3 takeaways from the Chargers’ 17-16 victory vs. Raiders - Will Hernandez
Los Angeles didn’t look pretty moving the ball, but they found a way late in the game to get deep enough inside Oakland territory to put Novak in an excellent position to drill the game-winning kick
Mike Williams flashes potential in limited duty against Raiders - Eric Williams
"We wanted to sprinkle him in some and let him ease his way in," Rivers said. "And we knew there if we got zone coverage he was going to have a chance to be the primary guy on that in route, a big target. And he did a nice job.
Audibles at the Line: Week 6 - Andrew Potter
Turnovers and sloppy play is killing the Raiders, though. On their first offensive drive, Carr threw an interception near Crabtree on what appeared to be some route communicative. A few drives later, Carr was strip-sacked by Joey Bosa, though the Raiders recovered and were forced to punt. If the Raiders can tighten up their pass protection and sloppy play in the second half, this game should be theirs to control.
What we learned in the Chargers' 17-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders – Dan Woike
You can tell that Williams gives the offense a dimension it didn't have — a big, physical target for Rivers to find. Williams' only catch came in the second half on a crucial third down, with him breaking open on an "in route" against zone coverage. With Williams jumping to make the catch, Rivers had a huge area to throw the ball into with the big receiver shielding off the defense.
Chargers LB Denzel Perryman expected to practice this week - Eric Williams
“When we get him out for the Jacksonville game, I expect it to be big,” Lynn said. “He’s a starting MIKE linebacker in this league and we miss him right now.”
Radio Call of the Game: The Game Winning Drive - Chargers.com (video)
Listen to Matt "Money" Smith's radio call of the final drive leading up to the game winning field goal by Nick Novak.
Chargers ride gritty defense to comeback win over Raiders - Eric Williams
"I thought the guys stepped up and made plays when we had to," Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said. "That's what we've been talking about. I'm so proud that they are starting to see the fruit of their labor because these men work hard every single week."
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