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Bolts training camp preview: QBs - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
The Chargers claimed Mettenberger on waivers from the Tennessee Titans on May 19, reuniting him with former Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt. Mettenberger, who will turn 25 in July, made 10 starts with the Titans. He finished 0-10 with a a 75.4 passer rating.

1-on-1 with Hunter Henry: Part 1 - (video)
Mike Pomeranz sits down with rookie tight end Hunter Henry to discuss his adjustment into the NFL and what it's like working with veterans Antonio Gates and Philip Rivers.

An In-Depth Look at Keenan Allen -
For Allen, it was a premature end to a season that appeared to show no bounds. In the Bolts’ 2015 season opener against Detroit, Allen had 15 catches, tying the franchise’s single-game record. Two weeks later, he caught a dozen passes, including two touchdowns, in a game at Minnesota. And then three weeks later, he caught 14 passes at Green Bay’s Lambeau Field to become the first player in NFL history with at least 12 catches in three of his team’s first six games of a season.

Evaluating the Quarterbacks with QB Coach Shane Steichen - Ricky Henne
The biggest transition from coaching the wide receivers compared to quarterbacks is coaching the details of the pass protections and the run game.  There are checks that go into the run game along with making sure we are in the correct protection calls. All the pass game stuff ties in together when talking about QBs and WRs.

AFC West Q&A: Can the Chargers go from worst to first in the AFC West? - Jeff Legwold, Adam Teicher, and Paul Gutierrez
When a team has Philip Rivers at quarterback, nothing is impossible. As long as he’s in their lineup, the Chargers will be competitive. But San Diego has to make up too much ground on too many good teams for it to win the division title in 2016. A more reasonable goal is for the Chargers to catch just one of the three teams that finished ahead of them last season.