The wait is finally over, after nearly 11 months the Chargers have won a game. It might not have been pretty, and at times it was downright ugly, but the Bolts got across the line to move to 1-4 with a 27—22 triumph at the New York Giants.
These are dark times to be a San Diego Los Angeles Chargers fan. A pre-season of optimism is circling the bowl after slipping to 0-4 on the season with another narrow loss, this time 26-24 to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eat, Sleep, Lose, Repeat
The Los Angeles Chargers continue to struggle to shake of the mantle of plucky losers they gained in their final few seasons in San Diego as they lost another heart-breaker to the Miami Dolphins 19-17, slipping to 0-2 in the process.
It is out with the old and in the with the new for the Chargers this season. Having moved out of San Diego and in to Los Angeles, they quickly got rid of head coach Mike McCoy after four years at the helm.
Former Buffalo Bills running backs coach Anthony Lynn was the man chosen to led the Chargers in to this brave new world the Spanos family has decided to throw the team in to. Many believe Dean and his family must already be living in LaLa Land if they think this switch will work but could there be light at the end of the tunnel?
New start for Chargers but same old failings
After a pre-season full of optimism, the Los Angeles Chargers got their season off to an underwhelming start on Monday night as they went down to a 24-21 defeat in Denver.
Having swapped San Diego for the City of Angels at the start of the year, the trip to Mile High Stadium was the beginning of a new dawn for the franchise. However, it was the same old failings which cost Anthony Lynn’s men, as a missed field goal with seconds left on the clock proved their undoing. The scoreline doesn’t tell the tale of a game in which the Chargers struggled for three quarters before a fourth quarter rally put them within touching distance.
Here are four things we learned (or had forgotten and were reminded of) on Monday…
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