SAN DIEGO (AP) When a team starts talking about playing for pride and respect, it's pretty much over.

That's where Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers are after their fifth straight loss, 22-19 to the Chicago Bears on Monday night.

Says Rivers, ''At this point, I think you play for respect ... of the other guys in the locker room.''

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The Chargers (2-7) are last in the AFC West thanks to their longest losing streak since 2011.

Rivers calls the skid ''pretty sickening'' and adds that he doesn't even want to watch football during the Chargers' bye week.

When it's going this badly, Rivers says, ''You kind of want to just dig a hole and hide for a little while.''

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