11/10 TMM: Chargers season goes up in flames

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers

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The San Diego Chargers lost their fifth consecutive game, their record sinking to 2-7, and won’t play again for two weeks. The Mighty 1090 was there to see the team’s playoff hopes go up in flames.

Chargers Postgame On Season-Sealing, Soul-Searching Loss To The Bears:
For all intents and purposes, the Chargers season ended with a disappointing 22-19 loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. Stevie Johnson and Philip Rivers discussed the loss, message to teammates and how they hope guys respond.

 

The Chargers game wasn’t without highlights, though. Here are the three best moments you may have missed from last night’s game:

3. An incredible game-winning catch

2. Stevie Johnson leaps over Danny Woodhead

1. Philip Rivers knows how to celebrate a pick-six

(Thanks to SB Nation for the gifs)

 

Chargers lose 22-19 to the Bears, needs to fire Mike McCoy – Bolts from the Blue
After five straight losses, and heading into the final year of his contract, Mike McCoy’s seat is as hot as it’s going to get. The bye week is usually when teams pull the trigger on making a change, so it would make sense if McCoy were to be let go by the Chargers some time in the next few days.

Griffey, Hoffman among newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot – Associated Press
Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman are among 15 newcomers on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot and will face a newly trimmed electorate along with steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

It’s hard to watch Kobe Bryant struggle, but it’s understandable – Sports Illustrated
Kobe Bryant is losing the battle against Father Time, and his final year probably won’t end up with an MVP Award or a Larry O’Brien Trophy. However, don’t let that ruin the image of one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

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