Positional Analysis: DL

The defensive line is the most competitive position in San Diego. The team has nine contenders for just seven spots on the active roster. SDBoltReport.com breaks down each of the candidates and forecasts their roles for the upcoming season.
August 18, 2010

Roundup: Plugging Holes, Playing Tough

The Chargers are busy looking for Pro Bowler Jamal Williams' replacement, someone who can clog the middle of their 3-4 alignment.
April 9, 2010

Slew of Veterans Set to Compete on the D-Line

It's seen as a foregone conclusion that the Chargers will pick a nose tackle in April's NFL Draft. What's less certain is where the rookie will fit in the rotation. San Diego already has nine veterans in the fold, creating terrific depth and even better competition.
March 19, 2010

Three Key Additions

A.J. Smith is taking his usual wait-and-see approach to free agency, but the San Diego Chargers have already improved their roster this offseason. Three players who missed last season with injuries are back in the fold and set to provide depth at every level of the defense.
March 12, 2010

Positional Analysis: Defensive End

The Chargers face a laundry list of question marks at defensive end. Igor Olshansky left as a free agent and has yet to be replaced; Luis Castillo is coming off a down season; and Ryon Bingham spends as much time at nose as he does at end. Here's what the team plans to do about it.
March 28, 2009