While the local teams are searching for answers, the NFL has seen some startling performances through the first half of the season.
“I have no problem with our fans. Our fans are great,” Manning said after Thursday’s 35-21 win. “I’ve got a problem with our scoreboard operator. I’ve got to have a little talk with him.”
The Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.
The two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.
Jim Nantz…he’s known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming “Thursday Night Football” game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.
Coach Rex Ryan blamed himself after Sunday’s 31-0 undressing in San Diego. Geno Smith said his performance was pathetic. The Jets are a mess.
While Philip Rivers is off to a torrid start for the AFC West-leading Chargers, Geno Smith’s struggles with the Jets are drawing calls for his replacement.
Before those in the Green and White have to think about writing off the season, they will look to right the ship this weekend against a Chargers’ squad that dismantled Jacksonville 33-14 this past Sunday. That win came on the heels of victories over Seattle and Buffalo.
The impending free-agent wideout told ESPN that he could be a team’s “missing link,” specifically mentioning quarterbacks in Indy, Carolina and San Diego.
Jets DE Sheldon Richardson was named the NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year. Richardson received 23 votes; Kiko Alonso, a second-round choice (46th overall), got 19 votes.
While their record may not show it, the San Diego Chargers turned in a rather solid season when you take a look back at the 2013-14 campaign.
Chargers QB Philip Rivers is 6-2 in Denver. And he’d be 7-1 if not for Ed Hochuli’s blown call on a last-minute Denver fumble in 2008. Rivers And The Chargers Have Momentum On Their Side
No quarterback has been to the playoffs more than Peyton Manning or experienced more heartache either. Only once in his previous dozen trips to the postseason has Manning put his fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy.
When the San Diego Chargers went into Denver last month and beat the Broncos, no doubt some eyebrows were raised. Now, imagine if they do it again this Sunday.
Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.