1. San Diego Chargers Look to Keep New Orleans Saints, Drew Brees from First Win

    The San Diego Chargers are taking on the New Orleans Saints on October 7 on Sunday Night Football, and I've got to say that it looks like a big game even though the Saints are 0-4...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 2 years ago 1,863 reads 1 comments

  2. San Diego Chargers' Recent Record Abysmal vs. Former Players Who Made Pro Bowl

    This week, the San Diego Chargers travel to take on a desperate 0-4 New Orleans Saints team whose two biggest stars are former Chargers franchise players...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 2 years ago 1,332 reads 1 comments

  3. Falcons vs. Chargers: Atlanta Must Bring the Run Against Chargers' Pass Defense

    I consider Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan to be one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL. I saw his first, perfect touchdown pass , so I know he's good...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 2 years ago 1,840 reads 1 comments

  4. San Diego Chargers: Offense, Defense, and Special Teams All Working Together

    I have a question for the San Diego Chargers . Can you guys keep it up? I have been harping on something for years. Under Marty Schottenheimer , the Bolts routinely finished out of the top 10 in offense, yet were in the top 5 in scoring...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 2 years ago 1,262 reads 1 comments

  5. Ryan Mathews Should Increase the San Diego Chargers Point Total

    After watching the San Diego Chargers rushing attack flounder for seven quarters, Jackie Battle stepped into the game against the Tennessee Titans and showed how it's done. He stampeded the Titans bewildered defense...

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  6. Ryan Mathews Should Be the San Diego Chargers' Primary Back with No Rotation

    When I heard Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union Tribune mention that the San Diego Chargers were interested in acquiring Jackie Battle , I balked. I took one look at the stats and said "forget it...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 4,779 reads 12 comments

  7. San Diego Chargers-Atlanta Falcons: Mathews & Co. Sizing Up Falcons Defense

    The words 'small' and 'quick' came to mind as I watched the Atlanta Falcons defense walk around and confuse the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning as if Eric Weddle was on the field...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 3,264 reads 40 comments

  8. San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews Set to Return Against the Falcons

    If there's one thing we know about Norv Turner 's San Diego Chargers , it's that whatever ails the team early in the season will be fixed by the 10th or 11th game of the schedule...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 3,405 reads 5 comments

  9. San Diego Chargers Dominate the Tennessee Titans: 5 Observations

    As expected, the San Diego Chargers dominated—and I mean completely dominated—the Tennessee Titans . The Chargers defense was great and the offense was solid. I made a few observations in this game that are completely fixable...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 691 reads 1 comments

  10. Chargers vs. Titans: Discussing the Tennessee Titans' Keys to Victory

    The San Diego Chargers turned the fortunes of their franchise around. A Drew Brees to Reche Caldwell touchdown strike led to the implementation of the Chargers' no huddle offense, which blew away defenses during the 2004 season...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 845 reads 5 comments

  11. San Diego Chargers Pro Bowl Runner Ryan Mathews Does Not Have To Go

    Ryan Mathews rolled to a Pro Bowl appearance and nearly five yards per carry last season for the San Diego Chargers , but there are some fans who feel that he needs to go. Those fans are nuts, but you can understand their frustration...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 3,263 reads 12 comments

  12. Strikeforce on Showtime: Ronda Rousey Gets It, Sarah Kaufman Does Not

    MMA veteran Sarah Kaufman held a contest for the fan who could make a video of the best Ronda Rousey impression. The winner gets two tickets to the Strikeforce Championship fight coming up on August 18, 2012...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 2,912 reads 6 comments

  13. Antonio Gates and Malcom Floyd Have to Stay Healthy for the San Diego Chargers

    The San Diego Chargers' resurgent running game is off to a rocky start. The stellar Ryan Mathews has now gone six straight seasons, dating back to college, with at least one game missed because of injuries...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 1,406 reads 1 comments

  14. San Diego Chargers' Defense Liberated from Former Coordinator Greg Manusky

    The San Diego Chargers have already embarrassed Greg Manusky by firing him after only one year as defensive coordinator. However, I'd dog pile the man...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 1,943 reads 3 comments

  15. San Diego Chargers: Melvin Ingram Poised to Be the New Shawne Merriman

    Something that jumped out at me as I watched the Chargers defense against the Green Bay Packers were the movements of Melvin Ingram . He was an imposing figure on the field while wearing Stephen Cooper's number 54 jersey...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 3,580 reads 21 comments

  16. San Diego Chargers Run Defense Is Back in Business to Stuff AFC West Runners

    The Bolt is back! Okay, in the first preseason game it seemed to be back. Back when Jamal Williams, Igor Olshansky and Luis Castillo were in their prime, there was no running the ball on the San Diego Chargers ...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 2,279 reads 3 comments

  17. Ryan Mathews Out: San Diego Chargers Should Turn to Curtis Brinkley

    I was all set to complain about how your favorite coach, Norv Turner , is crazy for handing the ball to backup running back Ronnie Brown and fullback Le'Ron McClain early in the first quarter...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about 2 years ago 3,270 reads 24 comments

  18. UFC 140: Lyoto Machida Should Have Tapped out Against Jon 'Bones' Jones

    Okay, I'm not a fighter or anything, but one thing I know for damn sure is that Lyoto Machida should have tapped in his UFC 140 Light-Heavyweight Championship fight with Jon 'Bones' ...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 2,405 reads 2 comments

  19. San Diego Chargers: AJ Smith Needs to Man Up and Fire Norv Turner

    The bottom line is this: I can't stand Norv Turner . It's gotten so bad that I have actually started rooting against the San Diego Chargers so that even AJ Smith can't hide his head under a rock and let this bad coaching slip by...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 986 reads 16 comments

  20. San Diego Chargers an Evil Organization? Antonio Cromartie Sheds Some Light

    I am notorious (in my own mind) for taking the San Diego Chargers ' side over any player, because I'm a fan of the team and not individual players...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 1,105 reads 8 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals Close to a Trade Deal for Carson Palmer

    I was listening to 66AM WFAN in New York and between their 25 commercials in a row (seriously dude, that was an unbelievable number of commercials), they ran an update saying that ...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 90 reads 0 comments

  22. Darren McFadden or Ryan Mathews: Who's the Best Running Back in the AFC West?

    I've been reading some pretty good debates on the Internet about who is better. Is it the San Diego Chargers ' Ryan Mathews or the Oakland Raiders ' Darren McFadden ? Personally, I have no idea which guy is better...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 2,874 reads 107 comments

  23. San Diego Chargers: Keeping the Oakland Raiders in the Rear View Mirror

    You may already know. I live in an Oakland Raider town, and everyone is seriously walking around with their nose in the air. No, they're not snobs. They're just looking up at those lightning bolt-clad San Diego Chargers and ain't happy about it...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 331 reads 2 comments

  24. Ryan Mathews Producing at an Elite Level for the San Diego Chargers

    If you asked the average fan who the best running back in the AFC is, you'd get responses like Maurice Jones-Drew from the Jacksonville Jaguars , Darren McFadden from the Oakland Raiders or Ray Rice from the Baltimore Ravens ...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 704 reads 12 comments

  25. San Diego Chargers Put Bob Sanders on IR Much to the Surprise of Nobody

    Well, the San Diego Chargers are used to having way too many injuries, so the news that Bob Sanders is heading to the injured reserve list is not a shock nor a stunner...

    Ian Philip Written by Ian Philip about almost 3 years ago 435 reads 8 comments