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Stats, notes, trends, interweb previews, and TV info for the Redskins (2-5) vs Chargers (4-3) week eight game.

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Game previews:

Redskins vs Chargers - 5 Storylines - WaPost

Kyle Shanahan Accepts Blame - ESPN

Rambo Earning More Playing Time - HH


Kickoff 1:00 PM EST


DirecTV: 706


Redskins +1, o/u 50.5

Skins opened as 2.5 favorites and are now a 1 point dog. I'm liking Skins chances now.


53 and sunny

Announcers: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts

Radio ESPN 980 (regional station list),  SIRIUS: 136 (SD), 93 (Was.). XM: 226 (Was.). 

Injury Report:

Week 8 Injury Report

Former Redskins on SD


Former Chargers on WAS

- K Nick Novak
- G Chad Rinehart

- GM A.J. Smith(Sr Executive w/WAS)

Chargers SBN Website Bolts from the Blue

Last Matchups

- 1/3/10: Redskins 20 at Chargers 23. San Diego backup QB Billy Volek throws game-winning TD to RB Mike Tolbert with 0:35 remaining.


- 11/27/05: Chargers 23, Redskins 17 (OT). San Diego RB LaDainian Tomlinson rushes for 184 yards & 3 TDs, including game-winning 41-yard TD run in OT.


- Redskins winning series 6-3, but Chargers have won last 3.
- Shanahan is 20-12 vs Chargers all time.


- Redskins lead the turnover ratio -2 to Chargers -6. Capsule:


QB PHILIP RIVERS has 3 400-yard pass games in 2013, most in NFL. Has completed 20+ passes while completing at least 80 pct. of pass att. in 3 games this season, tying for most such games in season in NFL history (BRETT FAVRE in '09; DREW BREES in '11). In 4 road games in '13, has completed 113 of 145 passes (77.9 pct.) for 1,299 yards with 7 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 111.5 rating. Is 1-0 as starter vs. Was. with 101.8 rating...

RB RYAN MATHEWS aims for 3rd in row with 100+ rush yards (102, 110). SD is 6-1 when he has 100+ rush yards. RB DANNY WOODHEAD has 40 rec. in '13, 2nd-most among NFL RBs...Since entering NFL in 2003, TE ANTONIO GATES has 85 TD catches, most among NFL TEs. Gates (497) needs 3 rec. yards to reach 500 for 11th consecutive season...WR EDDIE ROYAL has career-best 6 TD rec. in '13.

Rookie WR KEENAN ALLEN is averaging 96.3 rec. yards per game in past 3...CB MARCUS GILCHRIST posted 1st INT of season vs. Jax...S ERIC WEDDLE leads team with 42 tackles...DE COREY LIUGET tied career-high with 2 sacks last game...


Since 2012, QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III is only player in NFL with 90+ rating (93) & 1,000+ rush yards (1,055). Redskins are 8-2 when Griffin has 100+ rating...Since Week 12 of 2012, RB ALFRED MORRIS is averaging 100.7 rush yards per game, 2nd best in NFL. Has 12 rush TDs in that span, tied for most in NFL. RB ROY HELU, JR. had career-high 3 rush TDs in last home game...

Rookie TE JORDAN REED has 17 catches for 224 yards (112 per game) & TD in past 2.

WR PIERRE GARÇON has 5+ catches in all 7 games in 2013. WR LEONARD HANKERSON had TD catch last week. WR SANTANA MOSS has 3 career TDs vs. SD (incl. playoffs): 2 rec. TDs (47 & 22 yards) & 52-yard PR-TD...

CB DE ANGELO HALL had 2 INTs last week, incl. 26-yard INT-TD.

LB RYAN KERRIGAN has 8.5 sacks & 4 FFs in past 9. Since entering NFL in 2011, is only player in NFL with 20+ sacks (22.5) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). LB BRIAN ORAKPO has 10.5 sacks in 13 games vs. AFC.

LB LONDON FLETCHER has played in 247 consecutive games. LB PERRY RILEY, JR. leads team with 61 tackles. Fletcher ranks 2nd with 52 tackles.

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