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Los Angeles Chargers History

A detailed history of the Chargers.

Keenan Allen, Khalil Mack named to 2024 Pro Bowl Games

Both Keenan Allen and Khalil Mack are headed to the Pro Bowl after each put up career numbers in 2023.

Antonio Gates, Rodney Harrison named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2024

Former Chargers right end Antonio Gates is primed to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame in just his first year of eligibility.

Chargers wishlist for their next general manager

As the Chargers begin their search, here’s what we’d like to see in the next general manager.

Sack Attack: Khalil Mack notches 5th sack of the day

Khalil Mack has been a one-man wrecking crew today, with four sacks and two forced fumbles to his name

How the 2011 CBA impacted the running back market

Running backs have a glass ceiling over their earning potential thanks to the 2011 CBA’s rookie wage scale, and teams’ ability to franchise tag in consecutive years. Are backs wrong for trying to fight back?

3 eye-opening stats from Chargers-Dolphins

The Chargers should be winning games based on the numbers, but they just can’t seem to get out of their own way.

Former Chargers RB Darren Sproles doesn’t mince words on why Bolts won’t win AFC West

Darren Sproles knows what it’s like to be a member of the Chargers, but that didn’t stop him from speaking his mind on Brandon Staley.

Chargers to retire Charlie Joiner, Kellen Winslow’s jersey numbers during season opener

Charlie Joiner and Kellen Winslow headlined the "Air Coryell" offense alongside quarterback Dan Fouts. All three are now in the Hall of Fame.

Antonio Gates to be inducted into Chargers Hall of Fame

A career that started as an undrafted free agent who played basketball in college, Antonio Gates will now be enshrined in the Chargers Hall of Fame.

Chargers draft LB, DT in 2018 NFL draft re-do

With no Derwin James on the board at No. 17, the Chargers pivot to the former Pepsi Defensive Rookie of the Year in Shaquille Leonard.

3 2022 Chargers team stats they need to fix in 2023

What are the three stats Brandon Staley and Kellen Moore must fix?

3 Chargers 2022 team stats they need to repeat or beat in 2023

What stats do Brandon Staley and Justin Herbert need to maintain from 2022?

Former Charger Melvin Gordon bluntly details the current state of the RB position in today’s NFL

Melvin Gordon has spent most of the past three seasons with the Broncos before being cut in 2022.

Dan Fouts to present Don Coryell’s Pro Football Hall of Fame honor

Don Coryell and Dan Fouts set the league on fire for nine seasons, including four consecutive seasons where Fouts led the NFL in passing yards.

4 Chargers defensive stars who can climb up the record books in 2023

Joey Bosa and Derwin James headline this productive group looking to cement their names among the franchise’s best.

4 Chargers offensive stars who can climb up the record books in 2023

Here’s how much distance these Chargers stars can cover in the record books during the upcoming season.

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?