Super Serious San Diego Chargers Power Rankings (Winners Edition)

A List of Good and Bad Chargers These are my weekly Chargers Power Rankings. They should be taken very seriously. Here are some good Chargers (from best to less best): 1) Philip Rivers (Last Week: 2). Philip broke Dan Fouts’ team record for career passing yards in the 21-13, Week 6 win over the Broncos, doing it in a uniform sort of similar to the one Fouts used to wear. Rivers...
Via Bolts From The Blue
22 hours ago

Bolts' Gates begins passing tight end torch to rookie Henry

SAN DIEGO (AP) Star tight end Antonio Gates is under contract with the San Diego Chargers through the 2017 season. Hunter Henry is a rookie who has played in six games. And yet, the transition is already underway. Unlike at some positions, where a younger player largely sits until a veteran has retired or moved on, Henry is already showing that the Chargers made a smart choice...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chargers' Rivers, Falcons' Ryan rank among ironman leaders

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The opening question to Matt Ryan's weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous. When he was asked about his long streak of consecutive starts, Ryan almost gasped. ''I have to find some wood to knock on first,'' Ryan said before adding, ''That's the kiss of death.'' Ryan hasn't missed a start for the Atlanta Falcons in 105 consecutive regular...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons blasted the San Diego Chargers stadium ballot measure

In the first trailer for Any Given Wednesday, Bill Simmons trotted out his new ability to swear on HBO by proclaiming “I believe that Billionaires should pay for their own ****ing football stadiums.” On last night’s episode, Simmons drilled down on that subject further as he strongly made the case why the upcoming ballot measure for a new Chargers stadium is a terrible deal...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What to expect: Chargers’ Week 7 preview and predictions

The San Diego Chargers travel to Atlanta to face the Falcons. Here is my preview and predictions. Recap: Huge win on Thursday Night Football for the Chargers. If you read my what to expect from Week 6, you know that I picked the Chargers to win this game. I basically said that our offense could score on the […] What to expect: Chargers’ Week 7 preview and predictions - Bolt...
Via Bolt Beat
2 days ago

If Chargers can close out games, they have a good chance in weak AFC

Despite a plethora of injuries, the San Diego Chargers are playing well. Conservative play-calling and boneheaded mistakes in the fourth quarter resulted in four heartbreaking losses, but if the Chargers (2-4) can close out games, they will be a threat in a weak AFC. We’re six weeks through the 2016-17 NFL season, and it’s been a […] If Chargers can close out games, they have...
Via Bolt Beat
3 days ago

The next step for the Chargers

Despite an electrifying victory for the Chargers on Thursday Night Football, the job is still not done. The Chargers came out strong against Denver and took it to them. When they characteristically would have collapsed, the Bolts finally held in there and got the job done to beat the Broncos. Hunter Henry and the rookie […] The next step for the Chargers - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat...
Via Bolt Beat
4 days ago

To McCoy's relief, Chargers finally find way to finish

SAN DIEGO (AP) With 15 seconds left and his San Diego Chargers trying to hold onto a 21-13 lead against Denver, embattled coach Mike McCoy hunched over with his head in his hands. It couldn't be happening again, could it? Two snaps later, Dexter McCoil batted down Trevor Siemian's desperation pass and McCoy and the Chargers were able to exhale. Says McCoy, ''We made the one stop...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philip Rivers could set Chargers record Thursday vs. Broncos

Philip Rivers is closing in another San Diego Chargers passing record. The 34-year-old quarterback needs 125 yards to pass Hall of Famer Dan Fouts for most all-time by a Charger. Rivers could set the record on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos. A first-round pick in 2004, Rivers has been the face of the Chargers for the last decade. He holds the team record for wins by a...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers GM won’t deny report Mike McCoy is coaching for job

The San Diego Chargers face a crucial test Thursday night against the division-rival Denver Broncos. A loss in front of a national television audience would push San Diego to 1-5 on the season. Since the 1966 AFL-NFL merger, only two teams have earned a playoff spot after losing five of six to start a season. For the Chargers, this division battle is apparently taking on even larger...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers does not want sympathy for sticking with struggling Chargers

Philip Rivers turns 35 in December and is still locked into a contract with the San Diego Chargers, who look anything but a contender. Still, the veteran quarterback does not want sympathy. Rivers committed to the Chargers with a new four-year contract in August 2015, and he doesn’t regret it, even though the team is 5-16 since he put pen to paper. “I guess I should take that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Diego Chargers may be the greatest losers in NFL history

Proving they should have been blowing money on Powerball tickets instead of Joey Bosa, the San Diego Chargers have spent the early part of the 2016 season defying mathematical probability and somehow accomplishing a feat that only happens once in 30 million tries. The Chargers are choking and blowing leads at a level previously unseen in NFL history.It's been well-noted that the...
Via FOX Sports
9 days ago

Josh Lambo apologetic for being seen laughing after loss

Chargers kicker Josh Lambo is sorry for his amused reaction after another heartbreaking defeat. Players and coaches were apparently put off by kicker Josh Lambo’s reaction to another close loss, this time a 34-31 defeat to the Oakland Raiders. That loss saw a game-tying field goal attempt by Lambo scuttled due to a fumbled snap. However, TV cameras caught Lambo jogging jovially...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Lambo laughs after tough loss, angers teammates

All four of the Chargers’ losses this season have been gut-wrenching, but kicker Josh Lambo didn’t seem too bothered after Sunday’s 34-31 defeat in Oakland. Lambo was caught on camera laughing with Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski after the game, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. That didn’t sit well with some of his teammates, especially after a loss in which...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

McCoy still confident in Melvin Gordon despite fumbles

San Diego Chargers running back Melvin Gordon has been struggling with fumbles lately, but head coach Mike McCoy still hasn’t lost confidence in him. McCoy said on Monday that, while Gordon needs to do a better job of hanging onto the football, his ball security issues won’t affect his usage moving forward, per Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union Tribune. McCoy on Melvin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers squandering Philip Rivers with continued struggles

Now in his 11th season as the starting quarterback of the San Diego Chargers, Philip Rivers is still as productive as ever for the only franchise for which he has ever played. The veteran is currently on pace for his eighth season with over 4000 passing yards and currently has seven touchdowns despite an injury-depleted offense. However, the Chargers as a team have struggled despite...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike McCoy's job in danger the next two weeks

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy has been on the proverbial hot seat for the past year-plus, and the franchise may finally be fed up enough to potentially do something about it. “According to sources informed of the situation, McCoy now faces a critical two-game stretch, one that could decide his future,” writes Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. “San Diego travels to Oakland...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Joey Bosa to debut for Chargers against Raiders

After a multitude of issues kept Chargers number two overall draft pick Joey Bosa from taking the field in an NFL game, Bosa will finally make his NFL debut this Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. UPDATE: @Chargers first-round pick Joey Bosa expected to make his season debut this Sunday against the Raiders. (via @RapSheet) — NFL Network (@nflnetwork...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chargers' Jason Verrett fears he has torn knee ligament

If it wasn’t for bad luck, the San Diego Chargers would have no luck at all. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett—an emerging young player who shut down Allen Robinson and Jeremy Maclin in back-to-back weeks to start the season—is now worried he might have a torn ligament in his knee. The team currently “does not know the extent of the injury...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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