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Carson Palmer out, no decision yet on Pryor or Leinart starting

Carson Palmer out, no decision yet on Pryor or Leinart starting

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 24, 2012
We don’t yet know who the Raiders’ starting quarterback for Sunday’s season finale will be. But we know who it won’t be. Carson Palmer, who has started all 15 games this season, has been ruled out for Week 17 against the Chargers after suffering c
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  • Antonio Gates, teammates give Christmas hope

    Antonio Gates, teammates give Christmas hope

    signonsandiego.com Dec 24, 2012
    Before breaking a franchise record, the Chargers tight end reached out to neglected and abused children in San Diego.
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  • Acee: Rivers, Chargers can't keep looking forward to next year

    Acee: Rivers, Chargers can't keep looking forward to next year

    signonsandiego.com Dec 24, 2012
    Franchise QB senses future not as limitless as it once was.
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  • Time to look at Terrelle Pryor

    Time to look at Terrelle Pryor

    ESPN.com Dec 24, 2012
    We know Carson Palmer will not play in the Oakland Raiders’ season finale on Sunday in San Diego. We do not, however, know who will be the Raiders’ starting quarterback. Oakland coach Dennis Allen said Palmer will not play against the Chargers after t
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  • Exclusive: Norv Turner's Locker Room Speech

    Exclusive: Norv Turner's Locker Room Speech

    chargers.com Dec 24, 2012
    Check out the exclusive video inside yesterday’s locker room as head coach Norv Turner awards game balls and congratulates Antonio Gates for becoming the franchise’s all-time leader in touchdown receptions.
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  • Chargers Mourn Passing of Isabelle Pernicano

    Chargers Mourn Passing of Isabelle Pernicano

    chargers.com Dec 24, 2012
    Isabelle “Belle” Pernicano, wife of Chargers minority owner George Pernicano, passed away Thursday at her home in El Cajon, California. She was 95. Belle is survived by her husband of 72 years, Geo...
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  • Paris: Don't expect Spanos to waffle, Turner's time has come

    Paris: Don't expect Spanos to waffle, Turner's time has come

    signonsandiego.com Dec 24, 2012
    The Chargers' season finale comes with Norv Turner's last game as Chargers head coach.
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  • Tim Tebow Is A Coddled Malcontent

    Tim Tebow Is A Coddled Malcontent

    deadspin.com Dec 24, 2012
    The Jets dressed three quarterbacks for their game against the Chargers yesterday-a game they lost, 27-17. Greg McElroy, the former Alabama quarterback who, evidently, never faced a pass rush while he was there, started, while Tim Tebow and Mark Sanchez
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  • San Diego Chargers: Moving On

    San Diego Chargers: Moving On

    ESPN.com chargers.com Dec 24, 2012
    Here are some areas the San Diego Chargers need to focus on after a 27-17 road win over the New York Jets on Sunday: Recap: The Chargers dropped the Jets for their second road win in the past three games. San Diego is now 6-9. It didn’t really change mu
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  • Mariucci denies interest in Chargers job, sort of

    Mariucci denies interest in Chargers job, sort of

    profootballtalk.com Dec 24, 2012
    During Sunday’s edition of Football Night in America, Peter King reported that former 49ers and Lions coach Steve Mariucci is interested in coaching the Chargers, if the Chargers are interested in Mariucci coaching the Chargers. So King supplied it, and
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  • Halftime adjustment works for Chargers

    Halftime adjustment works for Chargers

    signonsandiego.com Dec 24, 2012
    For the second straight week, the Chargers made a mid-game switch at left tackle.
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  • 11 sacks propel Chargers past Jets

    11 sacks propel Chargers past Jets

    signonsandiego.com Dec 24, 2012
    The San Diego Chargers beat the New York Jets, 27-17, Sunday.
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  • Video - GameDay: San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets highlights 01:26

    GameDay: San Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets highlights

    Dec 24
    San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers throws for over 150 yards and two touchdowns to help his team knock off the New York Jets 27-17 on Sunday.

Sports Columnists

  • Coast to Coast - Miami Heat still have the winning combination

    Dec 24
    Despite the Thunder's great improvement, the Heat still have the winning formula: LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
  • Coast to Coast - Kevin Durant still must best LeBron James

    Dec 24
    If Kevin Durant wants to be the best, he needs to beat the best -- LeBron James.
  • Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are coming

    Dec 24
    While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.