Tillery nervous during first day at Chargers complex

Sports 04/26/19, 17:26

Meeting your new boss is always a nervous and stressful situation. It's not any different for NFL first-round draft picks. Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Jerry Tillery had one of those moments during his news conference on Friday. Tillery, who was the 28th overall selection on Thursday, mistakenly referred to coach ...

Chargers may target offensive and defensive lines in draft

Football 04/18/19, 14:26

Anthony Lynn knows that sometimes the best players on the Chargers draft board will not always correspond to his team's immediate needs.The Chargers coach told the story during the combine about his first year with the Chargers in 2017 when he said the team needed help on defense. The Chargers' ...

Chargers re-sign safety Adrian Phillips to 1-year deal

Football 03/15/19, 17:21

The Los Angeles Chargers aren't making major waves in free agency, but they are addressing some key needs after getting to the AFC's divisional round last season.The team announced on Friday it has re-signed safety Adrian Phillips to a one-year deal, shortly after linebacker Thomas Davis and quarterback Tyrod Taylor ...

Chargers, Cowboys coaching staffs to lead Pro Bowl teams

Football 01/15/19, 15:57

The coaching staffs of the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys have been selected to lead the Pro Bowl teams.Anthony Lynn and his Chargers' staff will coach the AFC team while Jason Garrett and his Cowboys' staff coach the NFC team.The Chargers finished 12-4 in the regular season and lost ...

Chargers hope loss to Patriots serves as motivation for ’19

Football 01/14/19, 19:21

Anthony Lynn often said that the Los Angeles Chargers winning six of their final seven games in 2017 helped serve as a springboard to this season's success, which resulted in the team's first postseason berth in five years.Lynn is hoping Sunday's 41-28 loss to New England in the AFC divisional ...

All 12 playoff coaches are tied to Bill Walsh or Parcells

Football 01/05/19, 02:39

There is no denying the impact on the coaching world that Bill Walsh and Bill Parcells have had. The hard evidence is apparent again as the NFL playoffs begin.All 12 of the coaches have some sort of tie-in to either three-time Super Bowl champion Walsh or two-time winner Parcells. Yes, ...

Chargers TE Hunter Henry returns to practice for first time

Football 12/17/18, 19:11

Hunter Henry has been optimistic about his chances of playing this season, despite suffering a knee injury during offseason workouts.The clock started ticking toward his possible return Monday when the Los Angeles Chargers tight end took part in practice.Henry's return to the practice field comes nearly seven months after he ...

Rivers leads Chargers to last-second comeback win over KC

Football 12/13/18, 23:41

Philip Rivers led the Chargers to a pair of touchdowns in the final minutes, then hit Mike Williams for the go-ahead 2-point conversion with 4 seconds remaining to give Los Angeles a 29-28 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws a ...

Surging Chargers are not overlooking slumping Bengals

Football 12/06/18, 19:02

The Los Angeles Chargers are coming off a 16-point comeback victory at Pittsburgh and have a crucial AFC West showdown next week at Kansas City. Before Anthony Lynn's team can turn attention toward the Chiefs, there is the matter of taking care of the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.The Chargers (9-3) ...

Chargers have confidence going into final quarter of season

Football 12/03/18, 19:32

With their comeback win at Pittsburgh, the Los Angeles Chargers have established themselves as a contender in the AFC going into the final quarter of the season.The Chargers' 33-30 win over the Steelers put them firmly in control as they chase their first postseason berth since 2013. Los Angeles (9-3) ...

Chargers RB Ekeler prepared to seize starting spotlight

Football 11/28/18, 20:20

When Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn says that Austin Ekeler is pound for pound the strongest player on the team, he isn't just dealing in hyperboles."It's not an opinion, that's a fact. We go through the offseason program with the weights and percentages. We were very surprised how strong ...

Chargers DE Joey Bosa practices for first time in 2 months

Football 11/14/18, 18:13

Joey Bosa could possibly make his season debut Sunday.The Los Angeles Chargers defensive end, who has been out with a foot injury, practiced Wednesday. Coach Anthony Lynn said he was excited to see Bosa practicing with his teammates for the first time since Sept. 5.Bosa did individual drills during the ...

Chargers LB Denzel Perryman out for season with knee injury

Football 11/12/18, 20:02

The Los Angeles Chargers have had to make plenty of adjustments this season on defense due to injuries and suspensions. They will have to make another with one of their leading tacklers lost for the remainder of the year.Coach Anthony Lynn said Monday that linebacker Denzel Perryman injured the lateral ...

Tyrell Williams emerges as deep threat for Chargers

Football 11/07/18, 19:04

The Los Angeles Chargers have proven during the first half of the season that they have plenty of weapons on offense. One who has emerged is Tyrell Williams, who has become a deep threat during the past month.Going into Sunday's game at Oakland, the fourth-year wide receiver has four touchdowns ...

Chargers looking to continue fast start over next 3 weeks

Football 11/05/18, 20:11

The Los Angeles Chargers have won five straight to improve to 6-2 at midseason for the first time in 12 years. With the next three games against teams with losing records, the one thing coach Anthony Lynn isn't worried about is complacency."This group has an understanding that we start over ...

A half-dozen NFL coaches worthy of praise this season

Football 10/29/18, 03:23

Some fans are shaking their heads in wonderment at the performances of some first-year head coaches who keep on losing. Others are campaigning to get rid of an incumbent.Yet there's an impressive number of men doing terrific jobs who deserve to be praised as we approach the halfway mark of ...

Chargers hoping to get back Bosa, Gordon after bye week

Football 10/25/18, 20:17

Most teams would not want their bye-week break to happen during a four-game winning streak. It comes at a good time, though, for the Los Angeles Chargers.At 5-2, they have a winning record during their off week for the first time since 2014 despite not having one of their key ...

Chargers expect injured RB Gordon to return after bye week

Football 10/22/18, 02:30

The Los Angeles Chargers believe running back Melvin Gordon will be able to return after the bye week from a hamstring injury that kept him out of their game against the Tennessee Titans.Even without Gordon, the Chargers edged the Titans 20-19 at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.Gordon, who entered the weekend ...

Chargers romp over Browns on first stop of London trip

Football 10/15/18, 03:08

The Los Angeles Chargers won't spend their lengthy lay-over for London mulling a loss.Powered by a dominant running game, big plays from quarterback Philip Rivers and a rookie kicker who didn't miss in his NFL debut, the Chargers rolled to a 38-14 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Browns and ...

Chargers hope defense continues momentum after Raiders’ win

Football 10/08/18, 21:07

The Chargers had struggled with their pass rush and keeping opponents out of the end zone in their first four games.But Los Angeles is hoping that Sunday's 26-10 victory over Oakland signals a change for the rest of the season.The Chargers sacked the Raiders' Derek Carr three times and allowed ...

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