Chargers’ Brandon Mebane’s Newborn Daughter Makenna Dies from Heart Defect – Joseph Zucker
Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Brandon Mebane revealed his daughter Makenna died on Jan. 3, according to ESPN.com’s Eric Williams. “I’m still thankful, and I thank God every day,” Mebane said. “We’re taking it one day at a time.”
Michael Badgley is the hero the Chargers, and their fans, deserve – Matt Pagels
Thanks to the “Money Badger”, the Chargers finally have a reliable kicking game. It all goes back to the Colts, who already had their veteran in Adam Vinatieri and didn’t need Badgley.
Coach Anthony Lynn making the right moves to get Los Angeles Chargers to Super Bowl – Ernie Padaon
This coaching staff has been aggressive when they need to make the play call. When they had a 4th and 1 at the goal line, they went for it. They knew that they needed to get points on the board no matter what against the Baltimore Ravens even if it meant that they had to kick a field goal in the red zone.
Chargers’ Philip Rivers got a taste of playing for Bill Belichick – Jordan Raanan
“I do remember halftime of the Pro Bowl game, we were getting killed. I think it was me, Peyton [Manning] and [Matt] Cassel. And we were getting blown out at halftime and he kind of called us all up and said, ‘Hey, we can tackle. I know it’s the Pro Bowl and all that, but can we tackle somebody today. Let’s go out and see if we can make it a little bit respectable in the second half.’
MMA obsession is toughening up the Chargers receivers – Eric Williams
“It’s something we’ve evolved with and developed over the years, and it’s led me to some really successful and accomplished MMA fighters,” McGeoghan said. “I can always pick their brain and get a technique or two that will help us in some close-quarter combat down in the red zone, or at the line of scrimmage in third-and-2 when you’re getting a little more aggressive reroutes at the top of the route — just understanding combat.”
Kirk Cousins Is Not Better Than Joe Montana. So Let’s Fix Passer Rating. – Neil Paine
We rescaled the metric to take into account the modern NFL’s passing boom.
Can NFL Coaches Overuse Play-Action? They Haven’t Yet. – Josh Hermsmeyer
Why is play-action so effective? When defenders bite on a play-action fake, they move out of position for defending the pass and create clear lanes for the QB to throw to the intermediate and deep parts of the field.
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