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The Penalty Flag:
I make no secret of my pessimism about this San Diego Chargers team. It’s not personal, it’s business. I absolutely refuse to get positive about anything they do or say until they show me something positive. The ball has been in their court the whole time, and going into Week 6 they have still refused to serve.
After the game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night, I had numerous friends call and tell me I must be psychic. The reason being that my article last week was all about how the Chargers manage to continuously grasp defeat from the jaws of victory. How did I know they would blow a 10 point lead in the fourth quarter?… Read more
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According to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune, it looks like the Chargers are ready to put Ryan Mathews back in the starting lineup for Monday night’s game against the Broncos.Chargers head coach Norv Turner is happy with what he’s seen from Mathews.“He’s made the progress we’d like,” coach Norv Turner said.After putting together a nice performance this...
Denver, CO. Although the Denver Broncos have lost more games than they have won through five weeks of the regular season, they have to feel ok about where they are at this point. 2-3, losing to three of the best teams in the NFL, and just one game behind the leader of the AFC West. If you are a glass half full sort of fan, you could point out how this Broncos team has been very...
Chargers receiver Vincent Brown is expected to return from his ankle injury Week 9 against the Chiefs according to Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego.Fantasy Spin:Brown absorbed 19 catches for 329 yards as a rookie last season. Robert Meachem hasn't developed into the go-to guy San Diego was hoping for in the absence of Vincent Jackson, so Brown should see a good amount of targets when...
Left tackle Jared Gaither didn't practice Thursday, so maybe having a long week will aid the Chargers. San Diego's game against the Denver Broncos isn't until Monday night, and coach Norv Turner said Wednesday that he was confident Gaither would play. Gaither strained his groin in the later stages of Sunday's loss to the New Orleans Saints. Considering his track...
Dolphins tight end Randy McMichael dives into the endzone during a 2002 preseason game agains the Saints. (Bob Rosato/SI)
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