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Bolts From The Blue 19 hours ago
Chargers make moves to bring roster to 85

Chargers make moves to bring roster to 85

Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times via Chargers make a handful of moves for the first cut down day. With the deadline for NFL teams to trim down to 85 players as part of the first round of cuts down to 53 players coming tomorrow, the Los Angeles Chargers made a handful of moves today to get to that mark. we’ve trimmed our roster to 85.→ https://t.co/UfaSPJUNN8 pic.twitter.com/6kuFOylwc2— Los Angeles Chargers (@chargers) August 15, 2022 The team has waived WR Maurice Ffrench, QB Brandon Peters, and S Skyler Thomas. Ffrench was around the team last year and...
Bolts From The Blue 23 hours ago
Video Breakdown: Michael Bandy Whip Route TD

Video Breakdown: Michael Bandy Whip Route TD

Garrett breaks down the touchdown catch from Michael Bandy from the Chargers first preseason game and the whip route concept. Bandy did a nice job of attacking man coverage, selling the inside route and breaking it off and exploding outside. Here’s a breakdown of the whip route from Michael Bandy: Make sure to subscribe to the Lightning Round Podcast Youtube page.
Bolts From The Blue Aug 14, 2022
The Lightning Round Podcast #282: Preseason Week 1 vs. Los Angeles Rams

The Lightning Round Podcast #282: Preseason Week 1 vs. Los Angeles Rams

Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle are back to cover some Chargers preseason action. The Chargers lose to their SoFi rivals the Los Angeles Rams in their preseason opener 29-22. The guys break down the important storylines from the Chargers offense, defense and special teams. They talk about how well the rookie class played on Saturday and some movement on the wide receiver and running back depth charts. They also cover how impressive the competition is at the bottom of the depth chart and how important the process is for these young guys. Join the Lightning Round Podcast Patreon!
Bolts From The Blue Aug 13, 2022
Chargers vs Rams Preseason Week 1: Open Thread

Chargers vs Rams Preseason Week 1: Open Thread

Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Come join the discussion! Chargers Football is back baby! The Los Angeles Chargers take on their roommates the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi stadium tonight. The Chargers haven’t made too many announcements on who’s playing and who isn’t, but we’re sure to see plenty of the rookie class and a few of the free agent acquisitions. Grab your favorite drinks and snacks, check out our article on how to watch the game, and join the discussion below. Some starter topics: Who are you looking most forward to watching? Besides...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 13, 2022
Chargers vs. Rams Preseason Week 1: How to watch, streaming, odds, and more

Chargers vs. Rams Preseason Week 1: How to watch, streaming, odds, and more

Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Here’s all the information you’ll need to tune in to today’s game. The Chargers and Rams will take the field at SoFi Stadium this evening to battle it out in their first preseason exhibition. Plenty of starters for either team are expected to be held out, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be a good group of players putting it all out there. Remember, this exhibition is a lot of these players’ first huge opportunity to leave a massive impression on their coaching staff. If that doesn’t get your blood pumping,...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 12, 2022
Chargers 90-in-90: S Mark Webb

Chargers 90-in-90: S Mark Webb

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Can the former seventh-rounder bounce back from an injury-riddled rookie campaign to make the final 53? Mark Webb is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he starred for Archbishop Wood under head coach Steve Devlin. He ended his prep career rated as a four-star prospect by ESPN, along with a national ranking as the 25th-rated wide receiver and sixth-best player in the state of Pennsylvania. As a senior, Webb finished with 703 receiving yards and six touchdowns on offense en route to helping his team win the 2016 PIAA...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 12, 2022
Chargers Daily Links: Friday Open Thread, See you all in a week

Chargers Daily Links: Friday Open Thread, See you all in a week

Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good morning, Chargers fans! I hate to make the comparison, but Tom Brady and I are apparently both stepping away from our respective teams until August 20th to spend some much-needed time with our loved ones. Tomorrow I am flying to Mexico for my first ever vacation out of the country and what technically amounts to my honeymoon finally happening three and half years later. The timing isn’t exactly the greatest, but sometimes you gotta bite that bullet if it...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 11, 2022
Chargers Preseason Week 1: 4 players to watch against the Rams

Chargers Preseason Week 1: 4 players to watch against the Rams

Photo by Scott Taetsch/ Which players will find themselves stepping up? Who will fade when the spotlight comes on? With game one of the preseason coming up on Saturday night, it’s about time I highlight some players that I cannot wait to see take the field. With most of the starters getting the night off — the norm for Brandon Staley during these exhibition games — Charger fans will get the chance to see much more of the third and fourth-team players compared to fans of other teams. Whether you’re someone who gets excited by that news or not, good football is...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 11, 2022
Chargers rank 9th in NFL.com’s latest power rankings, remain behind KC, DEN

Chargers rank 9th in NFL.com’s latest power rankings, remain behind KC, DEN

Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Despite an elite offseason, the Chargers remain behind teams who only got worse during that same time. With a month to go until the start of the 2022 regular season, Dan Hanzus of NFL.com went about updating his power rankings just in time for the first week of preseason exhibitions. Teams like the Bills, Rams, and Buccaneers still top the list (in that order) as they did in Hanzus’ last edition of the rankings while there are only a few minor changes to the top 10. Those included the 49ers and Bengals swapping places in the...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 11, 2022
Chargers Daily Links: Training camp practice #13 open thread

Chargers Daily Links: Training camp practice #13 open thread

Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. Good morning, Chargers fans! And just like that, we’re at lucky number 13 for the Chargers training camp practices. Wait...isn’t seven the lucky number? So 13 is the...oh no. Well, good thing I whole-heartedly don’t give a lick about those kinds of superstitions. It’s another beautiful day for some more Chargers football as they are just two days away from their first preseason game against the Rams. As always, use this open thread as you see fit! And now...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 10, 2022
Nine Chargers sit out Wednesday’s practice

Nine Chargers sit out Wednesday’s practice

Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Several veterans and three linebackers were among the group held out of practice. The Chargers hit the field Wednesday for their 12th practice of training camp which also included throwing on full pads. With an intense day of bumping and running, it looks like the team decided to hold some extra players out who may be dealing with some bumps and bruises. According to The Athletic’s Daniel Popper, nine players sat out alongside Drue Tranquill who hasn’t practiced since the Saturday before last. In all, the players held out...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 10, 2022
Chargers Reacts Survey: Preseason

Chargers Reacts Survey: Preseason

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Vote on this week’s SB Nation Chargers Reacts survey and let us know how confident you are in the team! Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Los Angeles Chargers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate. Before the action gets started this week, we want to know what you think about the team. Let us know with your vote below and be on the lookout for results later this week! Please take our survey
Bolts From The Blue Aug 10, 2022
Chargers Poll: How confident are you in the current state of the Bolts?

Chargers Poll: How confident are you in the current state of the Bolts?

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Vote on this week’s SB Nation Chargers Reacts survey and let us know how confident you are in the team! Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Los Angeles Chargers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate. The Chargers are three days out from taking the field inside SoFi Stadium for the first preseason exhibition of the year. Conveniently, the Bolts will take on the cross-town Rams so luckily neither team has to worry about traveling of...
Bolts From The Blue Aug 10, 2022
The Lightning Round Podcast #281: The Chargers 2022 Unofficial Depth Chart

The Lightning Round Podcast #281: The Chargers 2022 Unofficial Depth Chart

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports We got the first depth chart of 2022. The Chargers released their first unofficial depth chart and Garrett and Jamie got on live to discuss how things are looking going into the preseason. They discuss some interesting depth choices at a few positions, who they think will climb the depth chart and some players who are having to earn roster spots this season.
Bolts From The Blue Aug 10, 2022
Chargers fans high on Josh Palmer, offensive potential halfway through training camp

Chargers fans high on Josh Palmer, offensive potential halfway through training camp

Photo by Scott Taetsch/ The majority of fans also believe Austin Ekeler will once again fall short of 1,000 rushing yards in 2022. Through the first half of Chargers training camp, a number of players have seen their stocks either rise or fall with their play through 11 practices, including an intrasquad scrimmage this past Sunday. In the latest edition of SB Nation Reacts, I asked all of you a trio of questions which included asking which player from a group of four that you believed has seen their stock rise the most thus far in camp. Out of rookie cornerback Deane...

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