Jan 12, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; San Diego Chargers center Nick Hardwick (61), guard Chad Rinehart (78) and tackle King Dunlap (77) during the 2013 AFC divisional playoff football game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


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Ernie Padaon, editor

Faith, Family, Football!!! Love sharing my opinions on all things football! This writing thing is addictive!

Sam Kweon, Staff Writer

Sam Kweon is a young and aspiring writer. Born in South Korea, Sam moved to Sacramento when he was 6. Sam is about to attend college for a Sports Journalism Major. He has already attended a handful of Sports Journalism Camps such as the Oklahoma State University Sports Journalism Camp. Sports Writing is his passion.

Matt Pagels, Staff Writer

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Jeffery Reynolds, Staff Writer

Nick Lee, Staff Writer

Raised in Escondido, CA, always wearing the Powder Blue. Now I attend BYU. I am all about San Diego sports!

Conor Cahill, Staff Writer

I am born and raised in San Diego, attending university in Boston. I write for BoltBeat, NFL Spin Zone, and Lake Show Life here on FanSided.

Michael Norton, Staff Writer

ChargerGirl Cindi, Staff Writer

I am a San Diego Native, so I have been a Chargers fan since birth. When I was a kid it was just fun bonding time with my Dad, but then came "Air Coryell" and my love of the game was complete. Watching Chargers football was a serious family tradition with multiple households coming together, consuming giant bowls of guacamole and yelling at the TV. I am keeping this tradition alive with my family. We all look forward to "football day".

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