San Diego's starters spotted the Chargers a 10-0 lead. The reserves took over from there, enduring a 17-0 Redskins run and rallying in the fourth quarter to give the Chargers a 23-20 victory, tying the franchise record for most consecutive wins in a season at 11.
January 3, 2010
Over the next few weeks, SDBoltReport.com will take a position-by-position look at the Chargers roster, analyzing each unit's performance in 2008 and projecting what lies ahead for 2009. Up first are the quarterbacks, which is a great place to start for Chargers fans. Because as many holes as this team has, you won't find any here.
January 26, 2009
Jacob Hester debuted shining talent and the potential to play several positions on the field Saturday and helped the Bolts close out the preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys with a 31-17 win. Philip Rivers proved to be back from injury in a stronger and fitter form allowing the Bolts to look like true Super Bowl contenders.
August 10, 2008
Chargers fans got their first opportunity to see an old face on the field Tuesday, and his performance received mixed reviews. Mike Scifres may have found a worthy adversary to challenge him for the punting duties, and both sides faced off in the hurry-up offense. SDBoltReport.com has all the camp details.
August 6, 2008
Philip Rivers displayed amazing recovery from his knee surgery during day four of training camp, dictating the offense with a demanding force. He often connected with Chris Chambers, building upon the link they established last season. Elsewhere, Legedu Naanee sees ample time at slot receiver and Jacob Hester looks like a steal.
July 28, 2008
Philip Rivers bounced back quicker than expected after knee surgery, but the No. 2 spot on the depth chart may be less stable than Rivers' knee. Billy Volek returns after marking an incredible impact last season during the playoffs. Charlie Whitehurst lacks Volek's experience but has the potential to be a star if given the opportunity.
July 23, 2008