Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd on the game’s third play from scrimmage, and the San Diego Chargers held on for a lackluster 13-6 victory against winless Oakland on Sunday, extending the Raiders’ losing streak to 16.
While the Bolts are far from out of the playoff hunt, their road to the post-season looks to be much more daunting now then it did about a month or so ago.
Although they are hanging by a thread or two in the AFC wild card race, where would the San Diego Chargers be this season without the play of one Donald Butler?
Trying to extend their win streak to a season-high, three games, the San Diego Chargers travel to the nation’s capital, hoping to avoid a letdown against Robert Griffin III and the struggling Washington Redskins.
As most followers of the San Diego Chargers can tell you, they are never quite sure which team is going to show up week in and week out.
Chargers inside linebackers Donald Butler and Manti Te’o both practiced Thursday and appear to be on track to start against the Cowboys this weekend.
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel, who may have to nervously watch next April’s Draft to see who Kansas City takes with the potential top pick (could very well be a quarterback) turned the ball over twice, resulting in 14 San Diego points on the evening.
In a pathetic 7-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns Sunday, the San Diego Chargers’ offense looked worse than the chances of Hurricane Sandy not having a major impact on the East Coast to start the work week.
Forcing the Chiefs into six turnovers (scored 24 points off them), the Bolts got out to an early lead and were never seriously threatened, as San Diego maintained a one-game lead over Denver in the AFC West race.