EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers gets up from the ground after being sacked against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Chargers fall to Jets: 'This is our fault' - Kevin Acee
The Chargers are correct when they say there is a lot of time left in the season, but at present the same old same old is much too much for there to rightfully be optimism.
Cason struggles trying to defend Jets' Burress - Scott Bair
"In the red zone, I was my own worst enemy," Cason said. "I made mistakes, but I'll clean those things up and they won't happen again. I'm harder on myself than anyone. (I did some things) that just can't happen if I'm going to be out there."
Gates shows no rust against Jets - Scott Bair
"It's always good to get back out there and be active, but our common goal was to get a win, and we didn't do that," Gates said. "... The game was a grind, but I continued to fight through it and capitalize on opportunities when they were presented. That's all I was trying to do throughout the game."
Bolts give one away to Jets - Jay Paris
It was a collision of Chargers past and present, a convergence of what was and what is, and what a sight near the New Jersey swamps.
Wrap-up: Jets 27, Chargers 21 - Bill Williamson
The Chargers’ passing game lagged Sunday. According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Chargers couldn’t get much going vertically. Star receiver Vincent Jackson was targeted just four times. He had just one catch for 15 yards. In the first five games, the Chargers completed six passes of 30-plus yards. They didn’t have any Sunday.
Jets catch Chargers late - Christopher Smith
San Diego built a 21-10 halftime lead, but the Jets scored 17 unanswered points. Two Chargers interceptions in the fourth quarter led to disappointment for the Bolts, which fell to 4-2.