Even with their issues trailing big in each of their losses, the Chargers have run 30 more times through nine games this season versus 2009, and they’re running more effectively.
Rivers has done a lot with very little.
His leading receiver last week, Seyi Ajirotutu, was on the practice squad until Oct. 23. One of his starting receivers last week, Gary Banks, was signed from the practice squad Oct. 30. Another receiver, Patrick Crayton, was in training camp with the Dallas Cowboys. Tight end Antonio Gates didn’t play.
The Floyd brothers not only share their last name, but their first names are just one letter off. Malcolm and Malcom Floyd are both NFL Wide Receivers. Because of the one letter difference, many football fans get the two confused.