Past Articles: August 2012

Daily Lightning Strike: New Rule Perfect For Chargers

After Vincent Brown was injured in the second preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys, I wrote how it was being reported that the Chargers were planning on keeping Brown on the 53-man roster while he healed. Obviously, that plan was Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Chargers In Serious Trouble With Gaither

A couple weeks back I wrote how Jared Gaither was searching for answers for his back issues that have kept him sidelined for virtually the duration of training camp. Evidently, he’s still searching. According to Michael Gehlken of the UT-San Continue reading


Daily Lightning Strike: Mathews Gets Good News

Two weeks ago, when Ryan Mathews said he expected to be ready for the season opener, Norv Turner promptly reminded us that Ryan didn’t graduate from medical school. Well, maybe he secretly did after all. According to Michael Gehlken of Continue reading

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The LDFA – Part I: Vianco Martinez And The Oriental Steelers

It’s a humid afternoon at Juan Pablo Duarte Olympic Center and on the Felix Sanchez Training Field there’s championship football underway. Yeah, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Following the first play of the game (1-yard run by the Santo Domingo Continue reading


Daily Lightning Strike: Chargers Make First Round Of Cuts

The weather in San Diego may be perfect, but it was gloomy at Chargers Park today. Unfortunately, the Chargers had to cut down their roster from 88 to 75 players. According to Michael Gehlken of the UT-San Diego, to accomplish Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Rivers, Gates Not Playing

On Wednesday, Michael Gehlken of the UT-San Diego told us that Philip Rivers would play against the Vikings tonight. That, however, changed late last night. Philip Rivers won’t play at all. He’ll stand comfortably on the sidelines, while Charlie Whitehurst Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Jones-Drew Coming To San Diego?

Maurice Jones-Drew has been holding out for 28 days now in hopes of landing a new contract, but the Jaguars seem unwilling to budge. And now it seems the frustration is starting spill over. According to ESPN, Jones-Drew is now Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Tempers Flare At Chargers Park

The Chargers have been conducting joint practices with the Dallas Cowboys over the last few days. Joint practices serve an important purpose in training camp, in that they allow players from both teams to compete and work against someone new, Continue reading

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Rock The Bolt’s Fantasy Football League – Join Us!

Calling all NFL wanna-be managers! Do you think you have what it takes to run a successful football team? Well, join us at Rock The Bolt for our first ever Fantasy Football League and show us what you got! Rock Continue reading


Daily Lightning Strike: Meachem And Rivers Starting To Click

With Vincent Brown sidelined for the first half of the season, the importance of Robert Meachem and Philip Rivers developing chemistry has grown tremendously. Apparently, Philip Rivers has recognized that as well. According to Scott Bair of the North County Continue reading

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