GAME DAY!!! We are out in New York and the game will be on TV while everyone is munching on their pancakes. CANT WAIT!
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For being on the brink of their best start in nine years, the San Diego Chargers don’t seem to share the excitement normally reserved for a 4-1 team.
The Chargers have plenty to play for. Not only have they listened to detractors degrade their 4-1 start due to lack of quality competition, their coach was publicly insulted by Jets head coach Rex Ryan. While players publicly chuckled at Ryan’s exchange with Norv Turner, where he said he’d have Super Bowl rings if he were coach of the Chargers, they know Turner took it personally. His players will look for revenge, which could elevate their motivation in already-important game.
1. Revisiting Revis: This is sort of like wading into the Amazon and just hoping the piranha aren’t biting. But it really, really, really is essential for the Chargers to keep the ball as far away as possible from Darrelle Revis, the Jet’s ball-hawking, receiver-mauling, shutdown corner. What a delicious matchup, though, between Revis and Vincent Jackson. Philip Rivers, too, has made it clear he’ll go after any defensive back with total confidence. As the Chargers know better than anyone, opposite corner Antonio Cromarite is capable of making monumental blunders that cost his team games, but his sheer athleticism makes Cromartie equally as capable of interceptions that become touchdowns. All the more reason the Chargers should be …
SAN DIEGO — The term “Revis Island” has real meaning. It’s a catchy way of saying receivers covered by Darrelle Revis stand no chance of being involved in the offense, but it has more depth to it than that.
If you ever needed a clear description of a team in the process of unraveling, check out the interview WFAN (New York) afternoon host Mike Francesca conducted with Darrelle Revis(notes) on Friday (October 21) before the Jets’ huge game with the San Diego Chargers. Look up contentious in your online dictionary.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Chargers’ offensive struggles have been well documented. They’re gaining yards, first downs and third-down conversions at a rapid rate, without an appropriate amount of scoring.