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Turner Shows Confidence in Team's Ability to Bounce Back
chargers.com Updated Oct 8, 2012
No matter how demoralizing Sunday’s loss was — and it certainly was a disheartening defeat — head coach Norv Turner refuses to let the game get him down. Instead, during his weekly Monday press c...Share Tweet
Team has not converted any of their past nine chances to win or tie on a game-ending drive.Share Tweetchargers.com Oct 8, 2012Week 5’s loss to the New Orleans Saints was filled with plenty of positives and negatives for the Bolts. Here is what we learned from Sunday night’s 31-24 defeat. Photo Gallery: Saints vs. Charge...Share TweetIt doesn’t sound like we’re going to have another week of speculation about the identity of the Chargers’ starting running back. Ryan Mathews ran for 80 yards on 12 carries Sunday night and added 59 receiving yards for the kind of performance that lShare Tweet
Saints weren’t allowed to show Payton on video screenprofootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012Yes, Saints coach Sean Payton was allowed to attend Sunday night’s game between the Chargers and the Saints. No, the Saints weren’t allowed to acknowledge it via their in-house camera system. Jay Glazer of FOX noted during the game that the league proShare Tweet
Remembering a legendESPN.com Oct 8, 2012On Oct. 8, 2011, I woke up at about 7 a.m. PT to prepare for an early flight to Denver to cover a Broncos-Chargers game. Then my phone rang. It was ESPN’s John Clayton. He told me word was spreading that Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis had died at the agShare TweetRobert Meachem made a name for himself as the recipient of many of Drew Brees’ passes between 2007-11 as a member of the Saints. Photo Gallery: Saints vs. Chargers | More Photos Yet, so far this s...Share Tweetchargers.com Oct 8, 2012All it took was one play. Photo Gallery: Saints vs. Chargers | More Photos Just as it appeared the Chargers were building an insurmountable 31-14 lead late in the third quarter, Demorrio William...Share Tweet
Chargers at Saints: Quarter-by-quartersignonsandiego.com Oct 8, 2012Quarter-by-quarter analysis of Chargers vs. SaintsShare Tweet
That Winning FeelingCNNSI.com Oct 8, 2012The Saints' 31-24 win over the Chargers was more than the first success of their season, writes Chris Burke. Amid a year of turmoil, New Orleans found its magic formula once again.Share Tweet
Cris Collinsworth Knows More About What's Going On With The San Diego Chargers Than Norv Turnerdeadspin.com Oct 8, 2012Cris Collinsworth predicted exactly how this game would end after noticing Jared Gaither lumbering before the final play, noting "Gaither looks lame, he's gonna have to get some help here or Wilson's gonna get a sack to end this game." And wou…Share TweetESPN.com Oct 8, 2012Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the New Orleans Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday night.Share Tweet
Monday Night Football Preview: Broncos Vs. ChargersOct 8Trent Dilfer looks ahead to the Monday Night Football matchup between the Broncos and the Chargers.
GameDay: Chargers vs. Saints highlightsOct 8Drew Brees throws for 370 yards and four touchdowns to help the Saints pick up their first win of the season with a 31-24 victory over the Chargers.