The Bolts have started 2-0, but the competition spikes up in a big way on Sunday against the Falcons. The game will be blacked out in San Diego, but you can’t fault local fans for taking a “show me something” approach with this year’s Chargers. There have been too many letdowns and heartbreaks to count at this point.
Nonetheless, the team could take a big step towards making believers out of Boltheads with a win on Sunday. It won’t be easy, as Atlanta has thus far been as impressive as anyone outside of the 49ers.
But nothing worthwhile ever is.
Here are this week’s “Fast Five” for the huge tilt against Atlanta. They will all seem obvious, but think about how often the Chargers haven’t done the obvious things that could have made all the difference.