Chargers Week 2 television ratings down 53 percent in San Diego

Ruben Hill
September 19, 2017

Watching all those Dolphins games as a kid, it's hard to imagine that Parkey didn't picture himself on that field helping his favorite team to victory.

The Chargers suffered a second-consecutive heartbreaking loss to start the season, and to make matters worse, whoever is manning the team's cannons poured salt onto the Chargers' wounds Sunday afternoon.

The loudest cheer from Sunday's game came when Koo was wide right, as Dolphins fans rocked the 27,000-seat venue. Koo missed a 43-yard field-goal try.

It's a despairing debut for the Chargers in Los Angeles. It was nullified by reserve tackle Chris Hairston's holding penalty.

Chargers Week 2 television ratings down 53 percent in San Diego
Chargers Week 2 television ratings down 53 percent in San Diego

"We moved the ball well; we didn't turn it over", Rivers said. Just had to find a way to get it done. Coach Anthony Lynn said Monday that the team will not be looking at other options this week. "Some people say, 'Same old Chargers.' It's not the same old Chargers". Last October, for instance, Gase cut two offensive linemen, Billy Turner and Dallas Thomas, who had started the previous week's game. We have 14 games left. Despite the fact that he had his game-tying field goal blocked Week 1 against the Denver Broncos and hooked his game-winning field goal attempt against the Miami Dolphins in Week 2, the Chargers are sticking with the South Korean player as their placekicker.

"Koo's our kicker", Lynn said Monday.

The Geogia Southern alum had a terrific first week of training camp before cooling off. Lambo appeared to outkick him on the scoring kicks deep into the three-week period. He kicked well in Denver. This, however, wasn't the first time he played every defensive snap because he did the same last December at Baltimore. He went out and had a bad day yesterday, but we're still riding with him.

"He's very confident", Lynn said. "And we're hoping that he'll bounce back".

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