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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: October 8, 2012

Your daily dose of San Diego Chargers news & notes from around the web.

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Wrap-up: Saints 31, Chargers 24 - Bill Williamson
Two tough turnovers: San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers played well, but an interception on a tipped pass and a fumble as the Chargers desperately tried to score on the final drive of the game sullied an otherwise good night for him. This game will be remembered for Ingram’s game-changing penalty.

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Late San Diego comeback falls short in 31-24 loss - James Brady
Saints fan shockingly doesn't reference gift (non-)calls by referees in game recap.

San Diego Chargers Lose to New Orleans Saints, Refs and Melvin Ingram - John Gennaro
The rest of he night was a comedy of errors. Ryan Mathews, who was averaging more than 7.7 yards per touch, warmed up a spot on the bench. Philip Rivers did his best, but every pass completed for more than 10 yards was called back due to phantom calls that even the NBC announcers were ashamed of.

Brees sets mark, Saints beat Chargers 31-24 - Brett Marten
At Brees' request, the NFL allowed head coach Sean Payton, assistant head coach Joe Vitt and general manager Mickey Loomis - all serving various suspensions in connection with the NFL's bounty investigation - to attend the game.

Brees breaks record in Saints win over Chargers - Elizabeth Aguilera (UT$)
The Chargers fall to 3-2. They maintain first place in the AFC West as Denver (2-3) lost earlier in the day to New England.

Microsoft - Randall Munroe
Facebook, Apple, and Google all got away with their monopolist power grabs because they don't have any 'S's in their names for critics to snarkily replace with '$'s.