Te'o, Perryman show flashes - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
Te'o entered the NFL with borderline footspeed for an every-down linebacker. Injuries slow a player in two ways: sprint speed and mental development. Te'o was a step or two slow Sunday in his first game back from an ankle injury.
WATCH: McCoy Walks Out of News Conference - Derek Togerson
McCoy does not like to share information about anything. He has a standard script of answers he goes to when he does not want to touch on certain subjects. One of his absolute favorites is, "We'll do what we think is in the best interest of the football team."
Mailbag: Are the Chargers Looking Ahead to the Draft? - Ricky Henne
Yes, all teams deploy scouts throughout the Fall, but the Chargers effort is fully on the final six games of the 2015 season. To suggest otherwise is disrespectful to the players, coaches and front office who’s main focus every single week is to find a way to WIN the next game. So any discussion about rooting for the Bolts to lose is one you shouldn’t pay any mind to.
D.J. Fluker suffers 2nd concussion in 5 days - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
Under the current NFL protocol, there is no minimum number of days or games that a concussed player must be sidelined before returning to play. All concussions are considered unique, and the speed at which a player progresses through a five-step protocol — rest and recovery; light aerobic exercise; strength training with continued exercise; football-specific activities and drills without contact; clearance to play — without setback is determined by his perceived recovery.
Chargers' Malcom Floyd practices; Weddle, others don't - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
Time will tell; a torn labrum is a significant injury. But the Chargers wide receiver made a good step from an ailment suffered Nov. 9 against the Bears. He rested during the bye week and was sidelined last week. On Wednesday, Floyd officially was a limited participant. His status for Sunday in Jacksonville will gain clarity over the course of the week.
Chargers need to rediscover that winning feeling - Eric Williams
"The coaching staff is phenomenal in putting us in situations to maximize our ability. We just have to find a way to execute it in the game, and sometimes that’s easier said than done. That’s really the challenge for us: Find a way to take the game plan and the blueprint that’s set out for us every single week, and find a way to execute it in the game."