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Volek is Back!

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Blue Bolt, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Volek back as backup QB

    The Chargers secured the services of Billy Volek for another two years.

    While they hope that service is limited to running the scout team in practice and handing off at the end of victories, his signing was considered crucial nonetheless.

    Volek, who has started 10 games in his eight-year career, has spent the past five seasons with the Chargers. The team doesn't want to have him as its starter, but it is uniquely comfortable with Volek if disaster were to strike Philip Rivers. That's why they gave him $6 million over two years with $2.5 million guaranteed in 2011.

    Volek, whose high point with the Chargers was his leading the winning touchdown drive at Indianapolis in the 2007 postseason after Rivers tore his ACL, has completed 28 of his 48 passes with the Chargers in 13 games (all Chargers victories). His career passer rating is 84.9.

    The Chargers never wanted to and never really had to engage in serious discussions with any other options.
     
  2. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    Boss, neato, Keen. Farout even!!!!
     
  3. JoeRockhead

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    Good news!
     
  4. Ride The Lightning

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

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    Super thankful for this resigning! Glad to have him back for a couple more years.
     
  5. Nomadic Bolt Fan

    Nomadic Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    Glad to have ya back Billy! :tup:
     
  6. The LBC

    The LBC I'm a Real Prick

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    Ooooh BILLLY!
     
  7. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Carpe Diem et omni Mundio Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Glad he remains a Charger, just hope he has a very boring two years

    I'm kinda curious about this Wisconsin QB we got too, sounds like he's doing a good job
     
  8. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

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    Since Volek can't practice until August 4th like our other signings, Tolzien worked quite a bit today. Seems to be a little late on his throws. But I'm sure that's just timing that needs to be worked out.
     
  9. Blue Bolt

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    At least we didn't waste a draft pick on a backup QB like last year. ;)
     
  10. Eurobolt Mike

    Eurobolt Mike BoltTalker

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    Crucial signing for me.

    Good to see you back Billy!
     
  11. MadMike

    MadMike Well-Known Member

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    No we just need Liuget and hopefully a veteran ILB and then i'm good with the roster. (Wouldnt cry if we re-signed Floyd and Siler though!)
     

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