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Who are you most looking forward to watching in pre-season?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Boltergeist, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Boltergeist

    Boltergeist BoltTalker

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    Most of us are dying for the real deal in September, but there is a lot to look forward to in TC and pre-season as well...some pretty good position battles too. Here are a few options off the top of my head...

    1. Forney vs. Vasquez...I'm personally rooting for the behemoth "Nasty" Vasquez in that battle.

    2. Kevin Ellison...Getting some serious props early...We know the kid is a knock-out artist as a safety and is a quick study...but can he cover ground and play in the NFL with less than ideal speed? Can he beat out Hart?

    3. Is Shawne 100%? We'll get our first look at him. It's only pre-season, but I want to see if he shows signs of 2005/06 explosiveness.

    4. Is Larry English the real deal? Looking for signs of a potentially dominant pass rusher.

    5. Vaughn Martin- Does he look completely lost out there or is is a potential surprise?

    6. LT / Chambers/ McNeil / Hardwick- Offensive stars returning from nagging injuries who should be healthy going into 09.

    7. Kevin Burnett vs. Matt Wilhelm- Can Burnett be an every down player next to Coop?

    8. Cro's health on D.

    9. FB situation with Hester / Tolbert.

    10. Vincent Jackson- supposedly even better.


    -Side note: I would mention coaching / schemes esp on Defense, but we aren't going to see much more than vanilla until September.

    I would have to say I am most intrigued at this point by what I've been hearing about Ellison and want to see it for myself.


    Also, any predictions on a breakout player during the pre-season? I'll go with Burnett, who I feel will outplay Wiff and take his job.
     
  2. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    English... I wana see some head crackin goin on around here!
     
  3. Ride The Lightning

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

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    I wanna see T.O. spontaniously burst into flames.

    Everything else will be gravy.
     
  4. TheLash

    TheLash Well-Known Member

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    Vaughn Martin the Beast from the North:tup:
     
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  5. Rainman

    Rainman BoltTalker

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    Concur on Ellison.

    He has a chance to make an impact because, personnel-wise, SS is one of the weakest spots on the roster.

    And considering he'a a 5th rounder, pretty much ANY production from him would be a bonus.
     
  6. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    and Brett Favre beans


    :tup:
     
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  7. nickelbolt

    nickelbolt Fuggedaboutit

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    Buster Davis stretching
     
  8. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    The Chargers. :abq2::abq1:
     
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  9. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    1) Vaughn Martin
    2) Kevin Ellison
    3) Gartrell Johnson
     
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  10. Kwak

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    English and Martin.

    I want to see how the new slabs of beef knock some people around.
     
  11. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Carpe Diem et omni Mundio Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Vaughn Martin
    Kevin Ellison
    Paul Oliver
    Legedu Naane
    maybe Ian Scott
    Larry English
     
  12. HEXEDBOLT

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

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    English and Ellison, I think we have keepers in these two dude.
     
  13. Cheapseats

    Cheapseats Loud, proud, former San Diego Charger fan.

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    A healthy roster for the first time in about 3 years!!
     
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  14. Alpenbolt

    Alpenbolt BoltTalker

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    6th rounder Ellison and Martin will be the most intriguing.

    I am pretty sure English will be a solid.
     
  15. Aggieman

    Aggieman I bleed blue and gold

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    English
     
  16. turbo_turtle

    turbo_turtle In Disguise

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    For me I want to see what the 2 Slabs of Beef from this Draft on the O-Line and D-Line of.

    #65 Louis Vasquez
    #92 Vaughn Martin

    I want to see them Knock peoples head clear off their shoulders. :icon_evil:
     
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  17. BOLTS4LIFE

    BOLTS4LIFE Banned Banned

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    I hope we go undefeated in pre-season and can't wait to see what kind of trophies some of you create for it!!! :lol: :tup:
     
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  18. Buck Melanoma

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    Trumpy .... as Hart continues to slide down the depth chart. :lol:
     
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  19. Showmeyourbolt

    Showmeyourbolt Well-Known Member

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    Brandon Siler, Louis Vasquez, Vaughn Martin, Kevin Ellison, and Larry English.
     
  20. RipTheJacker

    RipTheJacker Well-Known Member

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    Charlie Whitehurst and Buster Davis
     
  21. Boltdiehard

    Boltdiehard Well-Known Member

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    Vasquez

    I wanna see the nasty :yes:
     
  22. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Big nasty. Like Fonotey was when he first got here...
     
  23. Rainman

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    Ellison was taken in the 5th... It was that CB from Oregon wo was selected in the 6th. :yes:
     
  24. Rainman

    Rainman BoltTalker

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    Oh, snap! :lol:
     
  25. RipTheJacker

    RipTheJacker Well-Known Member

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    try again
     
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  27. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay LA Chargers Suck! Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    I'm looking forward to seeing LT play for the first time in the pre-season since what his rookie year?
     
  28. SDRaiderH8er

    SDRaiderH8er Well-Known Member

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    I wanna see everyone muster at the Tailgate!!!!!!!!!!

    I wanna start hoisting Cold ones with other Bolt Fans getting ready for a Game, any game!!!

    I wanna start the ball rolling to get this Champioship Season started because we now have all the pieces, the coaches are going to find a way to getter done, and we wil be starting the first of several more Lombardi parties!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  29. Retired Catholic

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    Other than finding out if Buster Davis has grown a pair and can stay healthy, I am most interested in the new BEEF.
     
  30. Ride The Lightning

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

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    As of right now, people crying about Brett Favre.
     

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