The 6-9 Chargers have failed to make the playoffs for a third straight year. Head coach Norv Turner will likely not return for the 2013 campaign. San Diego is led by quarterback Philip Rivers, running back Ryan Mathews, receiver Malcom Floyd, and tight end Antonio Gates.
The storied rivalry of the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders kicks off Week 1. Last season, the Chargers beat the Raiders in the season finale to eliminate the Silver and Black from playoff contention—here’s a scouting report that the Raiders will need to heed should they want redemption.