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Three Must-Win NFL Games This Weekend

With the playoff picture gaining more clarity, some teams are in a position where a win will either save their season or help them hold on to current playoff positioning. Here are three games that […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/20/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - NOVEMBER 16:  Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws the ball in the fourth quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on November 16, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Rivers Leads Chargers Over Winless Raiders 13-6

Philip 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.

11/16/2014

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Injury Report: Raiders Short-Handed Again For Matchup In San Diego

It 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.

11/14/2014

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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.

11/11/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 05: Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after scoring on quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos 500th career touchdown pass to take a 7-3 lead over the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Cardinals 41-20. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers And Julius Thomas

The 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.

10/23/2014

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Top 5 NFL Teams Through Week 7

Drawing conclusions through the first seven weeks of the NFL season is little more than an exercise in futility, but what the heck? Here’s the current rankings, in order, of the most impressive teams as […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/22/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers congratulates teammate Antonio Gates #85 on his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 19, 2014, in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

The 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.

10/22/2014

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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.

10/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 12:  Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers at O.co Coliseum on October 12, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Grades: Raiders Can’t Hold On In 4th Vs. Chargers

The 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.

10/13/2014

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Opponent Profile: San Diego Chargers Present Big Challenge For Toothless Raiders

The 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.

10/07/2014

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AFC West Just Looks Tougher And Tougher For Raiders Each Week

Including Sunday’s Week Five action, the San Diego Chargers are 4-1, the Denver Broncos are 3-1, and the Kansas City Chiefs are 2-3. Each team has a positive points differential, while the Oakland Raiders are 0-4 with a minus-52 differential. Yes, it’s going to be a long season for the Silver & Black.

10/06/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers reacts in the second half against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Chargers Close Door On Solid Season, Set Sights On AFC West In 2014

While their record may not show it, the San Diego Chargers turned in a rather solid season when you take a look back at the 2013-14 campaign.

01/14/2014

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