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Must-Win Matchups: Chargers vs. Falcons

FB Jacob Hester (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty)

The San Diego Chargers enter Sunday's game with three fewer wins than the Atlanta Falcons, yet hardly feel like underdogs. There are several matchups in all three phases that the Chargers are capable of exploiting. takes an in-depth look at the top-five such matchups.

When the Chargers Run: FB Jacob Hester vs. MLB Curtis Lofton Hester will make the first start of his NFL career in place of the injured Mike Tolbert (shoulder). Hester proved last week that he can make plays with the ball in his hands, hauling in three receptions in the fourth quarter, and now must show he can get it done as a lead blocker. Hester will be asked to eliminate Lofton, who has... Recommended Stories

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