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Los Angeles Chargers History

A detailed history of the Chargers.

Kyle DeDiminicantanio joins the BFTB Staff!

The BFTB staff grew a little bigger!

Chargers Draft: Which position will Telesco double-dip in this year?

Since 2017, Telesco has made two selections in a position group each draft. Which group is most likely to receive multiple picks this year?

Tom Telesco’s team-building philosophy shows inconsistent history over 10-year span

Can you call it a philosophy is you’re rarely ever living by it?

Breaking down the Chargers-Broncos rivalry by the numbers

The first of three rivalry pieces on the Chargers and their division rivals.

Keenan Allen, Joey Bosa headline Chargers that can reach notable statistics in 2022

These seasoned vets could push themselves towards the top of team annals this season.

Chargers history and the number 100: 100 days until the 2022 NFL regular season begins

The Bolts have numerous players who have hit some elite statistical thresholds.

Philip Rivers to be inducted into Senior Bowl Hall of Fame

Justin Herbert breaks a pair of records against elite Browns defense

What can’t this young quarterback do?

Browns make bad history in 47-42 loss to Chargers

No team has ever lost with 500+ yards offense while scoring 40+ points.

Instant reaction to the Chargers new uniforms

The best got better, simpler, and more legendary.

Greatest Chargers teams to never win a championship

Read this at your own caution, Chargers fans.

What is your favorite single-game performance in Chargers history?

To open up the 2014 regular season, the 34-year old tight end turned back the clock.

Two former Chargers make NFL’s 2010’s All-Decade Team

Weddle, Sproles join new Charger DB Chris Harris in prestigious honor

Austin Ekeler is on a historic pace

"Receiving Back" should not be an insult

Keenan Allen and the late season boom

Chargers hold three of the top-100 single game performances via PFF

Advent Calendar - Dec. 6: LaDainian Tomlinson owns EVERY major franchise career rushing stat...except one

Advent Calendar - Dec. 5: Philip Rivers owns EVERY franchise career passing stat.. except one

Former Chargers WR Malcom Floyd named finalist for Polynesian Football HoF Class of 2019

Where were you when Dennis Gibson sent the Chargers to the Super Bowl?

2006 Chargers Rank As One of the Best Teams of the Past 30 Years

Football Outsiders ranks the 2006 Chargers team as one of the 30 best NFL teams of the past 30 years.

The Mike McCoy Era, Defined (Part 1)

The dust has more than settled. Read what this writer has to say about the Charger’s last coach.

The Los Angeles Chargers, Revisited

Dean Spanos’ decision will go down in history as one of the greatest acts of sports infamy ever. After some time to think things over, here’s a look at my collection of thoughts regarding the move.

Will history repeat itself with a week 2 Chargers victory?

History has a way of repeating itself except when it doesn’t.

Who was the greatest Chargers receiver in franchise history?

Uppercut takes a statistical look at top Chargers receivers throughout franchise history.

Faison was more than a great defensive lineman

Earl Faison, one of the best players the Chargers had on those powerhouse teams of the early 1960's, passed away last Sunday. What he did on the field was not the only impact he had on San Diego and elsewhere.

11 Indelible Chargers Moments at Qualcomm Stadium

Tomorrow's home game against the Miami Dolphins may be the last Chargers game played at Qualcomm Stadium. Let's take a moment to remember some of the highs and lows over the last half century.

Thank You, Junior Seau

Today, perhaps the greatest San Diego Chargers of all time gets inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Thanks for the memories, Junior.

Listen to Junior Seau's "I'm Graduating" Speech

Junior Seau's speech when he retired in 2006 is one of the best memories San Diego Chargers fans have of him.

The Broken Dream of the Chargers Offensive Line

With the announcement of Nick Hardwick's retirement, one of the most memorable group of players in San Diego Chargers history is now gone, without much to show for it.

Junior Seau elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former San Diego Chargers linebacker Junior Seau was elected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in his first year of eligibility. He'll be officially inducted this summer.

Dan Fouts Needs To Do One More Thing For The Bolts

It is way past time for Dan Fouts to make right something he said in 1977 that was very wrong.

Can Don Coryell Make It Into Canton This Time?

He got into the finalist group in 2010, but got left out. With many of his former assistants and players in the Hall, and them saying that he should be there too, can Coach Coryell get enough votes to make it in this time?

Junior Seau is a lock for the Hall of Fame

Kyle Posey makes his case for Junior Seau's Hall of Fame candidacy, which is as much of a lock as a Seau tackle when he had a running back in his sights.

What's your favorite Chargers/Raiders memory?

In all of the years that the San Diego Chargers have played against the Oakland Raiders, what is your favorite memory from the rivalry?

No love for the Jets

Other than the Oakland Raiders, the New York Jets are this writer's most–hated team.