Offensive line woes continue to plague Chargers, once again

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Offensive line woes continue to plague Chargers, once again
Offensive line woes continue to plague Chargers, once again

A large reason why the Chargers failed to come out victorious over the Raiders on Thursday night was because of quarterback Philip Rivers' performance. But the players causing him to be under duress all night are to blame, as well. At right tackle, Trent Scott was forced to fill in for an injured Sam Tevi. But it wasn't long until offensive tackle Russell Okung was knocked out of the game with a groin injury, which left them no choice to put in rookie Trey Pipkins, who was seen as a developmental player in his first year. The Raiders wasted no time exploiting the inexperience and lack of talent up front, as Rivers was sacked five times and hit a total of 10 times. Scott had no answer since the

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