Titans vs Chargers: Week 3 Keys to Victory, Players to Watch

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Titans vs Chargers: Week 3 Keys to Victory, Players to Watch

Sep 16, 2012; San Diego, CA, Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak walks off the field after the Titans were beat 38-10 by the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Titans will attempt to end a nine-game losing streak against the San Diego Chargers when Tennessee hosts them on Sep. 22. The Titans’ last victory came in 1992. Last season, the Chargers pulled off a 38-10 victory. Many of those nine losses have been in similar blowout fashion. They’ve come during your average regular-season game, Christmas and playoff games.

Maybe the biggest difference in the public eye comes with the quarterbacks. Philip Rivers is an established quarterback who’s coming off an AFC Player of the Week honor for his brilliant performance in a 33-30 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. Jake Locker is coming off a week where local sports talk callers have scolded him for missing key passes against the Houston Texans.

Both teams are confident heading into this matchup. Most ESPN experts favor the Titans. It appears as though most outsiders favor the Chargers. Despite last season’s blowout, both teams have vastly different rosters and coaching staffs. Another difference is that this game is played at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee.

Let’s take a glance at eight keys to victory for the Titans. Who are 10 players that could have a significant impact on this contest?

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