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Chargers Find Loss Of Scifres A Kick In The Gut

The San Diego Chargers were battling the AFC’s top-seeded New England Patriots this past Sunday evening, leading 14-3 at one point. Before too long, however, the direction of the game and ultimately the final score would change rather dramatically.

12/10/2014

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Team Grades: Chargers Blow Opportunity, Fall To Pats 23-14

For the New England Patriots, they left town with what they wanted, a 23-14 victory. Meantime, the Chargers continue to show that they are not quite there with the upper echelon of the AFC, particularly the Patriots and the Denver Broncos.

12/08/2014

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Chargers, Patriots Fighting For Different Goals

That would best describe this Sunday night’s much anticipated meeting between the 9-3 New England Patriots and the host 8-4 San Diego Chargers.

12/03/2014

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Opponent Profile: Brady, Pats Come Calling Sunday Night

Well, the San Diego Chargers will face that task at home this Sunday evening when they host the 9-3 Patriots, a team that just had its seven-game winning streak snapped this past Sunday in Green Bay (26-21).

12/02/2014

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Chargers Find AFC Playoff Hunt Exciting

On the professional level, there is exciting jockeying for a handful of playoff spots in the respective conferences after the division winners have all but been established. For the San Diego Chargers, they find themselves right in that mix.

11/26/2014

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Week 13 Opponent Profile: Chargers Hope To Ground Ravens

A Super Bowl champion just two seasons ago, the Ravens are in a dogfight in the AFC North with Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Cleveland for the division title and a possible wild card spot.

11/25/2014

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Where Do Chargers Go From Here?

After a two-game span in five days that left them sitting at 5-3, the Bolts are hoping that their game two days after Halloween does not continue a frightful trend that appears to be emerging.

10/29/2014

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos addresses the media on January 26, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Who’s Manning The Helm Better Than Peyton?

It’s not as toxic a topic as the New York/New Jersey border war, or as socially inflamed as the Richard Sherman saga. But, in a strictly sporting sense, it really is the topic du jour. If he wins Sunday’s Super Bowl, is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback in NFL history?

01/28/2014

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates as the Seahawks defeat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Seahawks Rally For NFC Title, Will Face Manning, Broncos In Superbowl

Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle’s top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.

01/19/2014

Cornerback Aqib Talib #31, free safety Devin McCourty #32, and defensive end Chandler Jones #95 of the New England Patriots celebrate a defensive play against the Denver Broncos during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Secondary Set For Rematch With Manning

The Denver Broncos tried to beat the New England Patriots less than two months ago by running the ball. It didn’t work.

01/14/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos throws a pass against the San Diego Chargers during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Manning, Broncos Beat Chargers 24-17, Advance To AFC Championship

Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year, advancing to the AFC championship game with a 24-17 win over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

01/12/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - JANUARY 05: Eddie Royal #11 of the San Diego Chargers flies thru the air during the NFL wild card playoffs game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on January 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bolts Look To Defy Odds Two Weekends In A Row

Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.

01/08/2014

HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 22: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the first half of the game against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Odds Against Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos This Week

The Denver Broncos are arguably the best team in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to win this week. In fact, many stats show Peyton Manning and his Broncos are more likely to lose than win, as the No. 1 seed against the No. 6 seeded San Diego Chargers.

01/08/2014

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 12: Running back Danny Woodhead #39 of the San Diego Chargers runs the ball against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on December 12, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Can Chargers Stymie Broncos In Denver Again?

Not many people expected the San Diego Chargers to go into Denver on a Thursday night last month and come away with a win. Now, can the Bolts do it all over again?

01/07/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 29: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts scrambles from the pocket during a first quarter play while playing the Jacksonville Jaguars at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Colts Looking To Prove the Peyton Manning Era Is In The Past

Three seasons ago, Peyton Manning sat on the sidelines with an injury that many thought may end his career. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck out of Stanford and the rebuilding was about to begin. Little did anyone realize that the rebuilding would start immediately.

12/31/2013

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