Chargers Down Colts, NFL News
Published on October 15 2013 10:25 am
Last Updated on October 15 2013 10:25 am
Written by Millie Lange
Chargers Sneak By Colts
(San Diego, CA) -- Nick Novak kicked a 50-yard field goal with two minutes left in the fourth quarter to clinch a 19-9 win for the Chargers against the Colts on "Monday Night Football" at Qualcomm Stadium. San Diego rookie wide receiver Keenan Allen continued his tremendous play catching a 22-yard touchdown from Philip Rivers on his way to nine catches and 107 yards. Ryan Mathews ran for 102 yards on 22 carries, while Rivers passed for 237 and didn't turn the ball over. The Chargers joined four other teams in the AFC at 3-3. Indianapolis was held to three Adam Vinatieri field goals. Andrew Luck completed 18-of-30 passes for 202 yards with a late interception. Trent Richardson carried ten times for 40 yards. The Colts fell to 4-2, but still lead the AFC South by a game.
Ogletree, Rams Look To Build Momentum
(St. Louis, MO) -- St. Louis Rams line backer Alec Ogletree's 98-yard interception return Sunday was the longest ever by a rookie. Ogletree and the Rams defense look to build momentum as they head to Carolina to take on Cam Newton's Panthers. The teams kick-off Sunday at 12:00 p.m.
Bears Turn Attention To Redskins
(Lake Forest, IL) -- The Bears stopped their two-game losing streak with last Thursday's 27-21 win over the Giants and are now looking to start a winning streak. Chicago hits the road this Sunday to face the Redskins. The Bears have lost four straight meetings with Washington, including a 17-14 defeat in the last meeting in 2010.
Former Bears Coach Smith Denies USC Interview
Former Bears head coach Lovie Smith says he hasn't interviewed for the open head-coaching job at USC. WSCR-AM 670's Mike Mulligan had reported earlier Monday that Smith was a candidate and had spoken to the school. Smith's son and agent say the job would be an incredible opportunity, but he hasn't had an interview.
Broncos Miller Is Happy To Be Back
(Denver, CO) -- Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is happy to be back with team after he was suspended. Miller told the media Monday he's also "excited about Indy coming up." The two-time Pro Bowler was in the locker room while he was suspended for six games for breaking the substance abuse policy after he gave a diluted urine sample during routine drug-testing in the spring. He said he hopes to earn "everybody's trust back" and he hopes people will judge him on his "actions going forward," rather than mistakes he made in the past.
Cowboys' Ware Out 3-to-4 Weeks
(Arlington, TX) -- Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware is on the shelf. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports he will be sidelined three-to-four weeks with a strained quad. Ware was hurt in Sunday night's 31-16 win over Washington. He has not missed a game since entering the NFL in 2005.
Packers' Cobb To Miss Time With Knee Injury
(Green Bay, WI) -- The Green Bay Packers will be without wide receiver Randall Cobb for the next several games. Head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed Monday that Cobb has a knee injury that will sideline him for a few weeks. Cobb was hurt when he took a helmet to the knee from Ravens safety Matt Elam in the second quarter of Sunday's win.
Texans Unsure On Schaub's Status Going Forward
(Houston, TX) -- Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak says he isn't sure if Matt Schaub will be healthy enough to start this week against the Kansas City Chiefs. Schaub suffered what Kubiak called "leg and ankle" injuries in Sunday's 38-13 loss to the St. Louis Rams. He also says Schaub received injections on Monday for the soreness
Monday, October 14 Scoreboard
San Diego Chargers 19, Indianapolis Colts 9.