Sitting at 5-1 atop the AFC West (Denver is 4-1, Kansas City 2-3), the Chargers look to continue their recent dominance over the Chiefs (have won the last four meetings).
With Central Florida product Blake Bortles getting his first career start under center, the Jaguars had hoped to sneak up on a San Diego (3-1) team coming off of impressive back-to-back wins over defending Super Bowl champ Seattle and Buffalo. So much for that idea.
Philip Rivers found a new go-to target in leading the San Diego Chargers to their latest victory.
Don’t call this just another game for the San Diego Chargers. For all intent purposes, Sunday’s game in Miami against the Dolphins is an AFC playoff game.
Although some might think a game in early November is not a must-win situation, it pretty much is for a 4-4 San Diego Charger team looking for an identity.
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.
It was not pretty at times. It was not exactly how the San Diego Chargers likely drew it up on the drawing board. It was certainly something one would not want to watch over and over again in the film room.
Not having met the Browns since 2009, the Chargers come into Northern Ohio with much to prove and little room for error.
Lastly, can the home crowd prove beneficial for the Chargers? Keep in mind that AFC West rivals Denver, Oakland and Kansas City are usually well represented when playing in San Diego. If the game is tight down the stretch, some home cooking for the Chargers from their fans could spell the difference.