Key Matchups: Chargers at Packers - Ricky Henne
The Packers thrive coming out of the gate, taking control of the game early on a regular basis. They’ve scored an NFL-high 52 first quarter points and have allowed only six on defense, leading the league with a plus-46 point differential after the first 15 minutes of play.
Which NFL Team Are You Stuck Watching Every Sunday? - Kirk Goldsberry
As you can see, the country is split between those seeing San Diego at Green Bay (red), those seeing Baltimore at San Francisco (blue), and Washington state residents seeing Seattle host Carolina. Displaced Seahawks or Panthers fans in New York City won’t get to see their favorite team on local television this week; instead, they’ll be shown the Chargers-Packers game.
For Danny Woodhead, Monday's loss a lifetime ago - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
"It’ll just be nice to have the whole family together," said Woodhead, whose mother is in town from Nebraska. "You think about this for the last, what, nine months? To finally have us all there, it’s going to be awesome. Now, it’s going to be probably louder, and there will probably be a little more crying. But you’ll take that. That’s part of a baby growing up."
Te'o crossed fingers, Perryman in wings - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
After a brief hiatus against the Steelers on Monday, he returned. He was on the field for the final play and looked to be at full speed when he crashed into Pittsburgh's left flank and beat the block of Heath Bell. He made glancing contact with Le'Veon Bell, who slithered away and reached out for the game-winning touchdown.
NFL Week 6 Fantasy Preview: San Diego Chargers at Green Bay Packers - CJ Daley
Allen could have a great game on Sunday if this turns into a shootout, Green Bay has given up the 3rd fewest fantasy points in the NFL. Allen will be the main wide receiver in this offense as Stevie Johnson recovers from a hamstring injury, but Antonio Gates and Ladarius Green have shown how effective they can be in two tight end sets. It is possible that Allen loses some targets to the Chargers tight ends.
9 Chargers miss practice on Thursday - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
Wide receiver Stevie Johnson (hamstring), left tackle King Dunlap (concussion), Franklin (ankle), center Chris Watt (concussion/groin), swing tackle Chris Hairston (ankle), linebacker Manti Te’o (ankle), cornerback Craig Mager (hamstring) and outside linebacker Tourek Williams (foot) missed practice.
San Diego Chargers LB Brock Hekking Eating 21,000 Calories Will Make You Hungry (Or Sick) - Ben Kercheval (video)
If you don’t know who San Diego Chargers linebacker Brock Hekking is, there are really only a few things you need to know. First, he’s a rookie out of the University of Nevada. Secondly, his hair is s-p-e-c-t-a-c-u-l-a-r. Seriously, look at that gorgeous, flowing mane: