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Bills sign Reggie Wells

Bills sign Reggie Wells

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 9, 2012
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, and
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  • Scouting Report: San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos

    Scouting Report: San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos

    chargers.com Oct 9, 2012
    The 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 ...
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  • Breaking Down Brees's Record-Setting Touchdown

    Breaking Down Brees's Record-Setting Touchdown

    nytimes.com Oct 9, 2012
    The Saints' Drew Brees became the first quarterback to throw at least one touchdown pass in 48 straight games, breaking the record of Johnny Unitas.
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  • Scouting the next Chargers' opponent: Broncos

    Scouting the next Chargers' opponent: Broncos

    signonsandiego.com Oct 9, 2012
    The Broncos will bring a 2-3 record into San Diego on Monday night but have played one of the NFL's toughest schedules.
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  • Norv Turner has no problem with calls in Sunday night loss

    Norv Turner has no problem with calls in Sunday night loss

    profootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012
    A 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 Melv
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  • Philip Rivers has seemingly lost his late-game mojo

    Philip Rivers has seemingly lost his late-game mojo

    profootballtalk.com Oct 9, 2012
    There 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…
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  • AFC West Stock Watch

    AFC West Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Oct 9, 2012
    FALLING 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 …
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  • Melvin Ingram learning a rookie lesson

    Melvin Ingram learning a rookie lesson

    signonsandiego.com Oct 9, 2012
    The Chargers rookie outside linebacker has committed a pair of costly penalties early this season.
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: AFC West News And Notes 02:20

    Blogger Blitz: AFC West News And Notes

    Oct 9
    AFC West blogger Bill Williamson talks about Eric Winston's rant in Kansas City, the attitude of Chiefs fans and previews the Chargers-Broncos matchup

Sports Columnists

  • 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 words

    Oct 9
    Roger 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 9
    The 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 5

    Oct 9
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.