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  • Rams, Raiders, Jaguars Among 5 NFL Teams to Play Home Game Outside of US in 2019

    Bleacher Report "The NFL announced Wednesday that five international games will be played during the 2019 regular season. According to NFL Vice President of Football Communications Michael Signora, four games will be played in London and one will be held in Mexico.  While..." December 12

  • Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Expects To Be Game-Time Decision In Week 15

    NFL Trade Rumors "Chargers RB Melvin Gordon said he’ll be a game-time decision for Thursday’s game against the Chiefs. “I’ve been grinding hard to get back and we’re still trying to decide what we’re going to do,” Gordon said, via" December 12

  • Chargers To Be Without Gordon, Ekeler?

    Pro Football Rumors "With a win over the Chiefs on Thursday night, the Chargers can take a step closer towards winning the AFC West title. Unfortunately, it sounds like they’ll go into the game without their two best running backs.  The Chargers are not optimistic that Melvin Gordon(knee)..." December 11

  • Austin Ekeler’s availability for Thursday not looking good

    Pro Football Talk "It appears unlikely Chargers running back Austin Ekeler will play Thursday, making Melvin Gordon‘s status even more important for the game against the Chiefs. Ekeler said a bruised nerve in his neck limits his mobility. That puts Ekeler’s availability in..." December 10

  • Chargers Are A Legit Super Bowl Contender Who Still Can't Fill Their Stadium

    The Big Lead "The Los Angeles Chargers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 on Sunday to improve to 10-3 on the season. The Chargers are a legitimate Super Bowl contender and were coming off their biggest win since moving to Los Angeles. Despite that, there were huge swaths of empty seats in..." December 10

  • Cincinnati Bengals' John Ross, Alex Redmond return home against Los Angeles Chargers

    Cincinnati Enquirer "John Ross and Alex Redmond weren't alive the last time the Cincinnati Bengals played a football game in Los Angeles.  The Bengals lost to the Raiders Jan. 13, 1991 in the Divisional Round of the AFC playoffs. Cincinnati previously lost in overtime against the Rams..." December 09

  • Jatavis Brown is the man 'with the mic' on Chargers' defense

    ESPN "After a season of uneven play while learning defensive coordinator Gus Bradley's simple but nuanced Cover 3 scheme, Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jatavis Brown has stepped forward as a leader. A fifth-round pick out of Akron in the 2016 draft, Brown is second on the team with 72..." December 09

  • Melvin Gordon could play Week 15; injury not as serious as feared

    Larry Brown Sports "Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will not play on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, but it appears he is on track to return for what will be the team’s most important game of the season in Week 15. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who originally reported..." December 09

  • Former Pro Bowler Tim Rossovich dies

    Pro Football Talk "Former Pro Bowler Tim Rossovich died Thursday in Sacramento, California, after a long illness, the University of Southern California announced Friday. He was 72. The Eagles made Rossovich the 14th pick of the 1968 draft after he earned All-America honors at USC. He played defensive..." December 08

  • Chargers DE doubtful as infant daughter fights stomach infection

    Sportsnaut "As the Los Angeles Chargers continue to battle on the field defensively, the team may continue to be without defensive tackle Brandon Mebane as his newborn daughter fights against a stomach illness and heart defect. Mebane revealed that his newborn daughter, Makenna, who was born a..." December 08

  • Chargers Rule Out RB Melvin Gordon For Week 14

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Los Angeles Chargers have officially ruled out RB Melvin Gordon (MCL) for Week 14’s game against the Bengals.  This means that Austin Ekeler and Justin Jackson will handle the workload for the second straight week.  Reports..." December 07

  • Melvin Gordon remains out of practice

    Pro Football Talk "Melvin Gordon was expected to miss a few weeks when he initially sprained his MCL in a Week 12 game against Arizona. Even though coach Anthony Lynn has remained optimistic about the running back’s chances of playing, it doesn’t appear the Chargers will get Gordon back this..." December 06

  • Lynn on Melvin Gordon playing Week 14: 'It's possible' "Melvin Gordon continues to sit out of practice due to a knee injury, and could miss his second straight game. Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn joined NFL Network's Good Morning Football on Thursday and wouldn't close the door on the running back..." December 06

  • Burglars Strike Antonio Gates' Home While Kids Were Inside

    TMZ "Cops are on the hunt for the scumbags who broke into the home of L.A. Chargers star tight end Antonio Gates and his wife, Sasha, over the weekend ... while their kids were inside the house.  Scary situation ... surveillance cameras at the San Fernando Valley home..." December 05

  • Steelers-Chargers game had terrible television ratings in Los Angeles

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s decision to make Los Angeles a two-team market has backfired big time since the start of last season. We’ve seen opposing teams take over both the homes of the Rams and Chargers during this span. Television ratings in the nation’s second-largest media..." December 05

  • Cardinals place D.J. Humphries on IR, sign former Chargers OT Joe Barksdale

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Cardinals have placed starting left tackle D.J. Humphries on injured reserve with a knee issue and signed right tackle Joe Barksdale, the team announced Wednesday. Arizona additionally signed offensive lineman Rees Odhiambo off the Indianapolis Colts practice..." December 05

  • Chargers Sign WR Dylan Cantrell to Active Roster; Waive T Joe Barksdale "The Los Angeles Chargers announced on Monday that they’ve signed WR Dylan Cantrell to the active roster and waived veteran tackle Joe Barksdale. The 6-3, 226-pound Cantrell was the Chargers’ sixth-round pick (191st overall) in this year’s draft out of Texas..." December 03

  • Philip Rivers and his wife are now expecting their ninth child

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Los Angeles Chargers prepared for their Sunday Night Football clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers, a piece of happy news came out regarding Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. Per ESPN’s Eric Williams, Rivers and his wife Tiffany are expecting their..." December 03

  • Chargers more than ready for primetime in Pittsburgh

    Orange County Register "Philip Rivers’ 25 consecutive completions last week against the Arizona Cardinals set an NFL record, but it also served as a reminder that the longtime Chargers quarterback is still one of the league’s best. “It’s a week-to-week league,” Rivers said...." December 02

  • Chargers expect RB Melvin Gordon to return soon from knee injury

    ESPN "Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is out Sunday night against the Steelers, but he could return as early as next week against the Bengals or the following Thursday night game against the Chiefs, sources tells ESPN. Whenever Gordon returns, "it won't be long now," one..." December 02

  • Chargers defensive backs carefully study for test against Steelers Antonio Brown, JuJu Smith-Schuster

    Orange County Register "When Desmond King sits down at the start of the week to study opposing receivers, the Chargers’ shutdown nickel cornerback first scours tape to note every possible tendency he can find. How do they release off the line? How do they come out of their breaks? How do they catch the..." November 30

  • How long until an NFL quarterback has a 100 percent completion day?

    SB Nation "Before Sunday, no player had ever thrown more than 10 passes in an NFL game and finished with a completion percentage over 95. In Week 12, it happened twice. First, Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers completed 28 of his 29 passes for 259 yards and three touchdowns..." November 28

  • Completion percentage records are falling around the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Forty-eight hours ago, no quarterback in NFL history had ever finished a game with more than 20 passes and a completion percentage higher than 95 percent. Then it happened on Sunday. And then it happened again on Monday night. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers shattered the..." November 27

  • How big is the loss of Melvin Gordon?

    Bolts From The Blue "The loss of Melvin Gordon for the next few weeks is obviously big. Just how big of a loss is it? Can the offense maintain their same level of play without him? Richard Wade: I think the loss of Melvin Gordon is substantial, but not catastrophic. At the end of..." November 26

  • Melvin Gordon's season likely not finished

    San Diego Union-Tribune "If one were to assess injuries by player reaction, the knee injury Chargers running back Melvin Gordon suffered Sunday might be considered season ending. By video analysis, however, there is considerable hope that it is not. Gordon entered the game..." November 26

  • Real Possibility Chargers RB Melvin Gordon Miss Week 13’s Game With MCL Injury

    NFL Trade Rumors "Eric Williams reports that the initial diagnosis for Chargers RB Melvin Gordon is that he has an MCL injury. Williams adds that the plan for Gordon is to have him undergo further evaluation on Monday. However, there’s a real possibility he could miss their Week 13..." November 26

  • Chargers RB Melvin Gordon questionable to return with knee injury

    USA Today "The Chargers are currently without their No. 1 running back at the moment. Melvin Gordon is questionable to return with a knee injury that he sustained moments ago, according to Los Angeles’ official Twitter. November 25

  • Philip Rivers breaks NFL record with 25 straight completions

    Sportsnaut "Even as a 36-year-old, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers continues to play at an extremely high level. On Sunday, he showed that by setting an NFL record with 23 consecutive passes completed to start the game. Rivers was sharp from the start in this one as the offense..." November 25

  • Chargers want Philip Rivers for “years to come”; what does Rivers want?

    Pro Football Rumors "Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers is having, at age 36 (37 in less than two weeks), a career year. He has completed 67% of his passes for 2,860 yards and 23 touchdowns against just six interceptions, good for a 112.1 quarterback rating — which would be the highest of his career —..." November 25

  • Melvin Gordon questionable with knee and hamstring injuries against Cardinals

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers may not have one of their best players at 100 percent against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 12. Running back Melvin Gordon is questionable for the contest with knee and hamstring injuries. Gordon started the week with full practice, but was downgraded to..." November 23

  • Chargers Claim T.Y. McGill Off Waivers; Place Corey Liuget on IR "The Los Angeles Chargers officially placed Corey Liuget on the reserve-injured list on Wednesday after he suffered a season-ending knee injury last week. Taking his place on the active roster is a familiar face as the team claimed DT T.Y. McGill off waivers from the Philadelphia..." November 21

  • Joey Bosa ready to make impact for Chargers down the stretch

    247 Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers may have lost to the Denver Broncos 23-22 on Sunday, but they got back one of their best defensive players who should make an impact for them down the stretch. Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa played his first game this season on Sunday, and he said..." November 20

  • Chargers injuries will define the remainder of the season

    Bolts From The Blue "Another game, another injury. That’s the narrative of the Los Angeles Chargers season following Sunday’s 23-22 loss to the Denver Broncos. With the long-awaited return of defensive end Joey Bosa, fans headed into Sunday’s game with the hopes that Los..." November 20

  • Chargers Welcomed Their Worst Crowd Of The Season To StubHub Center Against The Broncos

    The Big Lead "The Los Angeles Chargers keep losing the “Fight For LA” despite actually playing well on the field. The Bolts welcomed easily their worst crowd of the season to the StubHub Center on Sunday during their Week 11 matchup with the Denver..." November 19

  • Chargers WR Keenan Allen not giving Broncos respect: ‘They suck’

    Larry Brown Sports "Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was not giving the Denver Broncos any respect despite losing to them on Sunday. Allen said his Chargers “dominated the game” and said they gave away the game to the Broncos with turnovers. He capped it off by saying the..." November 19

  • Injuries to Broncos’ offensive line could allow Corey Liuget to break out

    San Diego Union-Tribune "He has been back for five games now, in the last two earning notable grades from the X-and-O experts who determine such things. Last weekend in Oakland, 300-pound Corey Liuget even had a 24-yard fumble return that would have been the Chargers’ third-longest offensive play of the..." November 18

  • Chargers DT Corey Liuget out for the season

    Bolts From The Blue "After going down with what looked like a painful knee injury during the second quarter, Corey Liuget was somewhat forgotten about as the game played out in typical Chargers fashion, with the Chargers managing to beat all the odds in losing to the Denver Broncos, 23-22...." November 18

  • Chargers' Bosa expected to return vs. Broncos

    The Score "Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa is expected to return from injury against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. A bone bruise in his foot has kept Bosa sidelined all season. How he feels throughout the Week 11 game will determine his..." November 18

  • Joey Bosa questionable for Chargers vs. Broncos "Joey Bosa could make his season debut for the Los Angeles Chargers this week. The defensive end is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's AFC West contest against the Denver Broncos. Bosa was limited in practice for the third straight day on Friday..." November 16

  • Joey Bosa’s playing status undecided for now

    Pro Football Talk "Joey Bosa has returned to practice. Does that mean he will return to the field Sunday? He and the Chargers are taking a wait-and-see approach. They don’t have to decide today, so they won’t. “It’s really not decided yet,” Bosa said Thursday, via..." November 15

  • Chargers' Joey Bosa (foot) to practice on limited basis "Joey Bosa took a step towards a potential return. Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Wednesday that Bosa will participate in practice in a limited capacity. The pass rusher will start with individual drills, and the team will assess from there, per..." November 14

  • Chargers put Denzel Perryman on IR, promote Tre’Von Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers confirmed Monday’s report that linebacker Denzel Perryman will miss the rest of the season on Tuesday. Perryman is headed to injured reserve after hurting his knee in last Sunday’s win over the Raiders. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that Perryman is also..." November 13

  • Chargers’ D Makes Major Statement Sunday to Rest of the League "The last two Chargers’ wins came with the defense on the field, protecting every inch with a pair of dramatic passes defensed in the end zone. Sunday in Oakland, the defense faced another high-leverage situation; however, instead of the end of the game this one came on the first..." November 12

  • Chargers starting LB Denzel Perryman out for season

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Chargers are one of the NFL’s hottest teams and have a great shot to make the playoffs this year, but they’ll be going the rest of the way without starting linebacker Denzel Perryman. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported Monday afternoon that Perryman..." November 12

  • Philip Rivers: I think I’m playing the most consistent football of my career

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers won their sixth straight game by topping the Raiders 20-6 in Oakland on Sunday and the winning streak has seen them win games in a variety of ways. Three of the six wins came by at least 14 points while they needed a late interception to hold off the 49ers in a two-point..." November 12

  • Surging Chargers determined not to overlook flailing Oakland Raiders

    L.A. Daily News "It’s been a while since the Chargers had this kind of record, with six wins and just two losses halfway through the NFL season. And so, you’ll have to forgive quarterback Philip Rivers for not remembering what it felt like a dozen years ago, at the midway point of his first season..." November 11

  • NFL monitoring California fires, air quality for Chargers-Raiders and Seahawks-Rams games

    CBS Sports "The California fires are wrecking havoc on the West Coast and creating a very dangerous environment that has already caused a tragic amount of life to be lost. Football is obviously secondary to safety, but the NFL is monitoring the situation ahead of Week 10, with multiple games set to be..." November 10

  • Philip Rivers quietly having an MVP-caliber season

    Pro Football Talk "If a quarterback is on pace to throw 38 touchdown passes and six interceptions, finish the season with a 116.5 passer rating and lead his team to a 12-4 record, then he has to be the MVP favorite, right? Not when that quarterback is Philip Rivers, who is having the best year of his..." November 10

  • Chargers' offensive line has been eating up the competition, and it shows on the stat sheet

    Los Angeles Times "It begins with group dinners in the spring, usually at a steak house where large quantities of red meat, potatoes and bread are consumed, laughter flows like an aromatic pinot noir and the bills, picked up by a higher-paid veteran, often push $2,500. It continues with breeze-shooting..." November 07

  • Here's why the NFL and Fortnite are made for each other

    USA Today "I love football and I love Fortnite. Put them together, and it's heaven. On Monday, the NFL and Epic Games announced a partnership that will make gear – known as skins – for all 32 teams available as part of the wildly popular game's Battle..." November 05