3:55 AM EDT, Sat July 21, 2018
Bolt Beat 7 hours ago

Chargers rank third in PFF’s pass-rush rankings

The Los Angeles Chargers know how to get to the quarterback. Pro Football Focus knows how deadly the Chargers’ pass rush is. In a recent article where they ranked all 32 teams’ pass rush, PFF put the Chargers at No. 3 overall behind the Philadelphia Eagles (No. 1) and Jacksonville Jaguars (No. 2). This was […] Chargers rank third in PFF’s pass-rush rankings - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bolts From The Blue 11 hours ago
Chargers’ 2018 Schedule Prediction: Part 1

Chargers’ 2018 Schedule Prediction: Part 1

First in a series of game predictions of the Chargers’ 2018 schedule. I know, I know. I get it. These are always pretty futile exercises when it’s still this far until the start of the regular season. But it’s the offseason and, well, without training camp news, I have to keep the front page fresh and new until the real action starts. Over the next few weeks, I will be breaking down the 16-game slate into four separate posts and give you all my predictions on each matchup while offering my thoughts on why I believe the Chargers should win or lose each contest. Again, take these for...
Bolts From The Blue 19 hours ago
Daily Links: Will Chargers Run Defense Improve?

Daily Links: Will Chargers Run Defense Improve?

Your daily dose of Los Angeles Chargers news & notes from around the web. Will Chargers make "go for it" trade in splashy L.A.? - Tom KrasovicGoing large for him would cut against the grain of execs John Spanos and Tom Telesco. They’re not big on splash moves for older guys. And, they’re less willing than Bill Belichick, among others, to part with premium draft picks unless it’s to move up in the draft. 2018 Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line - Ricky HenneThere may not be a player Chargers fans are more eager to see in the coming weeks than Lamp, who missed all of 2017 after...
Bolt Beat Jul 19, 2018

Chargers Bubble Watch: CB Craig Mager

After three mostly disappointing seasons in the NFL, has Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Craig Mager reached the end of his rope? The Chargers thought they’d found a diamond in the rough. Despite most draft analysts having a draft grade on Mager somewhere in the fifth round, Tom Telesco decided to take him in the third […] Chargers Bubble Watch: CB Craig Mager - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - A Los Angeles Chargers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bolts From The Blue Jul 19, 2018
The Los Angeles Chargers Do Not Have A Single Analytics Employee

The Los Angeles Chargers Do Not Have A Single Analytics Employee

No, seriously. They don’t. Earlier today, I came across this tweet from Warren Sharp; All of this is frustrating as a fan of efficiency. More frustrating is hearing the Chargers don't even have an analytics dept. No one to study this & advise them of their horribly inefficient decisions. These tweets will fumble in the wind like a tumbleweed. Wake up, Chargers.— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) July 19, 2018 The thread this tweet is part of is excellent, but this was the tweet that really caught my eye. According to Sharp, the Chargers don’t actually have an analytics...