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Jason Verrett, Hunter Henry ready to respond - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
"I tried to go to sleep at 1 or 2," Verrett said. "You know how you’re laying with your eyes closed? I was just thinking about all the plays that I didn’t get, that I made them. That’s all I kept thinking about. To me, that’s the way I control my mind, the way I handle those kinds of situations. I’m cool now. I’ve got to be cool.

Chargers defense can rise to occasion - Michael Gehlken (UT$)
"I always look at it from both sides of the ball," coach Mike McCoy said. "I’d like the offense to run the clock out, number one, in situations where we can convert a third down, keep the clock going, things like that. But then defensively, you’ve got to go out and make a play. …

Chargers' Fantasy Preview vs. the Saints - Joe Gigliotti’s Jamey Eisenberg points out "Rivers has seven touchdowns in his last two home games going back to last year, and he should remain hot in San Diego this week." Rivers is on average going for $7,700 in daily fantasy leagues.

Best 1v1 matchups in every NFL Week 4 game - PFF Analysis Team
A strength-versus-strength matchup to watch at Qualcomm Stadium will pit Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram against Saints RT Zach Strief. Through three games, Ingram has recorded 13 total QB pressures (two sacks, 11 QB hurries), while Strief has surrendered just four total pressures (one QB hit, three QB hurries).

Caraun Reid making a surprise impact for Chargers - Eric WIlliams
"He comes to work," Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano said. "From Day 1 he’s been a professional. Giff’s (Chargers defensive line coach Giff Smith) done a great job of catching him up to speed when he got here, with his ability to learn the defense that fast and make an impact in the defense."