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Internal Focus Changes External Perception

Coach Norv Turner (Kevork Djansezian/Getty)

Whether the Chargers are enduring a slump or savoring a winning streak, Norv Turner's message is the same: improve every week. His players have taken the mantra to heart and netted a four-game winning streak that has San Diego back in the thick of the AFC playoff race.

It would have been easy for the Chargers to implode when they struggled out of the gates at 2-3, marking the third consecutive season the team had a losing record after five games. However, the Chargers heard the criticism and used it as fuel for their latest resurgent effort. "We came out of the first month of the season and we were a beat-up football team," Turner said. "We asked a lot of... Recommended Stories

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