Liuget shows line could be heading up - Kevin Acee (paywall)
"For any defense, no matter what, it’s controlling the line of scrimmage," Chargers Defensive Coordinator John Pagano said. "… It always starts at the front."
Sweet Monday Night Football Promo, ESPN. Ya Jerks. - Brady Phelps
The hell was that? Andrew Luck mania over at ESPN. If not for the tiny Bolts logo at the end of that promo, you’d have no clue who the Indianapolis Andrew Lucks were playing tonight. Buncha BS. Even if I wasn’t a Chargers fan, after that ESPN promo, I’d want Luck to get sacked 8 times, and P Riv to throw 8 touchdown passes. Just a giant eff ewe to ESPN’s stupid suck-on-Luck promo.
Keys to the Game: Chargers vs. Colts - Ricky Henne
A lackluster beginning to the game against the Oakland Raiders put the Chargers behind the eight-ball. They played catch up the rest of the way and were never able to get over the hump. Fast starts to each half had been a strong point for the Bolts up until last week, and the team is determined to come out Monday night with a terrific effort from the get-go.. According to Vincent Brown, the team is harping on starting fast and they are confident they can do just that:
Early Leaders in FO Defensive Stats - Aaron Schatz
Here's a look at some of the early leaders in FO defensive stats. (At some point, we're going to work it so we update these on the site weekly, I swear.) These are all stats based on play-by-play, not game charting.