Thomas Keiser flashes pass rush skills - Eric Williams
With outside linebacker Jarret Johnson and inside linebacker Donald Butler out, Keiser was one of a handful of young defensive players who stepped up in the duo's absence, including edge rusher Larry English (five tackles and a sack), linebacker Andrew Gachkar (five tackles), safety Jahleel Addae (four tackles and a sack) and safety Marcus Gilchrist (four tackles, two pass deflections and an interception).
Ryan Mathews lets play do talking - Eric Williams
"I don’t really think about it like that," Mathews said following the Chargers' 24-6 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. "As long as we got the win, that’s all that really matters -- being able to go into the bye week with a 'W' and a winning record feels good."
Rivers Passes His Way into NFL History - Ricky Henne
Rivers became only the 37th quarterback in NFL history to throw for 30,000 yards for his career. He became the second Charger to do so, following in the footsteps of Dan Fouts who had 43,040
Remarkable Resilience Displayed by O-line - Ricky Henne
It would be understandable if the Jaguars defense were licking their chops, but as they have done all season, the offensive line showed incredible heart and resilience in leading the way to victory. Philip Rivers had all day to throw for the most part, and wasn’t sacked a single time after all the changes were made up front. Meanwhile, on the ground the team had a second straight standout performance and the end result was a 24-6 victory.
He outdid his touchdown with an all-effort, 29-yard catch and run to start the game's final period. Royal had no room to run left as the Jaguars closed in on a screen pass thirty seconds into the fourth quarter. So, with Rivers leading the way, Royal broke back across the entire field to search for running room.