With an 0-4 record this season, the team’s losing streak stands at nine after it dropped its final five games in San Diego last year. While the crosstown Rams look like factors in the NFC, the Chargers are already doomed to end a distant fourth in the AFC West. Their record indicates they’re as bad as the Browns, but looking at the Chargers’ talent, that clearly is not the case.
Visiting fans of the Dolphins, Chiefs and Eagles have taken over the emptiness of StubHub Center in Carson — and rudely taken any home-field advantage away from the hosts. That’s the fault of the NFL.
The league and its worst owner, Dean Spanos, are literally banking on things to be better in three years when the Chargers can share Stan Kroenke’s $2.66 billion palace with the Rams. Their thought was simply being in Los Angeles, the nation’s second-largest media market, would magically wipe away all short-term problems for the Chargers.
Winston, who finished 26 of 46 for 334 yards and a touchdown, got the Bucs to New England 19-yard line, but his pass to the end zone on the final play of the game was broken up by Patriots cornerback Jonathan Jones.
Brady finished 30 of 40 for 303 yards with a touchdown and interception. His streak of 264 pass attempts without an interception was snapped in the first quarter when an errant throw was picked off by Buccaneers rookie safety Justin Evans. The Buccaneers went three-and-out on the ensuing possession.
New England got on the board first with a Gostkowski field goal of 27 yards.
Doug Martin, making his season debut following a four-game Wholesale Cheap Jerseys China suspension dating back to last season, scored the game’s first touchdown when he dove into the end NFL Jerseys Cheap zone with 8:26 remaining in the first half. Martin finished with 74 yards on 13 carries and his touchdown gave the Bucs a 7-3 lead.