The Los Angeles Chargers defense is going to lead this team to the Super Bowl.
Defense wins championships!
We’ve had Philip Rivers for a long time and this offense has been humming pretty good for a long time, but he hasn’t gotten us to the playoffs in a while. He hasn’t had the help from his defense in a long time. Now we have that defense that can change the game up.
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It’s been along time since we’ve had a Shawne Merriman on our side. It’s been along time since we’ve had a Shaun Phillips on our side. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a Stephen Cooper on our side. We have those types of playmakers on our roster again… and we are even better than those teams.
This defense forces turnovers. Every big situation that the defense have been in, we find a way to make a stop, to make a play, to force a turnover and get the ball back into Phil’s hands. We have playmakers all over the field. Derwin James is an All Pro. Desmond King is an All Pro. Adrian Phillips is an All Pro (I know it’s not for his defense, but his presence on the defense changes everything).
Within the last few games, our defense has been playing spectacular. I expect them to keep hummin’. It’s playoff time and these guys are just getting started. Joey Bosa is in midseason form especially after resting his foot the first few weeks of the year. Melvin Ingram has been getting to the quarterback. Did I see Casey Hayward actually make an appearance last week? Did I see him catch an interception this time? Michael Davis made some dumb plays when he first saw the field but he has been spectacular of late. Adrian Phillips reads the opposing team consistently! Derwin James is all over the field. Desmond King is all over the field.
This team has been getting after the quarterback again. This team makes spectacular plays. I expect this team to get off the field quickly and consistently against the Baltimore Ravens. I expect to see this defense carrying this team all the way to the Super Bowl.
Where do you think this defense ranks with some of our previous teams?