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With Kaeding Out for Good, Chargers Thrilled to Have Novak - Ricky Henne
"Nate’s in the middle of doing his rehabilitation," said head coach Norv Turner. "He’s been a great player for us. We’re just in a position right now where we have to move forward with the roster, so we made the move we made."
Alexander Eager to Contribute in Big Way - Ricky Henne
There’s no denying Alexander’s talent. His combination of size and athleticism allows him to be a playmaker when he’s out on the field. But that is where he has struggled the most, as injuries have kept him on the sidelines
Embarrassment for Chargers is off field, real issue is on it - Kevin Acee
I proffer that a team that has never won a Super Bowl, has suffered its share of playoff meltdowns, essentially paid Ryan Leaf $12 million simply to be an embarrassment and during an eight-year stretch from the mid-1990s to early 2000s had the NFL’s second-worst record has never been more humiliated than it has in the preceding eight days.
Chargers don't expect cheating accusations to stick - Michael Gehlken
Line judge Jeff Bergman spotted something, real or perceived, that has the Chargers at the center of an NFL investigation. That ongoing process was made public Sunday, and on Monday, following their first practice in five days, coach Norv Turner and players responded by denying allegations of cheating.
Hope not completely lost for the Chargers - Jay Paris
The line of thinking that the Chargers aren't DOA is because the AFC, save Houston and two others, is average at best. The reeling and ailing Ravens are 5-2; the defensive-adverse Patriots are 4-3. Houston, Baltimore and New England are the lone AFC squads with more wins than the Chargers, and just maybe they picked the right season for everything to go sideways.
Week 8: Chargers-Browns preview - The Sports Xchange
Player spotlight - Chargers ILB Donald Butler: Along with free agent signee OLB Jarret Johnson, Butler is emerging as a standout cog in the run defense. Butler was a big reason the Chargers hit the bye week with a top-three run defense.