Head Coach Mike McCoy said it best in the aftermath of the team’s disappointing 20-16 loss to the Miami Dolphins. After dropping their third straight game and watching their record fall to 4-6, the Chargers have dug themselves into a big hole.
That being said, he was the first to say the team will dig themselves out.
“We’ve dug ourselves in this hole,” he said. “As a football team, we’ll dig ourselves out. We have to find a way. Each man has to look at himself and figure a way out to play a little better and do their job better. And it starts with me as the head coach. So that’s what we’re going to do as a football team.”
Despite being dejected in the locker room, the team rallied behind their head coach’s leadership, confident in their abilities going forward. To a man, they said they are a long way away from throwing in the towel with six games remaining.
“We’ve got to win,” said
It doesn’t matter if you’re a captain like Weddle or a young, up-and-comer like
“This team, we’re all brothers in this locker room,” said Green. “We know there’s a lot more to work on, (but) it’s still a long season….We’ve just got to make those one or two plays now, so we’re going to watch the film and correct everything we did.”
Obviously, there is a big difference between vocalizing confidence and acknowledging the areas the team needs to improve upon and then executing it. But to their credit, the Bolts seem determined to not let their words ring hollow.
“We’ll go back to work,” said