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.
Keenan Allen, the San Diego Chargers’ leading receiver, has a broken right collarbone, the team said Tuesday.
With back-to-back losses to the two top teams in the conference, the Chargers (8-6) now are essentially in must-win mode over the final two weekends of the season, which still does not guarantee San Diego a playoff spot when all is said and done.
Peyton Manning was sick and sore, and still helped the Denver Broncos clinch their fourth straight AFC West title.
Two teams only separated by a game in the AFC standings, the Patriots and Chargers, have different agendas when the two square off in front of a national audience on NBC.
The winningest quarterbacks in the history of the NFL in the final four games of the season will square at Qualcomm Stadium Sunday Night – Philip Rivers vs. Tom Brady.
Philip Rivers hardly ever loses down the stretch, having amassed a 33-6 record in his career in regular-season games in December and January.
Going into the contest, the Chargers and Ravens were tied in the hunt for an AFC wild card spot at 7-4. With the win, San Diego moves to 8-4 and firmly holds down one of two wild card spots with four games remaining in the regular season. Going into the contest, the Chargers and Ravens were tied in the hunt for an AFC wild card spot at 7-4. With the win, San Diego moves to 8-4 and firmly holds down one of two wild card spots with four games remaining in the regular season.
Philip 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.
For the second weekend in a row, the Chargers (7-4) looked out of sync at times, yet still found a way to escape with a victory, topping the 4-7 St. Louis Rams 27-24.
Marcus Gilchrist intercepted Shaun Hill at the goal line with 56 seconds left to preserve the San Diego Chargers’ 27-24 victory against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
After putting away a gritty Oakland Raider team last Sunday at home (won 13-6), the Chargers get another challenge this weekend from a team that used to call Los Angeles home back in the day.
It is a thought that most Bolt fans care not to think about or even address. Safe to say that Chargers’ players and management feel the same way.
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.
After losses to Kansas City and Denver, San Diego was hoping to use its visit to South Florida to get back on the winning track, but Miami (5-3) had much different plans.