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How bad will next week be?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by matilack, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    @ Pittsburgh?

    Early predictions anyone?:icon_sad:
     
  2. MountainDew

    MountainDew BoltTalker

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    we are going to get our asses kicked! even with Pitts back up QB Leftwich.
     
  3. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    We can win if we bring the heat on Leftwich. I'm quite confident that Rivers/LT can continue to produce against the stout Pittsburgh defense much like Peyton Manning was able to do earlier. It will not be easy but the Chargers defense just needs to step up and get some penetration not to mention clean up their tackling, covering and attitude. So it's a long shot but a shot nonetheless.
     
  4. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    this team plays down (looks past) to the level of their competition, for big games they get up, I'm thinking it will be a competitive game
     
  5. boltsnow

    boltsnow BoltTalker

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    Bring the heat?!? We have yet to do that. Our offense is inept and a defense like Pitts and we have to be running on all cylinders and we haven't done that in a while. Add on top of that, traveling cross country.

    Food for thought......It took us three quarters to get a TD against the Chiefs and they are 31st in total defense and Pitts is number 1. We have our work cut out for us.
     
  6. Holy_Bolt

    Holy_Bolt Well-Known Member

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    The sad thing is I don't think we have any heat to bring. Our "D" gets picked up by the offense on every play. We can't fool anyone, and we sure don't beat them very often one on one.
     
  7. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    We're flat out getting our *** kicked on defense.

    I'm not sure what we were doing last year, or with Wade Phillips in 06', but one man (Merriman) can't mean that much to an entire defense.
     
  8. RipTheJacker

    RipTheJacker Well-Known Member

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    Chargers win 27-7
     
  9. maestro876

    maestro876 BoltTalker

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    San Diego 27
    Pittsburgh 21
     
  10. BoltzRule

    BoltzRule Well-Known Member

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    Why do people think we'll play exactly the same next week. Sometimes you play bad, doesn't mean you'll be bad every week.

    We won and were playing no where near as good as we can so I see it as the only way we can go is up and this upcoming stretch will show us what this team is made of.
     
  11. Buck Melanoma

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    YEsterday wasn't a pretty win, but it WAS a win & brings confidence to the team. I think Rivera will make adjustments as will Norv. I see a very close game with us coming out on top.

    27 -24 Chargers.
     
  12. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Correction, yesterday was as ugly as it gets.

    If they dont fumble the extra point in the 2nd quarter it goes into OT.

    34-17 Steelers.
     
  13. Buck Blincoe

    Buck Blincoe BoltTalker

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    The Chargers can compete with the Steelers...they'd better be able to if they want to get some traction in the playoffs.
     
  14. Dublin Bolt

    Dublin Bolt BoltTalker

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    If they don't botch the xtra point try, the Chiefs win in fact. They woulda just kicked the xtra point at the end instead of going for 2.
     
  15. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    That D cant get it done. The O has now played down to the D.:tdown:
     
  16. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    :icon_sad:
     
  17. boltsnow

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    True, but the Steelers weakness seems to be picking up the blitz. Rivera has to bring the blitz against their front 5 and we may have a chance. If he rush's 3 with a LB mixed in every now and then, then we're toast.
     
  18. BoltinPortugal

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    I can feel the pain coming next sunday. I don't think we have what it takes, the steelers are just too good on both sides of the ball and we take turns showing our good sides...

    good thing is if we lose, then it's a "normal" loss, since this will probably be the first time in this season that the Chargers aren't favorites to win. If we win, then that'll energize us so much, i see a major turn around in the season and NFL, look out!!:bolt::bolt:
     
  19. VJ IS THE MAN!!!!!

    VJ IS THE MAN!!!!! BoltTalker

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    I agree 100% with the people that say we need to pressure,hurry, and blitz the hell out of either Ben or Byron!!! That will be the key to the game besides us getting started on offense early. We cant continue to wait til the 2nd half to start playing offense. I think we saw the real D on sunday in the 2nd half. I am confident in winning in Pitt. I also might be going to the game. Lets stay HOT!!!!!! By the way VJ is the man!!!!

    GO BOLTS!!!!!!!!!
     
  20. PowderLove

    PowderLove Former Mod, Current Slacker

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    We shall overcome
     
  21. AnteaterCharger

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

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    i hope so but outside of prayer i don't have much faith
     
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    PowderLove Former Mod, Current Slacker

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    I'm digging the HAL avatar :tup:
     
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    Showmeyourbolt Well-Known Member

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    PowderLove Former Mod, Current Slacker

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    Not in a long time have I seen something football related so funny as your sig picture
     
  25. rexy2006

    rexy2006 Well-Known Member

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    I predict the Bolts will win in a squeaker, 20 to 17.
     
  26. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    speaking of avs to dig on!!


    :yes::yes::yes:
     
  27. Enormo

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    Getting heat on any QB is a shot in the dark at this point. Maybe if Merriman makes a miraculous recovery by next Sunday.
     
  28. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    Here, I thought watching the nightly news was depressing.:icon_shrug::icon_huh:
     
  29. Nomad

    Nomad Very Senior Member

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    I'm going to wear my optimistic homer hat and say we squeek out a 1 or 2 point win, with the D making a stop in the last 2 minutes of the game. :mellow:
     
  30. clontarf_bolt

    clontarf_bolt Well-Known Member

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    Everyone wants it to be the week where we all say "YES!! They've finally decided to turn up and play this week!!", but I've been waiting for that to happen all season:icon_sad:

    I'll still hope that they turn up and give the Steelers a run for their money and nick a tight 20-17 ish game

    :bolt::bolt::bolt:Go Bolts:bolt::bolt::bolt:
     

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