Can San Diego Salvage Season With Win Over Rival Chiefs?While the Chargers and probably many other teams in the AFC aspire to have the success New England has on a yearly basis, the reality is that only one team can win the conference each year. After nine games this season, it is safe to say San Diego (2-7) won't be that team.
Chargers Need To Get Healthy And Play With Sense Of UrgencyGiven such high expectations coming into 2015, the Bolts have floundered for the most part through nine games, leaving them in last place in the AFC West with a 2-7 record (0-1 versus division foes). While San Diego is not mathematically eliminated from AFC playoff content, the writing is all but on the wall at this point.
Injury Report: Chargers' Dunlap And Franklin Key To Offensive Line NeedsWith San Diego and Chicago an ugly 4-11 combined so far this season, what may have looked like a decent match-up on paper at the start of the season is now a battle of two teams fighting for their playoff lives. For the Chargers, however, expectations were likely higher coming into this season, so a 2-6 mark at the halfway point
Battered, Injured Chargers Preparing For Chicago BearsFrom battered offensive linemen to defenders battling injuries, oh, and the team's top wide receiver gone for the season, the 2-6 Chargers are doing their impersonation of the walking wounded heading into next Monday's evening's home game with the Chicago Bears.
Injury Report: Allen, Gates Questionable As Raiders Come To TownThe Chargers head into Week 7 as hosts to AFC West rivals, Oakland Raiders. In years past, this matchup would be a walk in the park; but with an improved Raiders' offense and an ailing Bolts' roster, this game has become ever important as the chatter about the postseason is starting to heat up.
Chargers Need Win In Worst Way Against BrownsAfter a pair of road losses in Cincinnati and Minnesota back-to-back, San Diego (1-2) finds itself tied for last place in the AFC West with Kansas City. Both teams are a game behind the surprising Oakland Raiders (27-20 winners last weekend over Cleveland) and the unbeaten 3-0 Denver Broncos, a team that has found a way to win each of its first three contests despite not always being pretty.
Chargers Turn Focus To Vikings After Cincinnati LossGiving up 28 and 24 points to Detroit and Cincinnati, respectively in their first two contests, the Bolts hope to field a full 60-minute defensive effort against a Minnesota team that is also 1-1.
Injury Report: Updates On Philip Rivers And Keenan AllenWith 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.
Chargers' Leading Receiver Allen Has Broken Right CollarboneKeenan Allen, the San Diego Chargers' leading receiver, has a broken right collarbone, the team said Tuesday.
Rivers Connects With Royal To Lift Chargers Over Ravens, 34-33Philip Rivers capped a frantic drive with a 1-yard touchdown pass to Eddie Royal with 38 seconds to go, giving the San Diego Chargers a 34-33 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
Week 3 Injury Report: Updates On Keenan Allen And Antonio GatesComing off of a huge 30-21 home victory over Seattle last Sunday before a sellout crowd, the Chargers are looking to bottle that emotion and use it again this Sunday in western New York against the 2-0 Bills.
San Diego Looks To Ground Cardinals In Season OpenerFollowing a 9-7 campaign in 2013, the Chargers and their fans are hoping this season brings even more success.