COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — No one on the Los Angeles Chargers has been exempt from having to pick up on the intricacies of a new position with a new coaching staff, even a veteran defensive back entering his 11th season in the NFL. Chris Harris Jr. has spent time at safety during the first […]
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert was so excited to see fans that he forgot about social distancing mandates. Herbert gets a bit of a pass, though, as getting to see Bolts fans is a new experience after they weren’t allowed at training camp or games last year due to the coronavirus […]
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — First-round pick Rashawn Slater signed his contract with the Los Angeles Chargers on Tuesday as players reported for training camp. Slater, who was the 13th overall pick in the draft in April, is expected to be the Chargers’ left tackle when the season begins on Sept. 12 at Washington. Tight […]
Four NFL teams remain under 50% vaccinated less than two weeks from the start of training camp, a person familiar with the vaccination rates told The Associated Press. Washington, Indianapolis, Arizona and the Los Angeles Chargers had the four lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates in the league as of Thursday, according to the person, who spoke […]
Retired quarterback Philip Rivers has won the Pro Football Writers of America’s Good Guy Award for his cooperation with reporters. Rivers, who retired at 39 after one season with Indianapolis in 2020 following 16 years with the San Diego and Los Angeles Chargers, earned praise for consistently tackling all topics, even in a Zoom setting, […]
The Northwestern football program continues to reach new levels under coach Pat Fitzgerald, and for the first time ever, the Wildcats had two players selected in the first round of the NFL Draft in Rashawn Slater and Greg Newsome II.
Players on four more NFL teams will be skipping in-person voluntary workouts because of the pandemic: the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers, the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins. The players posted through their union that they are joining 11 other groups who previously said they would not be on hand for the sessions. This weekend […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike and Maurkice Pouncey came into the world together. They’re leaving the NFL in the same way. The 31-year-old twin brothers announced their respective retirements on Friday after spending a decade among the best centers in the league. Maurkice Pouncey spent 11 years in Pittsburgh earning two All-Pro nods and nine Pro […]
Marty Schottenheimer, who won 200 regular-season games with four NFL teams thanks to his “Martyball” brand of smash-mouth football but regularly fell short in the playoffs, has died. He was 77. Schottenheimer died Monday night in Charlotte, North Carolina, his family said through Bob Moore, former Kansas City Chiefs publicist. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s […]
Brandon Staley coordinated the LA Rams’ top-ranked defense in 2020 and will now shift his focus to the development of Justin Herbert as the Los Angeles Chargers’ new head coach.