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Serious Business: 11/22 San Diego Chargers Links

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Sunday’s five most valuable players, Week 11 - MJD
The Chargers fell to the Bears, but Vincent Jackson did his part. In fact, you could argue that he kept the Chargers in the game. More than half of Philip Rivers' passing yards went to Jackson -- seven receptions for 165 yards and a touchdown. If he had one-on-one on the outside, Chicago just didn't have anyone that could handle him. Of course, the San Diego defense didn't have anyone that could handle anyone on the Chicago offense, either, but that's another story.

Bolts' season on brink after 5 straight losses - Bernie Wilson
Philip Rivers can’t recall losing five straight games in any competitive sport, unless dominoes count. Not in high school. Not during his career at North Carolina State.

Spanos has decisions to make on coach, GM - Kevin Acee
What happens with the Chargers over the next several weeks will almost certainly determine the job status of head coach Norv Turner, and it could even usher in the end of the A.J. Smith era.

Mathews acknowledges lapse, knows he's a target - Kevin Acee
"Once you get the label on you, it’s hard to get rid of it and, you know, I’m intent to get rid of it," Mathews said. "That’s my main priority is just not to put the ball on the ground."

Rivers-to-Jackson clicks - Jay Jay Maniquis
San Diego’s top receiver produced a monster day Sunday in a 31-20 loss to Chicago at Soldier Field.

Defense contains Forté - Christopher Smith
Chicago’s main threat on offense was held well below his average and finished with 83 total yards on 24 touches.

San Diego Chargers: Moving on - Bill Williamson
The Chargers played strong run defense. They held Bears standout runner Matt Forte to 59 yards on 21 carries. This was a big improvement after San Diego was ravaged on the ground by Oakland in Week 10.