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Patriots Stay Perfect

21-12 win over Chargers moves them to 18-0 and into the Super Bowl

(Newser) - The '72 Dolphins must be nervous after New England stayed perfect today by defeating an injured Chargers crew, 21-12, and advancing to a fourth Super Bowl in seven years. The Patriots had to work for it, suffering a lackluster effort from Tom Brady, and riding rusher Lawrence Maroney for 122... More »

Rivers Says He Will Play for Chargers

Team still lists QB as doubtful for AFC title game vs. Patriots

(Newser) - As far as Philip Rivers is concerned, he is the San Diego Chargers quarterback in Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots, reports the Associated Press. "The way I felt Monday morning, I didn't think I'd feel as good as I do right now," said Rivers.... More »

Depleted Chargers Shock Indy

San Diego loses star to injury, faces unbeaten New England next

(Newser) - San Diego lost its starting quarterback and star rusher today but still clinched an upset over the Indianapolis Colts, 28-24, the AP reports. Backup QB Billy Volek led a 78-yard scoring drive late in the fourth quarter and the Chargers' D stiffened against Indy's passing attack. But San Diego running... More »

Chargers Pass First Playoff Test

LT, Norv, and Co. give SD first postseason win in 13 years

(Newser) - One of the NFLs most talented clubs notched its first postseason win in 13 years today as San Diego overcame a 6-0 halftime deficit to knock out Tennessee, 17-6. The visiting Titans succeeded in frustrating star running back LaDainian Tomlinson but allowed quarterback Philip Rivers to pass for 292 yards... More »

Return of the King

LT reclaims league rushing lead in 23-3 SD romp over Denver

(Newser) - With Pittsburgh's Willie Parker (1316 yards) sidelined with a broken wheel and Minnesota's rookie wunderkind Adrian Peterson (1305) running on fumes, the league's rushing leader has a familiar face again. Last year's titlebearer LaDainian Tomlinson (1418) reclaimed the lead with a game to go, the AP reports, as the Chargers... More »

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