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Chargers at Raiders: Why the Chargers Will Lose

Injuries
The undrafted rookie left tackle, Mike Harris, will be making his first start in a hostile environment and will have Richard Seymour to deal with on Monday Night. The Raiders will throw everything they can at the kid. Ryan Mathews will likely be sitting on the sideline and Ronnie Brown will have to step it up big time.

Slow Starts
The Chargers still have not figured out how to get out of the gates. We won games at the beginning of last season, but it still felt like a slow start. The wins were ugly and it was a struggle. Can we turn this thing around this time?

Darren McFadden
McFadden is one of the best backs in the league and the Raiders have pounded the ball down our throats on multiple occasions. It will not be easy to slow him down. The Chargers may need to keep extra people up at the line of scrimmage, but that will make the defense vulnerable to the long ball. Remember how Dennarius Moore toasted Quentin Jammer last season.

Norv Turner
Good ol’ Norv Turner! There is nobody like Coach Turner that can keep our expectations low.

Philip Rivers
Wasn’t he on the ‘Why the Chargers Will Win’ article? Which Philip Rivers will we see this season? 20 interception Philip OR the stud that used to play for us.

Topics: Oakland Raiders

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  • NAZRAIDER

    Its about time someone with a clue. Go Nation!!!

  • davacho

    good will triumph over evil : )

    bolt up

  • http://www.facebook.com/godslove Chris Preitauer

    I need someone to fix this…I bet a movie on this game.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      maybe you can give a call to Obama

  • bolthead612

    Why are you on our Bolts blog? Damn Faider fan, screw the Faider nation! Chargers will win! BOLT UP!!!

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      they troll all over the place… you should see the ‘why the chargers will win’ post… they hating on that one hard

      • http://www.facebook.com/pete.spinning Pete Spinning

        NBCsports.com is even worse… they are all over that board, like cockraoches!!!
        In the words of Obi Wan Kenobi… “You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.”

  • Racer74

    Don’t want to see the Chargers lose, but if we do, this is the reason: Norval still the Head Coach, AJ still the GM… oh.. and Gaither’s a pussy!!

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      hahahha… pretty much sums it up

  • arnie

    good article Ernie.

  • J.C. Ortiz

    What an awful analysis. Maybe next time you can spend more than 5 minutes writing an article.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      5 1/2 minutes thank you very much…. but at least you are awesome

  • http://twitter.com/Bolts_NFL_Music MC Boltman

    Damn this article is depressing…are there BoltHeads out there which are still bolted up? Hope so…but I´ve to admit I´m losing my optimism too (at least a bit)…

  • Antonio

    Looks like this article was waaaaaaaay off! :D

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