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Extra Points: Gase, 49ers, Cards, Bortles - Connor Byrne
The Chargers tried to sign wide receiver Paul Turner before the Eagles promoted him to their 53-man roster this week, Ian Rapoport of tweets.

Best one-on-one matchups for NFL Week 12 - PFF Analysis Team
After what could be called a disappointing rookie season, Melvin Gordon has impressed thus far in his second pro season. Gordon played a season-high 70 snaps last week (24 running, 46 passing); can Texans LB Benardrick McKinney slow the Charger down in Week 12?

New RB Ronnie Hillman ready to contribute for Chargers - Eric Williams
"I feel like I could go out there and perform," Hillman said. "Playing with Phil (Philip Rivers), he could change the play in a split second, so just coming in and figuring out how they play is probably the biggest challenge."

Biggest Week 12 questions, stats and predictions - Sheil Kapadia
Bill O'Brien's team is 5-0 at home and coming off of a difficult loss to the Raiders in Mexico City. The 4-6 Chargers had a bye last week and have the easiest remaining schedule in the NFL, according to Football Outsiders. San Diego's pass defense will give Brock Osweiler trouble. The Chargers are 1.5-point favorites.

Philip Rivers still believes playoffs within reach for Chargers - Eric Williams
"We’ve got six to play and crazier things have happened," Rivers said, pointing to Miami of Ohio reeling off six straight wins after starting the season 0-6 and finishing one game away from winning the MAC title.