Aug 9, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers linebacker Donald Butler (right) and linebacker Antwan Barnes (left) laugh as they walk back onto the field after halftime against the Green Bay Packers at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

April Fools!


Don’t joke around on April Fools day! Some people knew that our post this morning was a joke as soon as they saw it and some people opened it up knowing it was a joke and still were fooled (via Reddit):

My girlfriend sent me the link and I went into it knowing it was a joke but then thought to myself how obvious that would be, and actually began believing it about halfway thru.

Don’t get fooled like my hungover dumbass self did!

Some people hate us for the joke. Sorry? It read APRIL FOOLS at the bottom. You just had to read it all the way through.

Even the local radio station fell for it:

We apologize for pulling on those strings of your heart. It is April Fools day though.

Just a warning, we will probably make another FAKE post next April Fools. Shenanigans will occur. It happens on a lot of sites.

To save you from any of the other posts, I will just let you know the other things that ran through my mind for this day:

  • Philip Rivers was going to get his wife pregnant again.
  • Antonio Gates was going to announce his retirement. This would be his last season.
  • John Pagano was going to switch to the 4-3 defense.
  • Ryan Mathews was going to get arrested in PB.

There were a number of things that could have been posted, but we will stick with the one for the day. Maybe next time we will keep it more light hearted… maybe not.

We love y’all. Keep smiling and Happy April Fools Day.

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  • Conor Cahill

    ahh the 4-3 defense switch would have been beautiful too

  • Rob Lambeth

    Anybody who believes anything on April 1st is a rube.

  • Daniel Sutter

    I was head hunting for Cody earlier. over it now but of all things pulling the stadium card was extra harsh lol.

    • Conor Cahill

      Conor*

      • Daniel Sutter

        mis typed it and auto correct got me on that on lol. fixed now

  • ECAVILLE/Ace of Spades

    The subject of this year’s prank was genius! Great job Bolt Beat Familia! You Aced it!

  • Cgoodness13

    Weddle is going to shave his beard :$

  • Stefanie Smith

    You are priceless, Ernie. It was great. And we can’t be a bunch of duds. It’s April Fools’ Day. I fell for it all the way and told everyone at work about the stadium deal. It was hilarious. Conor took a bit of a ration from folks, but he handled it like a pro. I think someone wants Conor banned. lol