Morning Dump: San Diego Chargers News Around the Web

May 13, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt (right) and running back Ronnie Brown (30) at organized team activities at Chargers Park. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

 

Chargers put themselves in playoff contention with revamped offensive line
SB Nation
The San Diego Chargers‘ offensive line was a disaster in 2012. What was expected to be a strong running game finished 27th out of 32 teams last season, and Philip Rivers took more sacks than any quarterback other than Aaron Rodgers due largely to

Chargers mailbag: Crabtree fallout, Danario Alexander and Danny Woodhead
U-T San Diego
Tom: Do you think the Chargers could trade ‘DX’ to the 49ers for either next year’s third-rounder or their third-round pick Corey Lemonier? The 49ers need speed and a receiver to keep them on the Super Bowl path. Chargers need to play (Vincent) Brown

Chargers‘ Max Starks looks to compete
U-T San Diego
The Chargers will be on break from organized team activities next week before returning on June 3. He will arrive in San Diego in the early going and, while other players get away, work with offensive line coach Joe D’Alessandris to gain a grasp of

EX-BRONCO ADMITS TRYING TO HURT EX-CHARGER OLSHANSKY IN ’06
U-T San Diego
While meeting with the media to talk about his election into the Broncos’ Ring of Fame, former Denver center Tom Nalen acknowledged trying to injure Chargersdefensive lineman Igor Olshansky in a game in Denver in 2006. Nalen dived at Olshansky’s

How would you grade Tom Telesco?
Bolts from the Blue
Does adding Freeney and Starks greatly improve your opinion of Tom Telesco’s first offseason as the General Manager of the San Diego Chargers? Should he have already had a backup plan in case Ingram, his one and only pass-rusher, got injured the way

 

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  • Rob Base

    Off to work have a great day Bolt peeps.

  • RussinSactown

    Someone needs remind Tom Krasovic that we are not the 49er farm club. Just because Crabtree tore his achilles doesn’t mean we need to give them one of our best weapons. Maybe trade them Meachem for a 3rd

  • tubbs45

    Happy Friday Bolt Nation… Just say NO to a Dx trade!

  • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

    I saw an article on Bleacher Report just now called “Buy or Sell”. Teams that will be better than their 2012 record, basically.. or something lame like that. The author sold the Chargers based on the fact they haven’t upgraded, or changed anything on offense. Is he huffing glue?!!!! I’m not so blindly convinced that our new offense will make us a lock for the playoffs.. but here is my viewpoint on it.

    cut Gaither & Haslam / got Starks & Dunlap (still have Harris) = upgrade
    cut Greene / got Reinhart & Ohrnberger = upgrade
    lost Vasquez / moved Clary = OK, downgrade. but maybe not? Don’t know
    moved Clary over / got Fluker = upgrade
    cut Battle, Brinkley / got Woodhead, Fozzy, Hill / Brown / Mathews = upgrade
    got V-Brown back / kept DX / drafted Allen = upgrade
    run blocking will improve = upgrade
    pass protection will probably improve = upgrade
    strenght & conditioning = should be an upgrade
    new o-line expert coach = upgrade
    new QB coach = upgrade
    new head coach = upgrade
    Most importantly… Norv is gone / play calling will improve with Whiz = upgrade

    He said in his article that nothing has changed on the Chargers offense, so they will be middle of the pack, at best. Middle of the pack? Maybe. But, there has been a BUTT-LOAD of change & upgrades.. so many changes in fact, that this dude must have written the article before the draft & FA!

    • davacho

      #5 is a massive upgrade

    • arnie

      Pete, when people write articles, I wonder do the even bother to do a little research? What would they mean by, “noting has changed”? If they mean they are called the San Diego Chargers, and Dean Spanos is still the owner, then I guess nothing has changed.

      • http://www.BoltBeat.com/ Peter Thompson

        Exactly. I have seen a few articles on there, where the majority of the comments are “What are you talking about, bro?”. They list our receivers as Michael Floyd, or Roger Goodman. I just think.. who the heck are Belacher Report letting write on that site? Don’t pick east coast Giants fans to write about the Chargers!

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