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The Chargers have enjoyed beating up on the Little Sisters of the Poor this season.
San Diego is 4-1 thanks to an early season schedule of Minnesota, Kansas City, Miami, and Denver, and three of those games were decided by one score.
On the other hand, their one loss is to the high-flying Patriots.
I’ll withhold major judgment on Philip Rivers and gang until they play a middle-of-the-pack team after next week’s bye.
In the meantime, Ryan Mathews rushed for a career-best 125 yards on 24 carries and showed he can carry the big load. There’s lots to like about this Chargers team, and they won’t have to recover from a bad early start this year. For that alone, opponents should worry.