Does Travis LaBoy Do Anything For the Chargers?

Over and over and over again, I would tell you all how unsatisfied I was with the play of Bryan Walters. He might become a great player some time, but putting expectations of Wes Welker is a lot.

Since Walters has been inactive for the last couple of games, I had to start putting my focus on another player that has struggled: Travis LaBoy! What does he even do?

Laboy is the starting outside linebacker for the Bolts and he still has less tackles than Bob Sanders. He always seems to get to the pile a step too late and he hasn’t picked up one sack this season. That is terrible for someone that was regarded as a pass rushing specialist when he was brought here in the off-season. He needs to step up the production or be pushed down the depth chart.

Let’s give Larry English his chance to start. He is healthy now and he is leading the team with a couple of sacks in his limited play. He needs to get those reps and learn the position on the job. We can keep Antwan Barnes in on passing downs also. Antwan Barnes produces and puts pressure on the QBs!

Otherwise, the trading deadline is coming up and we should make a move for an outside linebacker that can produce. There is a guy in Miami that might be available in Cameron Wake. He definitely would be an upgrade at the position and could help out Shaun Phillips in the pass rush.

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  • Kiko Wilson

    NO..bob sanders ain’t played in two games and still has more tackles than lb

  • Ernie Padaon

    that is exactly what i was thinking!!! time to make a change!!!

    either let larry english or antwan barnes start… or even make a trade.
    Would love to get Cameron Wake on this team from Miami

  • MikeTuck

    Travis LaBoy is a good player, but English or Gamble should be filling that spot. The Chargers are again having trouble putting pressure on the Offense. Although I see this as a Coaching issue ( you can’t rush 3 against 5 and hope to pressure the QB) I think LaBoy was a reach at the position. I think the question is when are the Chargers going to get serious about blitzing the opposing QB. If they aren’t go to a 4-3 instead.

  • @kencaminiti21

    If the Chargers are serious about contending they make a trade in the next 4 days: Brian Dawkins, Cameron Wake (good call Ernie), Joey Porter, Dwayne Bowe… these guys can be had for 3-5 rd picks. AJ Smith needs to pull the trigger

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  • shantelle1109

    A year ago, fantasy players would have gagged at the sight of LaDainian Tomlinson wearing a protective boot on his right ankle. It might not be as shocking this year, since his popularity with fantasy players has dropped off somewhat. But there he was, limping to the podium for his weekly news conference two days after the season opener.-Guy Riordan

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