Posted January 12, 2012 on
Did Dean Spanos make the right decision in bringing back Norv Turner and A.J. Smith? Did off-the-field issues contribute to Quentin Jammer's disappointing season? These answers -- and a full unit-by-unit analysis -- in this latest edition of Bolts Notebook.

ANALYSIS: Time for Chargers to reward VJ for playing game

Vincent Jackson has waited for and earned a long-term deal.

Top 5 Stories From The Chargers 2011 Season

As we try not to dwell on the fact that it’s likely the Chargers could have been squaring off against the Patriots on Saturday, were it not for a fumble here or an interception there, let’s focus on the positive. Here are the top-five stories from the Chargers’ 2011 season. 1. The 4-1 Start- I’m... //

Personnel Decisions Await Chargers

Two months separate the start of NFL free agency. For the Chargers' decision makers, it begins with a game of 20 questions. Twenty players are scheduled to become free agents March 13 at 1 p.m. PST, a long list composed of 12 offensive and seven defensive players and one special teamer. Sixteen of the players will be unrestricted free agents, barring the usage of a franchise...

OC Shelmon leaves Chargers

The San Diego Chargers say offensive coordinator Clarence Shelmon has decided not to return next season. Shelmon spent 10 seasons with San Diego and 21 in the NFL. He was offensive coordinator from 2007-2011, although head coach Norv Turner called plays. In a statement released by the team on Tuesday, Shelmon says, ''I'm just done. ''You know when it's time...

Denver signs long snapper David Binn

Looking to fill a crucial hole, the Broncos signed long snapper David Binn to the active roster Friday and waived fullback Austin Sylvester.

Broncos sign long snapper David Binn

Hours after they declared long snapper Lonnie Paxton out for Saturday night’s game at New England, the Broncos have picked up a longtime NFL long snapper who’s been out of the league since before the start of the regular season. The Broncos have announced the signing of long snapper David Binn, who spent 17 seasons…

San Diego Chargers to stay put in 2012

The San Diego Chargers will remain in San Diego for the 2012 NFL season. The Chargers organization is actively pursuing a new stadium and could have exercised an opt out of their current lease but they will remain in Qualcomm Stadium for at least one more season. San Diego has a lease through the 2020 season at the facility but the franchise can activate an early opt...
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