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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: September 17, 2012


Turner, team grounded after rout of Titans - Scott Bair
"When we function at a normal level and operate the way we'd like to, you can see that we've got a chance to be really good," Turner said. "We have a lot of work to do and must continue to get better."

Defense puts clamps on punchless Titans - Tom Sheridan
"Everything's tied together," Shaun Phillips said. "Secondary does a great job covering, we do a great job rushing. Everything's tied in. Like I keep telling everybody, as long as we go out and do our job, and they go out and do their job, we get a chance to produce 'W's."

Tennessee Titans Lose 38-10; Continue to Disappoint and Embarrass - August West
The Tennessee Titans added yet another memorable entry to the lengthy anthology of horrors covering our history with the San Diego Chargers. The losing streak is now entering its second decade, and this has to be one of the ugliest of all those loses [sic].

Floyd Racks Up 100 Yards Receiving in Home Opener - Ricky Henne
"We just try to feed off of Philip (Rivers)," Floyd said. "Like I said you have just got to be at your route depth and be where you are supposed to be when he’s ready to throw it. He’s going to read the defense and pick them apart and whoever is open based on that particular defense, he’s going to hit you."

Rosario Steps Up in Big Way - Ricky Henne
"All three of the touchdowns he threw me today, the ball was in perfect location," Dante Rosario said. "What he’s doing in the back, he’s probably looking people off but as soon as I get my head around, I’m looking for the ball. All three of those passes were in places where the defender couldn’t get it. "

Battle Leads Strong Ground Game for Bolts - Ricky Henne
He didn’t touch the ball until the end of the third quarter, but Jackie Battle made sure he made the most of his opportunity. The 6-foot-2, 238-pound bruising back carried the ball 14 times for a team-high 68 yards and two touchdowns as the Chargers defeated the Titans 38-10.

Rapid Reaction: Chargers 38, Titans 10 - Bill Williamson
Red zone woes are over: Last week, the Chargers were 1-of-5 in the red zone. This week, the Chargers were much better. They scored five touchdowns in six trips into the red zone. Seeing such instant improvement is a strong sign for this team.

San Diego setting the right tone early - Bill Williamson
"It’s safe to say, after two weeks, that all it is, that this is the best start we’ve had around here in awhile," Philip Rivers said. "We’ve made some mistakes but really both sides of the ball have been good." "Attention to details," San Diego linebacker Takeo Spikes said. "Credit goes to the coaching staff."