LA Chargers Week 6 Injury Report: Can Chargers Make It 2 Straight Wins?Given the deadly fires this last week in Northern California, the NFL was considering the idea of moving the game to another NFL stadium due to the air quality in the greater Oakland area. As of Friday, the game was still on as scheduled for Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Several Oakland players reportedly practiced with masks on during the week to help with their breathing.
Chargers Searching For Answers During Bye WeekFor the San Diego Chargers sitting at 2-7, things can't get much worse. Coming into a season where they expected to battle Denver and Kansas City for the AFC West title, the Bolts are mired in dead-last place in the division.
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.
Chiefs Knock Chargers Out Of Playoff Hunt, 19-7The Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 19-7 on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere.
Thursday Night Football: Chargers Hope To Rush Through DenverNot only would there be a pair of games in a span of five days, but they would be against two of San Diego's most hated rivals, Kansas City and Denver. Making the matter all the more urgent is that the game with the Broncos would be in the Mile High City, one of the tougher venues to go in and grab a win from.
Chargers Branden Oliver Voted As Pepsi Rookie Of WeekFor the second straight week Chargers running back Branden Oliver has been voted as the Pepsi Rookie of the week, the league announced Friday.
Team Grades: Chargers, Oliver Survive Upset Alert In OaklandOkay, while they probably were not looking ahead, the Chargers sure were playing for their lives, escaping Oakland with a hard-fought 31-28 victory over their long-time rivals the Raiders.
Chargers Running With Branden Oliver For NowAs they demonstrated in thrashing the Jets 31-0 and raising their record to 4-1, the Chargers showed that stats do not always tell the true story.