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

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 be keeping Herbert’s development on the same upward trajectory. While [more]

Chargers players say many of them will not attend in-person workouts

Chargers players have joined their peers from many other teams in releasing a statement about their plans for in-person workouts this offseason. Like those other teams, the statement concerns players opting out of voluntary, in-person work. In the case of the Chargers, it won’t be 100 percent of the players who are staying away from [more]

Aaron Rodgers wouldn’t be the first NFL player to host a game show

As Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers concludes his two-week stint as guest host of Jeopardy!, he seems to have a real shot at the permanent gig. He wouldn’t be the first NFL player to land such a job. Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com takes a trip down memory lane to the time that former Chargers kicker Rolf Benirschke [more]

Chargers still looking to fill the “hole” at left tackle

The Chargers need a left tackle. That is obvious to anyone and everyone. Sam Tevi, who started 14 games at left tackle for the Chargers last season, signed with the Colts earlier this offseason. The Chargers do not have a good option to protect prized quarterback Justin Herbert‘s blindside. “Yeah, there certainly [is] a hole [more]

Chargers will give Easton Stick a chance to win backup job

When veteran backup Chase Daniel signed a one-year deal with the Chargers two weeks ago, it was assumed he would replace Tyrod Taylor as Justin Herbert‘s primary backup. But the Chargers are going to give Easton Stick a chance to compete for the No. 2 job. “We’re really excited about Easton Stick,” Chargers coach Brandon [more]

Brandon Staley: Corey Linsley, Justin Herbert pairing a “winning edge” for us

The Chargers have been active on the offensive line in free agency with Oday Aboushi, Matt Feiler, and Corey Linsley all signing with the team. On Thursday, Chargers head coach Brandon Staley said that the goal was for the team to get bigger up front than they were last season. Size isn’t the only thing [more]

Bills agree to terms with Forrest Lamp

The Bills have added more depth for their offensive line, agreeing to terms with guard Forrest Lamp on a one-year deal. The Chargers selected Lamp in the second round back in 2017, but he missed his rookie season after tearing his ACL during training camp. While Lamp was able to get through the 2018 season [more]

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

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 of SI.com. “I think it’s another dream and another, I guess a vision that would be [more]

Dean Spanos didn’t promise to sell the Chargers after the 2024 season

The article in the Los Angeles Times regarding the sudden and unexpected dysfunction within Chargers ownership makes a claim that has gained significant traction. That claim, however, is not factually accurate. The claim is this: Dean Spanos has promised to hire an investment banker after the 2024 season to find a buyer for the team. [more]

Brandon Staley: Like all good players, Justin Herbert knows where he can improve

New Chargers head coach Brandon Staley says quarterback Justin Herbert showed a lot in his rookie year, and is only going to get better. Staley told the Chargers’ website that what he sees in Herbert is a player who isn’t going to rest on his laurels after winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year award [more]

John Lynch lauds Jason Verrett’s work ethic in cornerback’s comeback

Jason Verrett has proved a dependable cornerback when he has been on the field, but staying on the field has been Verrett’s biggest challenge. He has played only 39 of 112 possible games since the Chargers made him a first-round choice in 2014. Verrett played only one game for the 49ers in 2019, but the [more]

Multiple players are intrigued by single-digit number proposal

Reggie Bush was 15 years ahead of his time. Back in 2006, marketing agent Mike Ornstein lobbied aggressively for the NFL to change its No Fun League approach to numerology, adjusting the rules so that Bush could wear No. 5 as a pro. It didn’t work. This year, it could. With the Chiefs proposing a [more]

Dean Spanos and two siblings say they will not sell the Chargers

Shortly after news broke that Chargers minority owner Dea Spanos Berberian is going to court to try to force the sale of the team, her three siblings jointly released a statement saying they are confident that’s not going to happen. In a statement posted on the Chargers’ website attributed to Dean Spanos, Alexis Spanos Ruhl [more]

Dean Spanos’ sister asks court to force sale of Chargers

Dea Spanos Berberian, a co-owner of the Los Angeles Chargers, is going to court in an attempt to force the team to be sold. Berberian is the sister of Dean Spanos, who is often described as the Chargers’ owner but only owns 15 percent of the franchise. Berberian also owns 15 percent, as do their [more]

Packers-Chiefs, Cardinals-Browns among additions to 2021’s 17-game schedule

NFL owners have approved a 17-game schedule for the 2021 season and that means each team now has a new opponent on their schedule. The 17th game will be an inter-conference game each season and teams the conferences will alternate hosting duties. The AFC will host the games in 2021 and they will feature matchups [more]

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