1. 5 Players Who Need to Step Up in 2013

    The draft has come and gone, and the Bolts still don't have a left tackle. The San Diego Union-Tribune seems to offer up a possible solution every day. A. J...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 1 year ago 8,238 reads 18 comments

  2. San Diego Chargers: A Closer Look at the Top 5 Draft Picks

    For better or worse, Tom Telesco has already put his stamp on the San Diego Chargers . The reaction from Boltheads after the draft wrapped up has been pretty mixed. However, ESPN's John Clayton had the new-look Chargers on top of his "winners" list.

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 1 year ago 6,701 reads 15 comments

  3. Larry Warford: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Kentucky OG

    Larry Warford is not a name that has been linked to the Chargers thus far. However, as the draft unfolds, he may become more attractive to them. For starters, he hails from San Diego, although he was raised in Richmond...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 1 year ago 2,811 reads 2 comments

  4. Assigning Odds to Every Potential San Diego Chargers First-Round Pick

    There is no more imperfect "science" than that of predicting the NFL draft. The only thing that could arguably be as difficult is predicting whether the player selected will actually succeed as a professional...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,579 reads 29 comments

  5. San Diego Chargers: Fans Expecting More from Tom Telesco and Mike McCoy

    There is a wide variety of opinions and expectations regarding the San Diego Chargers in 2013. Some fans are expecting (and accepting) a season of rebuilding. Ex-general manager A...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 5,229 reads 31 comments

  6. San Diego Chargers: Best and Worst Moves Made in Free Agency

    The common perception about the Chargers these days is that Tom Telesco is trying to navigate the salary cap hell left for him by A.J. Smith. The Broncos , on the other hand, are going "all in" and are the current favorites to win the Super Bowl...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 9,750 reads 27 comments

  7. San Diego Chargers: One Free Agent to Fill Each of the Present or Future Holes

    Thus far, the Chargers have made more noise for the players they've released then the ones they've acquired. As of Tuesday , they have let go Takeo Spikes, Atari Bigby and Randy McMichael ...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,898 reads 8 comments

  8. San Diego Chargers: Projecting the Team's Free-Agent Targets

    Tom Telesco has been pretty quiet thus far. Takeo Spikes was released this week, but the new GM hasn't tipped his hand as to his plans for free agency. Of course, the Chargers ' needs aren't exactly a secret...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 8,393 reads 29 comments

  9. Chargers Mock Draft: 7 Rounds, Post-Scouting Combine

    Just as Ryan Leaf's name is trotted out every year at draft time, the story of Mike Mamula will be used as a cautionary tale while trying to make sense of NFL combine scores...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 7,978 reads 95 comments

  10. Martyball, the Chargers Years: Legendary Coach's Run Not as Special as You Think

    January 14, 2007 is a date no Charger fan will ever forget. After finishing the regular season with the best record in football, the Bolts lost a 10-point lead (and the game-sealing ...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 4,299 reads 37 comments

  11. San Diego Chargers: Latest Salary Cap Breakdown

    The offseason is officially underway. Boltheads seem to be undecided as to their expectations under the new regime in San Diego. The one thing we can all agree on is that the roster needs to be revamped...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 7,381 reads 20 comments

  12. San Diego Chargers: 3 Biggest Offseason Priorities

    With the Baltimore Ravens having just outlasted the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, it is officially time to begin looking at next season. Ironically, Baltimore’s fortunes made a huge impact on the future of the San Diego Chargers ...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 5,814 reads 23 comments

  13. Mapping out the Blueprint for a Chargers Super Bowl Run in 2013-2014

    It was just two seasons ago that the Chargers played the 49ers on Thursday Night Football . If you're reading this, I'm sure you remember the game. Vincent Jackson went bananas and San Francisco fired their coach after the season...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 7,134 reads 31 comments

  14. San Diego Chargers: 4 Cost Effective Moves That Can Be Made This Offseason

    Now that the San Diego Chargers have filled out most of their coaching staff, new GM Tom Telesco will have to begin the tough decisions of how to rebuild and restructure a roster that is in dire need of improvement in some key areas...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 10,277 reads 45 comments

  15. San Diego Chargers: What Befits a January Quarterback the Most?

    In 2009, Philip Rivers seemed to have finally figured it out. After locking up the No. 2 seed in Tennessee , NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora looked to be in utter amazement during his on-field interview...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 1,574 reads 1 comments

  16. San Diego Chargers: Can the Right Coach Make All the Difference?

    As the NFL coaching carousel turns, Charger fans must sit and wait. Dean Spanos is apparently focusing on “due diligence” in his search for a general manager...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 4,484 reads 8 comments

  17. Chargers Mock Draft: How to Fix the Biggest Problems in 7 Rounds

    At this point, I don’t know if 7 rounds will be enough to fix the Bolts. Do I have to use two picks on firing AJ and Norv? The fact that I was able to write this article DURING this week's game speaks to how bad things have gotten...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,835 reads 17 comments

  18. Panthers vs Chargers: 5 Keys to the Game for San Diego

    The validity and value of last week’s game in Pittsburgh can be debated in another space. Most Charger fans are either in “show me” or “I’ ve seen enough” mode...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,215 reads 7 comments

  19. Chargers at Steelers: The Game Once Meant Something and the Bolts Played Like It

    As I awoke in my hotel room in Pittsburgh, Pa., on January 15, I was fully aware of the significance of this particular Sunday. One step from the Super Bowl. Of course, that's not how the rest of the world viewed it...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 577 reads 1 comments

  20. San Diego Chargers: Have No Fear, the End Is Near

    Each week the season gets a little bleaker, huh? As I have been saying since the first Denver game, every failure comes with the solace that a change will soon be upon us. Deep down, I think we all knew it had to come to this...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,564 reads 29 comments

  21. San Diego Chargers: 3 Pieces Needed to Become a True Contender

    It wasn't so long ago that Boltheads had hope for this season. But those of us who have who have been complaining about the lack of resiliency this San Diego Chargers team has shown since January of 2010 should have seen this coming...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 5,767 reads 16 comments

  22. San Diego Chargers: 3 Players on the Hot Seat Down the Stretch

    The season is essentially over. Norv Turner 's exit is now all but assured. However, this team (and the quarterback especially) look to be damaged beyond repair. The only thing they will be playing for down the stretch will be their own jobs...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 1,048 reads 4 comments

  23. San Diego Chargers: 3 Players with Bright Futures

    Like food left in the refrigerator during a power outage, this Chargers season is now spoiled. At first it smelled a little off, then it turned and now it’s rotten. Looking for players who will shine one day is no easy task...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,865 reads 2 comments

  24. Philip Rivers 2010 Season: Why It Wasn't Good for the Chargers

    Philip Rivers' 2010 season is often cited as being his best. He led the NFL with 4,710 passing yards even though Vincent Jackson (who the Bolts will face in Tampa this Sunday) held out for much of the season...

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  25. Debating Whether Norv Turner Should Stay or Go

    Honestly, I don’t think this is really a topic for debate. I believe that Norv Turner should have been fired after last season. In 2010 and 2011, the San Diego Chargers dug themselves into big holes...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about over 1 year ago 2,799 reads 49 comments