Tag:san diego chargers
Posted on: September 6, 2008 12:41 pm

preview: chargers vs. panthers in week 1

is there a better time of year? i mean the office will be back on soon, the san diego weather is beautiful, and most importantly, football season is upon us. this week my boys, the Chargers, are playing the Panthers, here is what i see happening sunday:

1. LaDainian Tomlinson is gonna run wild: LT is out to prove something, that he is not quitter and still is the best back in the game, well he will prove that this week because he is going up against a weak panthers run D. i expect at least 150 yards rushing and receiving and at least 2 touchdowns

2. bolts will dominate defensively: i know there has been a lot of talk about Shawne Merriman being injured and our defense isnt gonna be as good, well i just dont agree. the defense still has many good players: Shaun Phillips, Antonio Cromartie, Quentin Jammer, Clinton Hart, jamaal williams, Igor Olshansky, Luis Castillo, etc. i think the defense will be fine, in fact i expect them to crush the panthers offense

3. jake delholmme will have a bad game: this is not gonna be a great comeback game for jake, he is facing a secondary that had 30 interceptions last year(league leader) and to make things worse for him, Steve Smith is out. that leaves him with the very old musin muhammad as his #1, so i think he is going to struggle and throw 1-2 interceptions

4. overall just a good game by the bolts: i see the chargers doing very well in this game, i think Philip Rivers will have a good game, the receiving corps will continue to ride off their postseason success, especially Vincent Jackson and the defense, like i said before, will dominate prediction: chargers 35, panthers 13

Category: NFL
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