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Bolts From The Blue 10 hours ago
Los Angeles Chargers One Signing Away From Contention

Los Angeles Chargers One Signing Away From Contention

The Chargers have the talent to compete in the AFC West. The franchise needs to make one more bold move to solidify their status as a top dog in the AFC. The Los Angeles Chargers have made headlines over the past few days. Both NFL executives and the mainstream media have boasted about the Chargers talented roster. However, the organization needs to make one more splash in free agency to become a true threat in the AFC. Former Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins could put the Chargers defense over the top. Denver Broncos general manager John Elway believes Los Angeles...
Bolts From The Blue 11 hours ago
Former Chargers WR Vincent Jackson Calls it a Career

Former Chargers WR Vincent Jackson Calls it a Career

Jackson made the call to officially hang them up on Friday. Former Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson is calling it a career after 12 seasons in the NFL. Jackson, a second-round pick by the Chargers in the 2005 NFL Draft, spent seven seasons with the Bolts where he was a two-time Pro Bowl selection that was known for his long-ball prowess and his knack for coming down with the contested catch. He spent the last five years of his career as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where was voted to the Pro Bowl for the final time following the 2012 season. On his career, Jackson amassed 540...
Bolts From The Blue 19 hours ago
Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: How Much Longer Can Philip Rivers Play?

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: How Much Longer Can Philip Rivers Play?

Your daily dose of Chargers news & notes from around the web. Changing of the guard: A eulogy for an elite era of fantasy tight ends - Tyler LoecnerThese are historical runs. Gates’ peak was higher than Witten’s, but both players dominated for a long time. Gates produced three straight top overall finishes 2004-2006, and he was top-five every year 2004-2010. Not even Gronkowski has pulled off the three-peat. Gates added another second-place finish in 2014 for good measure. Top NFL wide receivers in contested catch situations - Michael RennerAllen finally getting through another full...
ClutchPoints May 17, 2018
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn says Chiefs still team to beat in AFC West

Chargers coach Anthony Lynn says Chiefs still team to beat in AFC West

Earlier this week, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway made headlines by calling the Los Angeles Chargers the team to beat in the AFC West this upcoming season. The Chargers had finished just short of winning the division last season, but the momentum and foundation that the team has built on both sides of the […] The post Chargers coach Anthony Lynn says Chiefs still team to beat in AFC West appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Bolts From The Blue May 15, 2018
Philip Rivers is the 8th Likeliest MVP Candidate by Online Sportsbooks

Philip Rivers is the 8th Likeliest MVP Candidate by Online Sportsbooks

“Vegas” is sweet on the Chargers’ QB in 2018 You might have heard— sports gambling is about to change. With the US Supreme Court voting 6-3 to overturn a 1992 ban on states’ sports betting rights, the landscape of online and offline gambling is going to change. What the change really did was just open the door for states to choose whether or not to allow sports gambling within their borders, but that will have tidal waves of change throughout Las Vegas and overseas/online betting. What does this have to do with the LA Chargers? Not terribly too much, other than that fans can...
Bolt Beat May 14, 2018

Chargers add WR Nelson Spruce

The Los Angeles Chargers continue to look for ways to give Philip Rivers more targets in the passing game, working to surround the veteran quarterback with playmakers. On Tuesday, the team signed wide receiver Nelson Spruce after he worked out with the team, according to Ricky Henne of the team’s official website. You may not […] Chargers add WR Nelson Spruce - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
ClutchPoints May 14, 2018
John Elway proclaims the Chargers as the team to beat in AFC West

John Elway proclaims the Chargers as the team to beat in AFC West

Following a promising close to the 2017 season, the Los Angeles Chargers have garnered a tremendous amount of expectations laid before them this upcoming year. According to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Denver Broncos general manager John Elway boasted that the Chargers may be the team to beat in the AFC West after their strong draft […] The post John Elway proclaims the Chargers as the team to beat in AFC West appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Bolt Beat May 13, 2018

Chargers’ offense ranks among the best in the NFL

How good is the Chargers’ offense? NFL.com has them ranked in the top five. We knew the Chargers had a very good offense. And according to NFL.com’s Chris Wesseling, the Chargers have the fifth-best offense in the NFL. The New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and Atlanta Falcons are the only teams that […] Chargers’ offense ranks among the best in the NFL - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
ClutchPoints May 10, 2018
Chargers video: LaDainian Tomlinson thinks Antonio Gates should retire

Chargers video: LaDainian Tomlinson thinks Antonio Gates should retire

At one point in time, the then-San Diego Chargers offense was a scary sight for any opponent due to the three-headed monster of Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates, and now Hall of Famer, LaDainian Tomlinson. Now in Los Angeles, the offense is still a force to be reckoned with, but with two of these three iconic […] The post Chargers video: LaDainian Tomlinson thinks Antonio Gates should retire appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Bolt Beat May 7, 2018

5 reasons why Chargers should be considered favorites to win division

Going into the 2017 season, many analysts predicted that the AFC West would be the best division in the NFL. Things didn’t quite shake out that way, as both the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders have disappointing seasons. While those teams sunk in the standings, the Los Angeles Chargers rebounded from a disastrous 0-4 start […] 5 reasons why Chargers should be considered favorites to win division - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bolt Beat May 6, 2018

Three Chargers go in first round in 2017 NFL Draft do-over

The Los Angeles Chargers’ 2017 draft class was a good one. Chargers general manager Tom Telesco had himself a nice draft in 2017. In NFL.com’s Adam Rank’s 2017 NFL Draft do-over, three of Telesco’s selections went in the first round. Yup, that’s right, THREE Chargers were first-rounders: Offensive guard Dan Feeney, who went No. 25 […] Three Chargers go in first round in 2017 NFL Draft do-over - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Chargers pick up option on Gordon

The Chargers officially picked up the fifth-year option on running back Melvin Gordon, extending the former first-round draft pick's contract through the 2019 season. Gordon ran for 1,105 yards and caught 58 passes for 476 yards last season, when he scored 12 touchdowns. It was the first time in...
Bolts From The Blue May 2, 2018
A Way, Way Too Early Chargers 53 Man Roster Prediction

A Way, Way Too Early Chargers 53 Man Roster Prediction

It’s way too early, but why not? The 2018 NFL Draft and initial Undrafted Free Agent signings are less than 72 hours old, so naturally, we should look into our crystal balls and try to predict the future and forecast who’s going to make the 53 man roster to start the season. Some big names are already gone from last year. Tre Boston at Safety, Antonio Gates at Tight End, Kenny Wiggins is gone at Guard. Then obviously the Chargers had 7 draft picks this year. So here we go: Offense - 24 Quarterback - 2 Philip Rivers, Cardale Jones Obviously, Rivers is making the roster. After him,...
ClutchPoints May 1, 2018
Chargers QB Philip Rivers doesn’t know where he’d be without Antonio Gates

Chargers QB Philip Rivers doesn’t know where he’d be without Antonio Gates

The Los Angeles Chargers have made some substantial changes over the past couple of years. However, they officially closed the chapter on an era with their decision not to bring back tight end Antonio Gates. The departure of Gates deals a blow to those fans who have followed him throughout his illustrious career. According to Ricky […] The post Chargers QB Philip Rivers doesn’t know where he’d be without Antonio Gates appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Rivers' durability is allowing draft-happy Chargers to go large on D

Philip Rivers is losing a great teammate in Antonio Gates. However, shed no tears for the San Diegan. Rivers may be in the midst of gaining a rare prize: the best defense he’s had to lean on. Team Spanos supplied Rivers a strong defense last season. Coordinated by newcomer Gus Bradley, the Chargers...

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