1. Norv Turner: Assessment Of the Chargers' Head Coach

    Fired twice as a head coach? Yes. Vilified? Yes. Fiery? No. Motivational? No. All those questions and answers apply to Norv Turner. Norv has even answered a couple of those questions himself...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 490 reads 5 comments

  2. San Diego Chargers: End of Season Grades and Review

    As the Doors once said, "This is the end." Well, for the 2008 season for the San Diego Chargers after losing to the Steelers 35-24 on a cold and snowy Sunday in Pittsburgh...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 279 reads 5 comments

  3. Why Philip Rivers Is My MVP

    Yes, there's DeAngelo Williams, Drew Brees, Adrian Peterson, Michael Turner, Kurt Warner, etc...Let me explain why Philip Rivers is my pick for MVP this year. From 4-8 to 8-8, resulting in the Chargers being the AFC West champs...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 438 reads 14 comments

  4. San Diego Chargers Play Grinch: Steal AFC West to Earn Playoff Berth

    Well, well, well. The Chargers are in the playoffs. A week ago, before they played Tampa Bay, I would have agreed with you that they would have to wait until 2009 to make a run for the Lombardi Trophy...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 344 reads 0 comments

  5. Chargers-Falcons: Norv Turner Gives an Early Christmas Gift to the Broncos

    Christmas came early for Bronco fans and the Broncos with San Diego refusing to play with a killer instinct against the Falcons and Denver shredding the Jets in New Jersey...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 349 reads 1 comments

  6. The Real Problem with the San Diego Chargers

    The biggest problem this season with Chargers isn't the Chargers in my opinion. It isn't the defense minus Shawne Merriman. It isn't the offense with LaDainian Tomlinson's toe injury. The problem is AJ Smith and Norv Turner...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 943 reads 4 comments

  7. Norv Turner Out Coached Once Again in Loss to Colts

    Another Sunday, another loss for the San Diego Chargers. After two very solid defensive performances by San Diego, one against Pittsburgh, where the Chargers only managed 10 points, ...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 818 reads 2 comments

  8. Football Friday: Episode V

    Football Friday Week 10:It's another Friday and another episode that I bring to you.We have a new President Elect and whether or not you voted for him or not, let's hope he gets serious ...

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  9. Football Friday: Saturday Edition

    Here we are almost at the half way point of the NFL season for 2008 campaign. With some of the hot picks not performing to their abilities and some teams over achieving, this post season may be a fairly interesting one...

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  10. Ron Rivera: New Chargers Defensive Era or Bust?

    Now that the management of the San Diego Chargers have decided to part ways with passer-friendly Defensive Coordinator Ted Cottrell, this may be the start of the turn around of their season...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 731 reads 4 comments

  11. Breaking News: San Diego Chargers Fire Ted Cottrell

    The San Diego Chargers have finally shown the door to defensive coordinator Ted Cottrell. Ron Rivera will assume the duties of the defensive coordinator and hopefully with better success...

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  12. San Diego Chargers Midseason Report Card

    Alright Chargers fans, it's the half way point of the season and needless to say, it has been less than impressive. At 3-5, if you were an outside observer, you would think this team has been devastated by injuries...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  13. Still Looking For Missing Defense: Chargers Expand Search To Europe

    If you smell something burning, you would be correct. That's the San Diego Chargers' defense that is still smoldering after Drew Brees was finished with his fireworks show in London...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 251 reads 2 comments

  14. Football Friday: The Return...

    After a few months hiatus of my Football Friday Episodes....It's Back! We are almost halfway through the '08 campaign and things definitely aren't what people thought they would be before the season started...

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  15. Today's NFL: Who Has The Best "Football" Names?

    What's the NFL without NFL names? Names like Nagurski, Nitschke, Brown, Slater, Youngblood, Csonka, and any last name that has Van before it, all sound like football names. Names you should be scared of if you are playing against them...

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  16. Uninspired Defense Contributes to Latest Chargers Loss

    The Chargers, due to their loss to the Bills on Sunday, have managed to pretty much need to win every single game left on their schedule if they hope to have a first round bye in the playoffs...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 174 reads 6 comments

  17. Trade Him Or Keep Him: Will Peavy Be a Padre in '09?

    Where will All-Star and Cy Young winner Jake Peavy be at the start of the '09 season? Well, if the Padres do trade him away, I hope Padres GM Kevin Towers is smart enough NOT to trade him to a divisional rival...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about over 6 years ago 73 reads 0 comments

  18. Football Friday: Episode II

    Time now for Episode II of Football Friday. As promised in Episode I, I will be going over the NFC this time around. But, first, my rants regarding the NFL... Nope, couldn't do it, couldn't go a whole week without an NFL player getting arrested...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about almost 7 years ago 837 reads 2 comments

  19. Open Mic: If The U.S. Top Athletes Grew Up Playing Soccer

    How successful of a soccer team do you think the United States would have if you had a team made up with players such as: Kobe Bryant, Dwayne Wade, Tom Brady, LaDainian Tomlinson, Alex Rodriguez, ...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about almost 7 years ago 457 reads 7 comments

  20. Football Friday: Episode I

    This is my first foray into the world of the NFL, and it shall be called, "Football Friday". Ok, let me go turn the booming voice off... I'm not going to lie. I like the Chargers. No, I love the Chargers...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about almost 7 years ago 410 reads 7 comments

  21. Thanks, Dad, and Happy Father's Day

    I consider myself lucky on this up coming Father's Day. Why? Because of my dad. He took me to my first baseball game, taught me how to throw, catch, hit, what to do in certain situations, just to name a few...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about almost 7 years ago 258 reads 3 comments

  22. San Diego Padres: Wanted...Catcher Who Can Throw and Hit

    Looks like the Padres are happy with giving away stolen bases to opposing teams this year. Last night's display by Mike Barrett was horrible—just horrible. The previous night was even worse, so I guess that was an improvement...

    Brian Smith Written by Brian Smith about almost 7 years ago 646 reads 13 comments