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Melvin Gordon: I could be a lot better

The Chargers appeared to be on the brink of beating the Titans when they got the ball to the 1-yard-line late in last Sunday’s game, but they never got into the end zone. Running back Melvin Gordon was stuffed on his first try and he fumbled on his second carry, which allowed the Titans to [more]

If Tom Brady leaves the Patriots, where would he go?

Ever since the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady agreed to a contract extension that isn’t really a contract extension and Brady put his house in Boston up for sale, some have been speculating that Brady won’t be back in New England next year. On Monday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter did more than speculate that 2019 [more]

Philip Rivers: Losing streak won’t tear us apart

The Chargers have lost three straight games to fall to 2-5 on the season, which doesn’t leave them much time to get on track for a run at a return to the playoffs this season. It also leaves them at a spot where things could go even further off the rails as the season completely [more]

Forrest Lamp out for season with broken fibula for Chargers

The Los Angeles Chargers lost left guard Forrest Lamp for the rest of the season due to a broken fibula sustained in the second quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans. Lamp was helping to block Harold Landry when Titans linebacker Reggie Gilbert fell into the back of Lamp’s right leg as he made [more]

Joey Bosa: We’ll find out who really wants it after a game like this

After Melvin Gordon‘s fumble at the goalline sealed the Chargers’ loss to the Titans on Sunday, head coach Anthony Lynn said that it was the kind of loss that “could bring us together or tear us apart.” Defensive end Joey Bosa is voting for the former, but said it remains to be seen how many [more]

Mike Vrabel: Everyone was better on offense this week

The Titans’ decision to change quarterbacks looked like a wise one on Sunday. Ryan Tannehill threw for 312 yards and two touchdowns as the Titans edged the Chargers 23-20 a week after getting shut out by the Broncos. That offensive performance led head coach Mike Vrabel to bench Marcus Mariota, but his postgame comments focused [more]

Anthony Lynn: You don’t deserve to win if you can’t get one yard

The Chargers nearly pulled off a big comeback in Tennessee on Sunday, but they fell one yard short. Replays showed Austin Ekeler and Melvin Gordon were stopped short of touchdowns on plays late in the fourth quarter and a second Gordon attempt to get in the end zone ended when he fumbled the ball. Jurrell [more]

Melvin Gordon’s fumble allows Titans to hold on for 23-20 win

Ryan Tannehill‘s first start for the Titans was a winning one, but the team had to endure some chaos to get there. The Chargers were down 23-13 in the fourth quarter, but drew within three points on an Austin Ekeler touchdown. Officials ruled they scored twice in the final seconds of the game to pull [more]

Chargers, Titans tied at 10 after first half

The Chargers didn’t score in the first half of their last two games and wound up losing both of them. They’re trying a different approach against the Titans this Sunday. They got on the board with a field goal in the first quarter and added a touchdown in the second quarter when Philip Rivers flipped [more]

Jack Conklin, Casey Hayward leave with injuries in first half

Both the Titans and Chargers have seen a starter leave with an injury during the first half of Sunday’s game in Nashville. Titans right tackle Jack Conklin did not join the team on the field for their second offensive drive. The team says he is questionable because of a thigh injury and Dennis Kelly took [more]

Melvin Ingram, Michael Badgley inactive for Chargers

The Chargers will be without defensive end Melvin Ingram for the third straight game. Ingram was listed as doubtful to face the Titans due to a knee injury and the team made him inactive 90 minutes ahead of kickoff in Nashville. Kicker Michael Badgley is out with a groin injury after being listed as questionable. [more]

Chiefs plan to stand pat at quarterback, for now

It’s Sunday Splash! time, and anyone and everyone who covers the NFL is trying to produce a Triple Lindy regarding Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The better approach is to focus on the facts. And here they are, as of right now. The Chiefs currently are expected to stand pat at quarterback, making Matt Moore the [more]

Next two weekends will go a long way toward determining trades

The window for making trades closes in nine days. Most teams will play two games between now and then. And the outcomes of those games will help determine who does, and who doesn’t, get active in the trade market, as sellers or as buyers. For potential sellers, the next two games are of critical importance. [more]

Week Seven injury report roundup

Week Seven of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Chiefs 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. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Chiefs think Mahomes can return before their Week 12 bye

The Chiefs have four games to play before their Week 12 bye week, and an optimistic assessment of Patrick Mahomes‘ knee injury would be that Mahomes could return after the bye, having missed only those four games. But a more optimistic assessment would be that Mahomes can actually return having missed fewer than four games. [more]

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