Found August 07, 2012 on
San Diego Chargers
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Have you ever seen a group of fans more torn on whether they love or hate the front office of their team?
The San Diego Chargers haven’t had a losing season since 2003. Since then they have won the AFC West five times and have become one of the most statistically consistent offensive units in the league. What’s not to love?
How about the fact they’ve also gone 3-5 in the playoffs during that stretch, only reaching the AFC Championship once?
With great offensive output and regular season success come high postseason expectations, and the Chargers - despite preseason adulation and stellar predictions - tend to disappoint.
As a result fans are split. Can the Spanos family and GM AJ Smith build a lead dog, or are they stuck running in the middle of the pack? Ask a Chargers fan, and you’ll get a different answer every time.
Here’s the good news. The sun is always shining in San Diego, and it always seems to shine just as brightly on Chargers’ fantasy players. Maybe you can build a p...
BEST OF MAXIM
Shannon Eastin will become the first on-field female referee in NFL history when she works Thursday night’s preseason game between the Chargers and Packers.
Today we tackle the San Diego Chargers cheerleaders and superfans. Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. Don’t blame you a bit. To help quench your thirst, BC is going on a 32 team, 32 day, 32 gallery tour of NFL cheerleaders & superfans...
K Nate Kaeding
Punters and kickers are the most often franchised because the franchise tag values for them are very cheap and franchising them makes a lot more sense than giving them a long term deal. Kaeding is a career 86.5% field goal kicker, but he missed all of last season with injury. If he can bounce back in 2012, the Chargers could easily franchise him, especially since...
The Chargers defense couldn't get off the field last season.
San Diego was last in the NFL at third down efficiency, a major reason the Chargers sat out the playoffs for the second straight year.
''You can't win football games by being last on third downs,'' cornerback Quentin Jammer said.
Defensive coordinator Greg Manusky lost his job after the season...
BY CHRISTINE VALDEZ
For years the NFL has been a male dominated sport, but heading into the 2012 season things are beginning to change.
Shannon Eastin will be making NFL history as she will be the first female refree in an NFL game. Eastin will be on the field to call the San Diego Chargers and Green Bay Packers preseason opener Thursday night.
The San Diego Chargers signed veteran offensive tackles Anthony Davis and Michael Toudouze to one one-year contracts, the team announced Wednesday. Davis, 6-foot-4 and 320 pounds, played most recently for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League in 2011 and the UFL's Florida Tuskers from 2009-10. He was originally an undrafted rookie with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
The Chargers added over a dozen veterans this offseason, but the team's success relies upon its young players continuing to develop. We examine four young players being thrust into larger roles and explain why they are key to San Diego's success.