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Bolts ready for challenge vs. 49ers' defense

Bolts ready for challenge vs. 49ers' defense

ESPN.com chargers.com Updated 1 hour ago
SAN DIEGO -- For NFL coaches, exhibitions are about player evaluation, player development and ultimately execution -- getting your team prepared for the regular season. So San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Frank Reich understands he has a prime o…
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  • Jason Verrett expected to make preseason debut

    Jason Verrett expected to make preseason debut

    The Chargers made cornerback Jason Verrett their first-round pick in May knowing that he’d need time to recover from March shoulder surgery before he’d be ready to hit the field. Verrett missed spring work, but started practicing in training camp and ad…
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  • Kershaw dominates Padres, moves to 15-3

    Kershaw dominates Padres, moves to 15-3

    Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over eight innings while outdueling Tyson Ross, Justin Turner hit a two-run homer and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Thursday night.
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  • 49ers replacing turf at Levi’s Stadium

    49ers replacing turf at Levi’s Stadium

    After being forced to move practice out of Levi’s Stadium due to poor turf conditions on Wednesday, the San Francisco 49ers have decided to replace the playing surface altogether ahead of Sunday’s preseason game with the San Diego Chargers. The 49ers cu…
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  • Benoit to avoid DL, targets weekend return

    Benoit to avoid DL, targets weekend return

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Padres think that they have caught a break with closer Joaquin Benoit and his sore right shoulder.
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  • Pressure and Tackling Primary Focus for Defense

    Pressure and Tackling Primary Focus for Defense

    chargers.com 16 hours ago
    Defensive Coordinator John Pagano is preaching these two fundamentals.
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  • Chargers offense expects to be better

    Chargers offense expects to be better

    signonsandiego.com 17 hours ago
    Mike McCoy on the 2014 offense: "I expect to be better than last year."
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  • Bolts still searching for identity on defense

    Bolts still searching for identity on defense

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    SAN DIEGO – Through three weeks of preseason games, the San Diego Chargers have the worst run defense in the league, giving up 5.58 rushing yards per play. Yes, preseason games are not always a good measure of what will happen during the regular season,…
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  • Attaochu Blog: "I Wake Up Happy to be a Charger Every Day"

    Attaochu Blog: "I Wake Up Happy to be a Charger Every Day"

    chargers.com 17 hours ago
    Rookie second-round pick Jerry Attaochu checks in with this week's player blog.
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  • Pete Carroll: It’s time to get Marshawn Lynch some carries

    Pete Carroll: It’s time to get Marshawn Lynch some carries

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    The Seahawks started training camp without running back Marshawn Lynch because of Lynch’s holdout and they started working him back into the lineup during last week’s game against the Chargers. Lynch played a handful of snaps, but never touched the ball…
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  • Jeromey Clary, Vincent Brown still out

    Jeromey Clary, Vincent Brown still out

    signonsandiego.com 21 hours ago
    Chargers receiver Vincent Brown has been sidelined by a calf strain since July 25.
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  • Branden Oliver: I'm not Darren Sproles

    Branden Oliver: I'm not Darren Sproles

    signonsandiego.com 22 hours ago
    The Chargers running back wants to be known for his journey to the NFL.
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  • Grice Elevates Game by "Stealing" Tips

    Grice Elevates Game by "Stealing" Tips

    chargers.com 24 hours ago
    Marion Grice is wisely incorporating aspects of his teammates' game.
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  • Chargers preseason tickets going for next to nothing

    Chargers preseason tickets going for next to nothing

    profootballtalk.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Each week during the regular season, we monitor the Chargers for blackouts. But in the preseason, it’s hard for some people to give away the tickets they’ve already paid for. According to Jonathan Horn of U-T San Diego, the secondary market for Chargers…
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  • Calkins talks Bolts, takes question from Ryan Leaf

    Calkins talks Bolts, takes question from Ryan Leaf

    signonsandiego.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Our columnist talked this weekend's game, the new GM and more.
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  • Dodgers fall in another hole, can't get out

    Dodgers fall in another hole, can't get out

    MLB.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Roberto Hernandez pitched in front of the home folks for the first time, and he didn't have his best stuff, though he didn't get much help from either his offense or his defense in a 4-1 loss to the Padres at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night.
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  • Padres Beat Dodgers 4-1 to End 2-Game Skid

    Padres Beat Dodgers 4-1 to End 2-Game Skid

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Chargers To Watch Sunday 01:03

    Chargers To Watch Sunday

    Aug 19
    ESPN Chargers reporter Eric D. Williams says he will keep an eye on cornerback Jason Verrett and linebacker Dwight Freeney against the 49ers.
  • Video - Dodgers Snap Slide 00:44

    Dodgers Snap Slide

    Aug 19
    The Dodgers snapped a three-game slide with an 8-6 win over the Padres.
  • Video - San Diego Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks preseason highlights 02:49

    San Diego Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks preseason highlights

    Aug 16
    For the first time since the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl they defended their home turf against the San Diego Chargers in a game where they dominated on the ground.
  • Video - Gyorko's Big Bat Powers Padres 00:48

    Gyorko's Big Bat Powers Padres

    Aug 16
    Jedd Gyorko drove in five runs to lead the Padres past the Cardinals 9-5.

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