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Ryan Mathews likely to return to starting lineup

Ryan Mathews likely to return to starting lineup

signonsandiego.com chargers.com Updated Oct 10, 2012
The Chargers running back appears poised to start Monday night against the Broncos.
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  • Canepa: Refs add insult to Gaither’s injury

    Canepa: Refs add insult to Gaither’s injury

    signonsandiego.com Oct 10, 2012
    “I tell ya, Gaither looks lame. He’s gonna have to get some help here or (Martez) Wilson’s going to get a sack to end this game. They have to realize Jared Gather’s really hurting. He’s having a tough time moving.”
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  • Ex-Charger who played in two AFL title games dies in Florida

    Ex-Charger who played in two AFL title games dies in Florida

    Sam Gruneisen played for the Chargers in the AFL championships of 1964-65.
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  • Terry Bradshaw didn’t like how Drew Brees celebrated his record…

    Terry Bradshaw didn’t like how Drew Brees celebrated his record-breaking TD

    yahoo.com Oct 10, 2012
    Drew Brees threw a touchdown pass for the 48th straight game on Sunday night against the San Diego Chargers, and his New Orleans Saints triumphed in front of their beloved, persecuted, suspended head coach Sean Payton. It was an evening of joy for the S…
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  • Shareece Wright among the Chargers practicing

    Shareece Wright among the Chargers practicing

    signonsandiego.com Oct 10, 2012
    The cornerback was injured on the season-opening kickoff and hasn't played since.
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  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is …

    Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misunderstood

    CNNSI.com Oct 10, 2012
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
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  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is …

    Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misunderstood

    CNNSI.com Oct 10, 2012
    He has a reputation for being a great player, and prickly person. One of those is true. Get to know the real Philip Rivers, and you'll see he's not at all what you think, Jim Trotter writes.
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  • Manning has struggled against Chargers

    Manning has struggled against Chargers

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    Peyton Manning is entering Monday’s pivotal AFC West game at San Diego as one of the hottest quarterbacks in the NFL. He’ll be facing a team, however, that he has not been hot against. His career numbers -- all with Indianapolis -- are not strong agai
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  • Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 5

    Absurdly premature 2012 playoff picture: Week 5

    yahoo.com Oct 10, 2012
    Top AFC seeds: Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens Other AFC division champs: New England Patriots, Denver Broncos AFC wild cards: Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers Top NFC seeds: Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers Other NFC division champs: Minnes…
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  • Video - Broncos Chances Vs. Chargers 01:08

    Broncos Chances Vs. Chargers

    Oct 10
    Herm Edwards thinks the Broncos could pull off the upset in San Diego.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: DEN-SD 00:54

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: DEN-SD

    Oct 10
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Broncos-Chargers

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 5

    Oct 10
    Throw out any notion of a stoic "game-management" offense in San Francisco, pigskin peeps.
  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying power

    Oct 10
    The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton