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Is This Season Over?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by LakeShow, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. LakeShow

    LakeShow BoltTalker

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    Yes, we have seen bad starts before but something about this season is different. Last year we had trouble we had trouble on special teams and the year before it was defense, but we could always feel confident about winning with Rivers playing well and our overall talent. However, because of our decline with losing players like Sproles I have no confidence in our this year. We don't have a leader to pull us out of a hole like this, this is why we need a new HC, in bad times good coaches inspire their team to play with passion. I have no faith that this team can come back and make the playoffs this year let alone make some noise in the playoffs, however this is my opinion, what do you guys think?
     
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  2. Drunk

    Drunk Well-Known Member

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    it aint over till its over!

    plain and simple. whether we lose out or win out, thats about as obvious as can be. unfortunately ive had to witness fans throw in the towel early as could be in the season, only to jump right back on the bandwagon when the chargers go on a run and even make the playoffs. luckily the chargers always fall short of the super bowl so fans can all go back to saying i told you so. sometimes i pretend i could do something about it too though.....you know management decisions regarding the chargers. then i remember im just some ******* with a jersey. haha. go bolts!

    my voice needs some recovery time.
     
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  3. pure-sol

    pure-sol Well-Known Member

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    I thought the season was only half over?
     
  4. Workplay

    Workplay scompl

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    unless we somehow go 7-0 or 6-1, the postseason is out of the question. Chances are, the season's over.
     
  5. Skuzzlebutt

    Skuzzlebutt BoltTalker

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    Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?

    Kinda.
     
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  6. Drunk

    Drunk Well-Known Member

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    yea thats true. we got badasses in this division.

    now what happens should they make the postseason is what you gotta brace for.
     
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  7. SD Superchargerz

    SD Superchargerz His smokeness

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    IDK. I think we could win the division at 8-8 again. I don't see us doin it this time but its possible. Still if we do I see an early playoff exit.
     
  8. Scott the Rock

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    We have proven that we can't dominate a team. So.....
     
  9. Dublin Bolt

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    In terms of what the goal should be i.e. win it all, then yes. Could we scrape through to the playoffs and lose early, maybe just maybe. I gotta admit though, this org needs a complete re-tool starting with finding us a proper HC and DC, then some players with attitude, screw the choir boys. Until then I am trying to distance myself from the current regime. I don't need any more heart-break.
     
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  10. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    Deano never makes a move until after the season is over. If Norv is going to take the fall, I rather it be sooner than later. Whatever happens from here on out isn't going to make much difference, there is something wrong deep inside the bowels of this club and it ain't just a case of bad gas.
     
  11. BoltFanDC

    BoltFanDC Mufflers Are Overrated

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    Looking at the fact we are one game out of first, the short answer is no. But a deeper examination shows some troubling signs, both short and long term.

    There are clearly gaping holes on both sides of the ball -- PR is having a horrible year by his standards, but that truthfully is the least of our worries. Injuries have exposed our lack of depth, some key players are starting to show signs of age (I'm talking to you Quentin Jammer), AJ has misfired big time on several high picks and some guys seem to just disappear for long stretches either due to inability to stay healthy or questionable work ethic.

    If the Chargers make the playoffs -- and that is a big if -- I don't think they match up well with potential Wild Cards from the AFC North (the division might send both slots), the Jets, Raiders or Bills. It would likely mean a quick exit, possibly the retention of the current administration and another yet mid-range pick. It might be a case akin to painting over rusted sheetmetal -- it might look good for a little bit, until it completely disintegrates.

    I don't want to (and will not) root for my team to crash and burn, but it might very well take something like that to start the process of rebuilding and revitalizing the Chargers into the team we want them to be.
     
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  12. allendas

    allendas Bolts 2013!!!

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    It's close real close ,gonna have to win the west to make the playoffs ,we all n
    know that.Playoffs..Playoffs did some one say playoffs ?
     
  13. robdog

    robdog Code Monkey Staff Member Administrator

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    Man threads like this just depress the hell out of me. Then I realize that it might be true. :(

    Man this season has been rough!
     
  14. L.T Bolt

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    Mane Chicago's defense got 2 pick 6's on Matthew Stafford and Hester returned a Punt for a TD .... The Chargers may be in trouble against Chicago next week :unsure: if we turn the ball over
     
  15. Lance19

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    I just don't see where that's coming from. As horrible as the Chargers have been of late
    (and Rivers' play is the worst I've ever seen from him, so I'm hardly 'Johnny Optimistic' right now)
    the Chargers only trail one team, by one game, with 7 games to go, and they even get to PLAY that team.
    A team that also has yet to prove that it's genuinely an over .500 team.

    Again, the Chargers look like crap this year, but the bizarre mediocrity (Hell, the Broncos
    pulled into a three-way tie for 2nd place, on the road today, by completeing exactly TWO passes!)
    of the AFC West makes it ANYONE's division right now. No one is out of it.
     
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  16. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog I only put idiots on ignore...

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  17. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Yes the season is over. Even if we do scrape out a wildcard appearance we have absolutely zero chance of winning anything meaningfull, which given our expectations the last 7 years is unfuckingacceptable.

    Time to accept that the Chargers are falling back into anonymity.
     
  18. FCBolt

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    The Lions, Ravens, and Bills all **** the bed today, and the Jags offense sucks.
    Don't underestimate the possibility of other teams to play worse than the Chargers ;)
     
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  19. FCBolt

    FCBolt Well-Known Member

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    Same was evident last year as well. The Chargers are, and have been for awhile, soft and need to rebuild so that they can make a run in the playoffs.
     
  20. rickochey

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    Norv lost this team when Rex called him out. That killed whatever leadership Norv had on this team. I see the Bolts 5-12.
     
  21. Whooki Mane

    Whooki Mane BoltTalker

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    anyone that says this season is over doesnt deserve the right to state their opinion on this forum... were outta first by 1 game
     
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  22. Lance19

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    Hey, I had the same reaction...but...well...this IS America, where we pride
    ourselves on our First Amendment, etc., so I can't quite go along with the
    "doesnt deserve the right to state their opinion" part. But since it is such a
    ridiculous position, how about a compromise? Anyone arguing that the season
    is actually over for a team 1 game back, with 7 to go, has to begin their posts with:
    "Maybe it's the concussion talking, but..." :)
     
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  23. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    I could live with one 5-11 season if its enough to get Norv and AJ out. Plus drafting high in each round is just a nice cherry on top, we are long overdue to land a star player in the draft.
     
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  24. Lance19

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    Look, we both know you're just pulling this one out of your butt,
    (I mean, since there's ZERO evidence that any Charger players changed after Ryan's comment)
    but at least pretend like you know that an NFL season is 16 games.
    (it's a sad day when someone like matilack has to gently correct you...diplomacy's not his calling card)

    Yes, I'm sure Charger vets were really crushed when Rexy "called out" Norv. ;)
    After all, if we know anything, it's that Rex "I've already won my 3rd Super Bowl" Ryan's
    word is gospel in NFL circles. See how he faked us all out tonight, losing by
    3 touchdowns at home...to lull the other teams into a false sense of security?
    The man's a genius. And taken 100% seriously! :roflmao:
     
  25. Dublin Bolt

    Dublin Bolt BoltTalker

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    Who will make the right selection though?, John Spanos!!?.
     
  26. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    Who died?????
     
  27. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Hopefully they don't try to stay in the family if they're looking to rebuild.
     
  28. Lance19

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    Charger Girls Alexa Spanos, Deana Spanos, Michaela Spanos,
    Joanna Spanos, A.H. Spanos, Nia Vardalos Spanos, Tawnie Spanos
    and Starkesha Spanos share your hope that ownership might
    go outside 'the family'...
     
  29. starry

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    The 8-8 season a few years ago will show you that it isn't over until it is mathematically impossible. However the division has looked more equal this season than for quite some time.
     
  30. DenverBolt67

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    Dean's kid is all but guaranteed to take over as GM once AJ is gone (Whether he is fired or fulfills his contract). Unfortunately, I doubt there is another option that even has a chance
     

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