In what is the one silver lining of Sunday's 30-21 loss at San Diego --- the team's first by more than a touchdown since a 23-13 loss at Dallas on Nov. 6, 2011 --- the Seahawks did not suffer any significant injuries.
Bob Condotta: The Seahawks just could never keep San Diego's offense off the field. Maybe it was the heat, or maybe the Chargers were simply the more desperate team. But this was a rare time an opposing offense seemed to be more aggressive than Seattle's defense.
After Earl Thomas left the game with cramps in the third quarter and returned to the game, Kam Chancellor left the game in the third quarter with cramps and his return was listed as questionable. Jeron Johnson, who filled in for Thomas at free safety, was now in for Chancellor at strong safety.
The Chargers put some distance between themselves and the Seahawks with a time-consuming drive that culminated with a 21-yard, one-handed touchdown catch by Antonio Gates with 3:01 left in the third quarter. The 12-play, 76-yard drive took 6:24 off the clock and was sustained by a penalty on Bruce I