Found February 21, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
A dismal 2012 season ending at 7-9 for the San Diego Chargers is not worth smiling about, but recently hired head coach Mike McCoy, and the 2013 NFL Draft coming up is something that should put a grin on your face. The biggest weakness on the Chargers in 2012 was on offense, and now it’s time to evaluate the San Diego Chargers 2013 offensive draft needs to see where the Chargers can improve in 2013... Read more

Chargers’ GM believes Ryan Mathews can carry the load

During today’s press conference at the NFL Scouting Combine, San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco indicated that he believes running back Ryan Mathew can carry the load. “I think he can be a bellcow back,” said Telesco, per Will Brinson of CBS Sports. I guess Telesco has never looked at Mathews’ injury history.  The guy is talented but he’s made of glass. ...

Fantasy Football 2013: More hype for Chargers RB Ryan Mathews

NFL news is starting to circulate this afternoon with the start of the 2013 NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Front office personnel are setting out their faux statements, positioning themselves for the start of free agency next month, while standing behind players they know that their respective teams are going to move. One comment from a team general manager this afternoon brought me...

Former Cardinal Johnny Patrick now a Charger

Just 24-hours after being waived by the New Orleans Saints, former Louisville cornerback Johnny Patrick was picked up off of waivers by the San Diego Chargers. Patrick started the season high on the depth chart for the Saints, but played very little towards the end of the season. That’s certainly not a good sign, considering New Orleans defense in 2012 was the worst  all time...

Could Reggie Bush help cure what’s ailing Philip Rivers, Chargers?

  Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers offense have struggled mightily the last few years. Can Reggie Bush be the answer to their prayers? After three injury riddled seasons with the San Diego Chargers it’s become apparent that RB Ryan Mathews is not the next great thing in the Bolts backfield. Mathews can be explosive and at times has shown potential to be stellar however...

Will Reggie Bush Come Back Home?

The Chargers must upgrade at running back. Ryan Mathews has been a disappointment and Ronnie Brown and Jackie Battle are slated for free agency. Could San Diego regain some of that old Darren Sproles magic by making a run at the equally dynamic Reggie Bush? To thresh out this idea, we chat with Dolphin Digest's Alain Poupart.
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