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Daily Lightning Strike: What Does Future Hold For Chargers?

I wrote three weeks ago how it was inevitable that Nate Kaeding would be released this season. It looks like I was right. The Chargers placed Kaeding on injured reserve with a minor injury designation on Monday to make room Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Norv Turner Soon To Be Fired

I hate relationships. They’re nice and all, but for me it’s always a ticking time bomb. (I’m sure some of you can relate.) Every time I’m in one, I just know that I’m going to find a way to screw Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Chargers Will Release Kaeding

Chargers officially added cornerback Chris Carr to their roster this morning. One problem. They had to release someone to make room for him. Many in the media speculated that Nate Kaeding, who suffered a groin injury last week, would be Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Mathews Hears Message Loud And Clear

When AJ Smith stated his views on “fumblers” last week, he was sending a direct message to Ryan Mathews. “What happens to fumblers is, first, they play less,” Smith told the U-T San Diego. “Second, if it continues while they’re Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Chargers Player Gets Rewarded

On Wednesday afternoon Malcom Floyd signed a three-year contract extension with the Chargers. The deal should keep the acrobatic wide receiver in San Diego through the 2015 season. It wasn’t a huge surprise. Even though Floyd has had trouble staying healthy throughout Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Jared Gaither To The Rescue

Jared Gaither returned to practice today. Don’t worry. You’re not hallucinating. You read those words right. Jared Gaither practiced today for the first time since July 28th, which may turn out to be a godsend for the man lining up Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Ryan Mathews Should Be Cut, Traded

A fumble. That was the moment the sunny optimism surrounding the return of Ryan Mathews turned into a storm of negativity. And even worse for him, this isn’t the first time this year that one event has swung the pendulum Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Chargers Officially Blacked Out

It was a good day at Chargers Park. According to Chargers.com, the only players sidelined in today’s practice were tackle Jared Gaither (back) and corner back Shareece Wright (ankle). That means running back Ryan Mathews and tight end Antonio Gates Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Chargers Will Move To LA In 2013

Tweet Chargers will move to Los Angeles next March. That’s basically the gist of what San Diego fans woke up to this morning. The primary source of this speculation stems from AEG being put up for sale. More specifically, the Continue reading

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Daily Lightning Strike: Turner Had Fun Watching Falcons Beat Broncos

Tweet If you follow me on Twitter (@sdfan4life), you’re well aware of the fun I had watching the Broncos-Falcons game on Monday night. Well, apparently, Norv Turner had fun watching, too. Though, he also had a purpose beyond that. “It’s Continue reading

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