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Chargers Vs Bengals: Players To Watch

By Dave O'Rourke
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December 2, 2012; San Diego, CA, USA; San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) lines up under center during the first quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Today the Bengals come to town in a must win game for the Chargers.  With five games to go, it has to be assumed that two losses will kill any chances of getting into the playoffs (one loss may even kill it).  Since we still have the Broncos in Denver, then we have no other choice than to beat the Bengals.  The AFC North leaders are a solid team (7-4) who have had a few injury problems and inconsistency at quarterback.  Obviously, one of the key factors in today’s game will be whether or not Rivers outplays Dalton, that goes without saying.  Let’s hope Philip puts up a game like last week and keeps his Pro Bowl year going.  In the mean time, let’s look at some other players to watch during the game: