1. Miami at San Diego: Five Keys to a Chargers Victory

    Like last week's game, the Chargers face an AFC playoff team looking to establish themselves in the conference pecking order. Only this time, the 'Bolts face a desperate Miami Dolphins team looking to get their first win...

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  2. Chargers Lose Veteran Center Nick Hardwick for at Least Eight Weeks

    A lot of good starting the season healthy did. In the matter of a week, the San Diego Chargers have suffered debilitating injuries on both sides of the ball. First, it was Pro-Bowl nose tackle Jamal Williams going down for the year...

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  3. Chargers Defense Will be Tested by Dolphins' Wildcat, Running Game

    I gotta figure the San Diego Chargers are watching Monday Night Football to get a look at next week's opponent, the Miami Dolphins. What they saw must have seemed like a waking nightmare with Miami featuring an attack that beat the 'Bolts last season...

    William Risser Written by William Risser about almost 5 years ago 353 reads 4 comments

  4. Not Enough Sproles Magic Against the Baltimore Ravens for the San Diego Chargers

    To win in this league a few things are clear; you have to be able to run the ball and stop the run. The San Diego Chargers weren't able to do either in their home opener, losing 31-28 ...

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  5. San Diego Chargers in Trouble Up Front Against the Baltimore Ravens

    Both the San Diego Chargers and Baltimore Ravens have serious intentions of representing the AFC in the Super Bowl this season. Both are coming off wins, but neither played up to expectations in the opening week...

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  6. GMs Deny Rumor: San Jose Sharks Land Dany Heatley; Patrick Marleau to L.A. Kings

    According to my sources in San Jose, the Sharks have finally made the deal that everyone knew was coming: recently deposed captain Patrick Marleau for disgruntled Ottawa Senators' winger Dany Heatley...

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  7. AFC West Preview: Making Headlines for All the Wrong Reasons

    Before training camp, during training camp, and through the preseason to now, the teams of the AFC West led the NFL in negative headlines...

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  8. San Diego Roster News and Notes: Chargers Release Just One

    Tuesday was the day all NFL teams had to get their active roster to 75 players making for a busy day around the NFL. Not so much in San Diego...

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  9. Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers' Passing Game Sharp in Loss to Atlanta Falcons

    It was deja-vu all over again, as they say. The San Diego Chargers found themselves in a similar position: defending a fourth-and-goal up by more than a field goal in the closing seconds of the game...

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  10. Chargers' Defense Shines, Offensive Line Struggles In Arizona

    The San Diego Chargers got their first win of the preseason, 17-6, over the defending NFC Champion Arizona Cardinals Saturday night with stifling red-zone defense, zero turnovers, and finished with no serious injuries...

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  11. People Are Talking: Chargers-Seahawks Preseason Opener Coverage

    There were a lot of storylines for the Chargers' opening preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks this past Saturday: Shawne Merriman's return from knee surgery, LaDainian Tomlinson's ...

    William Risser Written by William Risser about almost 5 years ago 448 reads 1 comments

  12. Hot Dogs Headline Final Chargers Practice at Qualcomm

    I hadn't been to Qualcomm Stadium since moving to San Diego, so when I saw the Chargers were having their last open practice Wednesday night I had to go and check out the Bolts for myself...

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  13. Chargers Cesaire and Bingham Filling the Void at Defensive End

    When Igor Olshansky signed a four-year, $18-million deal with the Dallas Cowboys this March it opened a highly prized starting spot on the Chargers' defensive line...

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  14. Malcom in the Middle: Is Floyd Ready to Step Up in San Diego?

    Being older than clear No. 1 Vincent Jackson, but younger than veteran starter Chris Chambers, Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd finds himself in the middle of San Diego's receiving corps. Which is right where he needs to be entering the prime of his career.

    William Risser Written by William Risser about almost 5 years ago 710 reads 3 comments

  15. Re-Charged: San Diego's Defense Poised To Regain Form

    I confess, I love defense. Watching a really great defense dismantle an opponent into utter submission is one of my favorite things...

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  16. What Hasn't Been Talked About This San Diego Chargers Offseason

    The return of Shawne Merriman's from knee surgery and whether LaDainian Tomlinson's groin will hold up have garnered all the San Diego Chargers headlines this off-season. While both are important, they've also been beaten to death...

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  17. Doug Wilson, San Jose Sharks Not Making Expected Moves

    Big changes were expected this offseason for the San Jose Sharks. The continued playoff disappointments could no longer be ignored even after a head coaching change and the best regular season in franchise history...

    William Risser Written by William Risser about 5 years ago 219 reads 4 comments

  18. Chargers Camp Preview: Coaching Sessions Reveal Position Battles

    The official start of the Chargers training camp is just over a month away and compelling story lines are already forming. The recently completed off-season coaching sessions at Chargers Park showed who's who on the depth chart and not everyone was happy.

    William Risser Written by William Risser about 5 years ago 249 reads 1 comments

  19. Chargers Coaching Staff: Now's The Time

    Heading into training camp Norv Turner is about to start his third season as head coach in San Diego and he and his staff know now is the time to get to a Super Bowl...

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  20. How Tecmo Super Bowl Made Me A Chargers Fan

    The year was 1991 and I had just finished my first year of high school. "Boyz n the Hood" was in theaters, Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" was grunging it up, and Tecmo had just released ...

    William Risser Written by William Risser about 5 years ago 125 reads 5 comments

  21. Chargers Playbook: Shotgun and I-Formation Key to Offense

    When I watched Chargers offensive game tape from last season, two things were readily apparent: this was an explosive offense, and most of the damage was done from two formations...

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  22. Picks, Hips and Prime: Sitting Down With Antonio Cromartie

    This time last year San Diego Chargers corner Antonio Cromartie was on top of the world. And for good reason after stellar sophomore season in which he snared a league high and Chargers record ...

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  23. Chargers 2009 Draft: Value and Versatility

    With seven picks in the draft and nearly every starter returning on offense and defense, Chargers general manager A.J. Smith went his own way in adding depth and talent to an already strong line-up...

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  24. Chargers Remain Class Of Improved AFC West

    After a disappointing season in which no team was better than .500, the AFC West was perhaps the busiest division this off-season...

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  25. San Diego Chargers Expect To Contend Again

    After a slow start chock-full of injuries, the San Diego Chargers finished hot to win the AFC West and came within one game of the AFC Championship game...

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