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PODCAST: For the love of God, just give Joey Bosa what he wants

The Chargers defense needs help. A lot of help. And it needs playmakers before the start of the regular season. The easy solution to this would be to sign Joey Bosa.

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You want to know what I think of the 2016 San Diego Chargers after seeing a handful of practices and now a single preseason game?

I think the Chargers need to sign Joey Bosa. I think they need to sign him now. I think they need to give him whatever he’s asking for or risk having their season derailed by this situation.

Against the Tennessee Titans, what I had feared when I had watched practice at Chargers Park came true: The Chargers defense stinks.

It stinks because the team never found a decent replacement for Weddle. It stinks because, without Bosa, it’s the same league-worst rushing defense the team has last year with Brandon Mebane added to it.

What I saw was a lot of pass rushers not getting pressure, and a lot of Titans runs easily running away from the middle of the defensive line and down the sideline. To put it bluntly, this defense lacks playmakers.

The podcast above says a lot of what you just read, but expands on it a bit further. Then I talk about baseball and the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Stick around for that if you like those things, or don’t! I don’t care.

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