San Diego Chargers

Another round of notes from Anthony Lynn’s latest Zoom call

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images A lot of player-specific questions from this call. Head coach Anthony Lynn met with media members once again on Wednesday to discuss all things Chargers, training camp, and Covid-19. Just like the rest of these pieces, I wrote down my notes and added some extra...

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Chargers Daily Links: Cardinals sign former Bolts OT Koda Martin

Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Not too long after the Cardinals signed former Chargers wide receiver Andre Patton, they also scooped up offensive tackle Koda Martin. Martin, a former undrafted free agent in 2019,...

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11 hours ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals

Chargers 90-in-90: OLB Uchenna Nwosu

Photo by Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The former Trojan has always played within a short drive of his hometown. Uchena Nwosu is the epitome of a home-town kid for the Chargers. He was born and raised in Carson, California, playing his high-school ball art Narbonne HS. While at Narbonne,...

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1 day ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Cardinals scoop up former Chargers WR Andre Patton

Photo by Manuel Velasquez/Getty Images The former UDFA didn’t last long as a free agent. Just four days removed from being one of the Chargers’ first cuts of the new year, wide receiver Andre Patton has already landed with a new team. Per NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Patton has been signed by the...

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1 day ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals

Chargers offense ranks 28th by The Athletic

Photo by Harry Aaron/Getty Images Bolts were ranked 12th this time last year. There’s nothing wrong with wishful thinking, but it’s tough to confidently say the LA Chargers offense is going to be one of the better units in the NFL. Yes, there’s plenty of weaponry surrounding both Tyrod Taylor and...

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1 day ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Chargers Daily Links: Joey Bosa, Derwin James on pace for HoF

Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Football fans love to throw around the phrase “future Hall-of-Famer” when it comes to their favorite players, especially those on their favorite teams. Sometimes it’s warranted, sure. There are players...

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1 day ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Chargers 90-in-90: OG Dan Feeney

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images Feeney was a two-time All-American for the Hoosiers. A native of Orland Park, Illinois, Dan Feeney attended Carl Sandburg High School where he excelled on either side of the trenches. As an offensive and defensive tackle, Feeney was named to a plethora of postseason...

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2 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Notes from Joey Bosa’s Zoom call

Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM Bosa won’t be changing anytime soon just because he’s got some extra change in his pocket. Media members met with the new $135 million-dollar man yesterday and the Big Bear was as chilled and laid-back as you’d come to expect. Even with all that money about...

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2 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Chargers Daily Links: NFL, NFLPA finalize pandemic-driven changes to CBA

Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Some of the final discussions left between the NFL and Players Association have officially come to an end this week as the two entities have agreed to terms on new changes to the recent CBA that...

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2 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Joey Bosa Says $135M Chargers Contract Came Together 'Faster Than I Expected'

Even Joey Bosa was surprised at the expediency with which negotiations over his extension with the Los Angeles Chargers were concluded. " I'm very relieved it got done early," Bosa told reporters Monday...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, San Diego Chargers

Joe Thomas names Joey Bosa to his top-10 pass rushers in the NFL

Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images Game recognize game. Former Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas is one of the greatest left tackles to ever play in the NFL. One could even argue that he was one of the best players, period. Putting him in the same group of guys like Jonathan Ogden, Orlando...

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3 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Can Justin Jackson be the Chargers’ secret weapon in 2020?

Photo by David Eulitt/Getty Images Third year is the charm? Bolts running back Justin Jackson is generating a ton of preseason buzz heading into the 2020 season, and rightfully so. However, it’s still a bit surprising. Jackson has just two injury-plagued seasons under his belt but it hasn’t stopped...

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3 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Chargers bringing youthful inexperience to New Orleans in Week 5

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Our friends from Bolts from the Blue help preview our Week 5 return to the Dome We’ll continue a series of opponent preview posts for the New Orleans Saints opponents in 2020. Next, we’ll look at what amounts to a potential trap game in the eyes of many Saints fans, their...

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3 days ago, Canal Street Chronicles, New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has purchased the XFL for $15 million

Photo by Kelvin Kuo/XFL via Getty Images Johnson is joined by his business partner and ex-wife Dany Garcia as co-owners of the league. Well this is exactly the type of good news I want to hear on a Monday morning. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, along with RedBird Capital Partners,...

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3 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Chargers Daily Links: Bolts hold photo shoot for 2020 promos

Chargers.com Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Over the weekend, the Chargers shot all of their promos that they’ll plan to use throughout this season. For a lot of the players, it was the first time any of them had tried on the new uniforms and everyone looked absolutely...

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3 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

What will the second phase of Joey Bosa’s career look like?

Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports A look at how some other elite pass rushers responded to experience and new contracts The LA Chargers pulled off another big and somewhat surprising move in 2020, this time extending franchise pass rusher Joey Bosa to a five-year, $135 million extension that pays...

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4 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Joey Bosa's New Chargers Contract Yearly Salary, Bonuses Reportedly Revealed

Four days after the Los Angeles Chargers announced they have agreed to terms on a contract extension with star pass-rusher Joey Bosa, details of the deal between the two sides have been revealed...

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5 days ago, Bleacher Report, San Diego Chargers

Chargers cut down to 80 players ahead of training camp

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images The Bolts cut just one UDFA from this year’s group. On Saturday afternoon, the Chargers announced six cuts to the roster, bringing their total players down to the necessary 80 prior to training camp. On the offensive side of the ball, the cuts were offensive tackle...

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5 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Notes from Anthony Lynn’s Zoom call

Lynn says Chargers have two opponents this year: “The schedule and COVID-19” Head coach Anthony Lynn met with the media on Wednesday afternoon to discuss his share of topics, with most of those themes running similar to what was discussed in Tom Telesco’s call earlier this week. Lynn was his usual self:...

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6 days ago, Bolts From The Blue, San Diego Chargers

Chargers Daily Links: Which 2021 contracts should the Bolts prioritize?

Photo by S. Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. We’re all going to be hearing a lot about impending contracts this season. The Chargers are in an unfortunate spot where a good deal of their best players will be up for new deals after this coming...

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