Philip at the Mic: The Rivers-Gates Legacy - Ricky Henne and Hayley Elwood
Rivers on Brent Grimes: "He's a good corner & he's very quick." Says whole TB defense is playing well as of late.
Philip Rivers: "No Room For Error" - Chargers.com (video)
Quarterback Philip Rivers speaks with the media following practice on Wednesday.
30 PFF stats to know for NFL Week 13 - Nathan Jahnke
On just 101 run-defense snaps this season, Korey Toomer has made 19 total run stops. The long-time special teams player saw just one defensive snap in his first four seasons in the NFL, but due to injuries to the Chargers’ linebackers, he’s finally seeing a chance on defense. In that time, Toomer has played like one of the best linebackers in the NFL. This week, he will be tasked in stopping RB Doug Martin and the Buccaneers, who are on a hot streak.
NFL Workout Notes: Bucs, Jags, Colts, Chargers - Dallas Robinson
The Chargers auditioned defensive backs Randall Evans and Solomon Means, tweets Balzer. San Diego is currently missing cornerback Brandon Flowers (concussion), while safety Jahleel Addae just returned on Sunday after recovering from a broken collarbone.
Buccaneers' big-play WR Mike Evans up next for Chargers - Eric Williams
Evans became the second receiver this season to reach 1,000 yards with his 104-yard performance against the Seahawks. Even with Richard Sherman shadowing him much of the game and at times having safety help, Evans shined, even catching the ball in triple coverage. He and Winston devoted a lot of extra time together this offseason, and you can see that chemistry paying off when plays break down, the pocket collapses and Winston still keeps his eyes downfield looking for No. 13.
Philip Rivers' new security blanket? Receiver Dontrelle Inman - Eric Williams
"If you want one quality, you want them to have dependability," Rivers said. "Dontrelle is a good player. He makes plays. He runs good routes and does those things. But his thing is he's dependable. You can count on him to run the right route, play any position and do his job every day."