Best one-on-one matchups for NFL Week 8 - PFF Analysis Team
Von Miller has extended his incredible postseason play well into the 2016 regular season now, earning the No. 1 overall grade among edge defenders entering Week 8. Miller’s pass-rushing productivity mark so far this season has been topped by only one other 3-4 OLB — Chargers DE Joey Bosa.
Chargers keeping Joey Bosa fresh by limiting snap count - Eric Williams
However, Bosa still has his detractors. Former NFL edge rusher and current analyst Brady Poppinga said in this interview with Mark Willard and Rich Ohrnberger of Xtra 1360 Fox Sports radio that while Bosa has played well, he is not having the type of impact an elite edge rusher like Von Miller has on a game.
Broncos defense has gone to Plan B often this season - Jeff Legwold
"People try everything against us," said Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. "Sometimes they do stuff they didn’t do this year, so we have to adjust. Sometimes they just make a play, but we kind of pride ourselves in seeing what’s going on and adapting to it. But yeah, we’ve seen everything."
Biggest Week 8 NFL questions, stats and predictions - Sheil Kapadia
6: The number of San Diego Chargers games that have been decided by one possession this season. They lost the first four but won the past two and would suddenly be at .500 (4-4) with a win over the Denver Broncos. Despite a lackluster supporting cast, Philip Rivers is averaging 8.24 yards per attempt (fourth), has a passer rating of 102.4 (sixth) and is third in QBR (76.3). The Chargers play the Broncos for the second time in three weeks and are 4.5-point underdogs.
Chargers Open To Trading For Wide Receiver - Dallas Robinson
Even if the Chargers are willing to part with a mid-round pick, however, a deal is unlikely to come together, especially given that San Diego doesn’t have much cap space. With less than $2MM available, the Chargers wouldn’t be able to afford high-priced options such as Alshon Jeffery or Torrey Smith that could be available in advance of Tuesday’s trade deadline. Within his article, Acee tosses out the Jaguars’ Marqise Lee and the Panthers’ Corey Brown as potential targets, but those names appear speculative.
Chargers Promote WR Isaiah Burse - Dallas Robinson
Burse, 24, has 13 games of NFL experience under his belt — he played in one contest with the Chargers last season, and spent 12 games on Denver’s roster the year prior. He’s never caught an NFL pass, and has mostly contributed as a special teams player. Burse was the Broncos’ primary punt returner in 2014, averaging 7.3 yards per return on 29 chances.