Chargers WR Javontee Herndon to get his shot; Weddle pushing to return - Annie Heilbrunn (video)
Hear from WR/KR Javontee Herndon on being promoted to the active roster and also where Eric Weddle is in his return (and when he’ll know if he’s ready to play):
Jay Cutler says Weddle is a difference maker, between earholes - Tom Krasovic (UT$)
"With Weddle playing, they're a little bit of different animal; they have the ability to check when you check," Cutler said Thursday, without being asked about Weddle.
Bears HC John Fox Explains Altering Game Plan when Facing Philip Rivers - Hayley Elwood
"It’s never easy," Fox said. "I think (McCoy) knows that and he’s been through it with me many times. We’ve had some auspicious starts in the past. You just keep grinding. They’ve (lost) some close games just like we have, but he knows the drill. It’s never easy and this is a tough game played and coached by tough people."
Key Matchups: Chargers vs. Bears - Ricky Henne
The key for every defense is to make the opposing quarterback uncomfortable by knocking him off his spot. Jay Cutler is regarded as one of the game’s true gunslingers, and thus far, his offensive line has kept him in his comfort zone. Cutler has been sacked only nine times this season, which is the fifth fewest in the NFL for quarterbacks with at least 200 drop backs. Meanwhile, the Chargers rank 18th in the NFL with 15 sacks, led by Jerry Attaochu’s 4.0.
Moving on without Keenan; Javontee Herndon on NFL opp & returning punts - Marty Caswell (video)
It won't be easy replacing the type of season Keenan Allen was having for the San Diego Chargers but the team will have to do just that in their remaining eight