Posted August 08, 2012 on
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.
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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...
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...
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 NFL will make history tonight (Thursday, August 9) when Shannon Easton becomes the first female ref to officiate an NFL game. Easton, a 42-year old line judge, will be officiating a pre-season game between the Green Bay Packers against the San Diego Chargers. The move comes 14 years after the NBA introduced two females [...]