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Well, this one didn't start pretty and it didn't end pretty. The Chargers took the opening kickoff for a touchdown, then scored on their second possession on a short field after an ugly Jake Locker overthrown interception. A three-and-out later, the Chargers were up 17-0 and it was a long day for the Tennessee Titans in their first regular season visit to San Diego since a 40-7 blowout loss six years ago this week.
The Titans managed to stop the bleeding there, and showed signs of life in cutting the lead to 24-10 late in the third quarter. A long kickoff return by Lavelle Hawkins, playing after Darius Reynaud and penalties gave the Titans the ball at the 11 and 5 after he took kickoffs out of the end zone in the first half, set up the score, and Kendall Wright took the ball in the end zone for his first NFL touchdown on a catch and run. From that point, though, the Chargers called 19 more runs over game's final two drives and produced two more touchdowns.
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In an emotional day in San Diego, the Chargers have officially retired the number 55 from the organization.
Before the home opener against the Tennessee Titans today, Charger great Dan Fouts gave a speech and retired 55 from the team. In honor of Seau's passing, and in memorial to his great years in San Diego.
Seau spent 13 years with the Chargers, 12 of which he was...
The Chargers are one of the most banged up teams in the league right now. Last week against the Raiders, they had to start an undrafted free agent at left tackle on an already weak offensive line because Jared Gaither is out indefinitely with back spasms. They were also without Vincent Brown, their top receiver in Training Camp, and Philip Rivers never looked comfortable throwing...
It’s only been a few months since Junior Seaus’ passing, and today the San Diego Chargers honored Seau by retiring his number.
Defensive end Antonio Garay, chose to pay tribute to the late Seau by have a face portrait shaved into his head along side the number 55.
While the untimely passing of Seau was a shock to many, Garay who probably didn’t know Seau well, thought enough...
The board of directors at the San Diego Hall of Champions has decided to forego the normal voting process and induct Junior Seau into the Breitbard Hall of Fame on Feb. 25.
Candidates normally aren't eligible to be voted in until two years after their careers end or their deaths.
Seau, the hard-hitting, first-pumping leader of the Chargers for 13 of his 20 NFL seasons, committed...
Disappointed. Upset. Frustrated. Embarrassed. Gloomy.
The Tennessee Titans are wallowing in their emotions after an ugly and inept start to the season that has them winless after two games.
They knew the opening month would be tough, having to face Tom Brady and Phillip Rivers - with Matthew Stafford and Matt Schaub looming. Just not this tough.
The Titans have been dominated...
Philip Rivers looked like a Pro Bowl quarterback against a Titans' defense that was on the field for what seemed like the whole game.Rivers was confident and made some great throws to lead the Chargers to victory for the second straight week.Rivers had never lost to the Titans since becoming a starter in the NFL and nothing changed this week. It seems like he just has their number...
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Kenny Britt comes back this week from his one game suspension to make his 2012 debut. He reportedly will be on a limited snap count of around 20 during the game, so I’m not expecting him to be a fantasy option this week by any stretch of the imagination.
Nate Washington is questionable coming into the game and it was clear last week the Titans...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews likely won’t play today against the Titans.
Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is unlikely to play today vs. the Titans.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2012
Ronnie Brown will likely get the start today in Mathews’ place.
Report: He Will Play Today Vs. The Chargers