Advancing a star-lite approach

Terrell Owens has good numbers but too many targets; Phillip Rivers has thrived minus Antonio Gates. US Presswire

Good news, AFC playoff teams: The San Diego Chargers are staying home for the postseason, thanks in part to their 34-20 defeat at the hands of the Cincinnati Bengals. Don't let their 8-7 record fool you, the Bengals are one of the AFC's most talented teams, and despite some miserable special-teams play early in the season they were capable of beating anyone.