Good morning. Mike Costa and Judson Richards of Xtra 1360 AM radio talked with San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead in this audio link.
Woodhead had a career year in his first season with the Chargers, finishing with more than 1,000 yards from scrimmage and eight total touchdowns in 2013.
Heading into his second season in San Diego, Woodhead said he's working to get even more comfortable within the offense, led by new offensive coordinator Frank Reich.
"Any time you're in a system for a year that you hadn't been, I think mentally it's going to be a little bit better," Woodhead said. "We still have a lot more practices, and hopefully I'll be even more comfortable. But that's why you have an offseason and training camp, to get ready for the long haul, and get ready to be playing well."
Woodhead also talked about the importance of offseason work as his team looks to build on last year's unexpected playoff run.
"You've got to take advantage of every single day," he said. "There's not a ton of time, but those practices that you have I think are valuable, just to get comfortable with everyone.
"Let's face it -- it's the NFL and there's different faces every single year. And you want to get comfortable going into training camp, so you're a little bit more comfortable than you were. And then you use training camp to get ready for the preseason and the regular season."
Woodhead also was introduced to the Grit Coin, which you can check out here.
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