Arizona QB Rosen undergoes tough first year on the job

Football 11/21/18, 18:47

When Arizona plays at the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, rookie Josh Rosen will make his eighth start at quarterback for the Cardinals. It's been a bumpy, up-and-down ride so far."I think he has been pretty good," coach Steve Wilks said. "I'd like for him to be a little bit ...

Broncos’ win takes Vance Joseph off hook for non-challenge

Football 11/19/18, 18:16

Vance Joseph's decision to tuck his red challenge flag back into his pants pocket loomed large until the Denver Broncos pulled off a last-second win over the Los Angeles Chargers.Still, the failed 2-point conversion early in the fourth quarter of Denver's 23-22 last-second win highlighted a loophole in the ...

Rivers’ mistake leads Bolts’ regrets in streak-stopping loss

Football 11/18/18, 21:52

Philip Rivers' arm was already in motion when he realized Von Miller had read him like a book again. The Broncos' superstar linebacker was about to jump another screen route for his second interception.The Los Angeles Chargers' quarterback couldn't stop his final throw with 1:58 to play. He only managed ...

McManus’ FG as time expires lifts Denver over Los Angeles

Football 11/18/18, 19:32

Brandon McManus kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired on Sunday to give the Denver Broncos a 23-22 win and snap the Los Angeles Chargers' six-game winning streak.Denver got the ball at its own 8 with 1:51 remaining, and Case Keenum orchestrated a seven-play, 76-yard drive. Keenum, who was ...

Streaking Chargers face challenge hosting Broncos on Sunday

Football 11/15/18, 19:19

Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers offense have been sensational during their six-game winning streak. The veteran quarterback noted this week as they prepare for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos that things can turn south quickly."We haven't won six in a row in a while, but it can ...

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 ...

Gruden takes blame for Raiders’ 4th down throwaway

Football 11/12/18, 19:54

Oakland coach Jon Gruden said he should take the blame for Derek Carr's bewildering fourth-down throwaway that ended any slim chance of a Raiders comeback.Carr's decision to throw the ball at the feet of running back Jalen Richard when no one was open on a fourth-and-5 play in the fourth ...

Carr’s throwaway symbolizes Raiders’ 5th straight loss

Football 11/11/18, 22:16

Derek Carr rolled to his right, felt pressure from Melvin Ingram and threw the ball at the feet of Jalen Richard when no one was open.The problem for the Oakland Raiders was that play came on fourth down.Far more went into the fifth straight loss for the Raiders than that ...

Rivers leads Chargers to 6th straight win, 20-6 over Raiders

Football 11/11/18, 20:06

Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes, Melvin Gordon gained 165 yards and the Los Angeles Chargers won their sixth straight game, 20-6 over the struggling Oakland Raiders on Sunday.Rivers bounced back from a first quarter with no completions to throw an 11-yard TD pass to Keenan Allen in the second ...

Chargers CB King developing into complete defensive player

Football 11/09/18, 19:48

Desmond King is showing signs of developing into a complete player for the Los Angeles Chargers.The second-year cornerback, who was used mainly as a blitzer last season, is being used more in man coverage while also getting some opportunities on special teams as a returner.King has three interceptions in the ...

Rivers rolling, Carr stalling entering Chargers-Raiders game

Football 11/08/18, 18:06

Derek Carr had appeared to pass Philip Rivers in the pecking order of AFC West quarterbacks two years ago. He put together a season worthy of MVP consideration while Rivers led the NFL in interceptions on the way to a last-place finish.Carr looked like one of the NFL's up-and-coming stars, ...

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 ...

Seahawks sit at .500 after step back from winning formula

Football 11/05/18, 21:26

The Seattle Seahawks figured out just how easy it is to get off track.After successfully resetting its roster and figuring out a style and method for winning in the first half of the season, Seattle took a major step backward in a loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Seahawks ...

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 ...

Kicker carousel: Chargers release Sturgis, promote Badgley

Football 11/05/18, 15:46

The Los Angeles Chargers have released kicker Caleb Sturgis and promoted Michael Badgley from the practice squad.Sturgis' release Monday came after he missed two extra points and a field goal in Sunday's 25-17 win over Seattle. The six-year veteran is the first kicker since the Raiders' Jim Breech in 1979 ...

Wilson, Seattle nearly complete rally but fall to Chargers

Football 11/04/18, 23:01

Russell Wilson missed a wide-open Jaron Brown for a potential touchdown. He reverted to a problem from earlier this season taking too many sacks. Most costly, he misread coverage and threw a pass that was intercepted and returned for a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter.Yet for all those issues, ...

Rivers, Gordon leads Chargers past Seahawks 25-17

Football 11/04/18, 20:33

Philip Rivers made his 200th consecutive start and kept the Los Angeles Chargers surging at the midpoint of the season, surviving a late rally by Seattle's Russell Wilson.Rivers threw for 228 yards and two touchdowns, Melvin Gordon added 113 yards rushing and the Chargers won their fifth straight with a ...

Chargers’ WR Allen productive despite lack of touchdowns

Football 10/31/18, 19:32

Keenan Allen is having another productive season for the Los Angeles Chargers with the exception of one area — touchdowns.The wide receiver has the second-most receptions (41) and yards (506) through seven games in his six-year career, but he has only one touchdown.Going into Sunday's game at Seattle, it is ...

Joey Bosa: Brother made right decision not to return to OSU

Football 10/29/18, 21:04

Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa agrees with his younger brother Nick's decision to leave Ohio State early to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft.Nick Bosa suffered a core muscle injury on Sept. 15 against TCU. He had surgery five days later, and some had hoped the ...

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