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Bolts From The Blue Jan 10, 2019
Chargers sign kickoff specialist Nick Rose to the active roster

Chargers sign kickoff specialist Nick Rose to the active roster

The Chargers are aware that this is a Patriots’ strong point In a bit of a surprise move, the Chargers not only signed but promoted 2017 kicker Nick Rose to the active roster this morning. While not necessarily a shock, it is a bit perplexing as their current leg, Michael Badgley, is the top reason the Chargers still have a game to focus on. In fact, just yesterday, I wrote all about how the Money Badger was the most important personnel move that the Chargers had taken all year. Not just improving the team, it can be demonstrated that the Chargers would be out of the playoffs entirely if...
Bolts From The Blue Jan 10, 2019
Daily Links: Can Anthony Lynn lead the Chargers to the Super Bowl?

Daily Links: Can Anthony Lynn lead the Chargers to the Super Bowl?

Your daily dose of Los Angeles Chargers news & notes from around the web. Chargers' Brandon Mebane's Newborn Daughter Makenna Dies from Heart Defect - Joseph ZuckerLos Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Brandon Mebane revealed his daughter Makenna died on Jan. 3, according to ESPN.com's Eric Williams. "I'm still thankful, and I thank God every day," Mebane said. "We're taking it one day at a time." Michael Badgley is the hero the Chargers, and their fans, deserve - Matt PagelsThanks to the “Money Badger”, the Chargers finally have a reliable kicking game. It all goes back to the Colts,...
Bolt Beat Jan 9, 2019

Michael Badgley is the hero the Chargers, and their fans, deserve

The Los Angeles Chargers have finally found their franchise kicker, and his name is Michael Badgley. The words “kicking” and “Chargers” don’t go well together. It was just one year ago the Chargers finished dead last in field-goal percentage (66.7). They also connected on just 37-of-42 extra points, the third-worst mark in the league. Four […] Michael Badgley is the hero the Chargers, and their fans, deserve - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bolts From The Blue Jan 7, 2019
Money Badger t-shirts now on sale

Money Badger t-shirts now on sale

The Los Angeles Chargers won their first playoff game since 2013 and they did so thanks to Michael Badgley’s franchise-record five field goals. Those field goals included the second longest playoff field goal in franchise history, a 53-yarder that extended the Bolts’ early lead. That five-for-five stat line and the fact that we never worried about any of them is why he has earned the nickname Money Badger. MONEY BADGER IS GOOD FROM 53 YARDS ‼️ pic.twitter.com/rf2BDftBeL— Los Angeles Chargers (@Chargers) January 6, 2019 It was a truly impressive showing from the Chargers...

Michael Badgley is on the money, his five field goals a key to Chargers' 23-17 wild-card victory over the Ravens

For the longest stretch, the Chargers had a difficult time nailing down a kicker. Now, their problem is nailing down a nickname for their kicker. Michael Badgley’s franchise-record five field goals in the Chargers’ 23-17 wild-card victory over Baltimore on Sunday continued a rookie season so impressive...
Bolt Beat Jan 6, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers’ defense plays lights out In Baltimore

The Los Angeles Chargers did it again, a win on the road against a powerhouse offense and the league‘s No.1 defense. Anthony Lynn might have aged a few years, his football team played themselves out of a pressure situation once more. Rookie Kicker Michael Badgley finished 5-of-6 to set a franchise record for most field […] Los Angeles Chargers’ defense plays lights out In Baltimore - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Florida Times-Union Jan 6, 2019

AFC: Chargers hold off Ravens in opener

BALTIMORE — The Los Angeles Chargers kept Lamar Jackson grounded, and by the time the rookie got the passing game going it was too late for the Baltimore Ravens.Michael Badgley kicked five field goals, and Los Angeles harassed and hounded Jackson during a 23-17 victory Sunday in the opening round of the NFL playoffs.The Chargers (13-4) will next face the second-seeded New England Patriots (11-5) on the road Sunday. The Chargers last won two games during a single [...]
Houston Chronicle Jan 6, 2019

Chargers hold off Ravens for playoff win

BALTIMORE — Michael Badgley kicked five field goals, and the Los Angeles Chargers contained rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens to carve out a 23-17 victory Sunday in the opening round of the NFL playoffs. The Chargers (13-4) will next face the second-seeded New England Patriots (11-5) on the road Sunday. The Chargers last won two games during a single postseason in 2007, when the franchise was in San Diego. Badgley set a franchise record for field goals in a playoff game. He connected from 21, 53, 40, 34 and 47 yards. The Chargers built a 23-3 lead in the fourth...

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