Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/23/12
There hasn’t been much to be excited about, unless Norv Turner has been released by now, but the San Diego Chargers defense made sure Greg McElroy’s first NFL start might be his last. The Chargers took down McElroy 11 times which tied the team record for total sacks in one game. The last time the Chargers had 11 was against the Dallas Cowboys in 1986. Kendall Reyes finished with 3 1/2 sacks and Corey Liuget for 2 as McElroy became the first Jets quarterback to be sacked 11 times since David Norrie by Dallas in 1987. – Miami Herald “It was great on their part,” said Rex Ryan, guaranteed his first losing season as Jets coach, “but ridiculous on our part.” Another Chargers bright spot was Antonio Gates, who now has the franchise lead for touchdowns with 82.… Read more
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