Season Recap: Chargers Left To Wonder What Might Have BeenAfter dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ersThe San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports' Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend's west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Finish Their Road Schedule Against The Dolphins On SundayThe Minnesota Vikings travel south to play the Miami Dolphins in their last road game of the season. The Dolphins are 7-7 and still alive for a playoff spot in the AFC. They are led on offense by quarterback Ryan Tannehill and wide receivers Mike Wallace and Jarvis Landry. On defense, they are led by pass rushing specialist Cameron Wake.
Opponent Profile: Vikings Set To Finish Home Stand Against The New York JetsThe Minnesota Vikings complete a three-game home stand against the New York Jets on Sunday. The Vikings just completed a lopsided victory over the Carolina Panthers at TCF Bank Stadium. The strength of the Jets, on both sides of the ball, is running the ball. They are third in rushing yards and rushing yards allowed per game heading into their Monday night game. The Vikings will be favored.
Top 5 Creepiest NFL MascotsA mascot is energetic, silly...frightening. By definition, a mascot is a person, animal or object that is used to represent a group or team and bring them luck.
Five Things: Chargers Vs. Broncos Thursday Night RoundupThe Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius ThomasThe Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver BroncosThe two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.
Jim Nantz Talks Chargers vs. Broncos on 'Thursday Night Football'Jim Nantz...he's known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming "Thursday Night Football" game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.
Opponent Profile: Minnesota Vikings Need To Rebound Against The Buffalo BillsThe Minnesota Vikings have another opportunity to bounce back this week against the Buffalo Bills. The Vikings have put together back-to-back embarrassing performances while the Bills have been inconsistent from week to week. The Bills offense has struggled this season, but a change at quarterback has been a little lift. The Bills defense is great against the run and below average against the the pass.
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Minnesota Vikings Defense Is Already Showing ImprovementThe Minnesota Vikings finished last season with the 31st ranked defense. They allowed 397.6 yards per game, including 287.2 yards through the air. Enter Mike Zimmer.
The Sky Is The Limit For Chargers' Keenan Allen In 2014If before the 2013 season you would tell Bolt fans that Cal rookie Keenan Allen would become the "go-to" guy for much of last season, many may have scratched their head a time or two. When all was said and done last season, Allen emerged not only as the Chargers' top threat, but one of the top wide receiver stories around the NFL.
5 Questionable NFL Team Fight SongsNFL teams should leave music to the musicians... but they don't. Here are 5 questionable NFL fight songs.
8 Most Scenic NFL Team Training Camp LocationsIn addition to working on memorizing new plays, making improvements and focusing on their skill sets - these guys are also taking in nature. From the mountains to the sea, these teams weren't just getting their workout on, they're training in some of the most scenic places in the U.S.