Open Thread: Green Bay Packers at San Diego Chargers, 2nd Half

Despite the best efforts of Edward Hyde, the San Diego Chargers are not out of this game against the Green Bay Packers. The score is 28-17 at halftime, with the Packers in the lead and half of their points coming off of interception returns.

Philip Rivers has shown signs that he is growing stronger than Edward Hyde, and might one day return back to the player that he was. However, much of the burden from this point on will be squarely on the shoulders of Greg Manusky and the Chargers' defense. With the Packers already up 11, San Diego cannot afford to let Green Bay score on the first drive of the second half.

Mike Tolbert has already carried the ball 15 times for 68 yards and chances are that he won't carry it 30 times today. Expect to see lots of throwing and plenty of Curtis Brinkley in the second half. Vincent Jackson is the only receiver with more than 1 catch, abusing Tramon Williams to the tune of 5 receptions, 107 receiving yards and a TD in one half of football.

The Chargers have somehow managed to get consistent pressure on Aaron Rodgers without the help of Shaun Phillips. They sacked Rodgers 4 times in the first half, and forced him to run 4 other times. They'll need to keep the pressure on him if they hope to start a winning streak today.

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