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Los Angeles Chargers News

LA Chargers News, Predictions, and Preview: Will 2019 Be an Epic Year?

Can the Chargers make the leap from AFC title contender to Super Bowl champion  this year?

We all know what the Chargers have brought to the table in the past. Great QB play, solid D, and a laundry list of injuries that perpetually keep them from reaching their full potential. The roster is as good as any contender in the AFC, but putting it all together and avoiding those damning injuries has proven difficult.

Last year’s season ended with a crushing divisional-round loss to the eventual Super Bowl-winning Pats, but throughout most of the regular season and some of the playoffs, this looked like a different Chargers team.

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Los Angeles Chargers Roster

ESPN Approved: Is the Los Angeles Chargers Roster the Best in the NFL?

It’s impossible to deny that the Los Angeles Chargers are one of the best teams in the NFL. With ample talent on both sides of the ball, they are one of the  favorites to win the Super Bowl in 2020. 
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Best LA Rams Players of All Time

Ranked: Best LA Rams Players of All Time

The Rams began their football legacy in 1937. Their home was in Cleveland, but they moved four times through the years. In 1946, they settled in Los Angeles and then moved to St. Louis in 1994.

The team stayed there until 2015. Before the start of the 2016 season, the Rams moved back to Los Angeles.

The Rams are famous for attracting the best offensive players in the NFL. During the 1960s, it also boasted the most aggressive defensive line in the NFL. In 1999, the Rams won their first Super Bowl against the Tennessee Titans.

These are the greatest LA Rams players to remember for all the right reasons. How would you rank these famous Rams players?

1. Deacon Jones

Deacon Jones played defensive end from 1961 to 1971. During that time, he was a wild man on the field. If you’re impressed with his 20 sacks during his first two seasons, you’ll be amazed by his 102.5 sacks in 70 games from 1964 to 1968. It’s only fitting that he made it to the Pro Bowl in all five seasons.

Even with all Jones’ incredible seasons and stats, The Rams never helped this Hall of Famer win a Super Bowl ring.

2. Marshall Faulk

Marshall Faulk, the dynamic running back played for the Rams from 1999 to 2006. His first season started with a bang as he and quarterback Kurt Warner took the NFL by storm. The year became known as The Greatest Show on Turf.

During his first three years with the Rams in St. Louis, he earned incredible statistics. He played in 44 games and ran 6,765 yards.

Faulk also totaled 59 touchdowns during that time. He is the Rams’ top running back in team history.

3. Jack Youngblood

Jack Youngblood played defensive end for the Rams from 1971 to 1984. That’s 14 years of bulldog tough football. Youngblood loved the game so much he played on a broken leg during the 1980 playoffs, the Super Bowl and the Pro Bowl.

He had 18 sacks during the 1980 season. During his career with the LA Rams, he made 151.5 sacks. In 2001, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

4. Kurt Warner

Kurt Warner began his NFL career as an undrafted quarterback from Iowa. He got his first chance to play when St. Louis Rams quarterback, Trent Green tore his ACL in the 1999 preseason.

This amazing underdog went on to win the NFL MVP with 4,354 throwing yards and 41 touchdown passes in Super Bowl XXXIV. He led the Rams to two Super Bowls during his six years with the team from 1998 to 2003.

5. Merlin Olsen

Merlin Olsen joined the Rams as a first-round draft pick in 1962. He played the defensive tackle position. He became part of the “Fearsome Foursome”.

This was the LA Rams’ defensive line with the four players, Deacon Jones, Rosey Grier and Lamar Lundy. Together they allowed the fewest yards in 14 games. It set a new NFL record.

His first year, he made it to the Pro Bowl and received the honor of Rookie of the Year. In fact, he earned a spot in the Pro Bowl for 14 years in a row. He was also voted the NFL MVP in 1974.

He was the Rams’ all-time leader in career tackles with 915. He retired from football in 1976.

With all his years as a superstar defensive tackle,  Olsen was voted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1982.

6. Norm Van Brocklin

The Rams can thank quarterback Norm Van Brocklin for being a huge part of their win in the 1951 NFL Championship. He played with the Rams from 1947 to 1957, coming to the team as a fourth-round draft pick.

He went to the Pro Bowl for six seasons and had his best regular season in 1954. During this season, he led the NFL in passing yards with 2.637.

7. Isaac Bruce

Isaac Bruce was a wide receiver for the Rams from 1994 to 2007. His second year with the team, he had 119 catches and 13 touchdowns and made it to the Pro Bowl.

When Kurt Warner entered the scene in 1999, Bruce picked up his game. With Warner’s and the team’s help, he would win his first Super Bowl.

The next three seasons were equally impressive as he caught 229 passes, earning 3,742 yards and 27 touchdowns.

8. Eric Dickerson

From 1983 to 1987, running back Eric Dickerson put up incredible numbers. During his first two seasons, he had the most rushing yards in the league. In 1983, he racked up 1,808 yards with 18 touchdowns. Then in 1984, he rushed for 2,105 yards and 14 touchdowns.

The offense of opposing teams dreaded facing him. It’s no wonder with at least 2,000 rushing yards in from 1984 to 1986.

9. Torry Holt

As a wide receiver for the Rams from 1999 to 2008, Torry Holt won a Super Bowl during his rookie year. He was one of the famous Rams players during The Greatest Show on Turf.

He caught 52 passes from quarterback Kurt Warner and ran for 788 yards with six touchdowns his first year in 1999. He didn’t stop there and led the league with 1,635 yards his second year.

By the time he ended his explosive career with the Rams, he caught 869 passes and 74 trips to the end zone.

10. Elroy Hirsch

With the Cleveland Rams from 1949 to 1957, Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch, played end and halfback. He got his nickname, Crazylegs because of the unusual way he ran.

During his 1951 season, he ran had 1,495 yards from 66 catches. He also scored 17 touchdowns. He helped the Rams win the NFL Championship against the Cleveland Browns 24-17.

According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, by the end of his 12-year football career, he had 387 catches for 7,029 yards. Plus, he made 64 touchdowns. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968.

How Did We Do Ranking the Best Rams Players?

Choosing the best Rams players is a tough call. Do you have any favorite famous LA Rams players not mentioned here?

Football fans are so passionate and spirited about their favorite players it’s impossible to always agree on the best players. Hopefully, these talented former Rams players meet your standards for the best LA Rams players of all time.

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LA Lakers Rumors: Are They Surfacing as Clippers Greatest Threat?

Have you heard the LA Lakers rumors circulating through the basketball world these days? With the Lakers having the second most wins in NBA history, coming in behind the East Coast Boston Celtics, many fans see them as the Clippers greatest threat.
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Will Miley Cyrus Tour 2019?

The Magic 8 Ball says Miley Cyrus tour in 2019 is inevitable!

On a cryptic flowery teaser, Miley Cyrus announced “She is Coming” will drop Friday, May 31, 2019.

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Who Is Canelo Fighting Next?

Beating Matthew Hatton to his first major title in 2011, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has risen through the ranks in recent years to become the current face of middleweight boxing.

Drawing his Mexican crowd and many more boxing enthusiasts from all around the world, Canelo as he is popularly known, sells out stadiums and breaks pay per view records with almost seamless effort. Judging from fight record (55 fights, 3 draws, 1 loss)

Coming off his most recent unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs in Las Vegas, the question on everyone’s mind is, who is Canelo fighting next? Here are a few prospective opponents we might expect to face the Mexican superstar in the near future.

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Best LA Chargers Players

The Stats Don’t Lie: The Best LA Chargers Players in History

Compiling a list of the best Chargers players of all time is no easy task — and not only because of their long history.

Though the Chargers have never hoisted the Lombardy trophy, it wasn’t for the lack of trying. From the AFL to present day, the list of notable players that wore a Chargers jersey is too long to fit here. Still, one has to start somewhere.

Now, we’ve looked at Pro Bowl appearances and career statistics and the overall value to the franchise. With these parameters in mind, here is our list of the best players in Chargers history.

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Los Angeles Lakers Rumors and News

Los Angeles Lakers Rumors and News

Whether the team is vying for championships or struggling to not be a lottery team, the Lakers always find a way to make headlines. 

The headlines are plentiful at the moment, as the team is in more of a mess than it is has been for a long time. Day after day, the sports sites and blogs are filled with Lakers rumors and news regarding the team. 

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Draft Day Report Card: Everything You Need to Know about the LA Rams 2019 Draft Picks

The LA Rams 2019 draft was high on drama. After no less than six trades, the Rams finished the event with eight new players.

Granted, the haul wasn’t quite as impressive as it could have been. The main reason is simple enough: they traded out of the first round again. This was the third consecutive year that the Rams didn’t have a first-round pick.

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What to Expect at Your First NBA Game

More than 21 million people attended regular NBA season games during the 2019-2010 season. But many people still haven’t ever been to a game in real life!

If this is you and you’re going to your first game soon, it may seem a little overwhelming. But don’t worry! We’ve put this guide together to help you know what to expect at your first NBA game.

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