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Philip Rivers May Require Back Surgery

Quarterback Philip Rivers says he doesn’t know if he’s going to need surgery on his ailing back now that the Chargers’ season is over.

12/29/2014

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Team Grades: Kansas City Sacks San Diego’s Playoff Hopes

On Sunday in Kansas City the Chargers were simply outplayed by a Chiefs team that was also playing for its playoff life. With their 19-7 win and season sweep of the Bolts, Kansas City eliminated the Chargers and claimed second place in the AFC West outright. That is probably little relief, however, as the Chiefs will also be in for a long off-season.

12/29/2014

Chiefs quarterback Chase Daniel looks to pass while under pressure from San Diego's Dwight Freeney during Kansas City's 19-7 win over the visiting Chargers on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.(credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chiefs Knock Chargers Out Of Playoff Hunt, 19-7

The Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 19-7 on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere.

12/28/2014

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Win and They’re In: Chargers Have 1 Day To Prepare For Chiefs’ New QB

The San Diego Chargers simplified their road to a playoff berth with an improbable comeback victory. The Kansas City Chiefs’ path to the postseason is much more complex – and unlikely. San Diego looks to clinch its spot Sunday with a win, while Kansas City needs a victory and lots of help elsewhere.

12/26/2014

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Injury Report: Updates On Philip Rivers And Corey Liuget

Those are just the games with playoff implications as to which teams get in etc., while several other games will determine final playoff seeds and first-round byes.

12/26/2014

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the visiting Chargers. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wild-Card Hopeful Chargers Will Face Chiefs’ Backup QB Sunday

With a playoff spot on the line, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen, he said Friday.

12/26/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: San Diego Chargers At Kansas City Chiefs

The Chargers completed another improbable road comeback last week when they outlasted the 49ers and if they win here, they get into the postseason.

12/24/2014

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Who Will Join The Pats, Broncos, Colts, Bengals And Steelers?

Going into Sunday’s second meeting of the season between the long-time AFL rivals (Kansas City won earlier this season 23-20), the stakes could not be any higher.

12/24/2014

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Opponent Profile: Chargers, Chiefs To Battle For Playoff Spot

After a wild come-from-behind 38-35 overtime win in San Francisco this past Saturday evening, the Chargers will look to lock up the final AFC playoff spot this Sunday when they travel to Arrowhead Stadium to battle division rival Kansas City.

12/23/2014

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Team Grades: Chargers Dodge Bullet, Top 49ers 38-35 In OT

In what was all but a must-win game for the Bolts Saturday evening in Santa Clara, Rivers willed the Chargers to a wild 38-35 come-from-behind win over the San Francisco 49ers, keeping San Diego (9-6) alive in the AFC playoff hunt.

12/21/2014

San Diego Chargers v San Francisco 49ers

Chargers Strike Niners With 21-Point Rally To Beat Them, 38-35, In OT

Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime after Philip Rivers rallied San Diego back from a 21-point deficit in the second half, keeping the Chargers’ slim playoff hopes alive with a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night.

12/20/2014

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Injury Report: Updates On Philip Rivers And Keenan Allen

With two games left in the regular season, the Bolts find themselves at 8-6, with road dates left in San Francisco (7-7) and Kansas City (8-6). In essence, the Chargers must win both games and get some help along the way, i.e. Pittsburgh (9-5) and Baltimore (9-5) stumbling.

12/18/2014

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Chargers Going Down To Wire In Playoff Bid

Nothing like keeping a little drama along for the ride right to the very end. With two games left in the regular season, the San Diego Chargers may be trying to pull a rabbit out of a hat.

12/17/2014

San Diego officials will recommend Thursday that a new stadium for the Chargers be constructed at the site of their current home, Qualcomm Stadium in Mission Valley, seen above, rather than downtown.  (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Chargers Will Play At Qualcomm Again In 2015

The San Diego Chargers will be staying at Qualcomm Stadium for at least another year.

12/16/2014

Keenan Allen of the Chargers makes a catch in front of the Ravens' Lardarius Webb during the first quarter of San Diego's 34-33 win in Baltimore on Nov. 30. (credit:  Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Chargers’ Leading Receiver Allen Has Broken Right Collarbone

Keenan Allen, the San Diego Chargers’ leading receiver, has a broken right collarbone, the team said Tuesday.

12/16/2014

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