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Calkins: Chargers deliver classic lineDespite missing three starters, the Chargers' makeshift offensive line played its best game of the year.Upvote Share TweetThe Chargers had just gone up 20-3 when Ben Roethlisberger dropped back for a quick wide-receiver screen. Fortunately, the defense read it perfectly as Jarret Johnson mauled David Paulson, pushin...Upvote Share TweetChargers safety Eric Weddle audibled into a third-quarter fake punt, part of the team's long-awaited win Sunday in Pittsburgh.Upvote Share Tweet
Strong Defensive Effort Spurs Chargers to VictoryDon’t let the 24 points the Pittsburgh Steelers scored fool you. The Chargers defense was magnificent in a 34-24 win at Heinz Field. The vast majority of points the Steelers scored took place on...Upvote Share Tweet
Team Favorite Bird Makes Most of OpportunityThe bird calls and hand signals were unmistakable in the locker room and spoke volumes about the man they were intended for. Bront Bird, a favorite amongst the players in the locker room, came thr...Upvote Share TweetNorv Turner's team delivers improbable victory that serves only to accentuate what might have been.Upvote Share Tweet
Bolts at Their Best on Third DownIf there is one thing the San Diego Chargers offense can point to as a reason for their 34-24 victory of the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, it would have to be their third-down efficiency. Facing ...Upvote Share TweetAs if kicking a 50-yard field goal wasn’t hard enough, kicking at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh with the wind and cold raises the difficult level. To put it simply, only four field goals have been goo...Upvote Share Tweet
Alexander Continues to ShineWide receiver Danario Alexander is quickly putting himself in the discussion for free agent pickup of the season. After two injury-ridden seasons with the St. Louis Rams, Alexander was released an...Upvote Share TweetWide receiver Danario Alexander is quickly putting himself in the discussion for free agent pickup of the season. After two injury-ridden seasons with the St. Louis Rams, Alexander was released an...Upvote Share Tweet
Acee Report Card: Where has this been?Chargers put together their most consistent game of the season against a quality opponent.Upvote Share Tweet
The Kick Is Up, And It's Good!: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 9, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the double-bird field goal salute, Rex Ryan digesting a delicious meal and Lee Smith being eaten by Bills fans. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Offensive Line Gives Rivers TimeComing into Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the biggest question mark concerning the San Diego Chargers was the offensive line.Three starters were inactive due to injury, forcing rec...Upvote Share TweetThe Chargers are up 3-0 after a quarter in Pittsburgh, a quarter which featured not quite 100 yards of combined offense by teams with plenty of issues. The Chargers deactivated three starting offensive linemen, and against the league’s top defense, it sUpvote Share Tweet
Chargers missing 3 starters on O-lineMichael Harris gave it a go during a pre-game workout. It wasn't enough.Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Steelers RecapDec 9Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Chargers' 34-24 win over the Steelers.
Chargers Spoil Roethlisberger's ReturnDec 9Ben Roethlisberger threw for three touchdowns, but it was not enough, as the Chargers snapped a four-game losing streak by defeating the Steelers 34-24.
Chargers postgame press conferenceDec 9Chargers react following game with Steelers
Chargers vs. Steelers highlightsDec 9Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers go into Pittsburgh and knock off the Steelers for the first time in fifteen attempts, winning 34-24.
Don Banks: Falcons, Bears on downward spirals as postseason nears; more Sn…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a less-than-artistic Week 14 in the NFL.
Don Banks: Even with RGIII injury, 'Skins' special season stays on playoff…Dec 9LANDOVER, Md. -- The Washington Redskins became relevant again that moment in early March when they swung the blockbuster trade for the St. Louis Rams' No. 2 draft pick, making the Heisman-winning Robert Griffin III a dream come true in burgundy.