Originally posted on Buffalo Wins  |  Last updated 12/10/11

Brandon: Chargers, 30-23. I'm hesitant to admit it, but this may actually turn out to be a mildly interesting game. First of all, I hate the Chargers. The amount of dysfunction in that franchise over the past decade is almost up to par with that of the Bills. I mean, just look at all the great teams they've had and the sub-par results that have come of it. This year's collapse is just another example. Both the Bills and Chargers have nose-dived from 4-1 records this season, with poor defense and inconsistency on offense as the common culprits. With that said, the Chargers have far less issues on defense than the Bills do, and as long as Phillip Rivers shows up than this game could be pretty high scoring. The one thing I absolutely hate for the Bills this week is C.J. Spiller. C'mon people, that performance last week was as fluky as they come. He'll follow it up with a 60-yard output and two fumbles while the Bills lose despite yet another late effort that falls short when Fitz fails to drive the team down the field for the tie.

Mike: Chargers, 27-24. If the Bills can prevent the Chargers from running wild like Chris Johnson did last week, they can force San Diego into a potentially great matchup: Philip Rivers loves throwing interceptions this year, leading the league with 17 - and you figure he has to be due for a pick or five since he hasn't thrown to a wrong-colored jersey in two weeks.  Meanwhile, the Bills have picked off opponents 16 times, good for 5th in the league.  Juicy stuff.  But the Bills appear to be settling for the "coming close but still not winning" approach - you know, essentially what they did for the entirety of last season - after getting blown out three weeks in a row, so even though I think they'll keep it close enough to be entertaining, I can't help but think they'll find a way to lose yet another one.

Joe: Chargers, 37-14. I hate this matchup for the Bills. Even though San Diego has underachieved this season, their talent level is far more superior than the Bills. Vincent Jackson is better than Stevie Johnson. Phillip Rivers is better than Ryan Fitzpatrick. Ryan Matthews is better than CJ Spiller. Antonio Gates is better than any tight end the Bills have ever fielded. And without even looking at the Chargers defense, I can tell you that they are much better than the Bills D'. Talent is going to be the name of this game. The Chargers are still ranked 12th in offense by in large part because  Matthews has been a stud for them this year (2nd in the league in total yards). The Bills defense has been a joke since the Redskins game and I don't even know who makes up their front seven anymore. Offensively, I think the Bills only chance is if CJ Spiller goes off as the Chargers are ranked 26th against the run. However, I can already envision the Bills being down by a lot and then abandoning the run. I think the talk about the Chargers recent collapse from a 4-1 record to a 5-7 mark is a little misguided. During their six game losing streak, the Chargers have lost by an average of six points. I just think they are way better than their record indicates and I can't say that about the Bills.

Mark: Chargers, 31-10. The Chargers haven't been great this year, but their talented offense will still dominate our porous D. Plus we're on the road, and on the other side of the ball Fitz and the gang surely aren't clicking like they did early in the year. Another long day for our boys. I'm much more interested in my fantasy football playoffs than this game. It makes me a little sad.

Shelby: Chargers, 31-24. I have no reason as to why that is, I mean, not being able to visually see how the Bills played last week doesn't help much.

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