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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: September 23, 2014

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ReFo: Chargers @ Bills, Week 3 - Sam Monson
This was perhaps inevitable given the defensive front Buffalo can deploy, and Ohrnberger’s performance wasn’t an outlier on the San Diego O-line, rather an unlucky case study in the broader picture. The Chargers struggled to contain the Bills up front, especially when it came to run blocking.

Jaguars: Bortles to earn first start against Chargers - Kevin Connaghan
Passing for 223 yards and two touchdowns, Bortles did enough to convince Coach Bradley that he should start against the San Diego Chargers in Week 4. It wasn’t all positive, Bortles threw two interceptions, one of them a pick six, on his way to a -5.0 passing grade; and struggled with deep throws, going 0-4 and giving up both picks on passes of more than 19 yards. However Bortles still outperformed Henne on both PFF QB Rating (65.92 to 62.97) and Accuracy Percentage (65.2 to 57.1).

All-Star Team of the Week: Week 3 - Gordon McGuinness
Targeted eight times in coverage, Flowers had one pass breakup and allowed four receptions. Those four receptions went for just 29 yards, though, as he stood out as our highest-graded cornerback this week.

Why San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers Leads the MVP Race After Week 3 - Cian Fahey (BR)
Again, Rivers finished the play with a simple throw, but the throw was created by what he did with the ball before letting it go. His movement in the pocket, discipline with his eyes and tight release allowed him to find the open receiver in a situation where many quarterbacks fail to remain poised.

Audibles at the Line: Week 3 - Andrew Potter
At halftime of the Bills -- Chargers game, I'm left wondering if there is a better quarterback in the NFL right now than Philip Rivers. Definitely leading the MVP race to this point and I'm not sure anyone is actually close to him.