Chargers-Lions Hangover: Fluker, O-Line moves & Gordon’s fumble - Annie Heilbrunn (video)
Annie’s got you covered with news on D.J. Fluker’s ankle injury and how he used visualization techniques to get better at the right guard position; plus, possible O-Line moves and McCoy’s take on Melvin Gordon’s fumble.
Annie’s postgame analysis: Chargers vs. Lions - Annie Heilbrunn (video)
Annie Heilbrunn reports from Qualcomm Stadium on everything you need to know from the Chargers’ win over the Lions in Week One of the 2015 season.
NFL Week 1 Winners and Losers: Welcome to Marcus Mariota’s League - Robert Mays
Gary Kubiak had to enjoy his first win as Denver’s coach, but I’m guessing at least part of him was pained to see the efficient offense he’d built in Baltimore crumble before his eyes. It probably didn’t help that his new one didn’t fare much better. Yesterday’s game in Denver was difficult to watch — the Broncos and Ravens failed to manage even a single offensive touchdown.
Five Lessons from the Lions Game - Ricky Henne
"I am just trying to help the team out in any way I can. I really am. We won the game, so I am happy. That’s the biggest thing. Did I score two touchdowns? Yes, I was able to, but the ten other guys helping me out, that’s how it happened. I am happy we won the game."
Chargers notes: Kyle Emanuel no ordinary rookie - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
Emanuel had himself a day in a 33-28 win over the Lions. Not only did he make his regular-season professional debut but he received his first career start, notched his first career sack and — why not? — caught his first career interception.
Lions-Chargers Week 1 PFF Grades - Thomas Maney
After an impressive—but injury-shortened—rookie season (+8.1 overall grade in 230 snaps), CB Jason Verrett (+2.5) showed no signs of slowing down after surrendering just one reception for 6 yards. Offseason acquisition CB Patrick Robinson (+1.7) also chipped in with an interception and forced fumble playing from the slot. Overall, it was a solid display from the San Diego secondary.