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The Chargers should have been penalized for an illegal formation on a kick that Kansas City missed, propelling San Diego into the playoffs and denying the Steelers.Upvote Share Tweet
Playoff-bound Chargers shake off jinxLuck has come to San Diego, came here Sunday afternoon, stomping on the jinx’s throat.Upvote Share TweetHere is your daily roundup of all things Chargers and the playoffs from Monday.Upvote Share TweetPresident Dean Spanos weighs in on the Chargers going to the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
Chargers admit FG defense merited penaltyESPN.com Dec 30, 2013Asked about the illegal formation officials failed to call on Kansas City kicker Ryan Succop's missed goal that could have won the game for the Chiefs, San Diego coach Mike McCoy said his defensive unit was misaligned on the play.Upvote Share TweetThe Lions should be interesting in hiring Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt.Upvote Share TweetHere are your weekly five lessons from the past week's game.Upvote Share Tweet
Could Bolts really be in playoffs? And penalty, shmenalty.More drama followed Chargers' edge-of-the-seat win over Chiefs. (They kind of cheated.)Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2013On Sunday, the Steelers missed the playoffs due in part to a blown call at the end of the Chiefs-Chargers game. On Monday, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin commented on the officiating errors, both specifically and generally. Tomlin said Monday that a “[l]ot …Upvote Share TweetCheck out Head Coach Mike McCoy's victory speech in the locker room over the Chiefs with the team heading to the playoffs.Upvote Share TweetKeenan Allen is nominated once again for the Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week.Upvote Share TweetAfter a career day, Ryan Mathews is nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week.Upvote Share Tweet
Elect Rivers for Never Say Never Moment!Philip Rivers is nominated for the Week 17 Never Say Never Moment of the Week.Upvote Share TweetThe NFL has acknowledged that the playoff-bound San Diego Chargers should have been penalized on the final play of regulation in Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 30, 2013SAN DIEGO -- Controversy seems to follow NFL official Bill Leavy. The latest incident occurred Sunday in San Diego’s AFC West contest against Kansas City. With the Chargers needing a win to advance to the postseason and the score tied at 24-all, Chiefs …Upvote Share Tweet
Piracy: Sports leagues' biggest problem?Missing blacked out sporting events is virtually a thing of the past.Upvote Share Tweet
Chargers - Chiefs Total Recap: Playoff Bound!All the articles, videos, highlights and exclusive access from the Chargers 27-24 victory.Upvote Share TweetKeenan Allen had the most receiving yards by any Chargers rookie.Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs should have gotten another chance to boot Steelers into playoffsprofootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2013At a time when plenty of Steelers fans are griping about the decision to wipe what would have been a game-clinching fumble return off the scoreboard in overtime of the contest between the Chiefs-Chargers, all Steelers fans should be complaining about th…Upvote Share TweetThe Chargers' last loss came against the Bengals. Can they avenge it?Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Week 17 Winners and Losers: The Lucky Chargers, the Scary Packers, and the Legacy of Chris Contegrantland.com Dec 30, 2013Winners Packers: Aaron Rodgers wasn't particularly Aaron Rodgers–like, Eddie Lacy looked hobbled, the Packers' defense continued its horrendous...Upvote Share Tweet
Controversy Clouds Chiefs-ChargersDec 30Merril Hoge discusses two questionable calls in the Chargers overtime win over the Chiefs.
Were The Steelers Robbed?Dec 30Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the game-changing moments in the Chiefs-Chargers game that potentially cost the Steelers a spot in the playoffs.
GameDay: Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers highlightsDec 30San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers throws for 229 yards and three touchdowns to clinch a playoff berth and lead the Chargers past the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in overtime.
Don Banks: Black Monday firings largely brought about by disasters at QBDec 30? To be sure, lousy quarterbacking gets coaches sent packing every year in the NFL. No news flash there. It's a cause-and-effect relationship that will never change. But has that brutal reality ever been on more vivid display than during this year's fir…
It's OK, Green Bay—He's BackDec 30Not much happened on the last day of the regular season Sunday. Just: • The greatest regular-season game of Aaron Rodgers’ career. I asked him where the 33-28 NFC North title game win ranked, the one with the 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb on 4t…