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Injury analysis: Chargers and Steelers

Injury analysis: Chargers and Steelers

Both the Chargers and Steelers are dealing with injuries to their offensive line.
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  • Norv Turner: Reports of my demise won’t affect our preparations

    Norv Turner: Reports of my demise won’t affect our preparations

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Thursday’s report that the Chargers will fire head coach Norv Turner at the end of the season hasn’t affected his team’s preparation for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, Turner says. Turner said that he was back at the office early this morning
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  • Chargers insist they're still motivated to win

    Chargers insist they're still motivated to win

    signonsandiego.com Dec 7, 2012
    Antonio Gates said he'll play like he has to earn a job for next year.
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  • Hunting mishaps aren't without precedent

    Hunting mishaps aren't without precedent

    MLB.com Dec 7, 2012
    The recent hunting injury of Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner is the latest in a long line of obscure offseason mishaps by Major Leaguers, and it serves as a reminder that all activities come with a risk.
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  • Ouster of GM, coach helps Rivers most

    Ouster of GM, coach helps Rivers most

    signonsandiego.com Dec 7, 2012
    With a new coach and a better offensive line, Philip Rivers will return to his previous form, which would place him back among the game's elite.
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  • Steelers' Colon probable to return vs. Chargers

    Steelers' Colon probable to return vs. Chargers

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Steelers left guard Willie Colon practiced for the second consecutive day Friday and is listed as probable, as Pittsburgh prepares to play San Diego on Sunday.
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  • Preview: Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers

    Preview: Chargers at Pittsburgh Steelers

    signonsandiego.com Dec 7, 2012
    Steel City no place for a beaten-down visitor ... or is it?
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  • Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggr…

    Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defense

    CNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Redskins' option offense is giving opponents fits behind the play-action scheme of RGIII. Now the Ravens will be tasked with stifling Washington's well-oiled attack, says Peter King.
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  • A showdown between the NFL's best teams?

    A showdown between the NFL's best teams?

    CNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012
    Houston Texans (11-1) at New England Patriots (9-3)
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  • PFT Live: Chargers talk with Kevin Acee, PFT Planet calls and t…

    PFT Live: Chargers talk with Kevin Acee, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    The only bit of suspense left in the Chargers season is whether or not both coach Norv Turner and General Manager A.J. Smith will be fired when the year comes to an end. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune wrote Thursday that both men will be sent…
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  • Chargers Games May Have Been Staffed With Illegal Child Labor

    Chargers Games May Have Been Staffed With Illegal Child Labor

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Department of Labor is investigating whether the staffing company contracted to work Chargers games has been using unpaid high schoolers as security, ticket takers, and head coach. More »
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  • End of A.J. Smith era brighter than beginning

    End of A.J. Smith era brighter than beginning

    signonsandiego.com Dec 7, 2012
    The general manager's firing after the season will cap his 10-year run.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers 04:14

    'Playbook': San Diego Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Dec 7
    How will Ben Roethlisberger's return impact the Pittsburgh Steelers? Our experts explain why the Steelers have a chance to do something special with their signal-caller back behind center.
  • Video - Norv Turner gone from San Diego? 01:37

    Norv Turner gone from San Diego?

    Dec 7
    Will head coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith be fired from the San Diego Chargers at the end of the season? Albert Breer has the latest.
  • Video - Norv Turner's Future In San Diego 01:10

    Norv Turner's Future In San Diego

    Dec 7
    Ed Werder discusses Norv Turner's future as San Diego's coach and where he may end up if he is fired.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…

    Dec 7
    So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
  • The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picks

    Dec 7
    Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.