Rapid Reaction: San Diego Chargers - Eric Williams
San Diego punter Mike Scifres twice had punts downed at the Washington 1-yard line. Lawrence Guy blocked a 25-yard field goal attempt by Kai Forbath, the first field goal blocked by the Chargers in 11 years. Guy also deflected a Robert Griffin III pass that was intercepted in the end zone by defensive tackle Sean Lissemore for San Diego’s first defensive touchdown of the season.
CB Derek Cox not meeting expectations - Eric Williams
"We made a decision to put someone else in," McCoy said. "We are going to do what we think is best to win every game, and we’ll make a change and rotate personnel -- put certain guys in. We’ll do whatever we think is the best to make the team win."
D.J. Fluker trying to bring a little Bama to San Diego Chargers - Mark Inabinett
Brandt, who was the player personnel director for the Dallas Cowboys' first 29 seasons and now serves as an analyst for nfl.com, thinks the Chargers had the best 2013 draft in the NFL, based on the results so far, and he puts Fluker, the No. 11 selection in the draft, at the top of the list of rookie contributors in San Diego.
ReFo: Chargers @ Redskins, Week 9 - Khaled Elsayed
The rollercoaster season of Johnnie Troutman continues. He was back to his best against the Jaguars but after a bye week off he was having more than his share of issues in pass protection, allowing three hits and four hurries. His role in the offense is always a tricky one, with the team seemingly happier for him to be the interior man left one-on-one with the Redskins’ big men in the middle.
Chargers: We Have to Get Back on Track - Ricky Henne
"Every loss (hurts) if you ask me," he said. "It doesn’t matter what time of the season it is (or) when it is. This game is all about winning. That’s what we’re in this business for, to go week in and week out to win the game… It always stings and then you hope the next Sunday can come tomorrow morning just so you can play another game to get that bad taste out of your mouth."