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What gets changed for 2014?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by gonzokrb, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. gonzokrb

    gonzokrb Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see us switch from a 3-4 to a 4-3. Other than that I think Tommy T. and McCoy will come through via the draft and Free Agency.
     
  2. Moses

    Moses Yeah Buddy!

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    The Offensive Co-ordinator
     
  3. Bigkdb

    Bigkdb BoltTalker

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    I say we keep the 3-4 but we just need a good nose tackle or two. I believe we need a NT, at least two cornerbacks, another young pass rusher, a solid number 2 WR and another every down RB to help out Ryan.
     
  4. BoltsNHoes

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  5. matilack

    matilack #therealagent47

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    I wonder what future Gates has here. I know he led the team in receptions, but he was a non factor down the stretch. Probably his last year in 2014.

    Also I'll be curious if Hardwick will pull the trigger on retirement after another head/neck injury.
     
  6. JohnnyX

    JohnnyX Hall of Fame

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    I'm pretty sure Allen led in Receptions. I'd restructure his contract and grab athletic T.E in a later round. I think this gonna be a L.T sitution, where it might be best to let him go this season instead of a year late. Either way Gonzo who is earlier is still playing at a high level as well as gates. Keep him imo
     
  7. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    http://espn.go.com/blog/san-diego-chargers/post/_/id/3318/first-look-at-chargers-free-agents

    First look at Chargers free agents
    By Eric D. Williams | ESPN.com

    SAN DIEGO -- In this ESPN Insider piece[​IMG], Mike Sando takes a look at the top 25 free agents set to hit the market in 2014.

    While that list does not include a player from San Diego's current roster, I thought we'd take this opportunity to look at the Chargers salary cap situation heading into Year 2 of the general manager Tom Telesco and head coach Mike McCoy regime.

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    Telesco is scheduled to talk with reporters at the team's facility on Wednesday.

    McCoy offered few details during his end-of-the-season interview session when asked what his team's approach will be in free agency, including the team's top unrestricted free agent, middle linebacker Donald Butler.

    The Chargers have 12 players set to become unrestricted free agents once the free agency period begins in March.

    “We'll address all those things down the road,” McCoy said. “We're going to sit down, like I talked about, as an organization and as a staff, Tom (Telesco) and the personnel department, we'll evaluate our football team and we'll have tough decisions like we do every offseason like all 32 teams.

    “There's a lot of things that come into the equation and we'll do what we think is best for the football team moving forward.”

    San Diego finished at about $120 million in salary cap space in 2013, allowing the team to carry over about $2.3 million into the 2014 season. With a projected league-wide salary cap of $126.3 million, San Diego's adjusted salary cap for 2014 if the team carries over cap dollars will be between $128-$129 million, giving them little space to sign its own free agents, let alone free agents from other teams.

    However, the Chargers could save cap space with a couple different moves. The second year of cornerback Derek Cox's four-year, $20 million salary is guaranteed for injury only, according to salary cap specialist Brian McIntyre. If Cox is on San Diego's roster on the third day of the new league year once it begins in March, his $4.25 million salary is guaranteed.

    But releasing Cox in February after the Super Bowl, the proration of Cox's $3.9 million signing bonus would accelerate into the 2014 salary cap for the Chargers. So San Diego would save $1.65 million in cap space and $4.25 million in cash by releasing Cox.

    The Chargers could save another $11.55 million in salary-cap space and cash by releasing players getting long in the tooth like guard Jeromey Clary ($4.55 in non-guaranteed base salary), receiver Eddie Royal ($4.5 million) and fullback Le'Ron McClain ($2.5 million).

    Also, according to McIntyre, edge rusher Dwight Freeney is due a $500,000 roster bonus on March 15. Freeney is set to make $3.5 million in non-guaranteed salary in 2014. Freeney says he plan on returning from a torn quad that ended his 2013 season, and will play next year.
     
  8. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    New uniform?........ new logo?

    I'm sure I could whip up a few ideas. ;)
     
  9. Burlington Bolt Brother

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    How about the cheerleaders lose their wired down outfits and get some frilly low cut stuff that shows their figures and moves when the wind blows?
     
  10. Blue Bolt

    Blue Bolt Persona Non Grata

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    Perv. ;)
     
  11. JohnnyX

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    It'd be sweet if the team had the old horse charger logo on their helmets for when they wear the powder blues. Add that and the afl university all white road uni with it and we have sweetest unis in league.
     
  12. BoltsNHoes

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