When the San Diego Chargers went into Denver last month and beat the Broncos, no doubt some eyebrows were raised. Now, imagine if they do it again this Sunday.
Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.
The Denver Broncos are arguably the best team in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to win this week. In fact, many stats show Peyton Manning and his Broncos are more likely to lose than win, as the No. 1 seed against the No. 6 seeded San Diego Chargers.
Not many people expected the San Diego Chargers to go into Denver on a Thursday night last month and come away with a win. Now, can the Bolts do it all over again?
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.
If you ask many people around the NFL to give you a prediction for this weekend’s San Diego-Cincinnati AFC Wild Card game, most folks would lean towards the Bengals.
An offseason of high expectations and optimism was quickly put in check Monday night in San Diego.
Michael Gehlken, beat writer for the San Diego Union Tribune, joined Patrick Creighton and Travis Johnson to talk about the San Diego Chargers. He talked about how Philip Rivers has a knack for being where he needs to be as quarterback. Gehlken discussed the lack of use of Manti Teo and that he will likely not play in the opener. He discussed other guys to watch for in the opener against the Texans.
This week Chargers head coach Mike McCoy and quarterback Philip Rivers were made available. Here’s what they had to say.
The San Diego Chargers are coming off of one of their worst-played seasons in a long time, and they have hopes that 2013 is going to be different. Sadly, it probably won’t start out any better than last year because they just don’t have the talent to keep up with the Houston Texans.