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Insider's Take: Bolts vs. Cardinals

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The San Diego Chargers have struggled on the road, but life at home is easy like a Sunday morning. The latest home cooking was a 41-10 runaway over the Arizona Cardinals. Here is a look at what worked, what didn't and what's next.

What Worked --Before the season, it was fair to wonder whether Vincent Jackson's absence would help or hurt Antonio Gates. After four games, the answer is obvious. Gates caught every ball thrown his way against Arizona and finished with seven catches, 144 yards and two TDs. He has six scores through four games after posting eight all last season. --Maybe LaDainian Tomlinson and the Chargers... Recommended Stories

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