Why to watch
Don't look now, but Ryan Mathews is showing the signs of becoming the feature back the Chargers drafted in the first round. He's been getting a lot of the load in the pass and run games, and also running with more conviction.
Calls for Tony Sparano's job would only intensify if this one goes as some expect. And a middling Chargers offense could be in line for a breakout with Miami's defense in disarray. The Dolphins are beat up at corner and Philip Rivers has yet to find his peak form.
This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.
The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari.