Chargers, Not Steelers, Rejuvenated By Big Ben's Return From InjuryWhen all is in doubt and your season is pretty much over, that's when it is time to go out and try to play spoiler for all your opponents that are hoping to make the playoffs. The Chargers threw a big monkey wrench into the Steelers' playoff plans on Sunday.
Chargers Continue to Show Up for Games As a M*A*S*H UnitSan Diego will probably give it one last fighting effort this weekend as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. If a loss comes this week though, they've really got to consider shutting down some players and not letting their injuries get worse.
More Injuries Call For More Lineup ChangesThe San Diego Chargers could officially change their colors to medical red and white. Injuries have destroyed this team, and now it's merely time to see what new players can possibly offer them for next season.
Ryan Mathews Wants To Do More For The Chargers, But Norv Turner May Not Let HimRyan Mathews has all the talent and ability to be an elite running back in the NFL and for the San Diego Chargers. What can a player do though, if his coach isn't willing to give him the chance?
Chargers' Offensive Line Is A Huge Part Of 2012 FailuresBlame can be placed on any member of the offense, defense, or coaching staff for the way the San Diego Chargers have played this season. Sadly, the blame can also be pinpointed to offensive line injuries that couldn't be helped.
Chargers Blow Another Fourth Quarter Lead, Non-Winning Season GuaranteedThere is a lot of red on the Chargers' report card for this week. A lot of red!
Chargers Hurting As Key Players to Sit Out Again This WeekSan Diego doesn't have much of a chance of making the playoffs this season, and with the injuries mounting up, even one more victory is seeming out of reach.
Playoff-Bound Bengals Will Be A Huge Test For Chargers At HomeThe Bengals have the playoffs in their sights, and the Chargers just want to stop the bleeding. Cincinnati has the weapons in place to open the San Diego wound a little bit more.
Chargers Defense Will Need To Step Up Against Explosive BengalsDefense is what ultimately lost the game for the Chargers against the Ravens. With the explosive offense of the Bengals about to face off with San Diego, the Bolts are going to have to step up their defensive game.
Robert Meachem Is Showing That His Status As A Draft Bust Is Coming Five Years LateSometimes, it just takes a few years for a player's true colors to shine through. Unfortunately for the San Diego Chargers, Robert Meachem's colors are now proving to be rather dull.
Chargers Sunk By Ray Rice And An Incredibly Poor Defensive ShowingYou have a three-point lead with less than two minutes left and your opponent has a fourth and 27...and you lose? How is that even possible? Oh, it is if you're the 2012 San Diego Chargers.
Key Players Will Watch The Chargers From the Sidelines On SundaySan Diego has a number of key players nursing injuries, and this just isn't the time to have to deal with them as the strong Ravens are coming to town.
Chargers Need To Play Their Best To Take Down AFC North Leading RavensSan Diego doesn't have a lot going for them as they head into this weekend's game, and morale surely has to be low in the locker room. Well, it doesn't appear as if it will be too much higher after the game as the Ravens are pushing for a high playoff seed and won't let the faltering Chargers stand in their way.
Chargers Look Rather Healthy, But Will It Matter Against The Ravens?The Chargers need a win this week for more pride than anything, but a weak and injured offensive line may end up hurting them again. If not careful, that same line could also be the reason that Philip Rivers gets hurts as well.
What Do Chargers Play For Over the Final Six Games?Over the next three weekends, the San Diego Chargers face the 8-2 Baltimore Ravens, 5-5 Cincinnati Bengals, and 6-4 Pittsburgh Steelers (on the road). Yes, the good mathematician will tell you that those three teams are a combined 19-11, so there are no easy games during that three-week stretch.