1. Welcome to San Diego Chargers NFL Football Podcast and Forum!
    Bolt Talk is one of the largest online communities for the San Diego Chargers.
    We host a regular Chargers podcast during the season.

    You are currently viewing our community forums as a guest user.

    Create an Account or

    Having an account grants you additional privileges, such as creating and participating in discussions. Furthermore, we hide most of the ads once you register as a member!

Chargers sign big target for Rivers?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Blue Bolt, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. Bolts4lyfe

    Bolts4lyfe BoltTalker

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2012
    Messages:
    2,599
    Ratings:
    +771
    Plax?
     
  2. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    14,393
    Ratings:
    +1,898
    Plax is hall of fame talent?
     
  3. rickochey

    rickochey BoltTalker

    Joined:
    Nov 13, 2011
    Messages:
    784
    Ratings:
    +127
    I guess to some people he is a lot more than a shot in the leg.
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  4. Bolts4lyfe

    Bolts4lyfe BoltTalker

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2012
    Messages:
    2,599
    Ratings:
    +771
    compared to most of whats out there.

    Who did you have in mind? and please don't say T.O.

    I think Plax would have been a welcomed addition, he's a big target who gets open in the end zone.

    sign him for 1 year would have been good IMO.
     
  5. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    14,393
    Ratings:
    +1,898
    I actually wouldn't hate a Plax signing, but that's really completely beyond my point (made through sarcasm)

    The players available via free agency right now are available for a reason (including Plax).

    There are no world beaters available for signing mid-season, so it always baffles me when a team makes a minor move like this to take a gamble in an area that's hurting from the scraps that are available, or to simply fill a roster spot that opened from injury, that some fans rush to complain about how the signing isn't going to fix any problems, or how they're ignoring bigger holes.

    Denario Alexander comes with questions. If he didn't he wouldn't have been available for anybody to sign in October. But....Plaxico Burress comes with questions as well. If he didn't he'd be on a roster right now.

    And, to respond to some of the other complainers, any offensive lineman they could sign right now would also be some questionable scrub who either has a serious injury history and/or was cut by some other team due to sucking.
     
  6. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    19,485
    Ratings:
    +3,405
    The only way to get a decent player now is to trade with a team that's already out of the running....... like when we traded for Keenan McCardell.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. Ride The Lightning

    Ride The Lightning Join the Dark Side, we have cookies.

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2006
    Messages:
    10,791
    Ratings:
    +1,618
    [​IMG]
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  8. ThunderHorse17

    ThunderHorse17 Lone Wolf

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2010
    Messages:
    5,016
    Ratings:
    +292
    Maybe the Chargers Oranization thinks they are signing for their FF team...
     
  9. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    14,393
    Ratings:
    +1,898
    4 receptions, 119 yards, 1 TD thus far today

    True story
     
  10. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    19,485
    Ratings:
    +3,405
    Alexander looks like a very solid pickup...... too bad, he's got that Rivers guy throwing him the ball. ;)
     
  11. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    14,393
    Ratings:
    +1,898
    Rivers would probably do better if he wasn't running for his life after every snap.

    True story
     
  12. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2006
    Messages:
    18,475
    Ratings:
    +2,602
    Only negative is his lack of speed but Alexander already has been playing better than Meachem has or probably could
     
  13. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    19,485
    Ratings:
    +3,405
    Too bad, Rivers can't run to save his life.

    True story. ;)
     
  14. MadMike

    MadMike Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,246
    Ratings:
    +456
    Too bad we installed a turnstyle at left guard this year instead of a player.

    True Story.
     
  15. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    14,393
    Ratings:
    +1,898
    Which makes it all the more important to give him linemen that can block.

    True story
     
  16. Holy_Bolt

    Holy_Bolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2007
    Messages:
    3,195
    Ratings:
    +362
    The line sucks, but that pick six today had nothing to do with the line...Rivers didn't need to leave the pocket when he did. He sucks outside the pocket...feet of stone!
     
  17. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    19,485
    Ratings:
    +3,405
    Same guy we had last year.

    True story
     
  18. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2009
    Messages:
    19,485
    Ratings:
    +3,405
    Preaching to the choir.

    True story
     
  19. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    14,393
    Ratings:
    +1,898
    Yeah, Rivers makes mistakes and some dumb throws.

    No, Rivers is not our main problem
     
  20. MadMike

    MadMike Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,246
    Ratings:
    +456
    Which makes it even worse.

    True Story.
     
  21. FCBolt

    FCBolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2011
    Messages:
    7,355
    Ratings:
    +606
    A lot of ppl in this thread eating crow on Alexander.
    True Story :D
     

Share This Page