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By Ernie Padaon

Yeah, it’s been a while since we won the first two in a season [2006 under coach Marty Schottenheimer]. But I think it’s really nothing more than that. We know it’s a week-to-week league and you’ve got to be able to put them on top of one another. It’s going to be a tough challenge against Atlanta this week. Getting to see them on Monday Night Football, it was an impressive team to watch. And now, preparing for them, it’s going to be a challenge.

SAN DIEGO —- Jared Gaither doesn’t read his press clippings when things are going well. He certainly doesn’t during troubled times like these.

Chargers fifth-round draft pick Johnnie Troutman isn’t eligible to practice until after the team’s sixth game of the season.

It remains to be seen whether Total QBR statistic is as accurate as the network would claim. But it’s safe to say that the new statistic at least tells us something about how well a quarterback handles the little but important aspects of the game: taking care of the football, not committing penalties, and avoiding sacks.