Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/12/12
The Chargers barely beat an overrated Raiders team that was shooting themselves in the foot all night. Yep, it’s the same old early season Chargers. That game reminds me of their close early season wins against bad teams last year, Miami, Denver, Minnesota, and Kansas City, all by 10 or fewer points. Playing a real team next week in the Titans, they might not find themselves so lucky, even if Ryan Mathews returns to give them a running game. Of course, they’ll eventually get it together and probably make the playoffs, where they’ll go one and done as favorites. After all, it is their way. Studs QB Philip Rivers: 24 of 33 for 231 yards, 1 touchdown, 2 throw aways, 1 drop, 101.6 adjusted QB rating, pressured 10 times CB Quentin Jammer: Allowed 4 completions for 36 yards on 7 attempts, 1 pass deflection, allowed 7 solo tackles and 3 stops on 20 run plays FS Eric Weddle: Allowed 4 completions for 17 yards on 4 attempts, 9 solo tackles, 1 missed tackle, 5 stops on 20 run snaps LE Kendall...
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