Chargers players unhappy with laughing kicker after loss to Raiders

San Diego Chargers place kicker Josh Lambo (2) during warm-ups before their NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

Chargers unhappy with laughing kicker Josh Lambo –
The CBS broadcast captured some depressing vignettes following the game as players spilled back into the locker room, including quarterback Philip Rivers in an absolute wordless daze as he took a knee on the field. When coaches saw the tape afterward, they also caught Lambo effectively bouncing off the field, smiling and laughing as he trailed Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski.

Chargers Place Nick Dzubnar on IR; Activate Damion Square –
The San Diego Chargers placed ILB Nick Dzubnar (knee) on the reserve-injured list on Monday, making it five weeks in a row where a Chargers player has been put on IR.

VIDEO: Antonio Gates On If Chargers Expect To Lose & Getting Young Players Past Their Mistakes
Antonio Gates on another baffling loss, if the Chargers have become a team that expects to find ways to lose and why it’s important to help the younger players move past their mistakes.

Drew Kaser likely out as Chargers’ holder – San Diego Union-Tribune
The rookie punter is one of two Chargers players who lost the handle of the football Sunday at a critical time. The other, running back Melvin Gordon, isn’t expected to see his usage change moving forward. Coach Mike McCoy was unable to say the same Monday about Kaser, who likely will be pulled from his role as holder on field goals and extra points.

VIDEO: Dan & Joe – How Does This Keep Happening?
Dan Sileo and Joe Tutino break down the latest Chargers’ mind-blowing loss, what went wrong, and why San Diego should have gone for it on 4th and 1 at the end of the game.

Broncos’ Head Coach Gary Kubiak to Miss Thursday’s Game vs. Chargers
After a scare that put Gary Kubiak in the hospital following the Denver Broncos’ loss to the Atlanta Falcons yesterday, John Elway has made the decision to give his Head Coach the week off. That means that Kubiak will not be in attendance at Qualcomm Stadium on Thursday for his team’s matchup against the San Diego Chargers.

Gulls Stop Reign in Preseason Finale –
The Gulls-Reign clash was amped up a level last spring when the two teams battled in the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs, with the Reign prevailing 4 games to 1 in a contentious series. The conflict will undoubtedly sustain in the franchises’ second seasons, and it resumed Monday nighty with a gritty exhibition game in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Honda Center.

SDSU AD search down to finalists – San Diego Union-Tribune
Todd Turner, the head of the national search firm hired by San Diego State to find a replacement for Jim Sterk, is partly responsible for the opening, leading the Missouri search over the summer than resulted in Sterk’s hire. That process followed a similar pattern: numerous names surfacing in the early stages only for a previously unidentified candidate (Sterk) to emerge late.

Giants storm back to beat Cubs in 13 innings, stave off elimination in NLDS – USA Today
The San Francisco Giants, five outs from going home for the winter Monday night, pulled out a stunning come-from-behind, 13-inning 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs, overcoming an early knockdown and a ninth-inning gut punch to extend their season.

Teary-eyed David Ortiz salutes crowd at Fenway Park following final game – Sports Illustrated
After the Red Sox fell on Monday, 4–3, and were swept in the ALDS at the hands of the Indians, Ortiz walked around the field and lifted his cap toward the fans.

This might be the end for Tiger Woods – USA Today
More ominous than Woods’ announcement Monday that he won’t be playing this week’s Safeway Open after all was his withdrawal from the Turkish Airlines Open. That’s a tournament that doesn’t begin until next month — Nov. 3, to be exact.

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