Oct 12, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett (22) intercepts the ball against Oakland Raiders wide receiver Brice Butler (12) during the fourth quarter at O.co Coliseum. The San Diego Chargers defeated the Oakland Raiders 31-28. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-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 the Editor of Blogging Dirty and a Staff Writer of BoltBeat. He grew up in Atlanta and Sacramento. He lives in Sacramento, California for the moment. You can reach him at 916-220-9667 or [email protected]

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".

Peter Thompson, Staff Writer

I moved to San Diego, from England, when I was 6. My Dad & I immediately became Charger fans, and that's what started it all off for me. We LOVED Charger football!! 32 years later. I've sailed the changing tides of our favorite team. I've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly... and I'm going to post about it. Good luck, and God bless ,@Pete_Spinning

Nick Lee, Staff Writer

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

Matt Pagels, Staff Writer

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Arnie, Staff Writer

Just a Fan of the game that tries to give some insight, using all the information available. I've been a Charger fan since the Dan Fouts days, and i've never regretted it.

James Fedewa, NFL News, Opinion and Comment Blog Site

Sports Opinionist, Writer and Blogger. Lived in San Diego for twelve years, currently resides in Seattle. Factory Sales Rep (for a Promotional Product Manufacturer). A Home-Brewer, Guitarist, Golfer, Drafnik, Traveler, Father and Husband. Equipped with a loud voice, large stature and Communications (Public Relations emphasis) Degree from California State University, Bakersfield. www.nationalfanatic.com

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