New start for Chargers but same old failings
After a pre-season full of optimism, the Los Angeles Chargers got their season off to an underwhelming start on Monday night as they went down to a 24-21 defeat in Denver.
Having swapped San Diego for the City of Angels at the start of the year, the trip to Mile High Stadium was the beginning of a new dawn for the franchise. However, it was the same old failings which cost Anthony Lynn’s men, as a missed field goal with seconds left on the clock proved their undoing. The scoreline doesn’t tell the tale of a game in which the Chargers struggled for three quarters before a fourth quarter rally put them within touching distance.
Here are four things we learned (or had forgotten and were reminded of) on Monday…
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