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Bolts From The Blue Apr 23, 2017
What the Chargers Need in the 2017 NFL Draft: Tight End

What the Chargers Need in the 2017 NFL Draft: Tight End

Hunter Henry looks like the next great tight end, but what is there behind him and Antonio Gates? Let’s start reviewing the Los Angeles Chargers position by position and figure out what they need to be looking for in the 2017 NFL Draft. Up today, the tight ends. The starters: Hunter Henry, Antonio Gates The backups: Sean McGrath, Jake McGee, Asante Cleveland, Jeff Cumberland What they need: A replacement for Antonio Gates after this season In Henry and Gates, the Chargers have one of the most dangerous tight end duos in the National Football League. And in Henry specifically, they have...
Bolts From The Blue Apr 13, 2017
Jeff Cumberland re-signs with Los Angeles Chargers

Jeff Cumberland re-signs with Los Angeles Chargers

After missing his entire first year with the Chargers, Jeff Cumberland has been re-signed by the team and will be given another chance to compete for a roster spot. You’re probably asking yourself why I used a picture of Jeff Cumberland throwing the first pitch out at a San Diego Padres game for a story about Jeff Cumberland re-signing with the Los Angeles Chargers, and the answer is pretty simple.... Jeff Cumberland never actually played for the Chargers. After signing with the team on April 4th, and expecting to battle for the team’s #2 Tight End position behind Antonio Gates (before...
Bolts From The Blue Apr 13, 2017
Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Can Mo Alie-Cox Be the Next Antonio Gates?

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Can Mo Alie-Cox Be the Next Antonio Gates?

Your daily dose of Chargers news & notes from around the web. Six Teams To Meet With Mo Alie-Cox - Zach LinksThe jump from basketball to football may not be easy, but Mo Alie-Cox has plenty of believers in the NFL. The former Virginia Commonwealth University forward is already slated to visit the Chiefs, Buccaneers, Jets, Colts, Seahawks, and Chargers, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. More teams could request to meet with the 6’7″ athlete, Rapoport adds. Chargers To Re-Sign TE Jeff Cumberland - Zach LinksThe kind of role the Bolts have in mind for Cumberland remains to be seen....
FOX Sports Apr 12, 2017

LA Chargers re-sign TE Jeff Cumberland despite early injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Chargers have re-signed tight end Jeff Cumberland to a one-year contract.
Bolts From The Blue Apr 5, 2017
Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: What Role Will Antonio Gates Play This Season?

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: What Role Will Antonio Gates Play This Season?

Your daily dose of Chargers news & notes from around the web. Which Under the Radar Charger Feels Poised for "Scary" Season? - Ricky Henne"There are 32 teams that passed on me over and over and over again," he said.  "I have a huge chip on my shoulder.  They all overlooked me.  But it’s cool.  God works in mysterious ways.  I’m here now, and all those teams are going to have to deal with me." 1-on-1 with Linebacker Denzel Perryman - Chargers.com (video)Chargers linebacker discusses the first day of workouts, new coach Anthony Lynn and Moana...? Antonio Gates looks to make good...

Antonio Gates gives San Diego its due

Representing the Los Angeles Chargers in San Diego, Antonio Gates on Monday paid homage to the folks who supported the Bolts over his 14 NFL seasons to date. “It’s an unbelievable fan base here,” Gates said at Chargers Park, where players assembled for the first day of voluntary workouts. Gates,...

L.A. Chargers open OTAs in San Diego

They're the Los Angeles Chargers, except for one problem: They're still in San Diego. Hear from Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates, Melvin Gordon and Brandon Mebane on what it's like to still be "home" even though you're technically not.
Bolts From The Blue Mar 29, 2017
Anthony Lynn: Hunter Henry Can Be One of the Top Tight Ends in the League

Anthony Lynn: Hunter Henry Can Be One of the Top Tight Ends in the League

Can the Chargers young tight end get even better in year two? Speaking at the Spring NFL meeting, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn had some good things to say about rookie tight end, Hunter Henry. Chargers.com had the quote: He can be one of the top tight ends in this league. He’ll step in there. He’ll block. He’ll catch. (We have) Antonio Gates so he is learning from one of the best in the game right now. The new Chargers head coach is certainly setting a high bar for his young tight end, but it is not at all unrealistic. Statistically speaking, Henry was already one...

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