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40 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Chargers' QB Philip Rivers Inspired by U-T San Diego Column to Help ...

San Diego, CA. When U-T San Diego sports columnist Kevin Acee crafted his April 28 column " Helping Kids, Families with Some Passes ," he hoped that the story about two-year-old Stephen Russell - who loves Cheetos, is insatiably curious, and will almost certainly undergo a third gruelling heart surgery before the age of five -- would inspire readers to dig deep and donate to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, which has been a haven for Stephen's family.

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4 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

Rivers Wears 61 on Helmet in Hardwick's Honor

A small tribute stuck on the back of the helmet of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers garnered a lot of attention and some questions about whether Rivers will face a fine. Rivers stuck the number 61 on the back of his helmet for Sunday's game against the Seahawks as a tribute to his longtime center Nick Hardwick.

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8 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Unlike other TEs, Gates hurt Super Bowl champs

Antonio Gates belongs in the Super Bowl. Cue the violins if it ever happens. The tight end has made eight Pro Bowls yet never reached the ultimate game.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Antonio Gates, NFL Players, Jimmy Graham, Seattle Seahawks, Kam Chancellor

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Coach Pete Carroll says Seahawks will make fixes

Watching the film Monday of the defeat against San Diego wasn't any more enjoyable for Seahawks coach Pete Carroll than viewing it in person the day before. What Carroll did like seeing Monday, however, was the demeanor of his players as they gathered to pore over what happened in the 30-21 defeat.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, San Diego Chargers, Richard Sherman, Percy Harvin, Marshawn Lynch, NFL Players

USA Today

Chargers RB Mathews has sprained MCL in right knee

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews has a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee and will be out for an undetermined amount of time. Mathews was taken off the field on a cart Sunday after hurting his knee trying to recover his own fumble in the fourth quarter of a 30-21 victory against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Nick Hardwick, Rich Ohrnberger, Antonio Gates, Ryan Mathews, NFL Players

Bolts From The Blue

The San Diego Chargers keep Sunday's win in perspective

Sunday's 30-21 victory of the defending Super Bowl Champions may go down as the biggest non-playoff-determining-win in recent memory. After all, the odds were stacked against the Chargers versus a team previously deemed unbeatable.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Nick Hardwick, Antonio Gates, NFL Players

12th Man Rising

Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates brought their A-game in win over Seahawks

Sep 14, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers scrambles away from Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith during first half action at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports Though the Champs didn't bring the dominant defense that the 12th man have become accustomed to seeing, the real credit has to be given to Antonio Gates and, especially, Philip Rivers in San Diego's win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, San Diego Chargers, NFC, NFC West, Antonio Gates, NFL Players, Michael Bennett

Boston.com

Too Soon? Rob Ryan is Overrated, and Other Early Judgments on the NFLSports

Tony Massarotti of 98.5 The Sports Hub's Felger and Mazz Show, offers analysis on all the major sports teams across the city of Boston. Two weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the words are once again plastered across the NFL masthead, just above the Miranda rights: ANY GIVEN SUNDAY.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, San Diego Chargers, NFL Players, NFC, Seattle Seahawks, NFC West, Opinion

NFLSpinZone

Ryan Mathews Injury: San Diego Chargers RB out 4-5 weeks

Sep 8, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews makes a 20 yard touchdown during the second half against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is central to the team's ball control philosophy that works to perfection against even the mightiest of foes, though they were still able to execute their plan with aplomb in yesterday's exceptional victory over the Seattle Seahawks, who are the best team in the NFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Ryan Mathews, NFL Players, Donald Brown, Danny Woodhead

StateFans Nation

NFL Wolfpackers: Philip Rivers' extra incentive vs Wilson and the Seahawks

It was a great day of NFL action for NC State alums and their teams yesterday that included wins to advance records to 2-0 in Buffalo and Denver . Last night also saw former Wolfpack defensive end, Willie Young, show some skills on national television.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, NFL Players, Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks, Nate Irving, Nick Hardwick

NFLMocks

NFL Quick Reactions: Seattle Seahawks Exposed?

Sep 14, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen runs after making a catch as Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner defends during the first quarter at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Every NFL game in week 2 had some interesting facts to mull over.

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Related Topix: Sports, Bobby Wagner, NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football, San Diego Chargers, Antonio Gates, Keenan Allen

Journalgazette.net

Chargers control tempo, Seahawks

Gates' 21-yard catch late in the third quarter was epic, as the star tight end split two defenders and extended for Philip Rivers' pass, reaching out with his left hand to gather it in. Flat on his back, he held up the ball to show the officials he made the catch that gave San Diego a 27-14.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, San Diego Chargers, Antonio Gates, NFL Players, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs

Sun Sep 14, 2014

USA Today

None of the first-round rookie QBs should be on the field right now

After a Week 2 in which the most dominant defense in recent history got exposed by the likes of Philip Rivers and both the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans count themselves among the six undefeated teams to come out of the afternoon slate of games, the Red Zone Channel provided plenty of surprises on Sunday. We still have a lot of questions about the future of this NFL season, but here are five things we're paying attention to coming out of Sunday's first 13 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, Brett Favre

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Quarter by quarter, Chargers-Seahawks

Not in the box score : The Chargers scratched Jarret Johnson after his wife went into labor. Another inactive defensive starter for the Chargers was CB Brandon Flowers.

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ABC 27

Gates' 3 TD catches carry Bolts to 30-21 upset

14, 2014, in San Diego. . Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, left, fumbles as he is sacked by San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram during the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept.

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BleacherReport

Antonio Gates, Philip Rivers' Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 2

Antonio Gates may be 34 years old, but he looked like a 25-year-old in his prime Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. Much to the delight of fantasy football owners, the San Diego Chargers tight end hauled in two touchdown catches in the first half from quarterback Philip Rivers .

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Seattle Seahawks

Countdown to kickoff: Seahawks at Chargers

Greetings from Qualcomm Stadium, where the Seahawks will open the road portion of their 2014 schedule against the Chargers on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in Mission Valley - and a venue that will always be "The Murph" to us. This outdated stadium opened in 1967, when it was called San Diego Stadium.

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DailyGame

Watch Seahawks vs Chargers Live Streaming Free Online Week 2

Their Super Bowl win wasn't enough, it seems. The Seattle Seahawks cruised through the preseason and right on through last Sunday's kickoff against Green Bay.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Chargers Need to Give Mathews Freedom to Run

The Chargers frittered around with Ryan Mathews for a good portion of last season. They can't afford to do so this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Antonio Gates, Ryan Mathews, NFL Players, NFC, NFC West, Arizona Cardinals

NBC San Diego

Who To Watch For: Seahawks vs. Chargers

AUGUST 15: Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers speak after the game at CenturyLink Field on August 15, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. As you can see in the photograph accompanying this story, Richard Sherman and Philip Rivers have a nice relationship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, NFC, NFC West, Richard Sherman, NFL Players, Nick Hardwick

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