Justin Herbert RUMORS & NEWS

  • Los Angeles Chargers draft Josh Palmer: Another weapon for Justin Herbert

    The Athletic "The Chargers selected Tennessee wide receiver Josh Palmer with the No. 77 pick in the third round of the NFL Draft. Big Board ranking: Palmer was the No. 131 overall player in Dane Brugler’s Top 300 prospects and the No. 20 wide..." May 01

  • Justin Herbert calls rookie year 'a blur,' eager to 'master the offense' in Year 2

    NFL.com "The start of his second season is still several months away but Justin Herbert?, the reigning Offensive Rookie of the Year, is already eager to build off his impressive debut. As Chargers' season ticket holders toured SoFi Stadium for the first time during an open house on..." April 25

  • Justin Herbert doing his best to get Penei Sewell to the Chargers

    Pro Football Talk "Joe Burrow said publicly he isn’t lobbying for former LSU teammate Ja’Marr Chase. The question is: Why not?  Kyler Murray had a draft suggestion for Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim last year and admitted publicly he would be “very fond..." April 25

  • Oregon OT prospect Penei Sewell: Seeing Justin Herbert NFL draft 'slander' hurt

    USA Today "Penei Sewell felt the sting before he entered the NFL prospect conversation.   The Oregon left tackle says he’s on social media, so “to say I don’t ever see (criticism) is a lie.”  But before his talent and potential were the focus of fan..." April 23

  • Brandon Staley: Chargers players have a lot of faith in Justin Herbert

    Pro Football Talk "After quarterback Justin Herbert earned offensive rookie of the year at NFL Honors, the Chargers have plenty of reason to be excited about his future. New head coach Brandon Staley was the Rams’ defensive coordinator last year, but one of his most important tasks will..." April 19

  • Penei Sewell: Playing with Justin Herbert again would be “dream come true”

    Pro Football Talk "The Chargers need a left tackle. The draft’s top left tackle protected Justin Herbert‘s blindside at Oregon. Penei Sewell has had conversations with the Chargers, he said Monday. “To block for Herb again, man,” Sewell said, via Fernando Ramirez..." April 05

  • 'Authentic' Justin Herbert has Chargers coach Brandon Staley excited about potential together

    NFL.com "Justin Herbert?'s greatest strength -- his intelligence -- was well-known by the time the NFL neared the 2020 draft, but it was the rest of the package that was still an uncertainty. Did he have the physical capability to run an NFL offense after operating in a spread-style attack..." April 02

  • Corey Linsley wants to bring “a lot to the table” as Justin Herbert’s new center

    Pro Football Talk "One of the best things a team can do to help a young quarterback is give him a veteran center. That’s what the Chargers have done for 2020 offensive rookie of the year Justin Herbert in signing former Packer Corey Linsley to a five-year, $62.5 million..." March 24

  • Jared Cook: Justin Herbert can sling the ball

    Orange County Register "One of Jared Cook’s favorite plays of his career was catching a 36-yard pass from a scrambling Aaron Rodgers near the sideline to set up the winning field goal in a 2017 playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. “Definitely a memorable play,” the former Green Bay..." March 23

  • Chargers’ Justin Herbert Rookie Card Sells For An All-Time Record at Goldin Auctions

    Total Pro Sports "Sports card collecting has reached crazy levels during the global pandemic. The next generation of collectors is emerging and cards are selling like hot cakes. Just last week, the most expensive trading card in football history, a Tom Brady rookie card, recently sold for $1.32..." March 08

  • Chargers OC Joe Lombardi: Justin Herbert’s ability to make big plays is exciting

    Pro Football Talk "One of the biggest draws of the Chargers head coaching vacancy this offseason was the presence of Justin Herbert. But with former Rams defensive coordinator taking the job, offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi will largely steer Herbert’s development in his second..." March 01

  • Justin Herbert likes that Brandon Staley is a former college quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers head coach Brandon Staley became a hot candidate this offseason because of his work as the Rams’ defensive coordinator. But one of Staley’s most important tasks in his new job is continuing the development of Justin Herbert. The quarterback set several rookie..." February 24

  • Tiger Woods was reportedly on way to meet Drew Brees, Justin Herbert when he crashed car

    Sporting News "Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car accident on Tuesday morning in California shortly after 10 a.m. ET. The car rolled over multiple times, reportedly causing the golf legend to suffer a shattered ankle and two leg fractures, one of which was compound. L.A. County Sheriff Alex..." February 23

  • Justin Herbert: Anyone should aspire to be like Tom Brady

    NFL.com "Tom Brady? has been winning since ?Justin Herbert? was still in diapers. The Offensive Rookie of the Year would like to replicate Brady's Super Bowl success. Asked Thursday on SiriusXM NFL Radio if there was a QB he hoped to emulate, the 22-year-old Herbert said..." February 19

  • Brandon Staley: We want to establish a comfort zone with Justin Herbert

    Pro Football Talk "After setting several rookie passing records en route to winning offensive rookie of the year, Justin Herbert will have to learn a new playbook for his second season in the league. But new Chargers head coach Brandon Staley wants to make sure Herbert’s career at least..." February 11

  • Justin Herbert plans to pick Drew Brees' brain on new OC Joe Lombardi's offense

    Essentially Sports "The Los Angeles Chargers finished the 2020 NFL regular season with a 7-9 record. They were third in the AFC West behind Jon Gruden’s Las Vegas Raiders. However, rookie quarterback Justin Herbert was one of the few bright lights in an otherwise mediocre Chargers offense. Former..." February 10

  • Justin Herbert wins AP Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Fox News "Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert won the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year. Herbert was given the award at the NFL Honors on Saturday night. The Chargers selected Herbert with the No. 6 pick of the 2020 draft and he took over..." February 07

  • Chargers QB Justin Herbert named Pepsi Rookie of the Year

    Yardbarker "Justin Herbert has been named the Pepsi Zero Sugar NFL Rookie of the Year, beating out Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson and several others to become the first Charger to win the award since Keenan Allen in 2013. The Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Award is a fan-voted award that..." February 04

  • Chargers OC Joe Lombardi: Justin Herbert has an elite skillset

    Pro Football Talk "Joe Lombardi may have landed the top assistant coaching prize of the offseason when new Chargers head coach Brandon Staley hired him to be Los Angeles’ offensive coordinator. Lombardi had been the Saints’ quarterbacks coach since 2009, with the exception of the 2014-2015..." January 26

  • Chargers coach Brandon Staley eager to build an offense for Justin Herbert

    Pro Football Talk "New Chargers head coach Brandon Staley says he’s eager to build an offense that revolves around quarterback Justin Herbert. “My vision for the offense really fits Justin and what he can do well,” Staley said. “Creating a system for Justin and uniquely..." January 21

  • Offensive rookie of the year: Justin Herbert

    Pro Football Talk "Philip Rivers was the Chargers’ starting quarterback for 14 years and never missed a start. But when his contract expired following the 2019 season, it was clear that Rivers departing the organization was in everybody’s best interest. So the Chargers drafted his..." January 06

  • Justin Herbert: I believed in Anthony Lynn and I enjoyed our time together

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Chargers won their last four games of the 2020 season, but it was not enough to save head coach Anthony Lynn. Los Angeles fired Lynn on Monday and will officially begin its search for a new head coach to take over a strong foundation with Justin..." January 04

  • The impact on Justin Herbert on potential Anthony Lynn firing

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn was expected by many to be replaced after a subpar campaign heading into the 2021 NFL season. However, his potential firing won’t happen just yet as he is reportedly endeared by the ownership which could help him keep the job for next..." January 03

  • Justin Herbert Sets New Rookie Record With 28th Touchdown Pass

    SI "Move over, Baker Mayfield—there's a new leader in the rookie record book. Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert broke Mayfield's regular season mark for touchdown passes, finding the end zone for the 28th time on Sunday against the Broncos. Midway through the..." December 27

  • Top five NFL performers from Week 15

    The Sports Daily "We now have two more weeks left in the regular season of the National Football League, and the Kansas City Chiefs are currently number one with a record of 13 wins and one loss. However, they did not come out of their 32-29 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday unscathed, as star running..." December 22

  • Justin Herbert is a star, but that shouldn't save Anthony Lynn's job

    CBS Sports "Happy Friday! We've got a big weekend ahead of us. Not only is it crunch time for holiday shopping (in a stunning turn of events, I've been done with mine for a while already) but it's also a MONSTER weekend of college football with conference championships on the line. Is that..." December 18

  • Justin Herbert: 'Crazy experience' to face favorite player Marcus Mariota

    NFL.com "Growing up in Eugene, Ore., ?Justin Herbert? knew all about 2014 Heisman Trophy winner ?Marcus Mariota?. Years later, the two former Oregon Ducks dueled in a Thursday night spectacular. Mariota, who hadn't taken a snap this season, took over for ?Derek Carr?, who left late in the..." December 18

  • Terry Bradshaw has crazy high praise for Justin Herbert

    Yardbarker "Terry Bradshaw had some high praise for Justin Herbert after Thursday night’s game. Herbert went 22-of-32 for 314 yards and two touchdown passes in his Los Angeles Chargers’ 30-27 overtime win over the Las Vegas Raiders. He also rushed for 14 yards and the game-ending..." December 18

  • Justin Herbert ties rookie TD record, leading Chargers to 17-10 halftime lead

    Pro Football Talk "Justin Herbert threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Tyron Johnson with 19 seconds remaining in the first half of Thursday Night Football. It gave the Chargers a 17-10 halftime lead and gives Herbert a chance to break a rookie record in the second half. Herbert’s two..." December 17

  • Tua Tagovailoa Has a Chance to Do What Justin Herbert Could Not

    The Big Lead "The early consensus on the rookie quarterbacks selected in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft is fairly straightforward. Joe Burrow proved he was well worthy of the top overall selection before tearing his ACL in Week 11. Justin Herbert unexpectedly took over for Tyrod..." December 16

  • Justin Herbert needs three touchdown passes to break rookie record

    Pro Football Talk "Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is closing in on the rookie record for touchdown passes. Herbert threw two more touchdown passes in Sunday’s win over the Falcons, giving him 25 touchdowns this season. Herbert has averaged 2.1 touchdowns per game over his 12 NFL..." December 14

  • Facing Justin Herbert prompts question for Patriots: What's the future at QB?

    ESPN "The New England Patriots visit the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday (4:25 p.m. ET, CBS) in a game that highlights a balance between short-term urgency to keep playoff hopes alive and the longer-range conundrum of finding a franchise quarterback. The Patriots (5-6)..." December 04

  • Bill Belichick on Justin Herbert: “He has all the tools”

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots have faced some very good young quarterbacks in recent weeks, from Lamar Jackson to Deshaun Watson to Kyler Murray and, now, to Chargers rookie Justin Herbert. “He’s impressive — very talented player, tall, sees things..." December 01

  • Buffalo Bills Deliver Dirty & Scary Low Hit To Chargers QB Justin Herbert

    Total Pro Sports "This hit was beyond dirty. During the Bills-Chargers game — QB Justin Herbert took a scary hit below his legs and then up top as he collapsed down on the field. The Bills were rightfully flagged for roughing the passer. " November 29

  • Meet The Model Linked To Chargers QB Justin Herbert

    The Spun "Justin Herbert is having quite a rookie season. The former Oregon Ducks star might be the rookie of the year favorite in the NFL. The Los Angeles Chargers first-year quarterback has been sensational. Herbert, 22, is set to take on the Buffalo Bills on Sunday afternoon...." November 29

  • Sean McDermott offers high praise for Justin Herbert

    Larry Brown Sports "Sean McDermott offered some high praise for Justin Herbert ahead of the Buffalo Bills’ Week 12 game against the Los Angeles Chargers. The 7-3 Bills lead the AFC East and will host the 3-7 Chargers on Sunday. The Chargers are coming off their third win of the season and second..." November 24

  • Sam Darnold’s fall is cautionary tale for Chargers’ Justin Herbert

    New York Post "The big story around the Chargers on Wednesday was Justin Herbert showing up with his first haircut in years. “It was getting too long,” Herbert told the media, “so it was time to cut it.” There were more haircut questions, of course, because..." November 19

  • Justin Herbert: Rough game in Miami “a great learning experience”

    L.A. Daily News "Finding a good barber in a new city, especially during a pandemic, can be a challenge for anyone, but Justin Herbert didn’t want anything fancy for his first haircut in years. Herbert, the Chargers’ rookie quarterback, thought he was playing it safe when he told the..." November 19

  • Justin Herbert Chops Off Luscious Locks, Debuts Shocking New Look

    TMZ "WHOA!!! Los Angeles Chargers rookie Justin Herbert just chopped it ALL off on top ... with the QB debuting a brand-new look on Wednesday. The 22-year-old signal-caller has made a name for himself since his Oregon days for his skills on the field ... but was just as..." November 18

  • Tua Tagovailoa versus Justin Herbert looks like a classic in the making for years to come

    Miami Herald "First it was Tua Tagovailoa and Justin Herbert. Then it was Tua Tagovailoa or Justin Herbert. On Sunday it will be Tua Tagovailoa versus Just Herbert. That’s the way it’s been since the 2019 college football season when it became clear the Miami..." November 12