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Chargers News: Falcons identified as perfect trade-down partner

Chargers News: Falcons identified as perfect trade-down partner

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good morning, Chargers fans! If you were looking for the perfect soundbite from the Combine, pure music to the ears of the Bolt Fam, it’s right here for you: New #Falcons HC Raheem Morris on the team’s QB situation: “If we had better quarterback play, I probably will not be standing here at this podium.” pic.twitter.com/iD8qcJ6rsj— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) February 27, 2024 Mr. Morris, you are completely correct - it’s time to upgrade that QB room. The Falcons...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 27, 2024
Chargers News: Marvin Harrison Jr to not test at the combine

Chargers News: Marvin Harrison Jr to not test at the combine

Clare Grant/The Columbus Dispatc / USA TODAY NETWORK Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good morning, Chargers fans! If you are looking for shreds of hope that Marvin Harrison Jr. might fall to the Chargers at the fifth overall pick, prepare for (some) good news. Harrison Jr. has elected to skip the Combine, and instead will jump right into his preparation for the NFL season. The combine has essentially become an industry within itself in recent years. With so many teams and general managers obsessing over the measurables and athletic...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 22, 2024
Chargers Daily Links: Chargers add another staff member, Kiel McDonald to coach RBs

Chargers Daily Links: Chargers add another staff member, Kiel McDonald to coach RBs

Set Number: X164403 TK1 Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good afternoon, Chargers fans! We woke to some Chargers news this morning! Jim Harbaugh has added another key member to his staff, as Kiel McDonald has reportedly signed as the Chargers running back coach. Chargers are finalizing a deal to hire USC RB coach Kiel McDonald as their running back coach. McDonald had chances to become a college offensive coordinator but opted to become Jim Harbaugh’s RB coach. At Utah and USC, McDonald worked with backs such as Zack Moss and...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 21, 2024
Chargers Daily Links: What happens if the Chargers draft Joe Alt

Chargers Daily Links: What happens if the Chargers draft Joe Alt

Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good afternoon, Chargers fans! I have a favorite exercise for trying to learn about the new upcoming prospects in a draft, specifically in the later rounds where some hidden gems could go be found. When a well-respected pundit like Daniel Jeremiah suggests the Chargers might take a player like Joe Alt in the first round, it creates a fun challenge to see how the rest of the draft fall for the Bolts. Can they still find an electric playmaker at receiver to sedate the pain of...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 20, 2024
Chargers Daily Links: Should the Chargers resign Adrian Phillips after his release?

Chargers Daily Links: Should the Chargers resign Adrian Phillips after his release?

Photo by Gregory Shamus/ Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good morning, Chargers fans! In life reunions are a wonderful thing, in football however they can be emotionally led moves that defy what logic dictates as the right thing to do. We only have to look to our AFC West rivals as they sought to rekindle the young flame of Derek Carr and DeVante Adams’ Fresno State days only for it to last for one fruitless season. The pair connected for a total of 88 catches and when you consider the trade cost of a first and second round pick that...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 19, 2024
Are salary reductions for Mike Williams, Joey Bosa in everyone’s best interest

Are salary reductions for Mike Williams, Joey Bosa in everyone’s best interest

Photo by Stacy Revere/ The cap culling by the Chargers has begun. Could creative solutions keep Joey Bosa and Mike Williams on the team another season? In mid-December, it was announced that the 2024 salary cap outlook was a little more bleak than previously imagined. Although this didn’t greatly affect many teams, the Chargers had one of the largest projected cap deficits, so this made journey to cap compliance $14,000,000 more difficult than originally thought. Here, we detailed the significance of this news. This ultimately meant the Chargers would start the...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 19, 2024
Chargers Daily Links: Corey Linsley has reworked his deal

Chargers Daily Links: Corey Linsley has reworked his deal

Photo by Michael Hickey/ Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good morning, Chargers fans! The first domino has fallen towards cap compliance for the Los Angeles Chargers. Corey Linsley has re-worked or restructures his contract in a move that has reduced his salary for the 2024 season. Here is Yates breaking the move down below: Chargers C Corey Linsley agreed to a restructured contract that lowers his base salary from $11.5M to the minimum for the 2024 season. This moves creates $10.29M in cap space for now and if Linsley retires after...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 15, 2024
Chargers Scouting Report: Alabama CB Terrion Arnold

Chargers Scouting Report: Alabama CB Terrion Arnold

Photo by Ryan Kang/ Terrion Arnold was one part of the outstanding Alabama cornerback pairing that shut down wide receivers for Nick Saban in his final year as head coach. The Chargers find themselves in a precarious position where they are picking at number five overall however most of their biggest areas of need would be considered as non-premium positions worthy of a pick that high. One premium position the roster finds itself very light on is cornerback however the consensus opinion is that there are very few prospects worthy of taking within the top half of the...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 15, 2024
Chargers officially announce coaching staff additions including Marc Trestman

Chargers officially announce coaching staff additions including Marc Trestman

Photo by Brian Kersey/ The Chargers officially announced 11 coaching additions to Jim Harbaugh’s staff including the former Chicago Bears’ head coach Marc Trestman, NaVorro Bowman and Sanjay Lal Jim Harbaugh got one step closer to completing his coaching roster as the Chargers announced 11 new hires to his staff as well as confirming three positions that would be retained. keep 'em comingour new additions → https://t.co/pr7Pz28msN pic.twitter.com/DM8KAr7z6v— Los Angeles Chargers (@chargers) February 14, 2024 The new additions were headlined by Marc...
OC Register Feb 14, 2024
Chargers finalize Jim Harbaugh’s coaching staff for 2024 season

Chargers finalize Jim Harbaugh’s coaching staff for 2024 season

Special teams coordinator Ryan Ficken and his assistant, Chris Gould, and defensive quality control coach Robert Muschamp are the only holdovers from the 2023 season.
Bolts From The Blue Feb 13, 2024
Chargers hire former Bolt great Nick Hardwick as assistant offensive line coach

Chargers hire former Bolt great Nick Hardwick as assistant offensive line coach

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Chargers continue an impressive staff hiring spree with a familiar, and very welcome, face Rich Eisen is a Michigan alumni, and has given some great insights into what Chargers fans could expect to come with the Jim Harbaugh hire. One quote that stood out amongst the rest was a nugget from his podcast: “And this is something that, Charger fans, get ready, because he’s gonna have a sense of tradition and reach out to people from the Chargers past and try to build it as part of the present.” Rich Eisen forecasted hires like...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 12, 2024
Baby Duty Calls 2: Electric Boogaloo

Baby Duty Calls 2: Electric Boogaloo

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Hey all! As you all know, I took about a month off immediately following the birth of my daughter on November 1st. When December rolled around, I returned to finish both the Chargers season and the rest of the NFL schedule up through last night’s Super Bowl. Now with everything wrapped up on the 2023-2024 NFL calendar, it’s time I get back to taking the rest of my parental leave. I have roughly five months of leave left, but that’s like...a really long time to be gone. I can’t just become a ghost for that long. It kind’ve hurts to...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 11, 2024
Super Bowl Game Thread - Chiefs vs 49ers

Super Bowl Game Thread - Chiefs vs 49ers

Photo by Ryan Kang/ The Bolts’ division rival is set for a Super Bowl rematch against the 49ers Bolts From the Blue - Super Bowl Sunday is here. It’s not an ideal matchup for Chargers fans, as once again we are force-fed watching a divisional rival build upon an incredibly impressive dynasty. The Chargers have had an extremely optimistic start of the offseason. The hiring of Jim Harbaugh was arguably the single-most impactful decision the team could have made, along with a very strong General Manager hire in Joe Hortiz. For some, they may want to take the Maxx...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 11, 2024
Chargers hiring Notre Dame’s Chris O’Leary to coach safeties

Chargers hiring Notre Dame’s Chris O’Leary to coach safeties

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Chris O’Leary has coached defensive backs at Notre Dame for the past three seasons. The Chargers have added another member to their defensive coaching staff as they’re reportedly set to hire Notre Dame’s Chris O’Leary as their next safeties coach. O’Leary has coached defensive backs for the Irish for the past three seasons, including current NFL star Kyle Hamilton (2023 All-Pro) and Xavier Watts, the 2023 Bronco Nagurski Award winner (nation’s top defender). The #Chargers are hiring Chris O’Leary as safeties coach, per...
Bolts From The Blue Feb 10, 2024
Steve Clinkscale leaving Michigan to coach Chargers DBs

Steve Clinkscale leaving Michigan to coach Chargers DBs

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Steve Clinkscale has called defenses for several programs, including both Kentucky and Cincinnati. He now joins Jim Harbaugh with the Chargers to coach defensive backs. The Chargers are getting closer and closer to the finish line in regards to the hiring of their new coaching staff. On Saturday morning, it was reported by several sources near the Michigan football program that defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale will be leaving to join Jim Harbaugh with the Chargers to coach the same position. This just in: Defensive backs coach...

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