SAN DIEGO, CA: Runningback Ryan Matthews #24 of the San Diego Chargers runs past the tackle of Safety Tyrell Johnson #25 of the Minnesota Vikings during their NFL Game at Qualcomm Stadium in San DIego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)
Rookie Watch: Liuget suits Chargers - Matt Williamson
The Chargers added a playmaker at each level of their defense this offseason by drafting Liuget and signing Takeo Spikes and Bob Sanders for the second and third levels, respectively.
Video: AFC 411 - ESPN.com Staff
James Walker, Paul Kuharsky and Bill Williamson deliver analysis on the AFC.
Mathews’ production increasing - Christopher Smith
The Chargers’ 2010 first-round pick is averaging more than 110 yards of total offense in his last three regular-season games.
Tempo important against Pats - Christopher Smith
New England’s offense had a record-setting performance Monday in Miami. An up-tempo style allows them to create matchup problems with its talented young tight ends.
New England tough place to play, drunkards or not - Kevin Acee
Actually, the Patriots are pretty tough to beat anyway and even tougher at home. Their 122 victories since 2001 are most in the league in that span. They were 8-0 at home last year and since Gillette Stadium opened in 2002, their 67-14 record is best in the league. And they have won all nine home openers at Gillette Stadium.
Mouton only missing man - Kevin Acee
Receivers Patrick Crayton and Vincent Brown were on the field for the period of practice open to the media, as were tight end Antonio Gates and everyone on the 53-man roster except rookie linebacker Jonas Mouton.
Re-Focused - Vikings @ Chargers, Week 1 | ProFootballFocus.com
The Vikings stayed in this game longer than many gave them credit for coming in as the Chargers showed signs of another slow start. But for an outstanding play by Shaun Phillips to pick off a quick screen it was difficult to see where San Diego was going to get in to this game.
Chargers vs Minnesota: Breaking Down The TEs and Backs Film - Bewsaf
The San Diego Chargers won their season opener against the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 24-17. The offensive line had a pretty good day blocking as they helped support Philip Rivers and company down the field, late in the 4th quarter, for the win. But how did the tight ends and backs do?