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San Diego Chargers Links 10/12

Bye comes at good time for Bolts -
Chargers players gathered for about 10 minutes Thursday and talked some things out before they parted ways for a three-day break brought about by their bye weekend. Attendees described the meeting, held sans coaches, as casual but good for the collective psyche, a reminder that "we're all in this together" and "it's a whole team thing" and "it's up to each of us."

Attorney leads pursuit in Escondido -
The San Diego Chargers held training camp in Escondido from 1964 to 1968 at a Travelodge east of what is now Interstate 15. So it's easy for local land-use attorney Dave Ferguson to imagine the team playing in a new stadium in the same general area. "What this would be is the Chargers coming home," Ferguson said.

Wrap-up: Giants 44, Raiders 7 - AFC West - ESPN
While Oakland’s defense was awful Sunday, the offensive woes continue to be the story. Oakland quarterback JaMarcus Russell lost three fumbles. He threw for just 100 yards Oakland had 124 yards of total offense. Oakland was held to under 200 yards of offense for the fourth straight game.

Wrap-up: Cowboys 26, Chiefs 20 (OT) - AFC West - ESPN
The Chiefs played well enough to win before falling apart late. That was the calling card of Edwards team last year. The Chiefs have lost 28 of the past 30 games.

AFC West notes from Week 5 - AFC West - ESPN
Denver is getting better defensively as the game goes on. Denver is allowing 29.1 yards less a quarter in the final three quarter of the game. Fifteen of Denver’s 16 games have come after the first quarter. Seventeen of the 43 points Denver has allowed have come in the final three quarters of games.

Tom Brady completed one of seven passes for six yards when Denver sent five or more pass rushers. When Denver didn’t blitz, Brady was 18 of 26 for 209 yards.

Denver quarterback Kyle Orton was strong against the blitz. He completed 13 of 17 passes for 122 yards and had a 134.9 passers’ rating, according to ESPN’s Stats and Information.

Shocking but true: Broncos are the AFC's best - Shutdown Corner - NFL - Yahoo! Sports
Now, after their 20-17 overtime win over the Patriots, in which Josh McDaniels beat mentor Bill Belichick, it's past time to disregard Cutlergate, and the lost first-round draft pick, and all the other ancillary drama, and recognize that the Broncos are indeed the AFC's best team -- in record and on the field. (Ed. Note: Has he not watched the Colts?)

Check out Josh McDaniels celebrating with the Denver crowd after the Broncos win the game