Open Thread: San Diego Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars, 2nd Half

Sam Greenwood

The San Diego Chargers lead the Jacksonville Jaguars by a score of 14-3 at halftime. They haven't played great, but they've been good enough to build a solid lead.

The rollercoaster San Diego Chargers had a rollercoaster half against the winless Jacksonville Jaguars, who don't seem to have the talent to compete with Philip Rivers and Co.

Rivers completed 15 of 17 passes in the first half, but ended the second quarter with a poor decisions to try and run it in for a TD. That decision cost the Chargers three points, which would mean a lot more if they didn't have a 14-3 lead at the half.

Ryan Mathews has run for 54 yards on 9 carries in the first half, so he's on pace to get over 100 rushing yards for the second consecutive week. He's had plenty of room to run behind a patchwork offensive line that currently has D.J. Fluker at left tackle, Jeromey Clary at right tackle, Johnnie Troutman at left guard and Rich Ohrnberger at right guard. As per usual, Nick Hardwick is still playing center. (King Dunlap has left the game with another concussion, Mike Remmers left on a cart with a leg injury and is questionable to return)

The Chargers defense hasn't looked great, but they haven't needed to be great either. Corey Liuget, Thomas Keiser and Jahleel Addae have all recorded sacks on Chad Henne, but San Diego still hasn't forced a turnover.

The Chargers are winning the time of possession (18:35 vs. 11:25) through two quarters and haven't turned the ball over yet. That appears to be their formula for winning games in 2013. Let's hope they can keep it up.

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