Chargers lose key plays to penalties in second straight loss

By DAN GREENSPAN Associated Press CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn knows the Los Angeles Chargers can overcome adversity, specifically the sluggish September starts that have become all too familiar. Prosperity is what worries the third-year coach, and his fears proved well founded as the Chargers wasted a double-digit lead in a 27-20 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. "We have to find a way to finish," Lynn said. "Hell, when we're up by 10, I'm most nervous. When we're down, I'm OK because I know what these men are going to do. But we've got to figure out a way to finish, and that could be playcalling and that could be the mindset of our players." The Chargers (1-2) find themselves with a losing record after three games for the fifth consecutive season. What makes this partic
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