SD-BAL Grades: Ravens hit game-winning FG to drop Chargers - Thomas Maney
This was a rough game for C Trevor Robinson (-3.7), who struggled against the Ravens defensive front and often getting bulled back to squeeze the pocket or stood up at the point of attack. He provided no resistance to DT Timmy Jernigan at 13:56 of the first quarter, which resulted in a drive-killing sack. On San Diego’s final drive (4Q, 2:38), Robinson had a crucial blunder on a shotgun snap despite being saved by a quick reaction from QB Phillip Rivers.
NFL Grades Week 8: Dysfunctional Texans are AFC South contenders - John Breech
The Chargers might be the closest thing to a one-man team that the NFL has. Philip Rivers did his best to carry the team to a win (301 yards, 3 passing TD), but it wasn't enough because the Chargers defense had no answer for Joe Flacco, who showed off his elite-ness and threw for 319 yards and a TD.
Trading Eric Weddle to Steelers would make some sense - Eric Williams
"I love Eric Weddle, always have," Tomlin said. "He’s so versatile. He’s a sub-package linebacker. He plays strong safety. He plays free safety. He plays half-field, middle of the field. They blitz him. He’s a do-everything type of a player, and a good one."
Is Dean Spanos only mediocre at picking head coaches? - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
When the Chargers made the playoffs and beat the Bengals, they vindicated many of the offensive changes that McCoy presumably spelled out to the men who hired him -- Spanos, football executive John Spanos, newly hired General Manager Tom Telesco, cap manager EdMcGuire and consultant Ron Wolf, the former Green Bay Packers GM inducted into the Hall of Fame this year.