Defense Puts Onus on Itself for "Embarrassing" Performance - Ricky Henne
"That’s embarrassing," Verrett said shaking his head. "Seeing that offense move the ball on us like that, I’m pretty sure no one expected them to do what they were doing. But hats off to them. They came out fired up, and it’s sad to say, but they had the crowd with them, too. It’s just one of those losses where you just go, ‘wow’ at the end of the day. It seemed we had no energy the entire day."
Chargers Offense Set for Some Soul-Searching - Hayley Elwood
"I don’t believe it’s the preparation part of it," McCoy said. "I think we had a really good week of practice, to be honest with you. I think (the players) were energetic, they had good execution, we had good plans. It comes down to going out there, and coaches and players doing our jobs better. It comes down to execution."
AFC Notes: McCown, Chargers, Bills - Ben Levine
Chargers offensive lineman Orlando Franklin was carted off the field during his team’s loss to the Raiders, and Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune believes (via Twitter) the former second-rounder suffered a left leg injury. Franklin didn’t speak following the game, but Gehlken tweets that the lineman could "barely walk."
After Chargers third straight loss, could Mike McCoy be on hot seat? - Eric Williams
The Chargers were bullied, manhandled and ultimately embarrassed by a more physical team in the Raiders. Oakland scored on its first seven drives and finished with 412 total yards.
Keenan Allen up, Philip Rivers down for the Chargers - Eric Williams
Philip Rivers: The 12-year veteran totaled just 105 passing yards in the first half, throwing two interceptions that resulted in 10 points for the Raiders.