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San Diego Chargers Daily Links: Williams, Benjamin shine in Chargers victory

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Stifling Defense Propels Bolts to Victory - Hayley Elwood
"The character of our team and the want-to with everything we went through last week and the way they came back and responded; this is the way we play and that’s the key thing," Head Coach Mike McCoy said.  "That’s the most important thing; never give up, keep on playing and fight your tail off every day.  Come to work every day and do your job.  That’s what our players have done, so give them a lot of credit and give our coaches a lot of credit, too."

With Danny Woodhead injured, time is now for Melvin Gordon - Eric Williams
"The biggest lesson I’ve learned is to not worry about other people’s success, regardless of what it is," Gordon said. "Focus on you and your teammates. We just get so competitive sometimes. I know I was.

Melvin Gordon Has Running Game Off to Best Start in a Decade - Ricky Henne
"(He’s) come alive," Rivers said.  "It’s kind like, ‘Uh oh, here he comes.’  He’s starting to see it.  He’s running confident, and that’s the way he ran today.  He made a couple cuts where he started to bounce it, and then he saw it bouncing over the top and he said, ‘Alright, I’m going to take my three (yards).’  There were a handful of very smart runs.  They weren’t pretty or the ones anyone is talking about, but they were smart runs.  And then he made some of the big ones as well.  I thought it was a heck of a day by him."

With Keenan Allen out, WRs step up for Chargers in win over Jaguars - Eric Williams
Tight end Antonio Gates moved forward in his chase of the all-time touchdown receiving record for tight ends with a 2-yard touchdown catch to finish the scoring in the first half. With 105 career touchdown receptions, Gates inched closer to Tony Gonzalez's record 111 TDs.

Benjamin, Williams Step Up in Allen's Absence - Ricky Henne
"He is one of those guys who is one-play away from going to the house. He is definitely one of the fastest guys in the NFL.  You see him do things and it seems it is easy when you watch him do it, but the guys who play in the league, they understand how difficult it is to run past guys.  Especially when it is one of the best athletes on the opposite team.  The way he is running past them, it’s unbelievable to see a guy with that type of speed."