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Danario Alexander starts, thrives in career game

Danario Alexander starts, thrives in career game

signonsandiego.com chargers.com Updated Nov 11, 2012
The Chargers wide receiver had five catches for 134 yards against the Buccaneers while Robert Meachem spent most of the game on the sideline.
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  • Bucs don’t know if Quincy Black will play again this year

    Bucs don’t know if Quincy Black will play again this year

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    The Buccaneers improved to 5-4 with their 34-24 victory over the Chargers on Sunday afternoon, good news that was tempered by the neck injury suffered by Quincy Black in the third quarter. Black and Chargers running back Ryan Mathews both lowered their …
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  • Canepa: What really gets Turner’s blood boiling is ‘stupid’ que…

    Canepa: What really gets Turner’s blood boiling is ‘stupid’ question after the game

    signonsandiego.com Nov 11, 2012
    It’s as inevitable as a San Diego flub. Norv Turner’s season is all but done and so is his era as coach of the Chargers. It’s just a matter of when. Probably after the season. No matter now. And he knows it. Accuse Norv of many things, but stupid an
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  • Acee: Rivers is awesome until he's awful

    Acee: Rivers is awesome until he's awful

    Quarterback's crucial mistakes are dooming Chargers.
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  • Vincent Jackson enjoys first game against Chargers

    Vincent Jackson enjoys first game against Chargers

    signonsandiego.com Nov 11, 2012
    Former Chargers has five catches, 59 yards in Tampa Bay victory.
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  • Will there be an AFC West race?

    Will there be an AFC West race?

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    The AFC West may get boring very quickly. Week 10 of the NFL season brought some clarity in the division. The Denver Broncos showed they are clearly the best team in the division, while the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders showed they are nowh…
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  • Nick Canepa’s report card

    Nick Canepa’s report card

    signonsandiego.com Nov 11, 2012
    Nick Canepa grades the Chargers' performance against the Buccaneers.
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  • Blocked Punt Hurts Scifres, Chargers

    Blocked Punt Hurts Scifres, Chargers

    chargers.com Nov 11, 2012
    Mike Scifres never saw it coming. The Chargers exceptional punter was focused solely on booting the football downfield that he never saw Dekoda Watson cut towards the middle and block the ball alm...
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  • Big plays carry bigger consequences in Chargers loss

    Big plays carry bigger consequences in Chargers loss

    signonsandiego.com Nov 11, 2012
    San Diego falls to 4-5, and its midseason hole in the AFC West sinks even deeper.
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  • Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunda…

    Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 11, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Bill Belichick emphatically challenging the officials to A.J. Green exploiting New York's defensive holes. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Leonard Johnson “shocked” by throw from Rivers

    Leonard Johnson “shocked” by throw from Rivers

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    With the Bucs clinging to a 24-21 lead in the fourth quarter against the Chargers and San Diego driving, quarterback Philip Rivers rolled to the right and he threw the ball. Leonard Johnson was wide open.  The only problem?  He plays for the Buccaneers.
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  • Norv Turner: I know this group will respond

    Norv Turner: I know this group will respond

    profootballtalk.com Nov 11, 2012
    The Chargers held a 21-17 lead at halftime in Tampa on Sunday, but they will fly home as 34-24 losers. It’s the fourth loss in the last five weeks and the Chargers haven’t beaten anyone other than the Chiefs since the second week of the season. That i
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  • Wrap-up: Broncos 36, Panthers 14

    Wrap-up: Broncos 36, Panthers 14

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    A look at another impressive outing by the Denver Broncos: What it means: Denver is rolling. It is now 6-3 and has won four straight games. Denver has a two-game lead in the AFC West over the San Diego Chargers who have a 4-5 record. Road warriors: The …
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  • Surging Bucs top Chargers to win 3rd in a row

    Surging Bucs top Chargers to win 3rd in a row

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and the surging Buccaneers scored on a blocked punt and Leonard Johnson's 83-yard interception return to beat the Chargers 34-24 for their third straight win Sunday.
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  • Wrap-up: Buccaneers 34, Chargers 24

    Wrap-up: Buccaneers 34, Chargers 24

    ESPN.com chargers.com Nov 11, 2012
    A look at another late San Diego loss: What it means: The Chargers fell to 4-5 and two games behind first-place Denver in the AFC West. The Chargers have now lost four of their past five games. Is Turner toast? There was heavy speculation that San Diego…
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  • Blocked punt puts Tampa up in second quarter

    Blocked punt puts Tampa up in second quarter

    There’s been no shortage of big plays in Tampa in the first half and the last one has the Buccaneers up 17-14 on the Chargers. Dekoda Watson broke through untouched and pretty much tackled Chargers punter Mike Scifres as he was trying to punt. The ball
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  • Alexander Starting For Meachem

    Alexander Starting For Meachem

    The Chargers will make a change at wide receiver today as Danario Alexander will get the starting assignment alongside Malcom Floyd in place of Robert Meachem. Alexander had an impressive performan...
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  • Jared Gaither misses his fifth game of season

    Jared Gaither misses his fifth game of season

    The Chargers left tackle has missed nine of 13 games this year, including the preseason, because of injury.
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  • Chargers rookie says he's ready to start

    Chargers rookie says he's ready to start

    signonsandiego.com Nov 11, 2012
    Michael Harris is expected to be in Sunday's lineup in place of left tackle Jared Gaither, who is officially a game-day decision. "I just can't wait to get out there and play," Harris said.
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  • Video - Sunday Breakdown: Week 10 02:07

    Sunday Breakdown: Week 10

    Nov 11
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen talk about Matt Ryan and the Falcons being unable to convert on a crucial 4th down and Leonard Johnson's 83-yard interception return for a touchdown.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Buccaneers Recap 01:24

    Sunday Blitz: Chargers-Buccaneers Recap

    Nov 11
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Buccaneers' 34-24 win over the Chargers.
  • Video - San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner gets nasty 00:33

    San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner gets nasty

    Nov 11
    San Diego Chargers head coach Norv Turner gets nasty when a reporter asks whether it is acceptable to play hard and lose.
  • Video - San Diego Chargers postgame press conference 02:13

    San Diego Chargers postgame press conference

    Nov 11
    Chargers react following game with Buccaneers

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half; more Snaps

    Nov 11
    CHICAGO -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight on Week 10 in the NFL, from a wind-swept Soldier Field...
  • Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 11
    In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.