Found October 29, 2012 on
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According to Mike Silver of Yahoo, there is a belief amongst some executives and coaches that there is something wrong with Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers‘ throwing arm.
“Specifically, I wonder whether something is wrong with quarterback Philip Rivers’ throwing arm, and I know some league executives and coaches who have similar suspicions,” Silver wrote.
Rivers struggled during Sunday’s loss against the Browns. He completed just 18-34 passes for 154 yards. Through the Chargers first seven games this season, Rivers is averaging career-worst 6.8 yards per attempt. On top of that, he has also turned the ball over 12 times.
Last year, there was a lot of speculation that Rivers was playing hurt, but he insisted that he was 100 percent. Rivers will need to find a way to right the ship as the Chargers have lost three games in a row and four of their last five.
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The San Diego Chargers were unable to rebound after their historic loss to the Denver Broncos on Monday night football two weeks ago. Coming off a bye, the Chargers traveled to Cleveland and have now gone six consecutive quarters without scoring a touchdown. How long can Norv Turner keep his head coaching job with the San Diego Chargers at this point?
Turner’s job has long been...
The San Diego Chargers gave kicker Nate Kaeding $1.2 million to walk away. The nine-year veteran received termination pay Tuesday when he passed a physical and the team released him. Kaeding is now an unrestricted free agent. Kaeding sustained a groin injury in practice Sept. 28, causing him to miss the team's past four games. The Chargers signed Nick Novak to replace him...
Chargers kicker Nate Kaeding passed the team’s physical and will be placed on waivers, per Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego.
“Kaeding was moved to injured reserve last week with a minor-injury designation, requiring his release upon a determined return to health,” Gehlken wrote.
This marks the end of Kaeding’s nine year run with the Chargers. Kaeding has coverted...
**** everything about this recap. You want me to break down Trent Richardson’s touchdown? He ran to the right, bam, touchdown. Final score was 7-6. The touchdown came in the first quarter. The two Novak field goals came in the second and third quarters. ******* barn burner of a game, let me tell you. Games like this should be considered torture. Like if I went to Guantanamo Bay...
Mired in a three-game losing streak, the San Diego Chargers are looking for answers while the job security of coach Norv Turner is once again being questioned.
With Kansas City stuck in a four-game slide and tied for the worst record in the NFL, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel might also face an uncertain future if he can't get things turned around.
The AFC West foes look to end...
The Chargers head into Cleveland with a pair losses behind them. But are optimistic as they face week eight against the Browns.
To win this game, the Chargers will need to not beat themselves. Penalties were huge factors against the Saints and Broncos.
The Chargers have taken themselves out of field goal range in crucial situations and having those points could be the difference...
It wasn’t the most magnificent work of art, but it was a Cleveland Browns win. Trent Richardson’s first quarter touchdown held up as the Browns defense was able to hold Phillip Rivers and company in check. The Browns stopped the Chargers from getting into field goal range on the final drive to eek out a 7-6 win. Richardson ran for 122 yards and the lone score, while both quarterbacks...
DK looks back on the Browns' "throwback" 7-6 win over the San Diego Chargers