1. San Diego Chargers: Updated Game-by-Game Outlook for Second Half of the Season

    The last time I wrote about the Bolts' remaining schedule, the Chargers had just lost to New Orleans . I said that if they lost to Denver , then things would go south in a hurry...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 1,377 reads 22 comments

  2. San Diego Chargers: Areas in Need as the Trade Deadline Approaches

    We'll know a lot more about the Chargers after tonight's game. Do they have anything down deep where it counts? Like many, I have my doubts about any Bolt squad since Bobby Ross left in 1996...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 2,425 reads 17 comments

  3. San Diego Chargers: Monday Night's Tilt Against Denver Means Everything

    Thus far, the Chargers season has looked a lot like last year’s. There have been signs that this team could be different, but they were buried during Sunday night’s loss in New Orleans...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 1,823 reads 13 comments

  4. San Diego Chargers Updated Game-by-Game Outlook After Week 5

    After a highly frustrating loss in New Orleans , it will be extremely interesting to see how the Bolts respond against Denver before their bye. Here are my predictions...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 1,219 reads 20 comments

  5. San Diego Chargers: Why I'm So Concerned About Philip Rivers

    Two weeks ago, I attended Bruce Springsteen’s 63 rd birthday show at Met Life Stadium. As we waited out the thunderstorm, Eli Manning was being escorted into the bowels of the stadium on a golf cart...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 1,922 reads 4 comments

  6. San Diego Chargers: Who's Rising and Falling After Week 4?

    Yesterday’s 37-20 win exemplified both the progress the Chargers made since last year and the pain they still cause Boltheads . The team caused six turnovers, yet the game was still in doubt until the fourth quarter...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 1,557 reads 6 comments

  7. San Diego Chargers: 5 Things to Look for in Week 4 vs. Kansas City

    After looking at my “ Fast Five ” from last week, my stomach began to turn. The Bolts failed miserably in every area and imploded before they were blown out by the Falcons ...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 2,072 reads 11 comments

  8. San Diego Chargers: Breaking Down the 3 Key Plays in the Chargers' 27-3 Loss

    Sadly, this game was as easy to analyze as it was for the Falcons to move the ball all day. This was the team that Chargers fans feared would show up today. However, I’m not talking about the Falcons but the Bolts themselves...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 1,300 reads 30 comments

  9. 5 Things to Look for from the San Diego Chargers in Week 3

    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 ...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about almost 2 years ago 2,683 reads 6 comments

  10. San Diego Chargers: Week 2 MVP, LVP and Top Rookie

    The San Diego Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006. Matching that year’s win total is irrelevant. This team needs to get into January and do something while there...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 3,471 reads 12 comments

  11. San Diego Chargers: 5 Things to Look for in Week 2

    Kickoff is a little more than 24 hours away, and there are still many things that are yet to be revealed by the Bolts. Monday night provided many reasons for hope, but fans are divided on how much the Chargers looked to be improved in critical areas...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,956 reads 14 comments

  12. 10 Things We Learned from San Diego Chargers' Win

    It wasn’t pretty but it was a win. Specifically, a win against the Oakland Raiders, and there have been seasons where that was the only win that mattered ...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 2,659 reads 15 comments

  13. Breaking Down the San Diego Chargers' Rookie Class After the Preseason

    It was just two weeks ago that I issued my “report card grades” for the first-year players on this year’s Charger roster...

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  14. San Diego Chargers: 6 "Successful" Years Followed by 1 Painful Preseason

    After his injury in last week's preseason game, Melvin Ingram told the Union-Tribune's Michael Gehlken: " That ( spit ) hurt ." Obviously, he didn't say "spit." I’ve been a San Diego Chargers fan since 1979...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,830 reads 8 comments

  15. San Diego Chargers: 5 Players That Will Be Most Missed This Season

    I know that every fanbase that doesn’t have a Lombardi Trophy in recent years (or in the Chargers’ case, ever) feels “this only happens to us.” But for Boltheads, it’s really the case...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,257 reads 10 comments

  16. Report Card Grades for Top 5 Chargers Rookies Through Preseason Week 2

    Another week of exhibition season led to another significant injury to the offense. I won’t speculate about joys the regular season holds for us, since any Charger fan knows that they always find new ways to inflict pain on their supporters...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,022 reads 3 comments

  17. The Biggest Winners and Losers of Chargers Camp, Preseason so Far

    With only one preseason game under their belt, it might seem like a little too early to be judging the Chargers . But, any true Bolthead will tell you that it’s never too soon to be skeptical after the last eight years of “success...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 653 reads 3 comments

  18. Updated Outlook for the San Diego Chargers' 2012 Schedule

    During Thursday’s preseason opener, Jon Gruden uttered the words that every Charger fan is all too familiar with: “Every time I pay San Diego a compliment, something bad happens...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,472 reads 6 comments

  19. San Diego Chargers: Debunking the 5 Biggest Myths About the Team

    This is as meaty a topic as I’ve taken on during my brief stint here at Bleacher Report. I have found the last eight seasons to be the most frustrating of all my 33 years as Charger fan...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 2,515 reads 16 comments

  20. San Diego Chargers: 3 Potential Sleepers to Watch for in Training Camp

    GM A.J. Smith has taken a lot of heat lately for losing his "golden touch" in evaluating talent. The criticism is deserved since, as Smith himself has said , the San Diego Chargers have done nothing with their five division titles since 2004...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 3,008 reads 6 comments

  21. Setting Pro Bowl Odds for Best Players on the San Diego Chargers Roster

    The Pro Bowl itself could become a thing of the past shortly, which would be fine with me. The game has been emblematic of everything that has been wrong with the Chargers since 2004...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 920 reads 5 comments

  22. San Diego Chargers: 3 Veterans to Bring in for Training Camp

    For better or worse, the Bolts appear to be set at most positions going into training camp. Over the years, there have been a few guys who have seemingly come out of nowhere to make the team...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 5,523 reads 2 comments

  23. Philip Rivers: 5 Adjustments He Must Make for 2012

    No player typified (and caused) the Chargers ’ struggles last season more than Philip Rivers . He was showered with praise for his work during the 2010 season, where he threw to a record 17 different receivers...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,962 reads 4 comments

  24. Ryan Mathews: 5 Things That Would Make for a Successful Season

    With LaDainian Tomlinson returning to San Diego last week to retire as a Charger, a circle has finally closed. I’m not only referring to LT’s career, but also to the awkward two-year arc of his departure from San Diego...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 2,769 reads 19 comments

  25. 5 Things Norv Turner Must Do to Keep His Job for 2013

    Many San Diego Chargers fans saw their worst fears realized in January when Dean Spanos issued “The Indecision.” After finally starting strong under Norv Turner and posting a 4-1 record in 2011, the Bolts lost six consecutive games...

    Ross  Warner Written by Ross Warner about 2 years ago 1,232 reads 33 comments