KYO (Know Your Opponent) Week 14: Carolina Panthers vs San Diego Chargers

December 8, 2016

Last Sunday, the Chargers dropped a painful game to the Tampa Bay Bucs in what essentially ended the Bolts’ playoff hopes. This week, the Bolts travel to Charlotte to face the struggling Panthers, in a matchup of two of the biggest disappointments in the NFL this season. As we do every week here at EVT, let’s take a look at the opponent’s strengths and weaknesses. Strengths: 1. Cam Newton Last…

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Week 13 Recap: San Diego Chargers vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

December 5, 2016

Yesterday afternoon the San Diego Chargers were fighting for their season. A win would have kept their playoff hopes alive, a loss assured their season was all but over. The game started rather well for the Chargers as they drove the length of the field to score a touchdown on their first possession. Tampa Bay seemed to be on its heels on defense early in the game. On the Bucs’…

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KYO (Know Your Opponent): Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs San Diego Chargers

December 1, 2016

Last Sunday, the San Diego Chargers played a low scoring game against the Houston Texans. In last weeks’ KYO, we said that the key to winning the game was putting the ball in the hands of Brock Osweiler, and the Bolts did just that, as they got out of Texas with a win. This Sunday, the Chargers return to the Q to play the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs…

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KYO (Know Your Opponent) Week 12: Houston Texans

November 25, 2016

  Last week the San Diego Chargers were on a bye, which means that hopefully some key players will be back on the field for this Sunday. This week the Chargers travel to the heart of Texas to play the unpredictable Texans. Houston is coming off a short week, having played Monday night against the Raiders down in Mexico City, so maybe the Chargers are playing them at the right…

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Position by Position Grades for the San Diego Chargers at the Bye Week

November 18, 2016

  The San Diego Chargers bye week is here, which obviously means there will be no football this Sunday for the fans of the team. In the spirit of the bye week, we figured it would be a good idea to grade how each position has performed up to this point for the team. THE OFFENSE Many key injuries have stunted the flexibility of the offense. Steven Johnson, Jeff Cumberland,…

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Week 10 KYO (Know Your Opponent) Dolphins at Chargers

November 10, 2016

Last Sunday, the San Diego Chargers put together an impressive offensive performance against the feisty Tennessee Titans and earned a 43-35 victory, in what may have been the most entertaining game of the season so far for Chargers fans. This Sunday, the Bolts will try to defend their home turf against the always unpredictable Miami Dolphins. Every week here at EVT, we take a look at the opponents strengths and…

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KYO (Know Your Opponent) Week 9: Tennessee Titans vs San Diego Chargers

November 3, 2016

Last Sunday, the San Diego Chargers dropped a tough one in the Mile High City to their rival, Denver Broncos. Some very questionable play-calling led to a heartbreaking defeat against the World Champions. This Sunday, the Bolts return home and will host the up and coming Tennessee Titans. The football team from Tennessee has surprised many pundits. They’re currently 4-4 and have a real shot of winning the AFC South….

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KYO (Know Your Opponent) Week 8: Denver Broncos vs San Diego Chargers

October 27, 2016

Last week here on my weekly KYO piece, I wrote how in order for the San Diego Chargers to win in Atlanta, they needed to stop Tevin Coleman and Devonta Freeman. They stopped Freeman on fourth and one in overtime and the Bolts left the “Dirty South” with a win. A great win for the Chargers as they look to gain some momentum on the season. This week San Diego…

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KYO (Know Your Opponent) Week 7: Atlanta Falcons

October 20, 2016

Last week, due to some personal issues, I was unable to write my weekly piece for EVT, but this week I’m back to normal and ready to roll. The San Diego Chargers finally finished a game last Thursday, and were able to beat the World Champion Broncos. In the process the Bolts managed to stay alive in the AFC West division race. This week, the team travels to the south…

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Chargers Gift Wrap Another Game, Losing 34-31 in Oakland

October 10, 2016

Well it happened again, as the San Diego Chargers once again gave away a game in which they were leading in the fourth quarter. Could it get any more tragic? Who wrote this script that we are watching being played out before us, and when does the happy ending take place? I wrote a piece last week pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of the Oakland Raiders. I wrote how…

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KYO (Know Your Opponent) Week 5: Oakland Raiders vs San Diego Chargers

October 6, 2016

Just when you thought the San Diego Chargers season had hit rock bottom, they outdid themselves last week. They did the unthinkable on Sunday, as the Bolts were up 13 with just a bit under six minutes left in the game. Instead of putting the game away, the team fumbled twice to fall to 1-3 on the season. The schedule doesn’t get any easier, as this week the Chargers travel…

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KYO Week 4: Saints vs. Chargers

September 29, 2016

Last weeks KYO highlighted how the San Diego Chargers needed to stop T.Y. Hilton in order to win the game. They failed and we all know what happened. The Bolts haven’t learned to get out of their own way in order to win a game. So just like in week 2 the Chargers return home with a bad taste in their mouth. This Sunday they’ll face the New Orleans Saints…

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