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Matchups to Watch: Chargers vs. Raiders

RB LaDainian Tomlinson (Harry How/Getty)

After escaping the Black Hole with a narrow win in the season-opener, the Chargers are looking to lock in a comfortable win Sunday. Here's a look at five matchups -- one in each phase of the game -- that the Chargers must win to make that happen.

When the Chargers Run: RB LaDainian Tomlinson vs. LB Kirk Morrison LT probably won't light up the Raiders like he did in his prime, but he could be in for his biggest game of the season. The run blocking is improving with Scott Mruczkowski settling into his starting role and Louis Vasquez learning on the job. Now, it will be up to LT to prove he can shake defenders in one-on-one situations. No... Recommended Stories

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