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Keenan Allen makes history

As the Chargers rocket toward an unlikely playoff appearance, with six wins in eight games after an 0-4 start, one of their players has done something no one has ever done before. Receiver Keenan Allen has become the first player in league history to have at least 10 receptions for at least 100 yards and [more]

Frank Gore honored to pass one of his favorite players on the career rushing list

Colts running back Frank Gore became the fifth-leading rusher in NFL history on Sunday, and the player he pushed out of the all-time Top 5 is one of Gore’s all-time favorites. That player is LaDainian Tomlinson, whom Gore credited as an inspiration after the game. “I respect all those guys who I’ve passed, especially the [more]

Casey Hayward: I wanted to be back here with my brothers

Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward buried his younger brother last week, which meant he wasn’t around the team during the practice week leading up to Sunday’s game against the Browns. Hayward returned in time to play, however, and he turned in a good effort in a 19-10 win that lifted the Chargers into a three-way tie [more]

Chargers win, move into first-place tie in AFC West

Four weeks into the season, the Chiefs were 4-0 and the Chargers were 0-4. Only an idiot would have given the Chargers a chance to win the AFC West. Now everyone gives the Chargers a chance to win the AFC West. The Chargers’ recent surge, combined with the Chiefs’ collapse, has left both teams at [more]

Chargers’ Casey Hayward to play despite his brother’s death this week

Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward will play in Cleveland today with a heavy heart. Hayward has decided to play for his team today despite the death of his brother in a car accident this week, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Jecaives Hayward, Casey Hayward’s 27-year-old brother, was a passenger in a car that struck the back [more]

Chargers make another change at kicker

The Chargers have made yet another change at kicker. Kicker Travis Coons has signed to the Chargers’ active roster and will kick for them tomorrow against the Browns, his agent announced on Twitter. Coons was signed to the Chargers’ practice squad this week after Nick Novak was injured on Thanksgiving. The Chargers initially said they [more]

Russell Okung: NFL’s social-justice deal is “a farce”

Chargers tackle Russell Okung previously belonged to the Players Coalition. Like others (including 49ers safety Eric Reid and Dolphins safety Michael Thomas), Okung has left the group. “That’s just something, I feel, that’s been made into a farce,” Okung said Friday, via the Los Angeles Times. “We are in a sport where we have people of [more]

Week 13 injury report roundup

Week 13 kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Cowboys and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should [more]

Mike Williams out for Chargers

The Chargers are making a push for the top of the AFC West, but they’re going to have to do it this week without rookie wide receiver Mike Williams. The team announced that Williams was out for this week’s game against the Browns. Williams suffered a knee injury last week, and though he doesn’t have [more]

Chargers expect Josh Gordon to be in good form

The Chargers are preparing to face the Browns this week and there’s a twist to their usual preparations. It’s not guarding against a letdown while facing an 0-11 team, although that’s something head coach Anthony Lynn has surely been presenting them to his team in a more attractive light in order to keep the urgency [more]

Hue Jackson laughs when asked if Josh Gordon will start

The Browns have been waiting more than 1,000 days for Josh Gordon to play in a game. So when someone asked coach Hue Jackson if Gordon was going to start Sunday against the Chargers, he could only laugh. “Heck yeah, are you kidding me?” Jackson said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. [more]

Eric Reid says NFL not committing new money to social causes, shifting from veterans, cancer

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid isn’t satisfied with the arrangement reached by the NFL and a coalition of players headed by Malcolm Jenkins and Anquan Boldin to address social causes. Reid, Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas and Los Angeles Chargers tackle Russell Okung were among players to remove their support from the group was [more]

Browns activate Josh Gordon, waive Justin Currie

The Browns have made wide receiver Josh Gordon‘s return official, activating him from the commissioner’s exempt list. Cleveland waived defensive back Justin Currie to make room. The Browns expect Gordon to play Sunday against the Chargers. Gordon has not played since 2014, serving suspensions for 54 of the Browns’ last 59 games. But in 35 [more]

Casey Hayward is November’s top defender in the AFC

Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward is away from the team and dealing with a family tragedy right now, but he was with them for all three of their games in November and his strong play was recognized by the league on Thursday. Hayward has been named the defensive player of the month in the AFC. He [more]

Philip Rivers rips “pathetic” benching of Eli Manning

Eli Manning‘s benching means that Philip Rivers will now have the league’s longest consecutive start streak, which is a nice addition to the history of two players who were traded for each other after being drafted. The Chargers quarterback isn’t happy about moving up a spot on that list, however. Rivers ripped the Giants for [more]

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