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Report: Seahawks interested in bringing back Gus Bradley

The Seahawks are interested in a reunion with Gus Bradley, via Adam Schefter of ESPN. Bradley, the Jaguars’ former head coach, signed a one-year deal to run the Chargers’ defense. With that contract expiring, Bradley is set to become a free agent. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn made it clear he wants Bradley back after the [more]

AP announces 2017 All-Pro teams

The Associated Press has announced this year’s selections for their All-Pro team and Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was the easiest selection for the voters. Brown was this year’s only unanimous selection to the first team. It is the fourth straight year that Brown, who had 101 catches for 1,533 yards and nine touchdowns, has [more]

Tom Telesco sees benefits to Chargers doing Hard Knocks

49ers General Manager John Lynch said recently that he doesn’t want the 49ers to be on Hard Knocks this summer, although they may not wind up with a choice as they are one of six teams that can be compelled to participate by the league. The G.M. of another one of the teams in that group [more]

Chargers uncertain about Antonio Gates’ future

Antonio Gates is 37 and has played 15 NFL seasons. Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco admitted Thursday he isn’t sure what the future holds for the tight end. “We’ll probably let some time go a little bit after the season I’ll sit down with Antonio and just kind of talk to him and see what [more]

Philip Rivers wins AFC offensive player of the week

The Chargers didn’t make the playoffs, but Philip Rivers did his part. The veteran quarterback was named AFC offensive player of the week, for his attempt to get the Chargers to the playoffs. He was 28-of-37 for 387 yards and three touchdowns, as the Chargers beat the Raiders in Week 17. They didn’t advance to [more]

Six teams meet the criteria to be forced onto Hard Knocks

NFL teams rarely want to do Hard Knocks, the HBO reality TV show that gives an up-close (and too invasive, in the minds of most coaches) look at training camp. But the NFL views Hard Knocks as one of its key marketing tools heading into each season, and so league rules can compel a team [more]

Anthony Lynn wants Gus Bradley back as Chargers defensive coordinator

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn wants to make sure they keep Gus Bradley as the team’s defensive coordinator moving into 2018. The former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach signed a one-year contract to run the Chargers’ defense this season. With that contract set to expire, Lynn made it clear he wants Bradley back next [more]

Tiebreakers worked for Titans and Bills, not for Ravens and Chargers

By the time Week 17 arrived, everyone knew what it would take for the playoff contenders to nail down a playoff berth. For some, it was win and in. For others, it was win and get help. But the simplicity of the process on Sunday overlooks the complexity of determining two playoff teams from a [more]

With playoffs set, so are top 20 teams in 2018 NFL Draft

For 20 NFL teams, the push for the playoffs — next year’s playoffs — starts tonight. And while it’s little solace for the teams that didn’t make the postseason, most of them at least know when they’ll be picking in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Browns (0-16) had already sewn up the top pick for [more]

Chargers beat Raiders 30-10, but won’t go to playoffs

The Chargers had a couple of realistic paths to the playoffs at the start of play on Sunday and both of them called for a win over the Raiders before any other results would matter. The Chargers were able to check that box in convincing fashion in front of a largely pro-Raiders crowd at StubHub [more]

Chargers running away from Raiders

The Chargers went into halftime with a 10-point lead on the Raiders and they’ve doubled that with time left on the clock in the third quarter. Philip Rivers hit Travis Benjamin for a 62-yard touchdown with less than a minute to play in the third quarter and Nick Rose‘s extra point put them up 30-10 [more]

Chargers extend lead to 20-10 before half

The Chargers got on the board thanks to a lucky bounce, but then fell behind as the Raiders scored on back-to-back possessions in the second quarter. Any fears that they’d let a chance to push for a playoff spot slip through their fingers at that point were premature, however. Philip Rivers hit Tyrell Williams with [more]

Chargers get a good bounce, but Raiders tie it up

The Chargers require help from other teams if they are going to advance to the playoffs on Sunday and they got a little help from a fortuitous bounce on a fumble as well. Running back Melvin Gordon got stripped of the ball at the end of a 14-yard run, but the ball wound up being [more]

Melvin Gordon, Denzel Perryman active for Chargers

Running back Melvin Gordon said he’d be ready to go for Sunday’s game against the Raiders despite an ankle injury and he made good on his word Sunday. Gordon is active for the Chargers, who need a win and other results in order to advance to the postseason as a Wild Card. Gordon got hurt [more]

Week 17 injury report roundup

The final weekend of the 2017 regular season is here and that means all 32 teams will be playing on Sunday for the only time this year. All 32 of those teams submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and [more]

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