When Will the Chargers REALISTICALLY Have A Shot at the Super Bowl?

By Ernie Padaon

Jan 12, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) talks with San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) after the 2013 AFC divisional playoff football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos beat the Chargers 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

REALISTICALLY. Not in your make believe land of rainbows and gum drops. When will the Chargers have a realistic chance at getting to the Super Bowl?

Honestly, they can make it next season. The AFC is not that good right now and the Chargers can get there. They play the Denver Broncos tough in every game and we should be adding more talent on the defensive side of the ball in the offseason.

As long as Philip Rivers is the quarterback of this team, the Chargers will have a shot at making things happen and getting into the playoffs and winning some games in the Super Bowl. As good as the Seahawks defense is, teams still need strong play from the quarterback position and Philip Rivers is able to provide that for the Chargers.

The Chargers have the ability to beat all the teams in the AFC. The Patriots are starting a downfall. The Broncos will likely come down to earth a little bit more this season. We beat the Chiefs twice last season.

We have a shot and we are not that far away.

What are you thoughts? When will the Chargers have a realistic shot at getting to the Super Bowl?

Side note… we probably would have gotten rocked by the Seahawks as well in the Super Bowl.