Found August 19, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Three of the West’s teams were up on Saturday, making for a busy day. The Chargers turned out to be the only victorious side from the division this week – making them a perfect 2-0 – but aside from W’s and L’s, there’s still plenty to talk about from each camp. Chargers San Diego may have won the war against the Cowboys 28-20, but there was a big battle lost at home. Second year wide receiver Vincent Brown broke his ankle after a touchdown pass, and will miss up eight weeks. While fans cope with such a meaningful loss in such a meaningless game, the Chargers offense looked a whole lot better this week. From a backup standpoint, Charlie Whitehurst threw for 122-yards and a pair of touchdowns, and on the other side of the ball, cornerback Shareece Wright took a huge 73-yard interception home to give the Chargers momentum in the fourth quarter. Still, there are a few buts. Philip Rivers threw two interceptions, making it three already this preseason. To say it is a sign of things to co...

WR Brown expected to miss eight weeks with broken ankle

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown reportedly suffered a broken ankle during Saturday night's exhibition game and is expected to be sidelined at least eight weeks. The injury means Brown will likely miss the first five weeks of the regular season, according to U-T San Diego. Brown suffered the injury while making a touchdown catch during the second half of the...

QUICK SPIN: Vincent Brown Broken Ankle…

We do a quick spin when there is no other content worth including in our "Views" section because of the timeliness of the post or because it's just not that big a story. Brown is the later. This is bad news for the Chargers and their fans because they were counting on Brown to be a solid third wide receiver behind newly acquired Robert Meachem and holdover Malcolm Floyd.

NFL Win Total Over/Unders: San Diego Chargers

Every season RDM obsesses on the NFL team win total over/unders. It’s one of the more fun bets in all of sports. A single well-placed bet turns an otherwise random team into a must see weekly event. Today we look at the 2012 San Diego Chargers. The number: 9 Last year, the Chargers defense regressed quite a bit. The defense ended up ranked 22nd in points allowed. It seems like...

Vincent Brown Carted Off The Field

Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown was carted off the field with a left ankle injury in the team's preseason game Saturday.Fantasy Spin:According to Tom Krasovic of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Brown has been the most impressive Chargers receiver in this month's practices and games, but the injury had the look of a fracture.

Vincent Brown Sustained Broken Ankle

San Diego Union-Tribune writer Kevin Acee confirmed that Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown suffered a broken ankle during Saturday's game.Fantasy Spin:According to reports Brown has been the team's most impressive receiver this preseason, but he'll miss at least eight weeks after having surgery Monday. Malcom Floyd and Robert Meachem get a bump in value due to Brown's injury.

Chargers expect Vincent Brown to be back this season

AP According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers believe that wide receiver Vincent Brown will be able to come back in the second half of the season and contribute after he recovers from his broken ankle. Expectation is that Vincent Brown can play second half of season. May have been slight ligament damage. Chargers likely keep him on roster. — UTKevinAcee...

Chargers Vincent Brown Breaks Ankle After Touchdown

Once the starters were out of the game, the San Diego Chargers found a pulse and beat the Dallas Cowboys. Whitehurst played well after replacing Rivers. He started the Chargers’ comeback with an 18-yard touchdown pass to Vincent Brown on the first drive of the second half. Brown broke his left ankle on the play and was carted off the field. Chargers coach Norv Turner didn’t...

Vincent Brown OUT 8 Weeks

This sucks Juan… The vibes were good in San Diego when it came to Vincent Brown.  He was growing in the offense and producing on the field, despite having a so-so camp.  Now, he has a broken ankle and will miss the next 8 weeks.  With possible health issues all around for the San Diego WR corp, things are getting a little dicey.  At least Antonio Gates is having his healthiest...

San Diego 28, Dallas 20: So Much for Six Scoreless Quarters

SAN DIEGO, CA – AUGUST 18: Quarterback Tony Romo #9 and head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys talk things over during a Cowboy drive in the fourth quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on August 18, 2012 in San Diego, California. The Chargers won 28-20. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) The first six quarters of the 2012 preseason gave Cowboys’...

Whitehurst leads Chargers by 'boys

Shareece Wright's electrifying 73-yard interception return set up Jackie Battle's go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter, and backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst threw two touchdown passes as the San Diego Chargers rallied from a dismal start to beat the Dallas Cowboys 28-20 on Saturday night. The Chargers (1-1) overcame three turnovers, including two...

Chargers rally past Cowboys

Once the starters were out of the game, the San Diego Chargers found a pulse and beat the Dallas Cowboys.
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