6:10 AM EST, Sun January 20, 2019
7 hours ago

Los Angeles Chargers: Tom Telesco’s secret weapon

Los Angeles Chargers general manager, Tom Telesco, has gotten a lot of praise after the 2018 season and with good reason. But he has a secret weapon that has not been spoken of enough. Although his first coaching hire was a flop, it appears that he found a real leader with his second hire, coach […] Los Angeles Chargers: Tom Telesco’s secret weapon - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
14 hours ago

The enigma of the Los Angeles Chargers personnel decisions

The Los Angeles Chargers botched personnel decisions in 2018, and it may have cost them a chance at the Super Bowl. The Chargers’ roster has much to flaunt: Seven Pro-Bowlers, three First Team All-Pros, and some of the best young talent in the league. However, one lingering problem tends to minimize what appears to be […] The enigma of the Los Angeles Chargers personnel decisions - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 17, 2019

The Chargers Have Roster Weaknesses that Must be Fixed

These Los Angeles Chargers are very good. Perhaps if they had gotten the first seed, they had Super Bowl potential. In the end, it was not meant to be, and the Chargers were sent home in the divisional round. This team has many pieces, but the New England Patriots exposed exactly what roster spots need […] The Chargers Have Roster Weaknesses that Must be Fixed - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 17, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers: Complete list of 2019 free agents

The Los Angeles Chargers have 19 members of the 2018 roster scheduled to become free agents in one way, shape or form. The Chargers were one step away from qualifying for their first trip to the conference championship game in over a decade, but the New England Patriots, the AFC’s wrecking ball for far too […] Los Angeles Chargers: Complete list of 2019 free agents - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 16, 2019

Seven storylines that define the Chargers’ 2018 season

Following the close to the Los Angeles Chargers’ 2018 postseason run, it’s time to look at the seven stories that define their year. The  Chargers finish their season 13-5, winning one playoff game in Baltimore before being crushed on the road in New England. Much happened throughout the 2018 season, so much so that this […] Seven storylines that define the Chargers’ 2018 season - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 15, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers can take lessons from 2018 season

The Los Angeles Chargers were torn apart by the New England Patriots, but in order to move forward, they must look back and beyond. The football season is over for 28 teams, who each turn their attention to the 2019 draft. A 12-4 record will be difficult to repeat for the Chargers, especially considering how […] Los Angeles Chargers can take lessons from 2018 season - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 15, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers: What went wrong in New England?

As a fan, I want to say everything went wrong, but I believe that the focal points of the problem were coaching and winning the line of scrimmage. We know that the offensive line has been a problem for the past couple of years, even though it is getting better, it’s not good enough. Mike […] Los Angeles Chargers: What went wrong in New England? - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 14, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers in defeat: Back to the future

Education is expensive. Three in the back, two in the head. There will be many autopsy articles written about the New England Patriots’ professional hit on the Los Angeles Chargers on January 13. The deer-in-headlights zone defense will be dissected;  the offensive line that was (like Rivers’ body) brutally exposed will be exhumed, and the […] Los Angeles Chargers in defeat: Back to the future - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 14, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers season comes to a painful end

That was painful. The Los Angeles Chargers season comes down to a painful end. It all comes to an end! It was a great ride while it lasted, but in the end there is only one team that is left standing. It hurts! I thought this was going to be the year, but we are […] Los Angeles Chargers season comes to a painful end - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 13, 2019

It should not end this way for Chargers greats Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates

The bitter loss suffered against the New England Patriots likely hasn’t fully set in for the Los Angeles Chargers as they fly back to California. The Chargers were thoroughly dismantled by the Patriots in the divisional round of the playoffs Sunday, 41-28. The Patriots led 38-7 at one point before the Chargers made it somewhat […] It should not end this way for Chargers greats Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 13, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers’ season ends in devastating fashion

The Los Angeles Chargers were eliminated from the postseason by a dominant New England Patriots team. The Chargers knew what they were up against. They knew they were up against Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. They knew that if they were to beat them, they were going to have to do it at Gillette Stadium. […] Los Angeles Chargers’ season ends in devastating fashion - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 13, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers vs New England Patriots: Open Thread

This is the spot where you head to the comments section and talk about the Los Angeles Chargers knocking off the New England Patriots. We’re here! How long did that week take?!? Finally we get to take on the New England Patriots. Now our Los Angeles Chargers are out in New England and we get […] Los Angeles Chargers vs New England Patriots: Open Thread - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 13, 2019

Chargers’ place in history as team that ended Patriots’ dynasty awaits

History will be on the line in more ways than one when the Los Angeles Chargers battle the New England Patriots on Sunday. You’ve heard the narratives that are out there. Philip Rivers is 0-7 all-time against Tom Brady. The Patriots are perhaps more vulnerable for a team to come into Foxboro and knock them […] Chargers’ place in history as team that ended Patriots’ dynasty awaits - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 12, 2019

Patriots’ playoff experience a tough hurdle for Chargers

The Los Angeles Chargers’ next opponent is a New England Patriots team lacking depth and talent, but have the abundant playoff experience that could overwhelm the Bolts. A frigid and snowy afternoon is expected in Foxboro, Massachusetts for the AFC divisional round playoff game on Sunday between the Chargers and Patriots. But the bone-chilling elements of […] Patriots’ playoff experience a tough hurdle for Chargers - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Jan 12, 2019

Which Los Angeles Chargers players are going to step up against the Patriots?

Who is going to step up for the Los Angeles Chargers against the Patriots? I love this Chargers team! Every week there’s someone new and there are so many players that are making big plays all over the field! Adrian Phillips might be the most underrated player on this roster even among Chargers fans. All […] Which Los Angeles Chargers players are going to step up against the Patriots? - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.