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Los Angeles Chargers AFC West Preview: Can The Defense Improve With Khalil Mack?

Aug 4, 2022, 10:51 AM
Chargers coach Brandon Staley on the sidelines of training camp....
COSTA MESA, CA - AUGUST 01:Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley during the Los Angeles Chargers training camp on August 1, 2022, at Jack Hammett Farm Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, CA. (Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
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While the Los Angeles Chargers didn’t make any big splashy moves like their division rivals the Broncos or Raiders this offseason, the team still has high hopes heading into the season.

The team’s biggest move was trading for linebacker Khalil Mack to bolster its defense. The pairing of Mack and Bosa is expected to bolster the defense, which ranked 26th last season.

Shannon Farren, a sideline reporter for the Chargers, joined Cattles & Ramie on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the Los Angeles Chargers and preview the AFC West ahead of the 2022 NFL season.

Topics discussed include:

  • Week 1 sees the Chargers take on the Raiders, the team who eliminated LA from playoff contention. Will they be out for blood?
  • Will the addition of Khalil Mack change the identity of the Chargers’ defense?
  • How do the Chargers make the leap to get to the top of the division?
  • What steps will Justin Herbert take in his third year and will he continue to live up to the hype?
  • Shannon’s predictions for the AFC West and why the Broncos might not live up to the hype

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview

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