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Mathews Ready to be the Main RB in the Bolts Offense in 2012

When the Chargers let Mike Tolbert go to Carolina in free agency and didn’t replace him with a prominent back as complement to third-year man Ryan Mathews, that sent the message about Mathews’ role to the team loud and clear. “At that moment, I knew I’d be the guy,” Mathews said according to Peter King […]

A View on How the Chargers Will Deal with the Salary Cap Issues in 2012

Football Outsiders is out and doing Division by Division looks at the salary cap and how it affects each team around the league. To see about the entire AFC West – click HERE Here’s the Bolts breakdown, and some of the background on how they think things will play out for the team. Estimated Cap […]

Packers at Chargers Friday Injury Report

Green Bay Out: T Chad Clifton (knee, hamstring), DE Mike Neal (knee) Probable: S Morgan Burnett (hand), LB Jamari Lattimore (shoulder), LB Clay Matthews (quadriceps), CB Sam Shields (concussion), G Josh Sitton (knee), LB Frank Zombo (knee) San Diego Out: DE Luis Castillo (tibia), G Kris Dielman (concussion) Doubtful: LB Shaun Phillips (foot) Questionable: LB […]

Curtis Brinkley (concussion) cleared for Sunday

Chargers running back Curtis Brinkley passed his concussion test Thursday and practiced Friday for the first time this week. With Ryan Mathews (groin) missing his third straight practice this week, it looks like Brinkley will share time with Mike Tolbert (hamstring) in the Bolts’ backfield. Tolbert missed Monday night’s contest in Kansas City and is […]

Who’s healthy in the Chargers backfield?

The Bolts backfield is out of sorts, according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Mike Tolbert, who tested his hamstring extensively at Arrowhead Stadium before Monday night’s game, is expected to return on Sunday against undefeated Green Bay.  Tolbert leads the Chargers with five touchdowns and is second (Mathews – 30) on the club with […]

RB Mike Tolbert Not Expected to Go Monday vs Chiefs

Mike Tolbert has remained sidelined all week with a hamstring strain and it is appearing more likely every day he will not play on Monday night in Kansas City. “I’m not real hopeful on Michael,” head coach Norv Turner said. There was better news regarding receiver Malcom Floyd, who for the first time this week […]

Chargers Knock Out Henne, Top Dolphins 26-16

The offense may not be as high powered as years past, but for the Chargers, it’s all about wins. Sunday at home the team was again somewhat blah on offense, using the run and the pass in a 26-16 win over the now 0-4 Dolphins. Bolts QB Philip Rivers was 21 of 31 for 307 […]

Chargers Gab Week Two NFL Preview – San Diego at New England

Coming off a home win against the Vikings, the Chargers take their show on the road in week two as they take on the premiere team in the AFC – the New England Patriots. The Pats picked apart the Dolphins on Monday night, as Tom Brady helped the Pats pile up a team-record 622 total […]