SD-KC Grades: Dontari Poe leads Chiefs in defensive battle - William Moy
The offensive line struggles became even more pronounced when LT King Dunlap (+0.3) went down after just seven snaps. Chris Hairston (-4.3) filled in for him, and things did not go well. Hairston allowed four total pressures in pass protection, including one key sack by Dee Ford, where he was so late getting off the snap that Ford was already by him before he had even realized what happened.
Chargers' defense provides glimmer of hope in dark 2015 season - Eric Williams
"For us, it’s all about playing together," Te'o said. "It’s not that we didn’t play together before. But there’s a bond as a unit, and there’s a bond as individuals that we have out there -- it’s something that’s still growing, and I’m excited to see how far that we grow.
Philip Rivers Dubs Loss as "Story of Our Season" - Ricky Henne
"We were calling a play and trying to get into a certain situation there," McCoy explained. "Get in to see what Philip was doing at the line of scrimmage trying to get something lined up correctly and we didn’t get the ball snapped….It’s our infraction. It’s our entire team’s infraction. It’s not one guy; it’s our entire infraction as a football team."
Offensive Miscues Cost Bolts Once Again - Hayley Elwood
"We have to do a better job of scoring points, obviously with only getting the (two field goals) we got over the past couple weeks," said Head Coach Mike McCoy. "It comes down to all of us together finding a way to get the ball in the end zone. Whether it’s execution, whether it’s a call, whatever that is, we’re in this together. We all have to do our jobs better and score more points…"
Despite Loss, Defense's Bright Future on Full Display - Ricky Henne
"I just committed myself to helping my team get wins," Attaochu explained about his strong individual play this season. "That’s basically it – giving everything I have…. I think we’re sticking together. This has been a tough year. We’ve had a lot of games just like this. It’s just a true test of character more than anything for every man in this organization."