San Diego Chargers
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.
“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 Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
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.
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.
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.
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 San Diego Chargers, Geno Smith’s struggles with the New York Jets are drawing calls for his replacement.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.