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Liuget Continues to Impress for Chargers - Ryan Schuler
"We just have a different mindset as a defense to go out, get pressure on the quarterback, bring him to the ground, make plays, score touchdowns, whatever we can do to help this team win and get this thing on the right track," Liuget said. "We’re just out there fighting. We’re fighting and we’re fighting and we just have to turn them into wins. That’s the most important thing."
Scifres: Punting Into History - Christopher Earley
Scifres’ story is certainly not lacking in curiosity. While playing for Youngstown State, a young freshman named Kyle Smith had returned punts against Scifres, who then played for Western Illinois. Smith, the son of Chargers General Manager A.J. Smith, recommended Scifres to his father. So when it came time for the 2003 NFL draft, Smith picked Scifres in the fifth round.
Chargers safety Atari Bigby out for season - Michael Gehlken
Rookie safety Brandon Taylor, a third-round pick from LSU, will make his NFL debut and likely see reps on both defense and special teams.
Bolts take offense to 4th-and-29 defense, Boldin block - Michael Gehlken
If time heals all wounds, the Chargers are going to need a little longer after the Ravens converted a fourth-and-29 Sunday to set up a 16-13 comeback win. The next day, San Diego saw some concerning elements upon film review, including a block Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin delivered on Weddle to cause a concussion.
ReFo: Ravens @ Chargers, Week 12 - Michael Renner
In a battle that featured two of the top 3-4 defensive ends in the league this year, Corey Liuget outperformed the venerable Haloti Ngata. Going up against the left side of the Ravens’ front, Liuget made guard Jah Reid’s day a nightmare. Liuget had a sack, three hurries and three stops in the running game on his way to a grade of +4.2. He also made the biggest play of the day for the Chargers’ defense, barreling down the line to clip Bernard Pierce for a loss of 2 yards on a 4th-and-short at the end of the third quarter.
PFF ‘Had a Bad Day’ Team of Week 12 - Khaled Elsayed
It would have been easy to put in Ernie Sims for that blown coverage alone, but situational linebacker Williams had problems in the run game and coverage when he came into the lineup.