Joe Barksdale

Chargers' defense puts a stamp on 'it' — a 28-6 victory over Dallas

Chargers' defense puts a stamp on 'it' — a 28-6 victory over Dallas

The word is “swagger,” but Chargers defensive tackle Damion Square isn’t very fond of it.

There are better ways to describe the “it” the Chargers defense is playing with, the display that was clear as could be in the team’s 28-6 win Thursday against the Cowboys.

It’s confidence. It’s attitude. It’s ferocity. It’s speed. It’s control. It’s command.

Whatever — it’s swagger.

“We’re showin’ out, baby,” Square said. “We know the guys we’ve got. We know the personnel. We’ve got some special guys.”

Thursday, the Dallas Cowboys gained only 258 yards and scored one touchdown — as many as the Chargers defense scored.

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