Posted November 21, 2011 on
Philip Rivers continued his turnover spree, the defense failed to get off the field and the special teams conjured up images of 2010 as the Bolts fell to the Bears, 31-20. San Diego's fifth straight loss helped Oakland open up a two-game lead in the West as Norv Turner's team faces another season out of the playoffs.
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Philip Rivers says he can't recall losing five straight games in any competitive sport, unless dominoes count.
Not in high school. Not during his career at North Carolina State.
But Rivers and the San Diego Chargers have lost five straight games, the franchise's worst streak since going 0-5 to open the 2003 season.
The latest setback was a 31-20 loss at Chicago in which...
Cutler threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns, and the red-hot Bears won their fifth straight, beating Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 31-20 on Sunday at Soldier Field.
The rift between Philip Rivers and Jay Cutler adds an intriguing story line to Sunday's Chargers-Bears contest.
With the Bears on a four-game win streak, and the Chargers on a four-game loss streak, the outcome of Sunday's game seems pre-determined. But as the Bears fight for a playoff spot, they said over the course of the week that they aren't looking past the Chargers. Is Sunday a trap game, or will the Bears step over the Chargers on the way to the playoffs? Read on for everything...
Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has had a rough season so far and the Bears need to prolong it for at least four more quarters.
A preview and breakdown of the matchup between the Bears and Chargers on Nov. 20, 2011.
Bears offense vs. Chargers defense
Lost and almost forgotten among the thorough beating the Bears delivered to the Lions last week was how much the Bears offense struggled...
Jay Cutler threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears won their fifth straight, beating Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 31-20 on Sunday.
In Chicago, Ferris Bueller took a day off. The Chargers' offense took the 4th quarter off. In a game they had a couple of chances to win late (where have I heard that before?), San Diego once again fell short.
Their 31-20 loss to the Bears was their 5th straight loss. In all of them they had an opportunity to win. In all of them something disastrous happened to prevent that...