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PODCAST: Reasons to be concerned about the 2017 Los Angeles Chargers

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If the Los Angeles Chargers end up missing the playoffs again, here are a few different concerning factors that will likely be the cause.

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I heard the outcries that my podcasts and titles were too pessimistic and negative and...well.....yeah, this podcast isn’t going to help that.

I thought it might be a good idea to do a “reasons for optimism” and a “reasons for pessimism” podcast, similar to the old “Chargers will win” and “Chargers will lose” posts, and I started with the negative side because you should always start with the negative side.

Tomorrow, I promise, there will be a Locked On Chargers episode in which I lay out reasons why I think the 2017 Chargers could end up going deep into the playoffs this year. Today, we’ll focus on what could go wrong, including:

  • Melvin Gordon’s small sample size
  • Gus Bradley’s concerning track record
  • The question marks surrounding Anthony Lynn

Thank you for your continued support! You can subscribe to the Locked On Chargers podcast on iTunes or Google Play.

If you’re interested, Ben Higgins (of Squadcast fame!) and I host a weekly Game of Thrones podcast that has recently returned. In this week’s episode, Ben compared Daenerys Targaryen to Mike McCoy. You can hear that here.