The San Diego Chargers, despite some historically bad special teams play to open the year which cost them some wins, were among the best teams in the NFL. They typically finish strong in the 2nd half of the year, particularly in December, and they basically had the edge in every area of the game.
And the Bengals just whooped their asses anyway.
It leaves a lot of questions to be asked, chief among them the title of this post, so let's do another fake Q&A!
How did this team lose 10 games in a row?
While not talented enough or coached well enough to win a Super Bowl, this team certainly should be better than 4 wins. It was painfully obvious the Browns were outmatched facing us at virtually every position last week and yet they got more wins out of their schedule than we did ours (both ended up being about as difficult).
My main guesses: