The Grant Napear Show - April 20th, 2015 - Seg. 9
Season Recap: Chargers Left To Wonder What Might Have BeenAfter dropping a heartbreaking 18-17 loss on the road in the season opener at Arizona, the Bolts would reel off five straight victories, including a win over the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.
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Rivers Leads Chargers Over Winless Raiders 13-6Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd on the game's third play from scrimmage, and the San Diego Chargers held on for a lackluster 13-6 victory against winless Oakland on Sunday, extending the Raiders' losing streak to 16.
Injury Report: Raiders Short-Handed Again For Matchup In San DiegoIt never seems to end for the 2014 Oakland Raiders: They always have a ton of players on the official injury report each week. That's not the primary reason the Silver & Black can't win a game, of course, but it's been a consistent theme this year for the last winless team in the NFL.
Opponent Profile: Can The Raiders Beat Suddenly Sinking Chargers?The San Diego Chargers have lost three straight games, the last two by whopping margins. Does this mean the winless Oakland Raiders have a chance to beat them? The Silver & Black came close in the teams' first matchup in Oakland, but this Week 11 contest will be in San Diego. There are always a lot of Raiders fans in San Diego, though, so maybe this is Oakland's chance to get into the win column and avoid a 16-game losing streak.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius ThomasThe Chargers and the Broncos have something more on their minds than the epic fantasy battle that is at hand when they meet in Denver Thursday night.
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Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver BroncosThe two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.
Jim Nantz Talks Chargers vs. Broncos on 'Thursday Night Football'Jim Nantz...he's known as one of the most iconic voices and faces in the history of professional sports, and he took some time to speak on the upcoming "Thursday Night Football" game between the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos.
Grades: Raiders Can't Hold On In 4th Vs. ChargersThe 2014 Oakland Raiders cam every close to getting their first win of the season on Sunday. In fact, they held the lead in the second half for the first time all season. But in the end, the San Diego Chargers' offense was too much for the Silver & Black's defense, and the Chargers escaped with a 31-28 victory over the Raiders.
Opponent Profile: San Diego Chargers Present Big Challenge For Toothless RaidersThe Oakland Raiders have a new head coach, for now, and they've just had their bye week. How will they fare against the 4-1 San Diego Chargers at home this week? Well, the Bolts are on a roll, and they look very good. The exact opposite can be said of Silver & Black, so don't expect things to suddenly get better for Oakland now that Dennis Allen has been fired.