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Do you love or hate the Chargers?

Posted on: January 15, 2008 2:32 pm
 

Each Tuesday I throw a thread out asking community members to share why they love or hate something. Now that we have blogs, we're getting all fancy schmancy here and ditching the threads.

With the Chargers breaking on through to the AFC title game, it's time for a little lovin' and hatin' San Diego style.

Take a second and share why you love or hate the Bolts and if you have time you can check out the Love/Hate videos here.

So how this works is...comment back on the blog with something like "I hate the Chargers because Philip Rivers doesn't know when to shut his yap." Or, "I love the Chargers because of three words: Billy Joe Tolliver. "

Just start your response with I love... or I hate....

That's all. So spread the love and hate. I look forward to reading your responses. And any suggestions for future Love/Hates are always appreciated.

Comments

Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 15, 2008 9:28 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

Love em. Born and Raised in SD. I have been a Chargers fan since I could understand television. We are going to Shock the world Sunday, save this Post.

Rivers will play hurt  as well as Gates and LT, but guess what America the defense is completely Healthy. Brady on his back, Cromartie INT x 2.




Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 15, 2008 9:27 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

I love the chargers.  Why? Because they have been my favorite team for a long time.  Just like everyone out there that does have a favorite team no matter what they do they will still be your favorite team.  I’ve been threw a lot of hard times with this team #16 all I need to say.  So it’s nice to see them winning and show some pride in the team and the city.  As for the people saying players on the Chargers do roids, well if you think that not one player on your team doesn’t do them (<st1:place>Harrison</st1:place>) may god help you.  As for you NE fans saying LT is classless what about Moss walking off on his teammates before a game is even over.  Or the time he tried to run down a meter maid now that class



Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: January 15, 2008 9:27 pm
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Since: Nov 22, 2006
Posted on: January 15, 2008 9:24 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

I love the Chargers because I was born and raised in SD. The more hate that comes to me and my team makes us  stronger... so bring it on sports writers and Pat fans      Chargers Colts game was not very physical..  Chargers have had far more physical games this year. This weekend you will see the second most physical game. The most physical game was the first Titans game where the refs did nothing to stop the late hits cheap shots ect. That really pissed off my boys! They'll be plenty pissed this Sunday.... They play well in cold weather too   Thats why I love my boys



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: January 15, 2008 9:03 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

I love the Chargers because Phillip Rivers is not afraid to back down and is competitive.  People give him flack for his "antics" of talking trash during games.  But lets look at who else participated in some unclasses acts while playing the Chargers: John Lynch Jr--throwing LT's helmet during the Christmas Eve Monday night football game, Colts fans talking trash to Rivers as he walked to get his knee checked out during the Colts-Chargers game, Colts fans after they lost, and Eli (ShE-lie) Manning.  Nobody said anything about Mr. Perfect John Lynch Jr. throwing LT's helmet because the NFL is in love with Denver and gives Denver 15 prime time games every season regardless of their record.  Colts fans talking trash to Rivers as he left the field to get his knee checked, I'm sure they used some colorful words as Rivers responded with "Thank you, I appreciate that, I'll be back."  Oh I'm sorry, was that too much to handle for Colts fans who are used to choking in the playoffs?  Fans after the game, flipping Rivers the bird in his face as he waved his arms with excitement.  Should Rivers should have stood their and taken it?  NO!  He's competitive and his team just beat the "great" Colts and Peyton Manning.  What would you do if someone flipped you the bird in your face?  And lets get to Eli Manning who had a tear running down his face the day the Chargers drafte him because "daddy Archie" (who doesn't have a ring) told the Chargers not to draft his poor little son.  What did Rivers say when he got drafted by the Chargers?  He said  he couldn't wait to get that lightning bolt on his helmet and start playing.  Eli said (with a tear running down his cheek), "I hope they make that trade becuase MY DAD said not to go to the Chargers."  So there you go...



Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: January 15, 2008 8:51 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

Big Rig...

That is very cool.   I wish I could say that about my team!

 




Since: Dec 6, 2006
Posted on: January 15, 2008 8:48 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

I love the Chargers because I've seen every snap they've taken since I was 9 years old.



Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: January 15, 2008 8:05 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

Regarding the Steeler guarantee, that one seems to be blown out of proportion. I only heard the sound bit once, but what I thought I heard was the guy responding to a question and basically saying, I'm paraphrasing:   "if we stick to our game plan and do the things we do, we can win... we will win".   Not exactly a guarantee. Was there more to it that I didn't hear? 

If not, what's he supposed to say?  "No, we can't beat them?"  It seems that anything outside of the Lou Holtz or Belichick book of "the other team is a really great team" gets made out to be more than it is.




Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: January 15, 2008 7:57 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

I love the Chargers because they're my team, man!  SD born and raised.  I love reading about all the regurgitated B.S. about my team. It's funny how they've gone from laughing stock to "hated" in  2.3 seconds.

I can understand why everyone outside of SoCal thinks LT's a whiner. That incident after the game was more overplayed than his incredible feats last year. That's all most of you folks see of him. Was he justified in being pissed off at the classless dancing at midfield? Sure he was, just like Emmit Smith was when T.O. spiked the star in Dallas. His problem was saying the wrong things at the press conference.  He is a good guy who had a bad night. I give him a pass on that one.

I love Philip Rivers and his jawing with the fans.  If you want to sit behind the bench and trash talk an athlete then, by all means, take it when he turns around and gives it back to you. My guess is the fan he's talking back to enjoys the exchange and it's the couch potatos and media mouths that seem to have the hardest time with it.  It's all in good fun. Everybody is jumping all over him for talking when he was walking into the locker room for treatment in the 4th qtr Sunday. Did any of you people hear the audio?  Colts fans were talking to him — ut my guess is it wasn't "I hope you're ok" — and then he replied with "thank you... I appreciate it"  Whoop dee freaking doo.  He's a bad guy for that?  I don't think it's Philip that needs to grow. Well... ok he needs to grow up a little... but I don't view the talk as being a bad thing.




Since: Mar 23, 2007
Posted on: January 15, 2008 7:56 pm
 

Do you love or hate the Chargers?

ok, system crashed.. (sorry about the repeated postings). I am a Patriots fan and I am not please or proud of what some of our players have done at times (Harrison - to your point, but he was man enough to step and admit it). Your comment about Brady is unfair. What Brady said to Smith was "how about that guarantee now?" What fool makes a guarantee in the NFL, most that do regret it. Is that right Joe (Mr. "I wanna Kiss you!")

Again, I think it is great that you are standing up for your team. Go Patriots!



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