Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/1/13
The San Diego Chargers are a well-rested team after coming off their bye week, as they head to our Nation's Capital to face the Washington Redskins this Sunday. It's the first time in a while that the Chargers come into a contest with a winning streak on the line, but can they maintain this newfound momentum. This week, the Redskins are playing for their playoff lives, as a loss will seal their fate this season. The winner of this contest must have better balance offensively and avoid turnovers by protecting the football. Here are three bold predictions:Thomas Keiser Will Create HavocSince Chargers defensive end Dwight Freeney went down with a season-ending quadriceps injury, outside linebacker Thomas Keiser has added a necessary spark to the defense by become a furious pass-rusher, which is something the unit desperately needed. At 6-4, 250 lbs., Keiser is the prototypical pass-rusher from the edge to create havoc in the backfield. Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano's aggre...
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