12:40 PM EDT, Thu April 22, 2021
2 hours ago

Why the LA Chargers could trade down with the Chicago Bears

Trading down from the 13th overall pick is certainly a possibility for the LA Chargers in the 2021 NFL Draft. Anything can happen in the draft and it is widely going to be influenced on the first 12 picks. However, if the cards fall a certain way and a team is interested, it does make […] Why the LA Chargers could trade down with the Chicago Bears - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
21 hours ago

NFL Draft rumors: Cardinals a potential trade-down team for LA Chargers

The LA Chargers have the 13th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and there have been countless debates on what direction the team will go with the selection. Unlike last year, where quarterback was so obvious, the Chargers could do a multitude of things in the draft. One of the routes that the team […] NFL Draft rumors: Cardinals a potential trade-down team for LA Chargers - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
23 hours ago

LA Chargers: 3 players who won’t survive summer roster cuts

The 2021 NFL Draft is nearly upon us and once it passes we will have a much better outlook at the LA Chargers‘ roster for the 2021 season as beyond. As it currently stands, there are some noticeable holes that the team did not address in free agency that it will likely address in the […] LA Chargers: 3 players who won’t survive summer roster cuts - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 20, 2021

Chargers: Austin Ekeler shares hilarious memory about Philip Rivers’ kids

It is well documented that former LA Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has a big family. Rivers has nine children, seven girls and two boys, and that number could be growing. Rivers said in an interview that he and his wife Tiffany have not put a set number on how many children they want. This is […] Chargers: Austin Ekeler shares hilarious memory about Philip Rivers’ kids - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 20, 2021

Draft prospects the Chargers should pray don’t end up on AFC West foes

There is an assortment of draft prospects that are the most likely picks for the LA Chargers at 13. While a lot can happen in the first 12 picks, there are certain paths that the Chargers can go down, all of which have been extensively covered here at Bolt Beat. The team could go offensive […] Draft prospects the Chargers should pray don’t end up on AFC West foes - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 19, 2021

Updated LA Chargers mock draft consensus: Who the experts favor in LA

There are so many different directions the 2021 NFL Draft could go that will impact who the LA Chargers draft with the 13th overall pick. Will it be a cornerback? Offensive lineman? Will they make the mistake of taking a wide receiver instead of either of those players? We will know the answer for certain […] Updated LA Chargers mock draft consensus: Who the experts favor in LA - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 19, 2021

LA Chargers: 4 hometown USC players that could be drafted in 2021

The greatest defensive player in the history of the LA Chargers was drafted in the first round out of USC. Junior Seau dominated opposing offenses for years and is one of the greatest linebackers to ever play in the NFL. At the time, USC was not considered “hometown” for the then-San Diego Chargers as it […] LA Chargers: 4 hometown USC players that could be drafted in 2021 - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 17, 2021

LA Chargers: Redrafting all of Tom Telesco’s first-round picks

No general manager is perfect and LA Chargers GM Tom Telesco has definitely had his fair share of hits and misses in the NFL Draft. For the most part, Telesco’s mid-to-late rounds leave more to be desired but he has also hit some home runs in the first round as well. Personally, I do think […] LA Chargers: Redrafting all of Tom Telesco’s first-round picks - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 16, 2021

Sheldon Richardson would be an excellent addition for the LA Chargers

The LA Chargers are seemingly finished with all of the team’s big-name signings this offseason but that might not be the case. A new name is now on the market that would be excellent for the Bolts to bring in. Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was released by the Cleveland Browns on Friday after the Browns […] Sheldon Richardson would be an excellent addition for the LA Chargers - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 16, 2021

LA Chargers: Justin Herbert ranked bafflingly low in 2021 unit grades

The LA Chargers are going to be one of the most interesting teams to watch in the NFL next season. Charger fans are going to see Justin Herbert be one year better and the hope is that Brandon Staley can be the solution for the problems in Los Angeles. As it currently stands, the roster […] LA Chargers: Justin Herbert ranked bafflingly low in 2021 unit grades - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 15, 2021

Bill Belichick hints at a draft-day trade with the LA Chargers

The LA Chargers have the 13th overall pick but that draft position is not set in stone. If the top players on the Bolts’ draft board are taken then it makes more sense for the Chargers to move back in the draft and gain more capital. The Chargers’ biggest roster need is the tackle position […] Bill Belichick hints at a draft-day trade with the LA Chargers - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 15, 2021

LA Chargers mock draft if the Bolts make a mistake and pick receiver at 13

There has been some debate about the LA Chargers taking a wide receiver with the 13th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. While most fans seem to be on board the offensive tackle or cornerback train for the 13th pick, there are those that prefer the team to go with the best player available […] LA Chargers mock draft if the Bolts make a mistake and pick receiver at 13 - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 14, 2021

Former Chargers Pro Bowler compares Brandon Staley to Schottenheimer

Marty Schottenheimer is one of the greatest coaches in Chargers franchise history. Schottenheimer coached arguably the greatest team in franchise history, the 2006 Chargers that went 14-2. The head coaches since Schottenheimer have been a mixed bag. Norv Turner had early success but ultimately was not the right coach for the job. Mike McCoy was […] Former Chargers Pro Bowler compares Brandon Staley to Schottenheimer - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 14, 2021

4 former LA Chargers who should be Hall of Famers before Julian Edelman

The Julian Edelman Hall of Fame debate has been a hot topic among NFL circles. Edelman was released by the New England Patriots, which appeared to be a formality for Edelman’s retirement. However, I would not be shocked if we see Edelman sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at some point during the season simply […] 4 former LA Chargers who should be Hall of Famers before Julian Edelman - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community
Apr 14, 2021

LA Chargers: Wide receiver at pick 13 is a fundamentally bad idea

Jaylen Waddle or DeVonta Smith could be among the options available for the LA Chargers once it’s their time to select at 13. Several mock drafts have suggested that Los Angeles takes Waddle if he’s on the board, most recently Trevor Sikkema’s. Two weeks ago, Pro Football Focus listed Waddle as a fit for the […] LA Chargers: Wide receiver at pick 13 is a fundamentally bad idea - Bolt Beat - Bolt Beat - LA Chargers News and Fan Community