Serious Business: 10/26 San Diego Chargers Links

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CHARGERS SCOUTING REPORT: At Kansas City Chiefs - Scott Bair
The Chiefs proved themselves a contender with a dominant 28-0 victory over the Oakland Raiders. They have won three straight to become contenders for their second straight division title.

AFC West Stock Watch - Bill Williamson
The Chargers have one of the most dangerous offenses in the NFL. However, at the New York Jets, the passing game was in disarray in the second half, the running game couldn’t get going and the Chargers were disorganized during their final drive. There was a sharpness that was lacking.

2012 NFL Playoffs Predictor - Nik Bonaddio & Keith Goldner (Insider)
While the Chargers are 4-2, they have been mediocre against bad teams. As a result, their opponent-adjusted numbers are average or below average in every category except pass defense, where they rank just 16th.

Bolts take honest look at loss - Christopher Smith
San Diego (4-2) spent Monday reviewing the second half of a 27-21 loss to the New York Jets, identifying what kept the Chargers from winning and readying adjustments for their Week 8 matchup.

Special teams playing well - Christopher Smith
San Diego’s effort in the kicking game against the New York Jets is evidence the Chargers are playing well on special teams.

Chargers' English re-injures foot - Kevin Acee
English, a first-round pick in 2009, can't stay healthy, with his latest injury being a broken foot. His health problems may jeopardize his career with the Chargers. Davis, the team's 2007 first-round pick, was released this summer after four seasons of struggles with various injuries.

Chargers Go Wrong Way On Jersey Turnpike - Craig Elsten
The players remain confident. Philip Rivers says "it doesn’t matter" (5:25 mark of this clip) and that the team has been off to worse starts than this. True, but are the Chargers heading in the right direction?  Fans used the Jets loss as another platform to rain down on Norv Turner and A.J. Smith, and those storm clouds still threaten to burst over the team if it continues to struggle. 

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