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Allen Leads Chargers With 10 Targets, Catches Just Six Passes In Week 7

Chargers receiver Keenan Allen led the team with 10 targets, but ended up with a mediocre six receptions for 58 yards.Fantasy Spin:Allen has been a disappointment for all but one game this season and we're beginning to think last season was a fluke. With Malcom Floyd and Eddie Royal along with Antonio Gates, Allen has become "just another receiver" in the stable versus...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rivers Throws 2 TDs In Week 7

Chargers QB Philip Rivers had a hot first half (11-of-16 for 122 yards and two scores), but the San Diego defense couldn't get off the field in the second half and Rivers did little after the break.Fantasy Spin:Rivers finished with 205 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, but fantasy owners have come to expect much more.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Analytics in the NFL: Predicting Phillip Rivers on third down

Having spent more than a decade in various analytics roles combined with being a passionate football fan, I have always contemplated how to use analytics to predict a player’s performance during a football game. Sabermetrics, portrayed in the movie Moneyball, work well for baseball because almost every event during the game can be measured with a statistic. Those statistics are...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Antonio Gates Makes Sick TD Catch; Sets NFL Record

San Diego Chargers teammates Phillip Rivers and Antonio Gates have now connected for 67 touchdowns in their careers, the most of any quarterback/tight end duo in league history. It was this catch against the Chiefs that set the record. The post Watch: Antonio Gates Makes Sick TD Catch; Sets NFL Record appeared first on Standing O Sports and was written by Mike Lucas.
Via Standing O Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers will have to overcome several factors to beat the Chiefs today

The San Diego Chargers should beat the Chiefs at home today. On paper, the Bolts have the better quarterback, are better coached, and are more of a complete team. However, there are a few things working against San Diego as they enter this divisional showdown. As we covered earlier this week, injuries are going to play a factor today. The Chargers will be without some key players...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Report: Donald Brown, Eddie Royal, Brandon Flowers

With an impressive 5 – 1 record so far this season and slight scare last week against the Raiders, you can be sure that Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers want to keep things rolling against the visiting Kansas City Chiefs: #457143504 / gettyimages.comThe Chargers’ final Week 7 Injury Report is much longer than that of the visiting Kansas City Chiefs. Thirteen players...
Via NFL Injury Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City at San Diego: Five Things to Know

The 5-1 Chargers host the 2-3 Chiefs on Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium in forecasted sunny-to-partly-cloudy San Diego. The Chargers' current five-game winning streak is the longest they've had since 2009 which was also the last time they made the postseason prior to last year. As a divisional match-up, these teams are always entertaining--and often nail-biting-- to watch. So...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: San Diego Chargers dynasty potential, Power Rankings, bold predictions

We’re more than a third of the way into the NFL season as the first three sets of bye weeks have come and gone and we’re getting an idea of who the contenders are and who the pretenders are. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from the past week to catch you up on anything you may have missed. Enjoy Week 7! National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Branden Oliver wins Pepsi Rookie of the Week for second week in a row

Branden Oliver was a undrafted running back from the University of Buffalo who is taking over the NFL. For the last two weeks, Oliver has been ballin. @eric_d_williams: For a second straight week, Chargers RB Branden Oliver was voted Pepsi Rookie of the Week. He has 57 carries for 249 yards and two touchdowns. Oliver […] The post Branden Oliver wins Pepsi Rookie of the Week for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers TE Antonio Gates is 90 yards from being the All-Time Chargers receiving leader

This week the San Diego Chargers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in a dog fight of a divisional rivalry game. Antonio Gates, who is Philip Rivers main target is just 90 yards away from becoming the All-Time leading receiver in Chargers History. Antonio Gates needs just 90 yards to pass Lance Alworth’s franchise record […] The post Chargers TE Antonio Gates is 90 yards from being...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers Broke Record Previously Held By Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner Last Week

Phillip Rivers is awesome. The fiery veteran has given bloggers all sorts of material over the years with his wild displays of emotion. When this guy is happy it's obvious; angry--ditto. When he is pumped up there is no one in the league that is as animated as he is, and we love him for that. It's provided us with countless seconds of entertainment.But--did you know he'...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers’ Philip Rivers’ latest 1-32 QB ranking is must see

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Chargers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Jon Runyan selling mansion with awesome bar

I’ve probably posted 200 or so athlete homes over the years and it’s rare for a bar to stand out in one...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Weekly: Power teams, updates, and previews

This is the first of many NFL Weekly columns. Each week I will take a look at the top six teams in the league, choose and explain my pick for the upcoming game of the week, update each NFL division, and handicap the NFL MVP race. Sounds brimming with potential, right? Let’s get to it. Power Six As the league heads into week 7, some teams are definitely sticking out above the rest...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Injury Update: Eddie Royal exits with rib injury

San Diego Chargers wide-receiver Eddie Royal left Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders with an apparent rib injury. Early in the first quarter, Royal had burned the Oakland secondary for a twenty-nine yard touchdown reception that got the Chargers' offense rolling.  Later in the first-half he pulled in a twenty-yard reception, but was later seen on the side-lines with...
Via NFL Injury Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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