Source: Associated Press
<blockquote><img width="189" height="244" align="left" alt="The Chargers defense piles on in the second quarter." title="The Chargers defense piles on in the second quarter." src="http://photos.signonsandiego.com/gallery1.5/albums/060917titans/KC_ChargersTitans260191x222crop.jpg" />SAN DIEGO (AP) -- If Shawne Merriman has his way, the rest of the NFL will begin to recognize the San Diego Chargers as one of the league's dominant defenses.
Merriman and Co. turned in another suffocating performance and came within 3:09 of consecutive shutouts for the first time in team history.
The defensive results along with a pair of LaDainian Tomlinson touchdown runs produced a 40-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.</blockquote>
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