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GoMathews
10-10-2006, 04:51 PM
The road to the Superbowl begins with the AFC West. While the Chargers have big games remaining against the Seahawks and Bengals, the games that really count are those against our division rivals. Of course we shall not overlook any team on our schedule, but we need to play great games against the Broncos and Chiefs. It does not matter how good/bad these teams are when we play them. Division games are never a gimme and can go in favor of either team. The AFC West Title should be our main focus of the season. The Chargers are the best team in the AFC West and it is up to them to prove it.

Achieving the best record possible is very important. On a side note, I am trying to point out that winning the AFC West is an absolute must! It will not help us much to have a great record, but not win the AFC West.

demille
10-10-2006, 05:06 PM
Actually it's simply ONE GAME AT A TIME ... each week ... each play ... nothing else matters. :17: :) :Beer:

boltsrock
10-11-2006, 07:27 PM
I agree that we're going to be neck and neck with the Broncos - have you seen their schedule? they play the colts, bengals and seahawks all at home! In my opinion, their only road challenges left for the season are against us and Pittsburgh. Kansas City plays the same teams mostly, but also at home. We play the contenders on their turf.

In my opinion, we're going to have challenges when we go to Cincinnati, Denver, Seattle, and for some reason I'm concerned about playing in Buffalo seeing as we mopped the floor with them last year and they seem to play well when it matters.

Otherwise, the AFC west teams will decide it.

Tomlinson21
10-12-2006, 11:03 AM
I agree that we're going to be neck and neck with the Broncos - have you seen their schedule? they play the colts, bengals and seahawks all at home! In my opinion, their only road challenges left for the season are against us and Pittsburgh. Kansas City plays the same teams mostly, but also at home. We play the contenders on their turf.

In my opinion, we're going to have challenges when we go to Cincinnati, Denver, Seattle, and for some reason I'm concerned about playing in Buffalo seeing as we mopped the floor with them last year and they seem to play well when it matters.

Otherwise, the AFC west teams will decide it.
I smell a let down from Denver...

So.CalBRONCOFAN
10-12-2006, 03:50 PM
Of course you would...

Our season is riding on Plummer, if he melts down our D cant carry us all the way, but if plummer steps up and becomes pro bowl level, next stop Miami.

BELFLOWER
10-16-2006, 12:20 PM
i think we are in great shape right now. our remaining schedule is pretty favorable, and the chargers will be favored in most games. the road to the playoffs is looking relly good!

Lord Revan
10-16-2006, 12:45 PM
i think we are in great shape right now. our remaining schedule is pretty favorable, and the chargers will be favored in most games. the road to the playoffs is looking relly good!

Our schedule isn't any better than Denver's really. It will come down to our 2 games against them IMO. If we sweep them, we win the AFC West, and possibly get to the SB along with it. The AFC isn't as dominant over the NFC this year I don't think.

BryanP
10-17-2006, 03:07 AM
I honestly do think SD has a good chance to make it to the AFC championship game.

They just have to keep up what they're doing right now and stay away from any key injuries.

daboltfan13
10-17-2006, 12:55 PM
Let's take the
AFC!! http://sportsmed.starwave.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/sml/trans/sdg.gifWho's the favorite now in the AFC?http://sportsmed.starwave.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/sml/trans/sdg.gif



Allen: The San Diego Chargers (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=sdg) are the best team in the AFC. They would be undefeated if it weren't for some poor coaching decisions in their loss to the Ravens. There aren't many weaknesses on this team. The one weakness teams thought they could exploit at the beginning of the season was quarterback Philip Rivers (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=6763), but he has turned into a strength. This team is playing excellent, aggressive football and can play any style. If a team wants to try to get into an offensive shootout, the Chargers can oblige, and if an opposing team wants to play a smashmouth game with a lot of running, the Chargers can do that, too. But what separates them from the other teams in the AFC is their defense led by "Lights Out" Shawne Merriman (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=7188). This defense has played great this season and is one of the best in the league.
Hoge: I've been saying it for weeks and my answer is the same -- the San Diego Chargers. With their abilities they are as good as any team in football. They have the best young quarterback (Rivers), best tight end (Antonio Gates (http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=5362)) and best running back (LaDainian Tomlinson (http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=5452)). Rivers is making throws that no quarterback would even think of making. I'd put them as the best team in football even ahead of the Bears.
Salisbury: The Chargers are the best team in the AFC right now, and I'll tell you why. They are being led by a young quarterback (Rivers) who is not playing as though he's getting his first starts this season but instead is playing as though he's a 10-year veteran. When he drops back to throw the ball, he drops with confidence, and he's backing it up with the correct throws and check downs. There were some who thought it was a mistake for the Chargers to jettison Drew Brees (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=5479) in the offseason in favor of an unproven commodity, but Rivers has proved the Chargers correct. He's utilizing every piece of talent on the field and looks great. He's the reason the Chargers are the No. 1 team in the AFC.
Schlereth: It's hard to argue with the San Diego Chargers. They are stout defensively and while they haven't played great teams, they've handled their business. There is no other team in the AFC that can handle them. They are better offensively than the Broncos and I'm not thoroughly impressed with the Colts. Theismann: The Indianapolis Colts (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=ind) are still the favorite in the AFC. They are undefeated and are winning games in different ways. Gone is the team that was soft and could win only in blowouts and in domes, and it has been replaced by a team that can win a smashmouth game late. The credit for that goes to Peyton Manning (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=4256) and offensive coordinator Tom Moore, who have responded extremely well to the departure of former running back Edgerrin James (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=4652). Instead of trying to do the exact same thing they did in the past, Moore and Manning have changed up their game plans and made the team more deliberate, and we're seeing the results in the record.

GO CHARGERS!!

BMoseleyINC
10-17-2006, 04:06 PM
We will win the AFC west. I don't see anyone putting up much of a fight besides the bengals and seahawks. Denver and KC dont' look great.

Denver is 4-1, but they havent played a high scoring offense(CHargers).

They've allowed the same points as us, but we've scored 100 more.

SP17BOLT
10-17-2006, 04:18 PM
Let's take the
AFC!! http://sportsmed.starwave.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/sml/trans/sdg.gifWho's the favorite now in the AFC?http://sportsmed.starwave.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/sml/trans/sdg.gif



Allen: The San Diego Chargers (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=sdg) are the best team in the AFC. They would be undefeated if it weren't for some poor coaching decisions in their loss to the Ravens. There aren't many weaknesses on this team. The one weakness teams thought they could exploit at the beginning of the season was quarterback Philip Rivers (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=6763), but he has turned into a strength. This team is playing excellent, aggressive football and can play any style. If a team wants to try to get into an offensive shootout, the Chargers can oblige, and if an opposing team wants to play a smashmouth game with a lot of running, the Chargers can do that, too. But what separates them from the other teams in the AFC is their defense led by "Lights Out" Shawne Merriman (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=7188). This defense has played great this season and is one of the best in the league.
Hoge: I've been saying it for weeks and my answer is the same -- the San Diego Chargers. With their abilities they are as good as any team in football. They have the best young quarterback (Rivers), best tight end (Antonio Gates (http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=5362)) and best running back (LaDainian Tomlinson (http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=5452)). Rivers is making throws that no quarterback would even think of making. I'd put them as the best team in football even ahead of the Bears.
Salisbury: The Chargers are the best team in the AFC right now, and I'll tell you why. They are being led by a young quarterback (Rivers) who is not playing as though he's getting his first starts this season but instead is playing as though he's a 10-year veteran. When he drops back to throw the ball, he drops with confidence, and he's backing it up with the correct throws and check downs. There were some who thought it was a mistake for the Chargers to jettison Drew Brees (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=5479) in the offseason in favor of an unproven commodity, but Rivers has proved the Chargers correct. He's utilizing every piece of talent on the field and looks great. He's the reason the Chargers are the No. 1 team in the AFC.
Schlereth: It's hard to argue with the San Diego Chargers. They are stout defensively and while they haven't played great teams, they've handled their business. There is no other team in the AFC that can handle them. They are better offensively than the Broncos and I'm not thoroughly impressed with the Colts. Theismann: The Indianapolis Colts (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=ind) are still the favorite in the AFC. They are undefeated and are winning games in different ways. Gone is the team that was soft and could win only in blowouts and in domes, and it has been replaced by a team that can win a smashmouth game late. The credit for that goes to Peyton Manning (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=4256) and offensive coordinator Tom Moore, who have responded extremely well to the departure of former running back Edgerrin James (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=4652). Instead of trying to do the exact same thing they did in the past, Moore and Manning have changed up their game plans and made the team more deliberate, and we're seeing the results in the record.

GO CHARGERS!!

well read.

Pitweazel420
10-17-2006, 05:50 PM
And our GREAT Defence will keep us in every game

EROKER_53
10-18-2006, 02:08 PM
I think the road to the superbowl does start with winning the afc west. But some other things we need to hope for is Home field advantage and that bye week.

jubei
10-18-2006, 02:44 PM
I say take care of home games first and AFC West.

GoMathews
10-18-2006, 03:06 PM
I think the road to the superbowl does start with winning the afc west. But some other things we need to hope for is Home field advantage and that bye week.

It is essential we win the AFC West if we want homefield advantage. No matter how many games we win, as long as we are second place in the AFC West we will be a road team during the playoffs.

For example, lets say these six teams make the playoffs:

Denver 15-1
San Diego 14-2
Indy 13-3
Patriots 12-4
Bengals 11-5
Ravens 10-6


If the Chargers have the second best record among the AFC conference are we the #2 seed? The answer is no!

The six postseason participants from each conference will now be seeded as follows:
http://home.earthlink.net/~ob1gui/nflrules.htm

The division champion with the best record.
The division champion with the second-best record.
The division champion with the third-best record.
The division champion with the fourth-best record.
The Wild Card club with the best record.
The Wild Card club with the second-best record.

In this scenario we would be the Wild Card club with the best record establishing us as the 5th seed. That means no first round bye and no homefield advantage.

That is why KC and Denver are the biggest obstacles on our way to the Superbowl.

Merfinator
10-18-2006, 03:09 PM
Bengals might be tricky, but their run defense is horrendous. Run offense is our strength and we should steam roll them on offense. Defensively, If we can pressure Carson, then it should be a good day because he isn't too mobile and hasn't played well under pressure lately. The only thing I'm worried about in that game is their Pass O.

fregon
10-18-2006, 03:25 PM
It is essential we win the AFC West if we want homefield advantage. No matter how many games we win, as long as we are second place in the AFC West we will be a road team during the playoffs.

For example, lets say these six teams make the playoffs:

Denver 15-1
San Diego 14-2
Indy 13-3
Patriots 12-4
Bengals 11-5
Ravens 10-6


If the Chargers have the second best record among the AFC conference are we the #2 seed? The answer is no!

The six postseason participants from each conference will now be seeded as follows:
http://home.earthlink.net/~ob1gui/nflrules.htm

The division champion with the best record.
The division champion with the second-best record.
The division champion with the third-best record.
The division champion with the fourth-best record.
The Wild Card club with the best record.
The Wild Card club with the second-best record.

In this scenario we would be the Wild Card club with the best record establishing us as the 5th seed. That means no first round bye and no homefield advantage.

That is why KC and Denver are the biggest obstacles on our way to the Superbowl.

Huh??

Of couse it matters how many games we win... if we win them all we win AFC West Automatically. Look at the example you just gave... even if we beat every single team in the AFC West but come up short winning 1 less than Broncos we lose AFC West. You have to win all games no matter what, ofcouse lossing agaisnt AFC West team will affect you the worst in case of a tie

GoMathews
10-18-2006, 03:35 PM
Huh??

Of couse it matters how many games we win... if we win them all we win AFC West Automatically. Look at the example you just gave... even if we beat every single team in the AFC West but come up short winning 1 less than Broncos we lose AFC West. You have to win all games no matter what, ofcouse lossing agaisnt AFC West team will affect you the worst in case of a tie

If the Broncos have the best record in the AFC conference and the Chargers have the second best, the Broncos will have the #1 seed and the Chargers will have the #5 seed.

No matter how many games we win, as long as the Denver is up on us we get no home field advantage.

fregon
10-18-2006, 03:50 PM
If the Broncos have the best record in the AFC conference and the Chargers have the second best, the Broncos will have the #1 seed and the Chargers will have the #5 seed.

No matter how many games we win, as long as the Denver is up on us we get no home field advantage.

You are not understanding what I'm saying... If the Donks have more win over us like Donks 15-1 and us 14-2 it wont matter what the AFC/NFC win/loss record is.. the Donks will win the division automaticaly making us the wild card.

That's why I said it is always the goal to win all game and not just within the division

GoMathews
10-18-2006, 04:08 PM
You are not understanding what I'm saying... If the Donks have more win over us like Donks 15-1 and us 14-2 it wont matter what the AFC/NFC win/loss record is.. the Donks will win the division automaticaly making us the wild card.

I'm really confused right now. I just posted that twice.

That's why I said it is always the goal to win all game and not just within the division

I never said anything about not winning non-division games. Achieving the best record possible is very important. On a side note, I was trying to point out that winning the AFC West is an absolute must! Just like the example I posted above it will not help us much to have a great record, but not win the AFC West. I say it one more time, the road to the Superbowl begins with the AFC WEST!!!

Balboa 1961
10-18-2006, 04:13 PM
You are not understanding what I'm saying... If the Donks have more win over us like Donks 15-1 and us 14-2 it wont matter what the AFC/NFC win/loss record is.. the Donks will win the division automaticaly making us the wild card.

That's why I said it is always the goal to win all game and not just within the division

Mathematically impossible for them to be 15-1 and us 14-2. If they finish 15-1, the best we can do is 13-3.

GoMathews
10-18-2006, 04:13 PM
Mathematically impossible for them to be 15-1 and us 14-2. If they finish 15-1, the best we can do is 13-3.

I know what you are talking about but this is just merely an example.

Lancer 999
10-19-2006, 12:35 PM
Lets not get ahead of ourselves...We havent won in Denver in about 5 yrs...KC is no slouch either....as we havent won there in what 3 or 4 yrs....so lets take care of our business 1 game at a time and win the games we Can win and give great efforts and hopefully win the ones that are difficult.

Balboa 1961
10-19-2006, 03:04 PM
Lets not get ahead of ourselves...We havent won in Denver in about 5 yrs...KC is no slouch either....as we havent won there in what 3 or 4 yrs....so lets take care of our business 1 game at a time and win the games we Can win and give great efforts and hopefully win the ones that are difficult.

I believe we won back in 04. 34-31? Nate kicked the winning field goal.

3rd&Long
10-19-2006, 06:44 PM
I know exactly what you are talking about. Although Pittsburgh did it as a Wild Card, we pretty much HAVE to win the division first before we start to think about going deep into the playoffs.

I look at the game at Denver as not just counting as 1 game but as 3 games! Here is my thinking: taking out the game in Denver, if we win out and Denver wins every game except for the game here in SD, we'd have a 14-1 record and Denver would be 13-2. If Denver beats us, we'd both finish 14-2 and we'd finish in second place (based on conference record tie-breaker). However, if we beat Denver we'd finish 15-1 and Denver would finish 13-3. We'd have to lose 3 non-Denver games to finish in second place.

BCBoltFan
10-19-2006, 07:37 PM
The road to the Superbowl begins with the AFC West. While the Chargers have big games remaining against the Seahawks and Bengals, the games that really count are those against our division rivals. Of course we shall not overlook any team on our schedule, but we need to play great games against the Broncos and Chiefs. It does not matter how good/bad these teams are when we play them. Division games are never a gimme and can go in favor of either team. The AFC West Title should be our main focus of the season. The Chargers are the best team in the AFC West and it is up to them to prove it.

No game should be considered a gimme.

As cliche as it is, it is 1 play, 1 game at a time.

jadeyknoxville
10-20-2006, 02:57 AM
No game should be considered a gimme.

As cliche as it is, it is 1 play, 1 game at a time.

^^^that's probably the best way to put it. EVERY game is a must win. :Cheers:

gmherps
10-20-2006, 04:31 AM
Actually it's simply ONE GAME AT A TIME ... each week ... each play ... nothing else matters. :17: :Beer:

Exactly!:Helmet: :Bolt: Chargers are doing great!

TONYD1
10-20-2006, 08:11 AM
Football on any level is who has the most desire on that given day. The Chargers are near the top in the NFL on Talent(assuming Phillip stays one of the best QB's in the NFL) so there arn't many games which they will not be the best team before the game starts.
Who wants it the most. Everybody seems to think the Raiders will lose all 16 games it will never happen. Somewhere along the way they will win two games because their competition will not play to the correct level on that day and will lose a close game.
Emotion is like a yo yo up and down and the Chargers need to make sure on those day when emotion is not part of the game that they take care of business and win anyway with talent.
It easy to get ready for the defending super bowl champs but not so easy to get ready for the 49's. Our talent won when emotion was not there.
I honestly don't see Denver winning more than 10 games with their offense. regardless of where they play their biggest games.
The key to how great the Chargers can be is not stumble against the also rans like the Chiefs or Browns and let the Bronco's stay in the race.
Show everybody who's boss so in case we lose a toss up game and wind up 14-2 or 13-3 we win the west going away. 13-3 may be the best record in the AFC.

paul.almryde
10-20-2006, 06:11 PM
:Bolt: Yes one game at a time. Chargers need to worry about Chiefs first.:Bolt: Go Chargers

Chargerizer
10-20-2006, 11:46 PM
Who's after the Chefs?

jadeyknoxville
10-21-2006, 04:10 AM
Who's after the Chefs?

the Rams.:) :D

Rivers_owns
10-21-2006, 06:19 AM
Chiefs are going down...

Goedy#56
10-21-2006, 06:48 AM
I reckon it might come down 2 whoever wins out of us and denver the 2nd time to see who win the group.

bolts4superbowl
10-21-2006, 06:55 AM
We will win the AFC west. I don't see anyone putting up much of a fight besides the bengals and seahawks. Denver and KC dont' look great.

Denver is 4-1, but they havent played a high scoring offense(CHargers).

They've allowed the same points as us, but we've scored 100 more.Even they aren't looking great

Toranaga-Sama
10-22-2006, 12:02 AM
well read.
Indeed, it was a well read.

DrTran
10-22-2006, 05:33 PM
All the other AFC West teams won today except the Chargers :(

Charger Rific
11-01-2006, 10:23 PM
the only way to get anywhere in the NFL is taking it one game at a time. Btw if you're going to think ahead of the next game atleast have the faith to think SUPERBOWL

GoMathews
11-02-2006, 12:32 AM
the only way to get anywhere in the NFL is taking it one game at a time. Btw if you're going to think ahead of the next game atleast have the faith to think SUPERBOWL

Who said anything about looking ahead? There is huge significance of winning the AFC West. Denver is a big time threat to win the AFCW and I wouldn't write of KC just yet. If we don't win the AFC West then we will most likely be on the road for the entire playoffs and our chances of winning a Superbowl will dwindle away.

KC_CHIEF_FAN
11-02-2006, 02:55 AM
Playoffs!..Playoffs!, we beat you guys with a back up. Just wait until Trent gets back we will open up our playbook and a can of whoop ass on those SD Sparks.

jadeyknoxville
11-02-2006, 03:39 AM
Playoffs!..Playoffs!, we beat you guys with a back up. Just wait until Trent gets back we will open up our playbook and a can of whoop ass on those SD Sparks.

yeah, like that's as bad as getting BLOWN OUT by a team that the raiders beat.:rolleyes: don't forget to turn off your xbox before you hit the hay, son.

GoMathews
11-02-2006, 03:58 AM
Playoffs!..Playoffs!, we beat you guys with a back up. Just wait until Trent gets back we will open up our playbook and a can of whoop ass on those SD Sparks.

If it takes a terrible day and a bunch of turnovers for you guys to win at the last minute then I'll take our chances.

chargerFan2185
11-04-2006, 05:24 AM
Playoffs!..Playoffs!, we beat you guys with a back up. Just wait until Trent gets back we will open up our playbook and a can of whoop ass on those SD Sparks.


yeah, green will be better off staying in the hospital, because merriman will be back as well, and you know what that means right???? it means Mr. Green will win an all expencises paid trip back to the hospital.

L.T. - 21
11-04-2006, 09:14 AM
priority #1 wint the AFC WEST

Charger Rific
11-10-2006, 02:16 PM
Hoge: I've been saying it for weeks and my answer is the same -- the San Diego Chargers. With their abilities they are as good as any team in football. They have the best young quarterback (Rivers), best tight end (Antonio Gates (http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=5362)) and best running back (LaDainian Tomlinson (http://sports-att.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?statsId=5452)). Rivers is making throws that no quarterback would even think of making. I'd put them as the best team in football even ahead of the Bears.

The best team in football are the colts(undefeated) Second are the Bears(1 loss) a team wins a division by their record, and not by how "good" they are. The best young quarterback is Ben Roth~ that stands until he is no longer the defending superbowl champ. The rest is pretty darn accurate, i just dont like it when people exagerate too much.

boltfanbarrett
11-10-2006, 03:22 PM
this months edition of sports illustraded has the bolts winning the division at 11-5, and the broncos getting into the wild card at 11-5. so they must be saying that we are gonna sweep the broncos this year, then lose 2 games on weeks that the broncos win. i would rather have us go 12-4 and the donkeys 11-5.

Balboa 1961
11-10-2006, 06:08 PM
this months edition of sports illustraded has the bolts winning the division at 11-5, and the broncos getting into the wild card at 11-5. so they must be saying that we are gonna sweep the broncos this year, then lose 2 games on weeks that the broncos win. i would rather have us go 12-4 and the donkeys 11-5.

Or we could split, Denver lose to KC so we have the same Division record and we win on the next tie breaker (which I think is conference record).

GoMathews
11-10-2006, 08:57 PM
Or we could split, Denver lose to KC so we have the same Division record and we win on the next tie breaker (which I think is conference record).

After division record it goes to common games played. So far we are tied on that one. We lost to the Ravens, they beat them. We beat the Rams, the Broncos lost to them.

boltfanbarrett
11-10-2006, 10:31 PM
o yeah, i didn't really give that one much thought. thanks for the clarification guys :D

KyChargersFan
11-12-2006, 09:00 PM
now move over ORANGE CHUSH. here comes LT and company. i haven't seen this good of a chargers team since the 1981 Chargers with dan fouts #14. you know.... the 1982 AFC team that lost in Cincinnati back in jan 1982 in some very cold weather? i grew up in san diego. now i live in Ky and have been a fan since the 1878 loss at the MURF against the raiders. only football team i can cheer for is a college team. University of Louisville Cardnials. love the Cards like i do the Bolts. too 3 years of winning to get and SD jerseys to sell in Ky. to some people think the AFC is a joke. AFC championship game will be only 130 miles north of my house in Indianapolis. where i will get my 1964 throwback jersey on with #21 on it and goto watch the bolts stop Payton again:59: :21: :17: :85:

GoMathews
11-19-2006, 10:00 PM
Alright we won the most important game of the season! Go Chargers!

JtBoY20
11-19-2006, 10:39 PM
I have to agree tonight was a huge win. It got the Chargers in a good place to secure the AFC West.

CosmicFrog
11-20-2006, 08:15 AM
Look at what a Bronco Fan posted in the net, cheers:

Nov 20, 2006 9:51 am

Let's not forget that the SD defense is not even at full strength right now. They were getting pushed around a bit through the early part of that game last night, but their backs stiffened when it mattered most, which was impressive when you consider the number of studs they're missing on that side of the ball right now.
Yes, bandwagonning is a pretty annoying trend...and a pointless one at that...but, as a lifetime Bronco fan, I'll just say that I think the Chargers (http://www.sportsline.com/nfl/teams/page/SD) definitely deserve the hype surrounding their team right now. The offense is kind of one-dimensional (only because LT is that one dimension, he just happens to do it on the ground or in the air)....but it shows no signs of slowing as a result. My beloved Broncos (http://www.sportsline.com/nfl/teams/page/DEN) were keying in on LT all night last night and still couldn't stop him. That LT and Turner combo is one of the neatest things to watch in football right now...talk about matchup nightmares!! Anyhow, as broncofan39 pointed out, every team has SOME kind of question mark...but to me, so far the Chargers' question mark doesn't look as big...and I think they're the only team who can rely on getting significantly better just in time for the playoff stretch.
While I yearn for the Cutler era to kick off and for someone who knows how to pressure a QB to put on a Broncos jersey...I'm simultaneously looking forward to a SD v Indy playoff matchup, and a potential SD/INDY v Bears (http://www.sportsline.com/nfl/teams/page/CHI) superbowl. But, you know, I don't want to "pull a columnist" and get too far ahead of myself....