Oct 23, 2011; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) smiles on the sideline during the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE

Top 5 ways for the San Diego Chargers to build teamwork.

After another disappointing 8-8 season for the San Diego Chargers I thought I would offer up some tips on building teamwork and keeping the momentum during the season.

1.  Taco Cart – I recently had a taco cart in our back yard.  It brought neighbors, friends and family together and it was the best party ever.  Throw in a fire pit and everyone will be glad to be there together.

2.  Pool Party -  Floaties, frosty drinks, cannonball competition and viola – team building.

3.  Pin the tail on Norv’s face -  Who wouldn’t like to participate in this activity?  You can vary it with horns on head or whatever feels right.  Whoever gets closest gets to punch him in the face.  I hope it’s me!

4.  Beach Day -  Canopies, bar-b-que, surfing and volleyball.  Bring sunscreen and a towel and get together for fun in the sun.  A much better way to relax than watching gameday film.

5.  Spa Day – The guys need to get out of Chargers park.  Head over to the Catamaran, get relaxed, have mimosas and chat about winning.

I have no idea what techniques Norv has tried before, if any.  But these are some of the ideas would use to keep the team in harmony.  I think if they feel more like a family they might actually care if the people around them are doing well and all of a sudden they would act like a team.  They might care if Philip gets sacked or call Gates out if he misses an easy catch.  Quite possibly, there would be no need to pee on the field.

ChargerGirl Cindi

ps.  Thank you so much for all of the well wishes and kind words last week while I was in the hospital.  My appendix will no longer be bothering me.  :-)

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  • BoogaP

    @ChargerGrlCindi @fansided @BB_Chargers Yes! Goin to it right now! lol.

  • BoogaP

    LOL! Love it.   Apparently I have totally underestimated the power of the Taco Cart! lol.

  • boltsfan1972

     @CindiSpears if they get all that i wanna join the team

    • CindiSpears

       @boltsfan1972 Me too!

  • KeenanRickless

    All shall tremble before the mighty power of the taco cart

  • http://boltbeat.com/ epadaon

    this is the best!!! taco cart is a must!!!! 

  • PeteSpinning1

    I think they should win a Super Bowl together. I heard that brings players closer. And, the taco cart thing Cindi said, too = )

    • CindiSpears

       @PeteSpinning1 Taco’s fix everything. 

  • MikeTuck

     @CindiSpears With you again Cindi; 2008 The Celtics took the big 3 and their team to Europe to spend time together. It works, when people learn all about their teamates it goes far into how their teamates will react in certain situations. It brings out the leadership of the individuals who want to win badly and will take the rest of their compadres with them by leadership both on and off the field.  This is a big part of what we lacked. Harrison and Seau were the reason the defense clicked in the 90′s. i’d love to see Weddle step up vocally with the LB willing to guide the others. Butler may see himself as lacking time and experience but I think he should learn from Takeo and use that to become the leader of the intire defernse. But it’s the player with vision physically and mentally that has the advantage from a balanced point of view. Rivers and Hardwich has that from their positions. Each position has it’s leader, and they should line up the players to the call of the alpha leader. The offense and defense were caught looking around for the play caal constantly last year. Rivers part was a lack of timely playcalling from the bench till the last secounds. He deserves 2-3 play calls ahead of time every time they make a first down. 2 &3 to be by what he sees from the defense after first down has been played. The Defense especially in the nichol was horrible with guys looking at each other for guidence. This is where Summer and partys do matter in guys communicating with each other to a point that the respect of leaders has been formed no questions asked.