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Chargers leave door open for Antonio Gates’ return

The Chargers met with Antonio Gates this week about the tight end’s future. Gates already has said he hopes to keep playing for the team. The Chargers appear more open to that possibility than they were at this time last season. The Chargers bid farewell to Gates in the 2018 offseason only to bring him [more]

Chargers to seek help at linebacker in offseason

In 2016, the Chargers improved their pass rush with the addition of Joey Bosa with the third overall choice. They got better on the back end of their defense this season by drafting safety Derwin James, one of the favorites for defensive rookie of the year, with the 17th pick. But the Chargers still need [more]

Chargers plan to start contract talks with Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers, 37, has said he wants to play a handful more seasons. However long the quarterback plays, the Chargers want to ensure Rivers plays for them. Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco said Thursday the team plans to begin conversations this offseason with Rivers about a new deal. Rivers has one year remaining on his [more]

Joey Bosa: Tom Brady is ridiculous, how quick he gets rid of the ball

NFL Films microphones caught a frustrated Chargers pass rusher Joey Bosa expressing his inability to sack Tom Brady on Sunday. Bosa told a teammate at one point that he felt like he beat the man in front of him but couldn’t get to Brady anyway. “I was there in two or two and a half [more]

Broncos LS Casey Kreiter headed to Pro Bowl

Broncos long snapper Casey Kreiter is headed to his first Pro Bowl. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn, who is coaching the AFC in the all-star game, selected Kreiter as his team’s “need” player, Ryan O’Halloran of the Denver Post reports. ‏ Kreiter has spent three seasons in the NFL, all with the Broncos, after trying to [more]

Anthony Lynn says Chargers won’t be complacent after “butt kicking”

As much as it stung, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn is already drawing on the lessons of Sunday’s thrashing by the Patriots for lessons for next season. A 12-4 season came crashing down around their ears, and the late scores that closed the gap to 41-28 don’t hide the fact the Chargers were dominated. “We won’t [more]

Chargers waive Nick Rose

The Chargers signed kicker Nick Rose last week to handle kickoffs in Sunday’s game against the Patriots. The Chargers waived Rose on Tuesday after only one of his three kickoffs reached the end zone. Los Angeles signed Rose before facing Patriots returner Cordarrelle Patterson, who averaged 29 yards per return this season. Rose’s first kickoff [more]

Hunter Henry feeling good after getting back on the field

Chargers tight end Hunter Henry played 14 snaps Sunday. They were the only 14 snaps he played this season. He was hoping for more. “It was definitely just good to be able to get back out there,” Henry said, via Ricky Henne of the team website. “I think that’s huge for going into next year. [more]

Andrew Luck replaces Philip Rivers on Pro Bowl roster

Philip Rivers lost his chance to make the Super Bowl, and the grief was apparently crippling. The Colts announced that Andrew Luck was replacing Rivers in the Pro Bowl, since Rivers “is unable to participate due to injury.” Rivers played all 71 snaps in Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, throwing 51 passes. He was sacked [more]

Philip Rivers misses another chance for ring to go with Hall numbers

Another year. Another year without a championship for Philip Rivers. The Chargers quarterback turned 37 last month and is running out of time to get a ring. “I only think I appreciated [how hard it is to win in the postseason] as the more years I’ve been in it, that’s how hard it is to [more]

Chargers staff will coach AFC in Pro Bowl

The Chargers had the best record of the two AFC teams that lost in this weekend’s divisional round. That means their staff gets the “honor” of coaching the AFC in the Pro Bowl. Anthony Lynn confirmed to reporters Monday that he and his staff will handle those duties. The Chargers had a league-high seven players [more]

Raiders now know where all their first-rounders fall

Four more spots in the 2019 NFL Draft order were set with the weekend’s results, and the Raiders now know exactly where they’ll be making their three first-round picks. The Eagles slotted into the 25th spot in the order after yesterday’s loss, followed by the Colts, Cowboys and Chargers. The final four picks will go [more]

Anthony Lynn: We got our butts kicked, but we can grow from it

The Chargers hadn’t lost a game during the 2018 season away from L.A. until today, but today’s loss isn’t deterring their head coach. Anthony Lynn, whose work has been underrated in two seasons with the Chargers, acknowledged that things didn’t go well on Sunday for his team. But Lynn sees the positive. “I’ve learned that [more]

Cowboys will coach NFC in Pro Bowl

Jason Garrett and the Cowboys staff will coach the NFC in the Pro Bowl, Nick Eatman of reports. The “honor” goes to the team with the best record that loses in the divisional round. That means the Chargers staff should coach the AFC. Garrett and his staff have served as Pro Bowl coaches two [more]

Antonio Gates would like to keep playing for Chargers

Chargers tight end Antonio Gates caught a touchdown in the final minute of Sunday’s loss to the Patriots that didn’t lessen the thumping that his team took, but could have made for a nice final moment for a long career. This was Gates’ 16th season with the Chargers and the door for his return only [more]

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