10/23 TMM: A Must-Win Game for the Chargers vs. Raiders

San Diego Chargers line up against the Oakland Raiders

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Darren & Marty On Chargers/Raiders, Pagano On Effort Of The Defense, Floyd On Oakland Rivalry – Mighty 1090 (video)
Darren Smith and Marty Caswell discuss, over a few margaritas, why Sunday’s game between the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders is a “must win game” for Mike McCoy’s team.

Jerry Attaochu turning into the pass rusher the Chargers desperately need – Bolts from the Blue
An excellent breakdown of how Chargers OLB Jerry Attaochu has progressed from a dismal rookie season to a fantastic start in his sophomore season.

Chargers Can’t Lose To Raiders, Right? – Mighty 1090 (video)
The Chargers finally play their first division game of the season against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. They absolutely cannot lose if they’re going to save its season before it’s too late. Joe Tutino and Jay Paris discuss.

Chargers still leaving unless they have to stay – San Diego Union-Tribune
This isn’t exactly surprising, but Kevin Acee reports that this week’s announcements by the Governor (in regards to the Mission Valley site) and local attorney Cory Briggs (in regards to a downtown site) have not dimmed the Chargers’ focus on Los Angeles.

Cory Briggs: “This Initiative Will Not Use A Single Dollar Of Public Money For A Stadium” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Cory Briggs created a downtown initiative that could clear path for a new stadium, he joined Scott and BR for a half-hour and gave them all the details of how exactly the plan would create money for a stadium, and if the Chargers would back this initiative.

Lawyer wants city to restart EIR for new Chargers stadium – CBS8
Here’s one that we missed last week, but it hasn’t become any less important. The City’s EIR for the Mission Valley site received less than 20 public comments, but one stood out among the rest.

Kevin Acee On Eric Weddle, Melvin Ingram’s Effort & Why Chargers Are At Crossroads Not Crisis – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Kevin Acee from the San Diego Union-Tribune calls our Chargers OLB Melvin Ingram, saying that he has not given the necessary effort to become the player that he, the team, or the fans have expected.

Padres’ Roberts interviewed with Mariners – San Diego Union-Tribune
Dave Roberts has not been interviewed for the Padres’ managerial opening (yet) but he is being looked at by other teams that are interesting in him as a manager.

SDSU, Utah State Is No Small Potatoes – Mighty 1090
Just a few weeks ago, we were wondering if the SDSU football team could turn its season around. With a win on Friday over Utah State, they will have accomplished exactly that.

The Pitcher Who Couldn’t Lose – Deadspin
For those that enjoy longreads of non-Padres, this story on Bronson Arroyo is a wonderful way to start your day.

Jim Rome returns to San Diego! – Mighty 1090 (video)
National radio host Jim Rome returned to his roots to meet with fans and listeners at O’Reilly Auto Parts in Escondido, and we were there to capture it all.

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