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Ranking the NFL's best and worst position groups - Pro Football Focus (insider)
The Chargers have one of the top coverage units in the NFL and a 90.1 team coverage grade, thanks to a combination of Casey Hayward, emerging corner Desmond King and rookie sensation Derwin James. Hayward has allowed a reception every 18.6 snaps and just 0.79 yards per reception, which rank third and 10th among qualifying corners.

Mike Pouncey playing at a Pro Bowl level ahead of matchup with his twin - Eric Williams
"If I don't get picked for the Pro Bowl, something's wrong," Pouncey said. "But at the end of the day, all I care about is coming here to win the Super Bowl. I feel like with team success comes individual success.

Predicting the Playoffs in the AFC - Ryan Adverderada
The Chargers play home games in name only. Since leaving San Diego, Hollywood’s other team has struggled to find a crowd advantage at home. Luckily the Chargers find themselves on the road for the playoffs. The Chargers have a talented defense, and at times, an explosive offense. Veteran quarterback Philip Rivers continues to throw the ball all over the field to a talented group of receivers. The run game has taken a slight hit with the loss of Melvin Gordon for the season, but the offense continues to be dangerous.

The NFL's best quarterbacks under pressure - Sam Monson
Philip Rivers is having a career year in 2018, and that extends to his play in the face of pressure. He leads the league in passer rating when hurried at 92.0, six points better than any other quarterback, and has averaged almost eight yards per attempt on those plays.

Stats to know for all 32 NFL teams entering Week 13 - PFF Analysis Team
Over the last two seasons combined, Keenan Allen has averaged 2.54 yards per route run, which is tied for third-most among all wide receivers.

Predicting the Chargers’ final five games - Jason Gilder (slide show)
And with the final five games of the season on the horizon, the Bolts will not be colliding with below average teams. The eight-win squad will square off with three AFC teams in playoff position, two of which are among the top three teams in the conference. They will also clash with a division rival pushing for a Wild Card that has already beaten the Chargers.

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