Film Study

Good and Bad - Chargers' QBs against Seattle


While I keep reminding myself that Friday's poor showing in Seattle was "Just A Preseason Game," I wanted to share a few thoughts about the Chargers' QBs.

Which safety should start next to Weddle?


Taking a look at the game film from last season to determine who should be the starting Strong Safety for the San Diego Chargers in 2014: Jahleel Addae or Marcus Gilchrist?

A breakdown and evaluation of Ryan Carrethers

Stephen Hwang breaks down the college film of San Diego Chargers 5th round draft pick, Nose Tackle Ryan Carrethers.

How John Pagano Can Improve as a Play-caller


John Pagano has no more excuses not to execute in pass defense in 2014.

Film Friday: What does Watt bring to the Chargers?

Stephen Hwang breaks down rookie OG Chris Watt's strengths and weaknesses to one of the weakest positions on the Chargers' offense.

What might Frank Reich's offense look like?


Looking back at the history of Chargers offensive coordinator Frank Reich to predict the changes he might make to the San Diego offense in 2014.

Review: Keenan Allen's Rookie Year


Kyle uses his method to breakdown Keenan Allen's first year with the San Diego Chargers and frame expectations for the next.

What Exactly Does Verrett Bring to the Chargers?

We delve into Verrett's fundamentals and how he'll translate into the Chargers' defensive scheme.

Breaking Down New Bolts: David Johnson


Breaking down the game film on TE David Johnson and what he can contribute to the San Diego Chargers.

Breaking Down New Bolts: Donald Brown


Breaking Down New Bolts is back with game film breakdowns of new free agents signed by the San Diego Chargers. The first player up is the premium signing so far of the offseason, Donald Brown.


Breaking Down New Bolts: Offensive Review


Last season, Jason Peters broke down film of newly signed offensive linemen King Dunlap and Chad Rinehart before they ever played a down for the San Diego Chargers. How did his predictions pan out?

The Ultimate Chargers Wild Card: John Pagano


The Chargers' defense declined from 2012 to 2013 only to finish strong at the end of the season. So what can we expect from the defense in 2014?

Breaking Down New Bolts: Defensive Review


Jason Peters looks back at the defensive players he evaluated last offseason, and struggles with how horrible Derek Cox turned out to be.

Melvin Ingram's Return is Boosting the Bolts


Since returning from ACL surgery, Melvin Ingram has played exceptionally well and has overall improved the team's defense more than anyone expected.

6 Plays That Helped the Chargers Beat the Bengals


Kyle Posey has gone through the film and dug out six plays that helped the San Diego Chargers to get their first playoff win in five years, this one on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Playbook: Rivers connects with Gates for 60th TD


As usual with the Chargers, Sunday was chock-full of highs and lows, but there has always been one constant in San Diego over the last eight years: Philip Rivers and Antonio Gates are really,...

Breaking Down Andy Dalton's Week 17 Interceptions


Jason Peters takes a look at Andy Dalton's four interceptions against the Ravens last week to determine how the Chargers might force turnovers from the Bengals quarterback.

Breakdown: Chargers WRs vs. Bengals Secondary

Breaking down the likely matchups between the San Diego Chargers receivers and tight ends against the Cincinnati Bengals cornerbacks and safeties to find which team has the advantage during next...

Film Breakdown: The Drive that Beat the Broncos

Which drive would you say won the game for the Chargers? The answer might surprise you. Kyle Posey goes play–by–play, breaking down the drive that San Diego put together to beat the Broncos.

Is Manti Te'o Progressing?


Kyle goes through the game film of the San Diego Chargers win over the New York Giants to find out of rookie linebacker Manti Te'o is still struggling.

Turnover Watch: Bengals at Chargers


Who is to blame for the San Diego Chargers' 3 offensive turnovers in their loss to the Cincinnati Bengals? Who gets credit for their 2 defensive turnovers?

A look back at the Chargers game-winning drive


Going play-by-play on the San Diego Chargers' game-winning drive over the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chargers won by a score of 41-38 after a touchdown pass from Philip Rivers to...

Playbook: Mathews, geometry and stiff arms, oh my!


While all the focus is elsewhere, Ryan Mathews is quietly having the best season of his career, and this past Sunday only reinforced that opinion.

Chargers Game Plan: How to Stop the Dolphins

Going through the Dolphins game tape to find out what the San Diego Chargers need to do on Sunday to stop the Miami offense and beat the Miami defense.

Film: Woodhead's TD catch against the Broncos


Danny Woodhead's 7 yard touchdown catch against the Denver Broncos in the second half of Sunday's game was a breath of fresh air to the San Diego Chargers red zone offense.

Should the Chargers sign Ed Reed?


A quick analysis of whether or not the San Diego Chargers, with their terrible defensive secondary, could benefit from signing free agent safety Ed Reed for the season's final 7 games.

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