Seven Battles to Watch

Training camp is about two months away but some positional battles are already starting to take shape. looks at seven such battles -- some for starting jobs, others for key reserve roles -- and breaks down the challengers for each one.
June 2, 2012

Bolts Notebook, Week 1: Ready, Set…

The Chargers look to start strong -- finally -- as they host the Vikings on Sunday. But from injuries at wide receiver to new faces on defense, San Diego has plenty of obstacles to overcome. We break down the key points in this week's pre-game notebook.
September 9, 2011

Three Items to Cross Off the To-Do List

Thanks to league-wide labor uncertainty, the Chargers don't even know what all their needs are heading into next season. There are, however, three positions GM A.J. Smith should not feel compelled to address -- and, no, we are not talking specialists.
March 14, 2011

Diamond in the Rough?

Every season, an undrafted rookie comes out of nowhere and makes an impact. Last year, in was Mike Tolbert. The year prior, it was Jyles Tucker. This year's leading candidate? Pass-catching TE Kory Sperry.
July 25, 2009

Rookie Reaction: Q&A with TE Kory Sperry

Rookie Kory Sperry combines the size and toughness of a tight end with the hands and athleticism of a wide receiver. Will that be enough for him to beat the odds and earn a spot on San Diego's final 53-man roster?'s Michael Kranzler searches for the answer by asking Sperry about his blocking, his learning curve and much more.
July 9, 2009

Rookie Reaction: Kory Sperry Q&A, Part II

Rookie Kory Sperry continues his interview with's Michael Kranzler, this portion for Insiders only. Sperry talks about taking his game from the hardwood to the gridiron, learning from veterans and returning to Qualcomm Stadium.
July 9, 2009

Offseason Battle Primer: Wilson vs. Sperry

Kris Wilson and Kory Sperry will engage in one of training camp's most intriguing battles as they fight to be the No. 3 tight end. Wilson has a leg-up because of his experience and versatility, but the San Diego Chargers will be tempted to hang onto Sperry's athleticism and pass-catching skills.
June 16, 2009