NFL professional Lindsay Rhodes believes in Chargers, 49ers

On Stacking The Field, DirecTV fantasy soccer guru Lindsay Rhodes talked up the Los Angeles Chargers, and acknowledged her belief within the San Francisco 49ers.

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Of the three groups, two reached the NFC Championship Sport final season. The opposite, the Los Angeles Chargers, is likely one of the favorites to win the Lombardi Trophy this yr after important defensive additions within the offseason.

This week, Lindsay Rhodes, host of The NFL Rhodes Present alongside together with her work at DirecTV Sunday Ticket and SiriusXM, joined Matt Verderame on the Stacking The Field Podcast. Among the many litany of subjects touched on, Rhodes expressed her perception within the Chargers as not solely a Tremendous Bowl contender, however her choose to win all of it for the primary time in franchise historical past.

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“The 2 groups I really feel most assured about, throughout the board, going into the season, are the Payments and the Bucs,” Rhodes stated. “However that looks like a very boring Tremendous Bowl choose to me. I wish to choose the Chargers, I wish to put the Chargers within the Tremendous Bowl. However I can’t determine if that’s a extra betting underdog, horny story. It doesn’t make any sense, however I’m going to go Chargers-Bucs.”

Staying out west, Rhodes and Verderame additionally mentioned the 49ers and their trajectory with second-year quarterback Trey Lance taking on for veteran Jimmy Garoppolo. Regardless of the upheaval beneath heart, Rhodes sees San Francisco as nonetheless being one of many league’s higher groups, largely due to who stands on the sideline.

“It’s simply tied to the teaching workers,” stated Rhodes of her confidence within the Niners to contend. “We’ve seen it from them, we’ve seen them flip folks over. Who’s their extensive receiver this yr? I don’t know, nevertheless it’s going to be someone. Who’s their operating again this yr? I don’t know, nevertheless it’s going to be someone. The best way they handled accidents, turnover and simply plugging guys in, it feels to me just like the scheme and the teaching, and all that stuff is put in place to have success.”