Looking for some must-read Bolts content this morning (in addition to Chargers.com, of course)?
Then check out Danny Woodhead's self-penned letter to his younger self that was posted this morning on the Player's Tribune.
The fan favorite running back charts an unexpected, difficult journey to a long NFL career to his 18-year old self, including how he will one day land in America's Finest City:
"Sure enough, 11 a.m. Thursday will roll around, and the Patriots will be your only offer. So you'll call Chris, your agent.
'Hey Chris. I prayed about it, and I really feel like at this point, I'm supposed to go back to New England.'
'O.K.,' he'll say. 'Anything else?'
He'll cut you off before you even have a chance to respond.
'Wait a second,' he'll say. 'San Diego's calling.'
He'll hang up with you and answer the call. In that moment, even though you won't know if the Chargers are truly interested in you, you'll know in your heart that you're going to San Diego. The timing will be too perfect … it has to be part of God's plan.
Chris will call you back, and within three hours, you'll be a San Diego Charger.
That's where I'm writing you from, Danny. I'm writing you from my home in San Diego as I prepare for my ninth NFL season. I know that's hard for you to believe. I mean, I'm living it, and it's still hard for me to believe sometimes. I still thank God every day for the blessings I have in my life. It's been an incredible ride, and I'm hoping I still have four or five years left to play the game that I've loved my entire life."