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Lack of Finishing Haunts Chargers - Hayley Elwood
"Of all the plays I missed today, I wished I hit the one to Travis on 3rd-and-2 because we were running that thing down," Rivers said. "We may end up with it in our hands at mid-field, and (I) just missed it…. It just came out a little high and hot, and he couldn’t make the play on it."

Manti Te'o Emotional After Achilles Injury - Ricky Henne
"Everything happens for a reason," he said following the game. "I live by a quote that says, ‘God puts mountains in front of you to show other people that it can be moved,’ and my faith is strong. I know that I will be alright. Unfortunately, I couldn’t be out there with my brothers and playing, and that is the thing that hurts the most. It was a big year for me, and I worked extremely hard and there is nothing that you can do now. Just look forward, move forward and keep going."

NFL should make defensive pass interference penalties reviewable - Kevin Seifert
The average yards lost this season on defensive pass interference is 15.75 yards per penalty, according to That number was 17.87 yards in 2015 and 18.09 in 2014. In other words, your standard contact between receiver and defender, while the ball is in the air, is punished more harshly than hitting a quarterback in the head.

With Manti Te'o out, Chargers rookie LB Jatavis Brown adds playmaking ability - Eric Williams
"I think I did my job," Brown said, when asked how he played against the Colts. "I think I did good overall. But at the end of the day it wasn’t good enough to get the win, so we have to go back to the drawing board."

Top fantasy takeaways from Week 3's action - Jeff Ratcliffe
It was supposed to be a Gordon’s big week as the feature back in a prime matchup against a lackluster Colts defense. Things didn’t quite go as planned, as Gordon managed just 35 yards on 16 carries. However, he did find the end zone and chipped in an additional 43 yards on four catches, which helped to salvage a reasonably good fantasy day. While the 1.8 yards per carry isn’t ideal, fantasy owners should still be encouraged by Gordon’s heavy usage.

10 best players from Sunday's Week 3 NFL action - Sam Monson
Going into the game against San Diego it did not look like a favorable matchup for Hilton on paper, running up against one of the league’s best cornerback stables in the Chargers. He took Jason Verrett to school, however, catching five of the six passes thrown his way when covered by Verrett for 135 yards and a touchdown. Hilton added catches against Brandon Flowers and LB Denzel Perryman to rack up 174 total receiving yards. Given the competition he was facing, this was the best wide receiver performance of the week — and it earned him a spot in the top five of this season’s WR grades.

Hilton helps carry Colts to win over Chargers - Khaled Elsayed
Besting his previous snap count high of 31 by one, Jatavis Brown continues to flash the kind of playmaking ability that will make it hard for the Chargers not to put him on the field more. He turned his sack into a big fumble of Andrew Luck, added two more defensive stops and two pass breakups.

10 worst performances from Sunday's Week 3 action - Sam Monson
Verrett came into this game having effectively shut down Jaguars star wide receiver Allen Robinson the previous week, but he couldn’t come close to the same trick against Indianapolis’ T.Y. Hilton, who gashed him for big yardage. In this game Verrett gave up a total of 138 yards and a touchdown, and when targeted, he allowed a perfect passer rating of 158.3.