| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Words of encouragement to quarterbacks around the NFL: This too shall pass.
At some point soon, we'll have the answers to all the burning questions and lack of clarity surrounding the league's marquee position. The regular season starts this week,...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Getting an edge on Peyton Manning in three easy steps:
1. Draw up a comprehensive list of blitzes and pressure packages.
2. Put those on a card and laminate it.
3. Feed that play sheet into the shredder.
If there are blitzes that work against...
| Oct 16, 2012
SAN DIEGO — That huge gush heard just shortly before 9 Monday night was the massive deflation of the San Diego Chargers' NFL season. Air left the Chargers' balloon like a jet stream.
Whoosh. Bye-bye, Chargers. The team owned and operated by the...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The NFL would be so much more interesting if it were narrow-minded.
By that I mean the league should narrow the uprights.
With kickers steadily improving — they're on pace for their most accurate season — the league should consider...
| Oct 23, 2012
Obviously, the good people in Los Angeles are very different from you people in San Diego.
Or, as Bill Johnston, the director of public relations for the Chargers, put it in a recent blog to folks in San Diego: "What's with you people?''
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:40 PM
PHOENIX — The NFL's eight new head coaches have yet to conduct a practice, or even solidify their rosters, but already they can be roughly divided into three groups.
The haves, the might-haves and the have-nots.
That's those who have an answer...
| Dec 31, 2012
Two thousand steps forward.
Two big steps back.
On a Sunday when Minnesota's Adrian Peterson became the seventh NFL player to run for 2,000 yards — coming within nine of breaking Eric Dickerson's season rushing record — two teams backpedaled...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 11:50 PM
SAN DIEGO — There have been rumors down here that the Chargers might be interested in UCLA's Jim Mora as a replacement for Coach Norv Turner.
If the Holiday Bowl was an audition, Mora could not have done more to prove himself the ideal choice to...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Pro Bowl selections were announced Monday, and a quarterback in the AFC definitely got snubbed ... exactly which player it is, well, that's not so clear. But San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers does not seem to belong in Honolulu at the late-...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The San Diego Chargers finally played a solid game Monday night, but Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos likely will prevent another late-season playoff run....
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
It was another bad outing Thursday for Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, who is suddenly putting up Tim Tebow performances as he failed to rally his team in a 24-17 loss to the Oakland Raiders. With the Chargers threatening to tie......