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WR Rankings – Week Nine
Keenan Allen has solidified himself as the Chargers number one receiver and a top-25 talent in the league at his position. Allen comes in as a top ten option this week against Washington’s forgiving pass defense.
Darrius Heyward-Bey finds himself ranked as a WR2 for week nine with a game against the Texans on the slate. We expect the Texans to focus on stopping T.Y Hilton and the long bomb opening things up for DHB to operate in space in search of yards after the catch.
Marvin Jones clocks in as a WR3 option this week after his scintillating four touchdowns performance in week eight. Jones has earned himself more snaps going forward and will remain a top option in the red zone. Jones is a safer play in standard leagues than PPR formats.
Steve Smith comes in as a WR1 for the first time this season as the Panthers look to embarrass a overmatched Falcons secondary. The Falcons defense is horrible apart from their defensive line and Steve Smith should surpass 80 ...
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San Diego Chargers’ inside linebacker Donald Butler has missed two games this season due to a groin injury and looks to be on track to miss his third against Washington. According to Michael Gehlken of the U-T San Diego, Butler missed practice on Monday. Butler said, like any player would after a bye week, that he’s feeling better but is being cautious. “I’m taking it one...
Philip Rivers the former NC State Standout has been on fire this year. Number 17 is coming off a historic game against Jacksonville jaguars, for the record he completed his first 14 passes in the game which is a team record and became just the 37th QB in history to cross 30,000 yard threshold for […]
It has been 5+ weeks since San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram was placed on the physically unable to perform list. He is still not ready to go per team sources. The Chargers outside linebacker continues to rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered this year. His expected return date is Nov. 19, […]
Chargers tight end Antonio Gates said he can understand Brandon Meriweather's frustration after being suspended for multiple helmet-first hits against defenseless receivers.
Meriweather has been vocal this week, saying, ''I guess I've just got to take people's knees out.''
''Now whether he does it or not, you understand at one point when they...
Outside linebacker Jarret Johnson, who missed two games with an injured hamstring, is expected to play Sunday when the Chargers put their two-game winning streak on the line against the Washington Redskins.
He has been missed. Despite sitting out two games, Johnson is tied for the team lead with three sacks.
''That's huge,'' Chargers defensive coordinator John...
It’s rare for a division in the NFL to push three teams into the playoffs. Usually, the top two teams in any given division beat up on the bottom two enough to put those unfortunate teams out of the running in the playoffs, but occasionally, it does happen. Right now, the strongest division in football is unquestionably the AFC West. The Raiders, the division’s worst performer...
If Philip Rivers' passing stats look familiar, it's because they used to belong to Robert Griffin III.
At least it looks that way. Nothing Rivers throws seems to hit the ground or find the wrong-colored jersey. He leads the NFL in completion percentage, hitting 73.9 percent anchoring the offense installed by new coach Mike McCoy.
Rivers has 15 touchdowns and five interceptions...
Running backs coach: Hey Danny, nice practice. Before I forget, I meant to congratulate you on the birth of your son. You must be so thrilled.Danny Woodhead: [voice cracking] Thanks, sir. It’s been a crazy week. We didn’t want a hospital birth, so the baby was delivered at skate park instead. My parents said I was an idiot afterward but it went down so smooth. Baby just slid...
Start Ryan Mathews against the Redskins. Yes, start him. Mathews has 212 rushing yards over the last 2 weeks and the Chargers have won both games. Fantasy owners will want to get their value from Mathews before he breaks his collarbone, sternum, femur, or some other ridiculously difficult bone to break. Washington has allowed 6 touchdowns to opposing running backs in their last...
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5. Antonio Gates – Chargers @ Redskins
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Antonio Gates has been terrific this season. Hopefully he continues his run come Sunday when the Chargers face off against the defenseless Redskins. It seems to me this team defends their name more than it does it’s...
Philip Rivers' revival has him again performing like one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL.
Robert Griffin III doesn't look to be anywhere close to approaching that lofty level.
Rivers and the San Diego Chargers emerge from a bye in search of their first three-game winning streak in almost two years Sunday when they visit Griffin and the struggling Washington Redskins...
NFL Hall of Famer Lance Alworth is getting back his Super Bowl ring, 25 years after it was stolen.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday the 1971 ring was scheduled to be sold Nov. 20 at an auction house in Laguna Niguel with an opening bid of $44,000. The ring was reported stolen in 1988 from a San Diego bar that displayed sports memorabilia.
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