Turner defends Rivers despite mounting mistakes

Updated: November 12, 2012, 7:52 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- In the wake of another come-from-ahead loss, coach Norv Turner brushed aside any notion that the San Diego Chargers would consider sitting mistake-prone quarterback Philip Rivers.

Rivers' latest big blunder was a pass thrown straight to Tampa Bay cornerback Leonard Johnson, who returned it 83 yards to give the Bucs a 10-point lead in a game they would win 34-24 on Sunday.

On Monday, Turner was asked if he'd consider sitting Rivers, like he's done with running back Ryan ...

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