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Chargers-49ers final score: Chargers lose final preseason game 14-12

The San Diego Chargers' third-stringers played a poor game against the San Francisco 49ers' third-stringers and I hope you did something better with you night than watch it.

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"That's how it's gone for the Chargers. It started poorly and it ended poorly" - Dan Fouts

Right after that very accurate quote, Fouts also said, "You dial it down a notch in the final preseason game, but the Chargers dialed it down to zero." That was also accurate.

Had this been a meaningful game, there would be plenty to write about. However, if you missed this game, you didn't miss much.

CB Richard Crawford was both great and terrible in the same game, as was WR Tyrell Williams.

The offensive line was terrible, the running backs were awful, and the QBs were atrocious (although Brad Sorensen outplayed Kellen Clemens until a late interception ended his day).

The defensive front seven appears to be where the San Diego Chargers have the most depth, as the defensive line and the linebackers were about the only players on the field that appeared to be worth a damn in this game.

As for the much-talked about kicking competition between Nick Novak and Josh Lambo? There were zero field goal attempts, I believe Lambo handled every kickoff, and none of them were downed for a touchback.

Roster cuts are due by Saturday but you can expect a bunch of roster news tomorrow following this game.