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After their first, second, and third games, the Chargers signed offensive lineman Reggie Wells. Before their second, third, and fourth games, the Chargers cut offensive lineman Reggie Wells. But they didn’t sign him again before their fifth game, andUpvote Share Tweet
Scouting Report: San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncoschargers.com Updated Oct 9, 2012The San Diego Chargers host the Denver Broncos in a pivotal AFC West clash between two rivals. A win would give the Bolts a 3-0 record within the division in addition to a two-game lead. A loss ...Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Oct 9, 2012The Saints' Drew Brees became the first quarterback to throw at least one touchdown pass in 48 straight games, breaking the record of Johnny Unitas.Upvote Share Tweet
Scouting the next Chargers' opponent: Broncossignonsandiego.com Updated Oct 9, 2012The Broncos will bring a 2-3 record into San Diego on Monday night but have played one of the NFL's toughest schedules.Upvote Share Tweet
Norv Turner has no problem with calls in Sunday night lossA trio of tough calls helped turn a potential win for the Chargers on Sunday night into a loss. After the game, however, San Diego coach Norv Turner wasn’t inclined to complain about the officials. As to the roughing the passer call on linebacker MelvUpvote Share Tweet
Philip Rivers has seemingly lost his late-game mojoThere was once a time when Philip Rivers was the guy you wanted on your side, trailing late. But that seems like a long time ago. Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego points out that the Chargers have seemingly lost their knack for comebacks, unable to replicate…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Oct 9, 2012FALLING The division as a whole: It was a bad weekend for the AFC West. All three teams that played lost. Oakland had the best week ... well, because it was on a bye. At some point, some team in this division is going to need to step up and show it can …Upvote Share Tweet
Melvin Ingram learning a rookie lessonsignonsandiego.com Updated Oct 9, 2012The Chargers rookie outside linebacker has committed a pair of costly penalties early this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: AFC West News And NotesOct 9AFC West blogger Bill Williamson talks about Eric Winston's rant in Kansas City, the attitude of Chiefs fans and previews the Chargers-Broncos matchup
Peter King: Unless he plays smarter, RGIII will lose to Luck in long-term;…Oct 9"I read your story,'' Robert Griffin III told me the night of the NFL Draft in New York. "Interesting."
Suspended New Orleans Saints snared by own wordsOct 9Roger Goodell used the suspended Saints' own words against them in the bounty case, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Don Banks: In Newton's regression, shades of another recent fall from grac…Oct 9The comparison grows a little more obvious and well-defined as the weeks pass, and so do the concerns. When you watch the early-season struggles of last year's rookie sensation quarterback, Carolina's Cam Newton, it's hard to fight the feeling that perh…
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 5Oct 9The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.