On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Apr. 22, 2014 6:00AM PDT First Day Players Return Players return to Chargers Park to begin the offseason workout program.
  • Fri., May. 02, 2014 11:00AM - 1:30PM PDT STAR-PAL Celebrity Waiter Luncheon Local celebrities and Chargers players team up to help STAR/PAL raise money for San Diego's underserved youth as they offer their services colecting tips as "celebrity waiters."
  • Thu., May. 08, 2014 5:00PM PDT NFL Draft - Round 1 The 2014 NFL Draft will be held May 8 through 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 5:00PM PDT NFL Draft - Rounds 2-3 The 2014 NFL Draft will be held May 8 through 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  • Sat., May. 10, 2014 1:00PM PDT NFL Draft - Rounds 4-7 The 2014 NFL Draft will be held May 8 through 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  • Tue., May. 27, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers begin organized team practice activity.
  • Wed., May. 28, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.
  • Thu., May. 29, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.
  • Mon., Jun. 02, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.
  • Tue., Jun. 03, 2014 6:00AM PDT OTA Offseason Workout The Chargers resume organized team practice activity.

News

Print
RSS

Ladarius Green Blog: I Want to Contribute

Posted Aug 21, 2013

Today's blog is written by tight end Ladarius Green.


So far my second year has gone better than I expected.  It’s going really well. I’m learning a lot more and feeling more comfortable running routes.  And I’m learning a ton from Antonio Gates so you can’t go wrong there. The things I worked on most in the offseason were my blocking and my route running because they were the biggest issues last year.  I had to gain a little bit of weight to hold up more on the line, and route running is always important to get open.

It feels really good to have scored two touchdowns so far this preseason.  It was important for me because it’s a confidence booster.  When you score you feel like you’re doing stuff right.  It shows that you’re working hard, and it also makes my parents happy.  They’re always happy when I score. 

It’s important for me to play a role in the offense this year because I just want to make an impact.  I want to help the team anyway I can.  Even if that means not on offense but on special teams, I want to help the team win. So far I’ve gotten great support from the coaches and my teammates.  To know that the quarterbacks trust me to throw me the ball and the coaches trust me to put me out there means a lot. 

Many ask me why I have the nickname Pee Wee.  That’s because I was short in high school.   In basketball I was a point guard, but then I blew up over the summer heading into my junior year and I was taller than everybody else.

It was fun writing this blog.  Thanks for supporting me always.  I didn’t always have a lot of support coming out of a tiny college, but I want to thank the fans for supporting me.

Ladarius Green - #89

RELATED LINKS
More on Ladarius Green
Scouting Report: Chargers vs. Cardinals


Now, you can stay in touch with the team anytime, anywhere, on your mobile device with the official app of the San Diego Chargers.
Add Your Comment:

Guidelines: Please keep your comments relevant to the topic and appropriate. Abusive or combatant comments towards other fans will not be tolerated and will be removed from display on this site. Use the "Report Abuse" link to help keep the Chargers community at its best.