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Insider's Take: Chargers-Falcons

RB Ryan Mathews (U.S. Presswire)

No matter how poorly the Chargers played in their 27-3 loss to the Falcons, San Diego is still in first place in the AFC West and has plenty to build on ... and improve upon. Before we look ahead to the second divisional game of the season, we look back at what worked, what didn't and what's next after the debacle against the Dirty Birds.

What Worked --Robert Meachem caught four passes, twice as many as he corralled in the first two games combined. While his 47 yards against the Falcons are nothing to get excited about, it is good to see him getting more involved. The Chargers need Meachem to emerge a playmaker if they are to avoid another touchdown-less embarrassment. --Atari Bigby played well in his first two games as a... Recommended Stories