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Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Are Chargers a Playoff Contender?

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In fight for L.A., Chargers should embrace powder blue uniform - Eric Williams
"We love the powder blue," Chargers president of business operations A.G. Spanos told the team's website. "It is obviously a color our fans identify with and is an important part of the Chargers' rich history. It has worked out well that we can still wear the powder blue for certain games during the year, especially during special occasions like honoring our alumni. The current system has worked out great."

Rookie receiver race: Mike Williams' return adds potential star power - Michael Rothstein
Mike Williams, Los Angeles Chargers (YTD stats: 1 rec. 15 yards, 1 target, 7 routes): The first-round pick made his NFL debut in Week 6, catching his only target for 15 yards. As he gets comfortable in the offense, he could be a player to watch.

What You Missed in the Win Over the Raiders - Ricky Henne
Trevor Williams disrupted the rhythm of the play at the line of scrimmage, forcing the incompletion. Williams jammed Crabtree once the ball was snapped, now allowing a free break. As a result, Carr and Crabtree’s timing was off as the Raiders turned it over on downs.

Scouting Report: Broncos vs. Chargers - Ricky Henne
Melvin Ingram (7.5) and Joey Bosa (5.5) are the NFL’s top pass rushing duo with a league-high 13 sacks between them. They are the only pair of teammates ranked in the top 10 in the league. Bosa’s 41 total tackles rank second on the team, trailing only second-year linebacker Jatavis Brown. Finally, cornerback Trevor Williams has emerged as a steady force in the secondary with five passes defensed.

Los Angeles Chargers: Could the playoffs be a possibility? - Mike Murray
The schedule. Most of us thought that if the Chargers could get to the bye at .500 they would be in good shape to make the playoffs. The second half of the Chargers schedule appears to be much easier than the first half. If the Chargers can take care of a reeling Broncos team on Sunday and pull off an upset in Foxborough a week later, there will much to be excited about.

Broncos-Chargers odds Week 7: Denver underdogs heading into Los Angeles - Tim Lynch
The Denver Broncos had opened 2.5 point favorites over the Los Angeles Chargers last week, but after an impressive comeback win over the Oakland Raiders by Los Angeles and an impressive choke job by Denver at home to the lowly New York Giants, the script has flipped.

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