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Plan on Jammin' all night long.
With this slide, I will take a look at each team's defense as a whole unit.
The Chargers defense has been phenomenal this year. They lead the NFL in passing yards, are fourth in rush yards and first overall in total defense. They give up only 19.5 points/game, but have only created 19 turnovers so far this year.
They operate with a base 3-4 defense and know how to give opposing teams trouble executing on offense. With little-known big-name talent, the Chargers understand its not about the names, but about how you play as a whole, and they do that quite well.
San Fransisco's defense was suppose to be what helped them take the next step to becoming an elite team this year. With names like Patrick Willis, Aubrayo Franklin, Manny Lawson and Nate Clements, you would expect this defensive unit to consistently live up to their high expectations.
But that just has not happened like they were hoping this year.
Ranked in the bottom half of every major defensive category, the area that sticks out the most heading into tonight is their pass defense which ranks 20th in the NFL.
With Patrick Willis questionable for tonight, I would expect Philip Rivers to take full advantage of a depleted secondary tonight.