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Chris Harris Jr.: Defenders have to try to confuse Philip Rivers

The Broncos and the Chargers renew their rivalry on Sunday, with the Chargers sporting one of the best records in football. Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. knows that keeping the Chargers from getting to 8-2 will depend on containing quarterback Philip Rivers. The challenge doesn’t arise simply when Rivers has the ball in his hands. [more]

NFL moves Chargers-Steelers Week 13, Rams-Bears Week 14 into prime time

The NFL has made the prime time schedule better in December. The league announced today that flexible scheduling has been employed for both Week 13 and Week 14, moving better games into the Sunday Night Football slot than the ones that were previously scheduled. In Week 13, the Sunday night game on December 2 will [more]

Joey Bosa practicing on Wednesday

The Chargers are getting a big name back on the field for Wednesday’s practice. Head coach Anthony Lynn announced that defensive end Joey Bosa will take part in the session. Bosa will only be a limited participant, but any on-field work is a significant step forward for a player who has not played in a [more]

Chargers put Denzel Perryman on IR, promote Tre’Von Johnson

The Chargers confirmed Monday’s report that linebacker Denzel Perryman will miss the rest of the season on Tuesday. Perryman is headed to injured reserve after hurting his knee in last Sunday’s win over the Raiders. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that Perryman is also slated to have hamstring surgery. Rapoport added that Perryman is [more]

Broncos place Matt Paradis on IR, sign Gino Gradkowski

The Broncos announced they signed center Gino Gradkowski to take Matt Paradis‘ roster spot. They placed Paradis on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Paradis fractured his right fibula against Houston. He is the team’s second starting offensive lineman to end the season on IR. Left guard Ron Leary tore his Achilles against the Rams [more]

Report: Denzel Perryman to miss rest of season

It appears the Chargers will have to try to keep their winning streak going without the help of linebacker Denzel Perryman. Perryman left Sunday’s victory over the Raiders early with a knee injury and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that he sustained an injury to his LCL. Rapoport adds that Perryman needs to have [more]

Philip Rivers: I think I’m playing the most consistent football of my career

The Chargers won their sixth straight game by topping the Raiders 20-6 in Oakland on Sunday and the winning streak has seen them win games in a variety of ways. Three of the six wins came by at least 14 points while they needed a late interception to hold off the 49ers in a two-point [more]

AFC playoff picture: Patriots take a step back

We’re so accustomed to the Patriots having a bye week in the AFC playoffs that it’s a little shocking to look at the standings right now and realize that this year, it might not happen. Although New England is still the overwhelming favorite to win the AFC East, the results of this week’s games show [more]

Report: Raiders fear PCL tear for Martavis Bryant

Raiders receiver Martavis Bryant injured his knee in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the Chargers. Coach Jon Gruden told reporters after the game that the Raiders are “really concerned.” And Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Raiders fear Bryant has a torn his posterior cruciate ligament. Bryant will undergo an MRI [more]

Chargers earn an easy win over hapless Raiders

The Chargers didn’t put together their best performance of the season today, but fortunately they were playing the Raiders. Philip Rivers had a workmanlike effort, and Melvin Gordon had a couple big plays, and the Chargers went to Oakland and won 20-6. The Raiders’ offense marched down the field and kicked a field goal on [more]

Philip Rivers quietly having an MVP-caliber season

If a quarterback is on pace to throw 38 touchdown passes and six interceptions, finish the season with a 116.5 passer rating and lead his team to a 12-4 record, then he has to be the MVP favorite, right? Not when that quarterback is Philip Rivers, who is having the best year of his career [more]

Week 10 injury report roundup

Week 10 of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a Steelers win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 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 [more]

NFL: At this point, games in Oakland and L.A. will go on as scheduled

Fires in Southern California forced some in the Rams organization to evacuate their homes and the team called off practice on Friday because of concerns about the blazes. There are also issues with a fire in Northern California. The Raiders cut back on their practice schedule Friday because of poor air quality. Michael Gehlken of the [more]

AFC playoff picture: Chiefs and Patriots have the lead

As we head into Week 10 of the NFL season, we’re taking our first look at the playoff picture, and the top two teams have separated themselves from the pack. The Chiefs are the top team in the conference, but the Patriots are only a game behind and have the head-to-head tiebreaker. The Chiefs also [more]

Desmond King named AFC defensive player of the week

Desmond King isn’t a household name, then again, neither are the Chargers. The second-year cornerback is making plays, however. King was named AFC defensive player of the week, after his interception return for a touchdown, which propelled the Chargers to a win at Seattle. The 2017 fifth-rounder now has two pick-sixes in his career, and [more]

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