It's tough to find a picture of a punter that isn't either of a) something bad happening or b) nothing happening at all.(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Chargers wearing the message - Kevin Acee
On the front of one shirt are the words, “MAKE US BETTER.” It is a representation of one of the themes that has been stressed at Chargers Park this year.
Conference call: Frazier and McNabb - Chargers.com
Find out what Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier and Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb said about Bob Sanders, their tight end situation and Philip Rivers ahead of Sunday's season opener.
2011 Staff Predictions - Rivers McCown
Let's say we think the Pittsburgh Steelers have the best chance of any team in the AFC to make it to the Super Bowl -- 20 percent, perhaps. For the sake of argument, we'll also say that Baltimore, New England, and San Diego each have a 10 percent chance to make the Super Bowl, ten other teams have a five percent chance, and Tennessee and Denver are there to make sure everybody has a full schedule.
Philip Rivers: Tough test for Vikings DBs - Kevin Seifert
I'll put the over-under on Rivers' passing yards Sunday at 300. Your thoughts?
Chargers stick to blueprint with Scifres deal - Bill Williamson
It has long been the philosophy of San Diego general manager A.J. Smith to extend his own players and build the program from within. Players such as center Nick Hardwick, cornerback Antoine Cason and running back Mike Tolbert could all be considered for new deals in the next several months.
Five Good Questions With Bolts From The Blue - Daily Norseman
"Having Garay in there, and healthy, is the difference between Adrian Peterson having a mediocre day and Adrian Peterson finding out just how poor the Bolts' LBs and DBs are at tackling on his way to another historic day."
10 Predictions For The The NFL Season - Evan Britton
Philip Rivers is by far the best QB playing right now who has yet to make it to a Super bowl. He is overdue. Plus, the AFC west is horrible.
Key injuries on defense - Kevin Acee
The Chargers anxiously await Wednesday's practice to see how long outside linebackers Shaun Phillips and Larry English and nose tackle Antonio Garay can go. Their work Wednesday and Thursday will say a lot about how much they will play, and how effective they might be, against Minnesota on Sunday.
Chargers are cream of AFC West this season - Randy Covitz
But this year, there seems to be little doubt the Chargers are the class of the division, assuming new special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia’s units erase a 2010 nightmare in which San Diego allowed three kickoff returns and one punt return (by the Chiefs’ Dexter McCluster) for touchdowns and permitted five blocked or deflected punts.