Casey Hayward was all over the play.
The Chargers cornerback saw where Trevor Siemian was going with the football. As the Denver quarterback wound up to throw to C.J. Anderson on the sideline, Hayward broke on the ball with the instincts that helped him lead the NFL with seven interceptions a year ago.
But in what turned out to be the first big miscue on a night with a handful of them, Hayward had the ball — and an almost sure touchdown — slip right out of his hands.
It was the start the Chargers needed, a proclamation they were ready to be players in Los Angeles, ready to challenge in the AFC West. Instead, it was the same almost-good-enough stuff that defined their...