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San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner on Monday denied that the Chargers used a banned sticky substance in their 35-24 loss to the Broncos on Oct. 15.

“Nobody from the San Diego Chargers used Stickum in the game against Denver,” Turner said Monday. “Nobody has used Stickum in any game.

The Chargers (3-3) began preparing for the Browns (1-6) on Wednesday. It appears their bye week served the Chargers well. All 53 members of the active roster fully participated in practice.

“It was nice having everybody participate,” coach Norv Turner said. “We are making progress in that area.”

The San Diego Chargers needed to get away after a difficult loss, yet they couldn’t escape controversy during their bye week.

Still awaiting the results of a league probe regarding the possible use of an illegal substance in their last game, the Chargers will try to avoid a third straight loss Sunday when they visit a Cleveland Browns team which could be missing Trent Richardson.

BEREA, Ohio — As he watched the film of Sunday’s loss at Indianapolis, Trent Richardson barely recognized the running back in the white No. 33 jersey and orange helmet.

The guy with the dreadlocks didn’t hit the holes with authority. He didn’t move the pile forward. He didn’t make any of the Colts defenders miss. He didn’t do much of anything

If you watched the San Diego Chargers a week ago Monday in their second half meltdown against Denver, several things were apparent.

Among the noticeable gaps on this squad that night and other times this season, the lack of another quality receiver to go with Malcom Floyd. Yes, letting Vincent Jackson go in the off-season to Tampa Bay continues to look more and more like a mistake by the Bolts

Seeking to get back in the win column following their bye week, the Denver Broncos will travel to Cleveland this Sunday for an afternoon showdown with a woeful Browns team.

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