San Diego Chargers Considering Savvy Veteran Addition in Free Agent CB Richard Marshall
The secondary is a big area of concern for the San Diego Chargers entering the 2013 NFL season. That’s to be expected considering safety Eric Weddle is the only member of the four starters that was in that role last season. A lack of depth is also a lingering concern for the Bolts as the [...]
San Diego Chargers Fozzy Whittaker Making Case For Roster Spot
Preseason is a time for late-round and undrafted players to make a name for themselves, gain valuable experience, and show their teams why they deserve a spot on the 53-man roster. One player on the San Diego Chargers who is making a strong case is running back Fozzy Whittaker. Through two preseason games, Whittaker leads [...]
San Diego Chargers Rumors: Will Richard Marshall Sign a Contract?
The San Diego Chargers lost their 2013 fifth-round pick Steve Williams for the season when he suffered a torn pectoral muscle last week against the Chicago Bears. This could put them in the market for a veteran cornerback heading into the 2013 NFL season. According to U-T San Diego beat writer Michael Gehlken, “Richard Marshall [...]
San Diego Chargers Meet with CB Richard Marshall
It’s rare that a starting-caliber cornerback is available just two weeks before the start of the regular season. However, this is the case as Richard Marshall, who was released by the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, is looking for a new place to call home. I mentioned earlier that adding Marshall would be a good idea [...]
San Diego Chargers: What’s Wrong With Your Team?
The 2013 San Diego Chargers are a team that is in transition and rebuilding after having fired general manager A.J. Smith and head coach Norv Turner at the end of the 2012 season, in which they went 7-9. The tenure of that general manager/head coach team will be remembered for wasting a chance to get [...]
San Diego Chargers Rumors: Will Malcom Floyd Be Ready For Week 1?
The San Diego Chargers will play their regular season opener at home against the Houston Texans on September 9. According to U-T San Diego beat writer Michael Gehlken, Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd could be ready for the season opener. “Early signs point to the 10th year veteran having a realistic chance to play in [...]
Nose Tackle Rotation a Strong Possibility for San Diego Chargers in 2013
Aside from maybe offensive linemen, one would be hard-pressed to find another position more underappreciated than nose tackle. In a 3-4 defense especially, nose tackle play is taken for granted as they are sometimes asked to take on two or even three blockers with little to no reward aside from watching their teammates make the [...]
San Diego Chargers Should Name King Dunlap Left Tackle Now
San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy has yet to name the team’s starting left tackle. He has insisted on a rotation throughout training camp and preseason and has given players an equal opportunity to win the job. But the answer is clear, and the team will benefit if McCoy just makes it known right [...]
San Diego Chargers: A Healthy Philip Rivers is the Closest Guarantee for the Offense
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is entering his eighth season as a starter, and he has not missed a game since Drew Brees left the team. If Rivers does not miss a start, he will surpass Tom Brady for fourth on the all-time list for most consecutive starts by a QB. Rivers’ health is the [...]
San Diego Chargers Aren’t Good Enough to Make Up For Lack of Solid O-Line
The San Diego Chargers finished their 2012 season with a 7-9 record, which was the first time they had a losing record since 2003. This was due in part to an offensive line that allowed 49 sacks which ranked fourth worst in the NFL. San Diego needs the offensive line to play better if the team [...]
Defense Must Become Elite, Carry San Diego Chargers’ Depleted Offense in 2013
The changeover from an offensive juggernaut to a defensive stalwart came quickly and unexpectedly for the San Diego Chargers. Once a team known for its potent offense and its ability to put points on the board in a hurry the Bolts are now more associated with a stout defense than their ability to score. And [...]