played pretty well last season can make his offensive line one of the best in the NFL.

Heading into offseason work in April, the Chargers have a projected offensive line of Russell Okung at left tackle, Dan Feeney at left guard, Pouncey at center, Forrest Lamp at right guard and Joe Barksdale at right tackle.

"I feel like he upgrades us on the offensive line," Lynn said. "He's going to be good with those two, young guards that we have to the left and to the right of him. He's a good player. He's had some health issues, but I like how he's dealt with those.

"You probably can count on 10 fingers how many starters (at center) played all 16 games last year. So I feel good about his durability and production. And his intangibles are very good."

Former Pro Bowler Nick Hardwick held down the center position for more than a decade for the Chargers before he retired in 2014. Since then, the Chargers have had seven different players start a game at center, so Pouncey should provide some stability and leadership up front, anchoring the offensive line.

"Phil gets along with everybody," Hardwick said. "It will be nfl jerseys from china Phil's the kind of guy that when you come into the locker room, you feel like you've known him for years. He just puts you right at ease. He's got such a grace about him, that he's good with you no matter where you're from.

"I've seen him interact with every different type of player, and I don't expect that to be different from a guy he's taking snaps from."

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