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Fantasy Football Week 13 Sit/Start Advice: Which Bengals To Play - Andrew Fox Miller
Andy Dalton - He's been on fire this season--particularly in the past three games. He's a top ten fantasy quarterback right so far this season and should continue to put up top ten numbers against the Chargers, who are below average against the pass.
Vincent Brown close to returning to the Chargers: Fantasy implications - Louis Bien
Vincent Brown is running near 100 percent, and is close to returning to practice with the San Diego Chargers for the first time since mid-August, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Brown was placed on injured reserve with a designation to return due to a broken ankle.
With more like Scifres, Chargers would punt their troubles away - Tom Krasovic
If he ever requires a publicist, there's Chargers kicker Nick Novak, who talked for three minutes and 30 seconds on Thursday when asked one question about the punter, who also is an adept place-holder.
Canepa: Norv's gone but Smith should stay - Matt Calkins
Unless providence intervenes and the Chargers make the playoffs _ something the Mayans would have to put on their calendar to get us to even discuss something so preposterous _ the franchise is going to be looking for a new head coach come January.
Pagano: Getting to where we want it to be - Chargers.com
"It was one of those just, everything that you did not want to happen, happened. The bottom line is poor angles and poor tackling. Playing the deep routes is something that we wanted to take away. Have them check the ball down and then go tackle. This game has never changed. It is all about angles. When you have three individuals not take the proper angle and everybody else kind of waiting, it is just a game of leverage. Plus the guy made a hell of a run and catch. For him to make that cut but for the most part, if Eric (Weddle) does not get blocked in the back, he is making the tackle. It is a situation that you always kind of work on because we had three other third and longs to where we played that certain type of coverage where they did check it down and they went and rallied to the football. It is something that we addressed."
Spurlock Thrilled to be Back with Bolts - Ricky Henne
Nearly two months later, the Chargers were pleasantly surprised Spurlock was available to bring back.. After leaving San Diego, Spurlock signed with the Jaguars. Earlier this week, Jacksonville waived him and the Chargers were quick to claim him. Spurlock was just as eager to return to the team he didn’t want to leave in the first place
Ladarius Green Showing Glimpses of a Bright Future - Ricky Henne
"It’s a great feeling to be able to contribute," he said. "It’s a great feeling that Philip (Rivers) trusts me to throw me the ball. He trusts that I’m going to catch it and make a play. You’re supposed to be out there to do something, so I’m trying to make plays for the team. There’s nothing like learning on the field, so it’s been great to get that chance."