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CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks San Diego Chargers Vs. San Francisco 49ers

The San Diego Chargers are still in the hunt for a playoff spot, but after three consecutive NFC Championship Game appearances, the San Francisco 49ers are out. They have the opportunity to play the spoiler for the Chargers, but what has happened to them this year? CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein spoke on this weekend’s west coast game and looks at what has gone wrong and right.

12/18/2014

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Irked Peyton Manning Has Some Words For Scoreboard Operator

“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.”

10/24/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 23: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Five Things: Chargers Vs. Broncos Thursday Night Roundup

The Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.

10/24/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 05: Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after scoring on quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos 500th career touchdown pass to take a 7-3 lead over the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Cardinals 41-20. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius Thomas

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.

10/23/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers congratulates teammate Antonio Gates #85 on his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 19, 2014, in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

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.

10/22/2014

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Jim Nantz Talks Chargers Vs. Broncos On ‘Thursday Night Football’

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.

10/21/2014

Geno Smith hits the turf against the San Diego Chargers on October 5, 2014. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Jets Reportedly ‘Not Pleased’ After Geno Smith Misses Team Meeting

The embattled quarterback was at the movies Saturday and told the Jets he was thrown off by the three-hour time difference in San Diego, the Daily News reported.

10/06/2014

Jets owner Woody Johnson (R) and general manager John Idzik. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Jets, Undisciplined And Talent-Starved, Really Are This Bad

Count on more blowouts, especially on Sunday when Denver comes to MetLife Stadium. Right now that game looks like a mismatch for the ages–parity be damned.

10/06/2014

Geno Smith is tackled by Jarret Johnson of the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 5, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan Blames Himself, Apologizes To Fans For San Diego Debacle

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.

10/06/2014

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Sputtering Jets Face Surging Chargers

While Philip Rivers is off to a torrid start for the AFC West-leading San Diego Chargers, Geno Smith’s struggles with the New York Jets are drawing calls for his replacement.

10/05/2014

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Injury Report: Updates On Eric Decker And Dee Milliner

Along with getting Smith some confidence that he can do the job in the bright lights of New York City, the Jets also need to focus in on a San Diego team that very easily could be 4-0 (lost in season opener to Arizona 18-17) had it not blown an early 17-6 fourth quarter lead against the Cardinals.

10/03/2014

Geno Smith warms up before the Jets' game against Detroit on Sept. 28, 2014 at MetLife Stadium. (credit: Getty Images)

Tomlinson On WFAN: Don’t Give Up On Geno Smith’s ‘Elite Arm’

LaDainian Tomlinson says there’s a major difference between Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez: the current Jets QB has a cannon — and it’s too early to give up on that.

10/03/2014

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Jets Head West On Verge Of Longest Losing Streak Since ’07

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.

10/03/2014

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Geno Smith Gets Testy Over Loaded Vick Questions

Smith was asked if it could help the Jets by putting Michael Vick in for not just a play or two, but an entire quarter — and he, predictably and understandably, bristled.

10/02/2014

Dontrelle Inman #15 of the San Diego Chargers is congratulated by teammate Keenan Allen #13 after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during a preseason game at Qualcomm Stadium on August 7, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

The Sky Is The Limit For Chargers’ Keenan Allen In 2014

If before the 2013 season you would tell Bolt fans that Cal rookie Keenan Allen would become the “go-to” guy for much of last season, many may have scratched their head a time or two. When all was said and done last season, Allen emerged not only as the Chargers’ top threat, but one of the top wide receiver stories around the NFL.

08/27/2014

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