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The Chargers earned their first win since beating the Chiefs in week four.
The effort of the win can largely be attributed to the superb play of the defense. Against the Chiefs they were able to force four turnovers, two of which were for touchdowns, and hold the offense to 289 total yards. They prove once again that they are an elite defense in this league and remain the glimmer of hope for the team.
The Chargers will need to step up their run defense once again as they face a red hot rookie in Doug Martin. Martin is coming off a Sunday matchup of scoring four touchdowns and will be looking to do the same to the Chargers.
Offensively, the Chargers did just enough to win a game. They made less mistakes, and are showing more mental toughness than in the previous weeks. However, the return of their receiving unit is going to become more and more vital as this season goes on. Vincent Brown, Eddie Royal, and Robert Meachem hopefully will all make a timely return this season wit...
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Chargers offensive linemen Brandyn Dombrowski and Johnnie Troutman were designated as "return to practice" on Tuesday, the final day for NFL teams to start the 21-day practice window for players who had been on either list. Dombrowski (foot) was on the reserve-non-football injury list. The fifth-year veteran has started 16 career games while seeing time at right guard...
The NFL is sticking it to the San Diego Chargers. The league announced Wednesday that it has fined the Chargers $20,000 for trying to hide towels with a concealed "sticky" substance to enhance grip during an Oct. 15 game against Denver. "The NFL has determined that the club did not violate a competitive rule by use of the towels," the league said in a statement...
The NFL has fined the San Diego Chargers $20,000 because it said a member of the equipment staff failed to immediately surrender towels when ordered to do so by a game official against the Denver Broncos on Oct. 15.
The NFL also said in a statement Wednesday that after investigating the Chargers' use of towels that included an adhesive substance, it was determined that San Diego...
The Chargers look to pick up their second straight win and their first against an NFC foe as they travel to take on the Buccaneers. We take an early look at this inter-conference clash, which is especially important with a rematch with the Broncos on deck.
With a rookie sensation at running back and a fourth-year quarterback who's finally coming into his own, the surprising Tampa Bay Buccaneers are starting to look like a playoff team.
The San Diego Chargers have the same record and are also just outside the playoff picture, but they haven't looked much like a contender lately.
The surging Buccaneers try to win for the fourth...