San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers receiver Vincent Brown (86) breaks an ankle on a tackle by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Akwasi Owusu-Ansah (26) in the third quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. The Chargers defeated the Cowboys 28-20. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
Cowboys vs. Chargers highlight - Chargers.com (Video)
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers threw two interceptions, but the Chargers still found a way to win 28-20 Saturday in a shootout with Tony Romo and the Cowboys.
Chargers Win the Wright Way - Ricky Henne
"It was a good call by the coach," said Wright. "I didn’t leave my feet this time so it gave me the opportunity to get the sack. It’s not very often that you get the opportunity where you’re coming from the blind side and the quarterback doesn’t see you coming. I’m just happy that I got there before he got the pass out."
8/18: Coach Turner - Chargers.com (Video)
Head Coach Norv Turner addresses the media after the Chargers victory over Dallas Saturday night
Bad follows good as preseason moves on - Bill Williamson
Denver's Peyton Manning and San Diego's Philip Rivers have been intercepted three times each during the preseason; Oakland's Carson Palmer was picked off twice. All four of the offenses have seen rough patches and all four teams have dealt with worrisome injuries.
Back With Bolts, Whitehurst Excels
"(Charlie’s) very in control and makes good decisions," [Turner] said. "Our offense fits him. He left and went to play in Seattle and came back here and was just a more mature guy. He makes good decisions getting the ball out of his hands quicker, and has showed he’s an accurate passer."
Observation deck: Chargers-Cowboys - Bill Williamson
OK, I know you will ask: Does Brown's injury mean the Chargers could be in on Plaxico Burress or Chad Johnson? Well, it would be unlike San Diego general manager A.J. Smith to add either player, but there is a hole at the position.
Preseason victory far from impressive - Scott Bair
"I don't think we played as well as we've been practicing," Turner said. "It's a great reminder for me and all of our players. We have a lot of players trying to get on the same page. ... It just shows me that we have a lot of work to do."
Linked by draft position, Gilchrist, Wright vie for team's nickel back spot - Scott Bair
"I want the best guy," Turner said. "Shareece is really playing well there, and Marcus missed some time (because of an injury) but has caught up quickly. They're going to have a heck of a competition.