Found November 11, 2012 on
The San Diego Chargers got off to a fast start this year, going 3-1 in their first four games. Since then though they have gone 1-4 and Head Coach Norv Turner’s job is on the hot seat. After the game you can tell that he is certainly frustrated and feeling the pressure and has no time for ridiculous questions.He has a reason to be frustrated with a question like that. I’m not sure what the media member was thinking answering an obvious and terrible question like that. Does any coach really think losing games and poor performances are acceptable?
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Coming out of week ten, there will be plenty of discussion on coaches that may not be coaching much longer with their respective teams.
(Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)
Chargers head coach Norv Turner has been the topic of this discussion forever, but amazingly he still has his job. It might not be that way much longer as the frustration mounts and his team continues to blow leads week...
Chargers receiver Danario Alexander is starting over Robert Meachem Sunday but both are expected to see "sufficient snaps." SOURCE: Michael Gehlken, San Diego Union-TribuneFantasy Spin:We like Alexander's talent but we're going to have to see him produce before we can recommend him as a fantasy option. So far, only Malcom Floyd has been worth owning among San Diego receivers.
The Bucs defense found themselves up against the wall for the majority of the game. After some key plays on defense and special teams, Tampa Bay sent the Chargers back to San Diego with a 34-24 loss on Sunday. Philip Rivers and the Chargers struck first just three plays into the game. A 10-yard pass to Danario Alexander turned into an 80-yard catch and run when he broke free from...
Leonard Johnson was as surprised as anyone when Philip Rivers' ill-advised pass wound up in his hands.
Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd, who left Sunday's game with Tampa Bay after taking a shot to the jaw while making a reception, returned to catch a touchdown just before halftime.Fantasy Spin:Fantasy owners have to be thrilled because it appears that Philip Rivers and the passing game can do whatever they want against the Bucs' pass defense.
Chargers receiver Malcom Floyd left Sunday's game with Tampa Bay after taking a shot to the jaw while making a reception.Fantasy Spin:It was Floyd's first catch of the day, but fantasy owners will be unhappy if he doesn't return because it appears that Philip Rivers and the passing game can do whatever they want against the Bucs' pass defense.
Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers carved up the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for 337 yards and three touchdowns on 29-of-37 passing but also threw two interceptions.Fantasy Spin:Rivers may not be the same fantasy QB he once was but he has thrown multiple touchdown passes in six of nine games this season.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's suddenly potent offense got some unexpected help in rolling to another high-scoring victory over Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers.
From the Buccaneers' defense and special teams.
Josh Freeman threw a pair of touchdown passes and the surging Buccaneers scored on a blocked punt and Leonard Johnson's 83-yard interception return to...
San Diego at Denver Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver - TV: CBS; DirecTV: 714 *TV announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms *Keys to the game: Philip Rivers completed 82.4 percent of his passes in the past two games, but the memory of his four-interception game vs. Denver and a haunting pick returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter last week...