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NFL Workout Updates: 12/18/18 Here is the latest from the workout circuit, all links going to Adam Caplan of Sirius XM Radio's Twitter account. Arizona Cardinals. Buffalo Bills. Green Bay Packers. Los Angeles Chargers. San Francisco 49ers. Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Washington Redskins.

Chargers Tuesday injury report: 3 players did not practice Three players did not practice in the Los Angeles Chargers' Tuesday practice.

Derwin James one of seven Chargers selected to Pro Bowl Rookie safety Derwin James was awarded his first Pro Bowl selection and he'll be joined by quarterback Philip Rivers, running back Melvin Gordon, wide receiver Keenan Allen, defensive end Melvin Ingram, center Mike Pouncey and special teamer Adrian Phillips.

A trio of Chargers named alternates for Pro Bowl On Thursday evening, a league-leading seven Chargers players were named to the 2019 Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. There players were rookie safety Derwin James, quarterback Philip Rivers, running back Melvin Gordon.

Latest power rankings show Chargers may finally be getting respect The Los Angeles Chargers have gone 11-3 this season, but until they knocked off the Kansas City Chiefs last night, it was largely unnoticed. On a weekly ba…

Injury updates on Chargers' Keenan Allen, Melvin Gordon Gordon appears ready to make his return Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens at StubHub Center after missing the prior three games because of sprained MCL sustained Nov. 25 against the Arizona Cardinals. Wide receiver Keenan Allen and running back Austin Ekeler didn't join Gordon on the practice field.

Chargers to send 7 players to 2019 NFL Pro Bowl Seven members of the Los Angeles Chargers have been invited to the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl. The rosters were announced on Tuesday night during a special on NFL Network. The seven players are as follows:. This year marks the most Pro Bowlers the Bolts have named to the All-Star game since the 2007 season.

Chargers have NFL-leading 7 Pro Bowlers The Pro Bowl rosters have been announced and no team in the National Football League has more representatives than the Los Angeles Chargers. They are currently tied for the best record in the American Football Conference and have the second-best record in The League, so it's no surprise that they have the most Pro Bowl selections.

Chargers place seven in the Pro Bowl In many respects, the Pro Bowl has outlived its usefulness. But the naming of the teams is always useful, since it reflects the manner in which fans, coaches, and other players regard the best performers in football. Recently, the L.A. Chargers emerged as one of the best teams in the AFC.

The Chargers are fighting for top spot in the AFC Week 15 in the NFL marked the start of the Saturday afternoon games. While this seems completely unnecessary, I definitely don't hate having another day of NFL football on my TV. The week started off with a Thursday night game between the top two teams in the AFC West, who also happen to be two of the top teams in the entire NFL.

How the Chargers are preparing for Ravens QB Lamar Jackson The Chargers will face one of the NFL's more unique quarterbacks on Saturday in Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Jackson's ability to run and throw is incredible, and he has been a problem for the opponents Baltimore has played ever since he took over as the team's starter.

Los Angeles Chargers: Philip Rivers deserves MVP with AFC West title The Los Angeles Chargers ensured that the AFC West would still be up for grabs in the last two weeks of the season and can still finish as the AFC's no. 1…

Keenan Allen, Austin Ekeler out of practice for Chargers The Chargers feel there's a "legitimate chance" that wide receiver Keenan Allen and running back Austin Ekeler will play against the Ravens on Saturday, but they weren't on the practice field Tuesday.

Next up for the Chargers: the run-heavy Baltimore Ravens The Baltimore Ravens will be looking to run the ball often Saturday night against the Chargers in a game with playoff implications.

NFL Power Rankings Roundup: Week 16 Edition The anticipated release you have all been waiting so patiently for.

Chargers sign DB Arrion Springs to practice squad The Chargers have had a vacancy on their practice squad and today they filled the final spot by signing defensive back Arrion Springs. Here’s the scoop on Springs: The Bolts filled a vacancy…

Chiefs Offense Had Success Against Chargers Despite the Loss The Kansas City Chiefs were held to a season-low 294 yards of offense against the Chargers on Thursday Night. Whenever you see an offense as explosive as the Chiefs held under 300 yards, the "blue-print" talks begin.

Seven Los Angeles Chargers chosen for Pro Bowl 2019 Seven Los Angeles Chargers have been selected for the Pro Bowl including veteran Philip Rivers and rookie Derwin James. Quarterback Rivers and safety James will be joined by wide receiver Keenan Allen, running back Melvin Gordon, defensive end Melvin Ingram, centre Mike Pouncey and special-teamer Adrian Phillips.

Melvin Gordon to return soon, Hunter Henry could as well Running back Melvin Gordon is getting back to healthy and according to ESPN's Eric Williams, coach Anthony Lynn said that if the Chargers played the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday instead of Thursday, he probably would have suited up.

USA TODAY Power Rankings: Chargers knocking at the door of the top spot The Chargers are no longer being disrespected. It's tough to be disrespected when you win back-to-back games against two of the top teams in the NFL. In the latest USA TODAY Power Rankings, the Chargers climbed a couple spots to number two on the list.

The Chargers are the most complete team in football It's going on Week 16 of the season. You should have a pretty good idea about who is who by now. In the NFC, the Rams and Saints are trending the wrong way. They started off the season high flying, and as of late, they've struggled to put points on the board.

Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Chargers: Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick The Baltimore Ravens are just 4-10 against the spread over their last 14 trips to the West Coast, but the Los Angeles Chargers are only 2-6 ATS their last eight games hosting teams from the East Coast. Who's the better bet for Saturday night's big AFC bout out in suburban Los Angeles?

Anthony Lynn has the best record of any coach in the NFL over the last 21 games It's been quite the turnaround for Anthony Lynn after starting 0-4 out of the gates in 2017. Since then, no coach in the NFL has a better record than the second year coach. Lynn said "we're not the same old Chargers." Check this out:.

Anthony Lynn credits Doug Pederson on decision to go for two against Chief Head coach Anthony Lynn spoke to Peter King from Sports Illustrated and credited an unlike source on his decision to go for two against the Chiefs. Lynn credited Philadephia Eagles head coach Doug…

Melvin Gordon ready to "knock off some rust" Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is excited to get back this week, even if it is against the Ravens and one of the league's top run defenses. That's because he has games beyond this week on his mind, as the Chargers plan for the postseason. "It's going to be tough," Gordon said, via Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times.

Hunter Henry: "It's cool to have an opportunity" to return this season When tight end Hunter Henry tore his ACL in the offseason, no one expected him to return to the field during the 2018 season. The Chargers never ruled it out, though, and Henry's rehab has gone well enough to make that return a possibility.

If favored teams win, 8 of 12 playoff teams will be clinched this week Five teams have already clinched playoff berths through Week 15 of the NFL season, and three more will on Sunday, if everything goes as expected. The Chiefs and Chargers have both clinched playoff berths in the AFC, while the Saints, Rams and Bears have all clinched their divisions in the NFC.

Chargers TE Hunter Henry Returns to Practice for First Time Since ACL Tear Chargers tight end Hunter Henry returned to practice on Monday for the first time since tearing his ACL in an offseason minicamp according to the team's official website. Henry remains on the reserve/PUP list, but there is a possibility the Chargers could get him back for the playoffs.

Chargers' Brandon Mebane expected to play in Week 16 Chargers defensive tackle Brandon Mebane is expected to play in Week 16 against the Ravens, according to L.A. Times' Mike DiGiovanna. Mebane has been out for the last four games.

Chargers open as slight favorites over Ravens in Week 16 The Los Angeles Chargers have opened as 4.5-point favorites over the Baltimore Ravens going into Week 16, according to OddsShark.com. The Bolts are coming off an impressive comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Alexander: How the sports world can change in a short time - A few weeks ago the suspicion was that the best team in the NFL at that moment might very well represent Los Angeles. Today? Same suspicion. Different team. The Chargers are surging, while the Rams have been knocked off-stride.

Melvin Gordon feels fantasy football owners' pain, aims to play Saturday COSTA MESA - Chargers running back Melvin Gordon understood why his fantasy football owners were frustrated with him last week for not playing against the Kansas City Chiefs. Gordon was once a fantasy football nerd, so he appreciates the importance of fantasy football playoffs.

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers open thread Panthers vs Saints: It's Ron Rivera's time to shine - Cat Scratch Reader: Drew Brees and the Saints offense average 3.48 points per drive and have a drive success rate of.810, both best in the league. The Panthers average 2.40 points per drive and have a drive success rate of.753.

Whicker: Anthony Lynn showed the Chargers how to win by the way he handled defeat It wasn’t that long ago that the Chargers were 0-4 and desperate for any kind of a win. Now they’re in the playoffs and hoping to win the AFC West.

How Anthony Lynn molded a team - and a case for Coach of the Year The Chargers "play every game on the road, basically," former coach Rex Ryan said. "How many teams could handle that?"

Chargers Designate Hunter Henry For Return Smith's favorite tight end may be on the verge of returning for the Chargers. Click here for more.

Los Angeles Chargers TE Hunter Henry returns to practice The Los Angeles Chargers are tied for the best record in the conference following last Thursday's amazing comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. With two games left to play in the regular season, they have a very realistic chance at claiming the one seed, getting a bye, and hosting a playoff game in the divisional round at StubHub.

Surge or Static: Mike Will made it! There are no ball-skills. There are no instincts. He has yet to make a single play this year that forces the fans to go "oh yeah, that's why the Chargers signed him to an extension several years ago." On the year, Addae is currently the #52 safety in the league according to Pro Football Focus.

Chargers' Gordon eyes return vs. Ravens Running back Melvin Gordon made Anthony Lynn's decision to sit him last week a tough one before a win over the Kansas City Chiefs, after the Wisconsin product flashed promise during pregame warm-ups.

Chargers activate 21-day practice window for TE Hunter Henry to return This is a daily thing, it seems. One day, Hunter Henry is far from playing. The next day, he's on the sideline doing work. In the latest of updates today, head coach Anthony Lynn commented on the status of the Chargers promising tight end:.

Chargers Advent Calendar - Dec. 17: San Diego is saved by Butts It wasn't a good year for the Chargers, who ended up at the bottom of the AFC West, but four of those losses were achieved with a differential of 11 points. There was a reason to be optimistic, and it's always a fun time to watch when division foes meet in December.

Melvin Gordon on track to return after nearly playing last week The Chargers will limit running back Melvin Gordon at Monday's practice, coach Anthony Lynn said. But it appears Gordon will make his return Saturday against the Ravens. Gordon missed the past three games with a knee injury. The Pro Bowl running back tested his injured knee before pregame warmups Dec.

Chargers tight end Hunter Henry close to rejoining team Hunter Henry, who tore his ACL in May, rejoined the team for practice Monday. The Chargers will have 21 days to decide whether to activate him.

Hunter Henry expected to work on side during practice Chargers tight end Hunter Henry has made significant strides since tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on the first day of organized team activities in May. "Don't be surprised to see him work his way back in," Chargers coach Anthony Lynn said Monday, via Gilbert Manzano of the Orange County Register.

The Lightning Round Podcast #168: This was Anthony Lynn's masterpiece Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle are back with a brand new episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.

Chargers plug every gap in 4-round mock draft The Los Angeles Chargers plug every gap in Draft Wire's 4-round mock draft.

Los Angeles Chargers need to avoid the comedown after emotional win We should beat the Baltimore Ravens. They are desperate for wins to stay in the playoff race and we need to keep flexing on the rest of the league. Going into the weekend, it sounds like we will get some key players back onto the field.

Chargers believe Keenan Allen, Melvin Gordon, & Austin Ekeler will all play Saturday night against the Ravens The Chargers have been short-handed for the past few games. To be fair, there are plenty of teams reeling. It's the end of teh season and players are banged up. That's just the name of the game. Luckily, the Chargers are expected to get some key contributors back for the Ravens game Saturday night.

Three Drink Minimum Podcast #12: Mike Williams should be the offensive rookie of the year Another victory that was truly never in doubt. My guess is the Chargers are doing this because they're so tired of hearing "who have you beaten" that the good teams they do face they get down big and mount a comeback as a giant eff you to those that think the Chargers are not good.

Relive the game-winning drive as Philip Rivers marches down the field to help the Chargers win in thrilling comeback over the Chiefs To help the Chargers win in thrilling comeback over the Chiefs.

Report: "Legitimate chance" Melvin Gordon, Keenan Allen play this week The Chargers won a huge game in Kansas City last Thursday night and they did it without the help of some key offensive players. Running backs Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler both missed the game and wide receiver Keenan Allen played just 17 snaps as a result of a hip injury.

Why the Chargers are the best team in Los Angeles over the Rams Why should the Los Angeles Chargers be viewed as the best team in Los Angeles even ahead of the Los Angeles Rams with the playoffs on the horizon.

3 lessons we learned from the Chargers win over the Chiefs You never want to get down in a game. Especially against a playoff team. The Chargers have done that twice in two weeks and managed to comeback both times. One of the lessons we learned about this team is pretty clear. Down two touchdowns midway through the fourth quarter, the Chargers found a way.

Chargers win over Chiefs akin to storybook finish Do the math: No No.1 nor No.2 running back and losing a No.1 receiver early in the game, and no top run-stuffers in linebacker Denzel Perryman and lineman Corey Liuget, and No stellar tight end Hunter Henry nor starting cornerback Jason Verrett, and no success in turnover differential = No problem.

AFC Playoff picture: Chargers are hot, but still need the Chiefs to lose to gain home-field advantage The Chargers, who clinched a playoff spot, are still the fifth seed because they've lost twice in the division. They will hope they can finish a game ahead over the final two weeks, and with it, also steal home field. As soon as the Chargers lost to the Broncos a few weeks back, you knew that would come back to haunt them.

Chargers Daily Links: Chargers are now Super Bowl contenders Los Angeles Chargers: Three things that make LA the AFC favorites - Jason Reed: The Los Angeles Chargers went into Kansas City and came back from a 14-point deficit with only five minutes remaining to shock the Chiefs and keep the AFC West up for grabs.

Five takeaways from Week 15 The Vikings won and put themselves in good position to make the playoffs, while their division rival the Chicago Bears beat the Green Bay Packers to simultaneously eliminate the Pack and win the division title.

Chargers' StubHub Center to undergo a name change The Los Angeles Chargers' StubHub Center will undergo a name change.

Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams open thread LA Rams-Philadelphia Eagles: Week 15 bold predictions - Turf Show Times: The Chicago Bears were keyed in on Sean McVay's play calling last Sunday night and I believe that one of the game plans going into this Eagles matchup is all about setting up the play action.

Did the win over Chiefs solidify Chargers' Anthony Lynn as Coach of the Year? Thursday's win over the Chiefs pushed the Chargers up to 11-3, put them in the playoffs for the first time since 2013, and set them in good position to win the AFC West, which was last accomplished in 2009.

Chargers' Melvin Gordon apologizes to his fantasy football owners Gordon is aware of the impact he had on his fantasy football owners and offered an apology to those whose playoff chances were diminished by his absence in Thursday's game against the Chiefs. He took to his personal Twitter to send his apologies to those that own him:.

Melvin Gordon Expected Back Week 16 Sidelined for the last three games, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is expected to make a return to the field when Los Angeles takes on Baltimore in Week 16, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport tweets. The Pro Bowl running back has been sidelined since sustaining a grade 2 MCL sprain in Los Angeles' Week 12 matchup with Arizona.

Philip Rivers on Mike Williams: but if anybody on the outside had any questions, he’s answered those this season Thursday night against the Chiefs we saw the player that second year receiver Mike Williams could be. A contested catch champion that comes through down in the red zone when you need him most. Shoot, Williams should have had another score but Philip Rivers missed him.

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon expected to return week 16 against the Ravens The Chargers are expected to be without star WR Keenan Allen for their primetime matchup against the Steelers. The team did receive good news on another injury front. They are expected to get RB Melvin Gordon back for their game Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens.

NFL Week 15 afternoon games open thread New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers. Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers.

Chargers select DT Jerry Tillery in Todd McShay's first 2019 NFL mock draft ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay released his first 2019 NFL mock draft on Wednesday. McShay has the Chargers selecting DT Jerry Tillery of Notre Dame at 28th overall…

Los Angeles Chargers RB Melvin Gordon expected to return in week 16 Melvin Gordon, the Los Angeles Chargers' star running back, suffered an injury during the third quarter of the team's week 12 game against the Arizona Cardinals. Since he went down, the Chargers have won three consecutive games including two incredible comebacks on the road in Pittsburgh and Kansas City.

Russell Okung on Philip Rivers: He's the best, I told him he's the best I've ever played with During his media availability, Chargers left tackle Russell Okung raved about the teams signal caller, Philip Rivers: “Especially if you have faith in your quarterback, as Lynn clearly does. And th…

NFL Week 15 morning games open thread Oakland Raiders at Cincinnati Bengals. Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons. Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Baltimore Ravens. Detroit Lions at Buffalo Bills. Dallas Cowboys at Indianapolis Colts. Washington Redskins at Jacksonville Jaguars.

Los Angeles Chargers: Three things that make LA the AFC favorites Those are not easy games to win. The Chiefs finish the season against the Oakland Raiders, which should be a cakewalk unless the Raiders come out wanting to play spoiler. However, the Chiefs have a tough game in Week 16 on the road against the Seahawks.

Chargers rooting guide Week 15: Your move, Pittsburgh Like every Sunday for the past month or so, we bring you the rooting guide for the Chargers. Thankfully, the team already has taken care of business. A statement victory over the division rival Chiefs have led many to believe that the Chargers are the team to beat in the AFC.

Advent Calendar - Dec. 16: A History of Chargers Vs. Raiders This is a great time of year to be thankful for what we have, where we have been, and what the future holds. Although the Chargers have lost their way a bit in recent years, the month of December still holds such incredible promise! This advent calendar is an attempt to hearken back to these days of December joy.

Los Angeles Chargers' Melvin Gordon apologizes to fantasy owners Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon apologized to fantasy football enthusiasts whose playoff aspirations were dimmed by his absence in Thursday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Gordon has been sidelined for three games with a knee injury, with the latest contest serving as a semifinal tilt in a majority of fantasy leagues.

Chargers TE Hunter Henry's status remains up in the air It's uncertain whether or not Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry will play in 2018.

Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos open thread Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos score predictions: Week 15 - Mile High Report: Every part of my being wants to rage against my team and predict another ugly loss this week. The fact is, this team tends to win and lose games they shouldn't. It's a maddening tendency that keeps us all off balance never knowing what to expect.

10 best photos from Chargers' 29-28 win over the Chiefs Here are the ten best photos from the Los Angeles Chargers' win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chargers' Antonio Gates proving age is just a number Los Angeles Chargers' Antonio Gates is proving that age is just a number in win against the Chiefs.

Los Angeles Rams: Staff predictions for Eagles-Rams This is going to be a statement game for the Rams after that ugly loss and the Philadelphia Eagles are going to see their playoff chances fade away. I expect a vintage Rams performance from earlier in the season.

Kartje: As playoff-bound Philip Rivers rises to occasion, Vikings' Kirk Cousins falters Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers. Russell Wilson, Seahawks. Drew Brees, Saints. Tom Brady, Patriots. Philip Rivers, Chargers. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs. Dolphins over Vikings. It has not been a banner few weeks for NFL picks in this column, so let's change up the strategy, shall we?

Houston Texans at New York Jets open thread Jets vs Texans: Five Bold Predictions - Gang Green Nation. Three and Out: Texans-Jets Predictions - Battle Red Blog: On Saturday, I expect the Texans to steamroll the Jets, period. If the Texans are actually a good team - and they are a good team - they will win this game handily.

Los Angeles Chargers Waive Joe Barksdale - Los Angeles Sentinel The Los Angeles Chargers waived OT Joe Barksdale, the organization announced. In a corresponding move, the Chargers promoted WR Dylan Cantrell from the practice squad. Stay up to date by getting the lastest LA Sentinel News and Alerts sent to your email inbox.

Anthony Lynn's decision to go for two speaks volumes to his confidence in the Chargers It's easy to say that head coach Anthony Lynn should have gone for two knowing how easy the play worked and how it was successful. Something tells me we would have quite a different tune if the Chargers didn't convert that play.

How did Mike Williams get so open? Philip Rivers explains Somewhere, at an overrated BBQ restaurant in Kansas City, a Chiefs fan is complaining about how the refs cheated them. Surely, the refs caused the Chiefs to leave Mike Williams wide open in the corner of the end zone to seal the deal for the Chargers.

Antonio Gates, Ben Watson are not acting their ages Before this season, no tight end in NFL history had ever gained 300 receiving yards in the year he turned 38 or older. This season, two tight ends have done so. Antonio Gates, the Chargers' 38-year-old tight end, has 312 receiving yards this season.

Los Angeles Chargers WR Keenan Allen could miss time with hip pointer During the Los Angeles Chargers epic 29-28 comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night in Arrowhead, wide receiver Keenan Allen left the game after suffering a hip injury on what was nearly a spectacular touchdown reception. Allen went up for a pass from Philip Rivers and came down hard on his hip.

Chargers Daily Links: Mike Williams is becoming the playmaker the Bolts need Los Angeles Chargers: 30 greatest players in franchise history - Travis Wakeman: The Chargers began play in Los Angeles but stayed for just one season before moving to San Diego, where they would stay for over five decades. Since 2017, the team has been back in the City of Angels.

Los Angeles Chargers: 30 greatest players in franchise history 30 is one of, if not the best interior defensive linemen in team history. Teams just could not run on Jamal Williams. Not only that, but he clogged things up and allowed the linebackers behind him to make plays, an issue the team has had in recent years as that has been lacking.

Chargers Advent Calendar - Dec. 15: Retired Chargers numbers: 14, 19, 21, 55 Tomlinson would finish his career with the New York Jets before signing back with the Chargers on June 18th of 2012 so he could officially retire a Charger. At the time, LT ranked fifth in NFL history with 13,684 career rushing yards and second in career touchdowns with 162.

Which prospects should Chargers fans be watching week 1 over Bowlmania The Los Angeles Chargers are ready to make a charge at the postseason. While they might be banged and bruised heading into the final weeks of the season, their early season success should have the guaranteed at least playing one game after Week 17. Bowlmania is upon us ladies and gents.

Steve Young: The Chargers are jelling at the right time Former San Francisco Hall of Fame QB Steve Young would know a thing or two about comebacks. Below he describes the Chargers being down two scores in the middle of the fourth quarter against the Chi…

WATCH: Chargers fans around the country react to the last second victory over the Chiefs If you are still riding high off of the Chargers last second victory over the Chiefs, you are not alone. If you want to feel the rush again, check this video out below. It’s about two minutes…

Breaking Down the Chargers' Game-Winning 2-Point Conversion Whether or not you agree with Anthony Lynn's decision to go for two in the final seconds, it capped off a dramatic come-from-behind victory for the Chargers over the Chiefs. The Chargers actually ran the exact same play earlier in the game for their first touchdown.

Los Angeles Chargers: Mike Williams has crazy efficiency in 2018 Los Angeles Chargers sophomore receiver Mike Williams is having a breakout sophomore season, and he hasn't needed many touches to do it. There are always h…

Anthony Lynn is leading a charge for success They want the AFC West title. - Ricky Henne December 14, 2018. Can they play in the cold? Can they play without Melvin Gordon? Can they contain Patrick Mahomes? The are just a handful of the questions pitched at Anthony Lynn's team before the AFC West showdown at Arrowhead Stadium.

Chargers would host AFC title game at StubHub Center, limited size be damned The game that will determine the AFC representative in the Super Bowl could be played in an uncharacteristically intimate venue. Per multiple sources, the AFC title game will be played at the StubHub Center, if the L.A. Chargers qualify to host it.

Anthony Lynn has lifted the Chargers curse Oh, and both games were in primetime. Make no mistake about it, this is a completely different Chargers team to the one that we're used to. Beating Seattle was nice, but it didn't feel like a statement win. To go into Pittsburgh and come back from a 16 point deficit?

Philip Rivers hopes all questions about Mike Williams were answered Last year the Chargers chose wide receiver Mike Williams with the seventh overall pick in the NFL draft. Williams struggled through an injury-plagued rookie season that saw him catch just 11 passes for 95 yards, with no touchdowns. But this year has been different.

Keenan Allen reportedly calls Chiefs CBs 'Doo-Doo' It doesn't sound like Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen thinks too highly of Kansas City Chiefs cornerbacks Orlando Scandrick and Kendall Fuller. According to an article Friday written by Sam Fortier of The Athletic, Allen referred to Scandrick and Fuller Thursday night as "Doo-Doo" and "Doo-Doo No.

Alexander: It's time to change the Chargers' narrative It is time to change the Chargers' narrative. Time to stop yapping about empty seats, opposing fans, a matchbox stadium and a fan base of as yet undetermined size.

Injury Updates: Allen, Beckham, Jackson, Osemele The Chargers picked up their biggest win of the season last night against the Chiefs, but they didn't escape Kansas ….

Keenan Allen diagnosed with hip pointer Chargers receiver Keenan Allen fell on his hip on a near-touchdown in the second quarter Thursday night. He returned for one play before going to a knee in pain. He ended up playing only 17 of 74 snaps. Medical testing Friday revealed good news, though.

Report: Chargers WR Keenan Allen could miss time with hip injury Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen reportedly could miss some time because of the hip injury he sustained during the second quarter Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Allen was diagnosed with a hip pointer, but there was no structural damage, according to the NFL Network.

Chargers WR Keenan Allen suffers hip pointer, could miss some time It's not all sunshine and rainbows for the Chargers. They lost star wide receiver Keenan Allen to a hip injury in the first half against the Chiefs. The injury was unknown until recently. Now, we have some clarity:. Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was diagnosed with a hip pointer and could miss some time, Rapoport reported.

Chargers' Anthony Lynn gains Coach of the Year chatter with 2-point call Second-year could have played it safe and gone for the tie and overtime, but his decision to go for the victory in Kansas City has raised eyebrows and elevated the Chargers into a tie for first in…

Unlikely hero Travis Benjamin rises to the occasion in victory over the Chiefs It's all still sort of surreal. The Chargers dug themselves a hole like only they know how to. They also climbed out of that grave and mounted yet another thrilling victory. Let's talk about that final drive, and an unlikely hero that rose to the occasion for the Bolts.

Sleepless Nights Welcomed "I can't lie, I was slightly regretting my decision after the Chiefs had ran out to a 14-0 lead, but after that ending, I don't think I'll be able to sleep properly for a week with all the adrenaline flowing through my body.

BREAKING: LA Chargers will not play in StubHub in 2019 Speaking of ages, it seems like ages ago that the Chargers were simply fighting for their viability to play for and in Los Angeles, but the debate that roiled the franchise was only two months removed. The Chargers have changed their 2018 narrative, and in stupendous fashion.

Max Kellerman: The Chargers are going to win the AFC West Max Kellerman is convinced that the Los Angeles Chargers are going to win the AFC West after their dramatic win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football. Chiefs fans will tell you the refs cost them the game. This was a situation where the refs made multiple bad calls on both sides, but the game was still decided on the field.

Bolt up shirt available: "The Kansas City shocker" It had been nine games in a row since the Chargers had beaten the Chiefs. The way the game started, it seemed like Kansas City would make it 10 in a row. Like they normally do, the Chargers kept fighting. They chipped away, made plays, and found a way to put themselves in position.

Patriots-Steelers Week 15 Matchup The Patriots have won the teams' last five meetings against the Steelers, and will be looking to get back in the win column after last week's fluke loss. Tom Brady has thrown 25 touchdowns versus four interceptions against them in his career and steps up in important games.

The Chargers shocked the Chiefs and you need this shirt The Los Angeles Chargers shocked the Kansas City Chiefs last night, so you just knew BreakingT was going to drop a great t-shirt today. When the Chargers w…

Can the Los Angeles Chargers get some respect now? I want that number 1 seed! 13 win season coming! Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.

Chargers can't be overlooked as potential Super Bowl contender LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Chargers can no longer be overlooked, whether it is on the list of Super Bowl contenders or as a headline attraction in their own town.

Bolt Up t-shirts now on sale The Los Angeles Chargers pulled off one of the greatest and most meaningful comebacks in franchise history last night as they went into Kansas City and shocked the Chiefs in primetime.

Mike Williams rescues Chargers, reminds NFL he's a big-time playmaker Mike Williams had three touchdowns against the Chiefs, including the go-ahead two points - stepping up when star receiver Keenan Allen went down.

Chargers avoided a penalty for storming the field, somehow Like many NFL games, Thursday's included questionable calls made and not made. One specific call that wasn't made robbed the Chiefs of a chance to finish the game with an unforgettable moment. After the Chargers converted a two-point conversion to take the lead with four seconds left, Chargers players stormed the field.

NFL says faulty cables caused difficulties with Bengals' play calling in Carson During Sunday's game against the Chargers, the Bengals had to resort to communicating with walkie-talkies because of technical difficulties. The NFL says faulty cables were to blame. According to Marisa Contipelli of Bengals.com, the league put out a statement saying faulty cables were to blame.

Chargers' Anthony Lynn explains decision to go for 2-point conversion vs. Chiefs Los Angeles Chargers' Anthony Lynn explains decision to go for 2-point conversion vs. Chiefs.

Keenan Allen Injury: Positive Update Revealed for Chargers WR As NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported, Allen has been diagnosed with a hip pointer and no structural damage. He may miss time, but the good news is that it seems as though he should be good to go by the playoffs at the very worst.

'No-brainer' gamble pays off as Chargers stun Chiefs The Los Angeles Chargers spent the entire season chasing the Kansas Chiefs. And with an opportunity to catch the Chiefs in the race for AFC West title, Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn played winner-take-all. his team converting a two-point conversion with 4 seconds remaining to knock off Kansas City 29-28 on Thursday night.

Chargers Advent Calendar - Dec. 14: The only team fined for dubious towel usage While the Pittsburgh Steelers might have their famous terrible towels, the Chargers are also deep in NFL lore for their own moisture-wicking accoutrements. These, however, don't sell as well at the local airports. Let's turn back the clock a bit to 2012, a year of great cinematic calamity and, of course, unusual NFL action.

Los Angeles Chargers coach Anthony Lynn is Coach of the Year-worthy With the Chargers challenging for the top of the AFC West, is Anthony Lynn a contender for Coach of the Year?

Analysis: Chargers' Mike Williams steals the show in 29-28 victory vs. Chiefs Los Angeles Chargers' Mike Williams steals the show in the victory against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chiefs have extra days to correct flaws in loss to Chargers - The Kansas City Chiefs will have 10 days to stew over Mike Williams' touchdown catch, Philip Rivers' wave as he trotted off the field and the golden opportunity they let slip away Thursday night. They had led the Los Angeles Chargers nearly wire-to-wire, taking an early 14-0 lead and looking every bit the dominant team in the AFC West.

Chargers overcome less than 1 percent chance to advance to first postseason since 2013 The Chargers trailed by 14 at three different times Thursday night.

Chargers are NFL's most dangerous team as playoffs near Each year, the Los Angeles Chargers are the team that could have been. Is this the year they put it all together? For Chargers fans, it's become routine.

Los Angeles could host both conference championship games The Chargers' win over the Chiefs on Thursday night leaves open the real possibility that the road to the Super Bowl, in both the AFC and the NFC, could go through Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Chargers Daily Links: Bolts win in Arrowhead in a shocker Your daily dose of Los Angeles Chargers news and notes from around the web.

Antonio Gates "very emotional" about returning to playoffs The Chargers pulled out a stunning 29-28 win on Thursday night that left the AFC West title up for grabs over the final two weeks of the regular season. While the division crown is unsettled, the team knows it will be heading to the playoffs one way or another as a result of the win.

Andy Reid: The important thing is learning from this loss The Chiefs led by 14 points in the fourth quarter at home against the Chargers on Thursday night, but they didn't wind up with a win. Two touchdowns and a two-point conversion made the Chargers 29-28 winners and left the Chiefs at risk of losing the AFC West title after being ahead of the Chargers all season.

Caught My Eye… My favorite childhood memory is not paying bills. - Unknown. Welcome to the big column to end the week "Caught My Eye" ! If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week.

Anthony Lynn on going for two: "It was a no brainer" Chargers coach Anthony Lynn became a short-list favorite for coach of the year after his team turned a 28-14 deficit with five minutes left to play into the eleventh win of the season and a realistic shot at the top seed in the AFC.

Los Angeles Chargers: Mike Williams’ breakout performance upends Chiefs 7 overall pick in the 2017 draft, the Chargers certainly view him as a key part of their future. We could see tremendous growth in the Clemson product as the Chargers vie for a title in January. Welcome!

Los Angeles Chargers: Knee-jerk reaction to Kansas City win, from a fan The Los Angeles Chargers broke a streak five years in the making on Thursday night and made the AFC West Title race a whole lot more interesting. If you re…

Four teams have clinched playoff berths, five more can clinch this weekend The Los Angeles Chargers became the fourth team to clinch a playoff berth. With their win over the Chiefs on Thursday night, the Chargers have joined the Chiefs as the only two AFC teams to clinch a spot in the playoffs.

AFC playoff picture: Chargers make the AFC West a race The Chargers' comeback win over the Chiefs on Thursday night created a tie atop the AFC West. The bad news for the Chargers is, the Chiefs still own the tiebreaker, and only have to win out to clinch home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.

Los Angeles Chargers Beat Kansas City Chiefs, Stake Claim As Best Team In AFC The Los Angeles Chargers beat the Kansas City Chiefs, 29-28, at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday, have won 10 of their last 11 games, and are tied for the best record in the AFC. Are they the best team in the AFC?

The Chargers Shock Patrick Mahomes & The Chiefs In Thursday Night Thriller The regular season finale of Thursday Night Football was simply amazing. The Los Angeles Chargers topped the Kansas City Chiefs 29-28 after scoring a touchdown with four seconds left and then deciding to go for two.

Chargers' Mike Williams has breakout game with Keenan Allen out with hip injury KANSAS CITY - Mike Williams had the breakout game the Chargers have been waiting for since they took him seventh overall in the 2017 draft. Williams stepped up as the Chargers' No. 1 wide receiver Thursday night against the Kansas City Chiefs while Keenan Allen was on the sideline with a hip injury.

The Chargers Clinched A Playoff Berth In Extremely Ballsy Fashion The Chiefs went up two touchdowns with just over eight minutes left in the fourth quarter Thursday night, on a Damien Williams one-yard plunge to cap a 13-play drive. They'd put together three 10-play drives in the game to that point, and the drive they'd just wrapped covered 73 yards and almost eight minutes of clock, and that appeared to be it.

WATCH: Chargers Hilariously Troll Chiefs With Awesome Video Montage After Epic Comeback Win The Los Angeles Chargers' social media team took to Twitter to troll the Kansas City Chiefs after Thursday night's showdown between the two AFC West rivals.

VIDEO: Philip Rivers trolls the Chiefs fans as he runs off the field Tonight, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers orchestrated yet another 14+ point come from behind win against a playoff contender on the road. He was simply incredible in the 4th quarter and further cemented his legacy as one of the all-time greats.

Overreaction Thursday? The Chargers amazing come from behind victory against the AFC West leading Chiefs in Kansas City has been over for less than 20 minutes…which means it's the perfect time to throw down some hot taeks while I'm high on the win. Patrick Mahomes is having an absurdly amazing season.

Philip Rivers, Chargers Stun Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs in AFC West Comeback Win The Los Angeles Chargers secured their spot in the playoffs with a 29-28 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

Kansas City Chiefs can't clinch AFC West as Los Angeles Chargers erase 14-point deficit, win on two-point play Instead of the Chiefs celebrating, it was the Chargers jumping joyously as they ran off the field, jubilantly jogging around after quarterback Philip Rivers' successful two-point conversion pass to Mike Williams completed a miraculous comeback and denied the Chiefs an AFC West title with a 29-28 win.

Mike Williams TD trims Chiefs lead to a touchdown The Los Angeles Chargers quickly found themselves in a 14-0 hole thanks to the greatness of Patrick Mahomes, but Philip Rivers didn't plan on being down double digits for long. The Chargers marched 75 yards down the field on 10 plays and former Clemson wideout Mike Williams capped off the drive with a nice grab in the end zone on second-and-goal.

Mike Williams scores second touchdown vs Chiefs The Los Angeles Chargers are back in business. Early in the third quarter of Thursday's AFC West battle, it appeared that the Kansas City Chiefs were starting to pull away. KC's defense had forced two Philip Rivers interceptions while Patrick Mahomes and the offense put up three touchdowns.

Rookie Justin Jackson scores first career touchdown vs. Chiefs Rookie running back Justin Jackson added in a big 16-yard burst of his own to move the chains, and then he capped off the drive with a three-yard touchdown plunge up the middle of the defense. The Chargers added in the extra point to draw within one touchdown near the end of the fourth quarter.

Chargers win vs. Chiefs with wild scoring spree The Chargers have done the unthinkable and defeated the Chiefs in Kansas City! Coming into Thursday's game, there was a slight chance that Los Angeles could defeat their AFC West rivals and pull into a tie for the division lead. Although the Chiefs have a better division and conference record, which gives them a slight lead in the standings.

Hey, L.A., it's time to embrace the Chargers They can barely fill the 30,000-seat StubHub Center. When they do, it's with the help of fans of the opposing team. And that could soon be changing.

AFC playoff picture: Chargers clinch spot but Chiefs still No. 1 seed 1 seed in the AFC with the Chargers in the No. 5 spot. The win clinched a berth in the playoffs for Los Angeles and they have a chance to win the AFC West if they win out and the Chiefs lose to either the Seahawks in Seattle next week or to the Raiders in Kansas City in Week 17.

Chargers finally end streak, shock Chiefs on Thursday Night Football The Los Angeles Chargers went into Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday night and pulled off the upset win over the Chiefs with a late two-point conversion.

Furious charge: Los Angeles rallies, stuns Chiefs, 29-28, to keep AFC West hopes alive - Philip Rivers and the Chargers finally defeated the Kansas City Chiefs. All it took was feverish fourth-quarter comeback, a questionable pass-interference call, a tense video review of the final touchdown and the gutsy decision to try a 2-point conversion.

Philip Rivers: "Coach Lynn said, 'Let's go win it right now'" After the Chargers scored a late touchdown to pull within a point of the Chiefs on Thursday night, quarterback Philip Rivers assumed that his team would take the one point and head for overtime. As he headed to the sideline, however, he found out that the man who calls the shots had a different plan in mind.

Twitter reacts to Chargers' incredible 29-28 victory vs. Chiefs Here's how Twitter reacted to the Bolts' Week 15 victory:.

Chargers stun Chiefs on late 2-point conversion, clinch playoff berth The gamble paid off, as Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers found a wide open Mike Williams in the end zone to complete the 29-28 comeback victory Thursday night against, ending a nine-game losing streak to the Chiefs and clinching a playoff berth in front of a stunned crowd at Arrowhead Stadium.

Two-point conversion propels Chargers into postseason Mike Williams caught a touchdown and a two-point conversion with 4 seconds left to lift the Chargers into a tie for the AFC's best record at 11-3.

Chargers rally from 14-point fourth quarter deficit, get two-point conversion to steal 29-28 win from Chiefs Mike Williams caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Philip Rivers with four seconds left and a two-point conversion that capped a furious fourth quarter rally as the Los Angeles Chargers clinched a playoff spot and kept their AFC West division title hopes alive with a 29-28 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

Chargers shock Chiefs with 2-point call to complete comeback, clinch playoff spot They are alive for the No. 1 seed if they win out, but need the Chiefs to lose one of their last two games. The Chiefs are at the Seahawks in Week 16 and host the Raiders in Week 17. Los Angeles hosts the Ravens in Week 16 and travel to the Broncos in the season finale.

Chargers rally yet again to beat the Chiefs, 29-28 However they fizzled before they hit the Chiefs 40 as the Chargers line gave up a sack then a brutal QB hit on back to back plays. 0-2 on drives so far and the Chargers offensive line is getting dominated. The second Chiefs drive looked even easier. The Chargers defense got eaten up by RB screens.

WATCH: Chargers' Mike Williams shows great burst in his 2nd TD It's been the Mike Williams show thus far, and he continued his red-hot outing by scoring his second touchdown of the night. This time, it was on the ground on an end around play. Here is the video, courtesy of the team's official Twitter account:.

Photos: Chargers steal victory from Chiefs with late rally The Chargers and Chiefs took the Thursday night NFL stage in a crucial AFC West game in Kansas City. Here are some of the game’s big moments.

Keenan Allen injured making an insane catch that didn't even count Keenan Allen almost made the catch of the year for the Chargers, but it didn't count, and he also injured his hip in the process. The catch was so sick tha…

Chiefs lead Chargers 14-7 at halftime The Chargers have stopped the bleeding. Now, can they find a way to do what they couldn't do in Week One? Los Angeles trails Kansas City 14-7 at halftime. The Chargers trailed 17-12 at halftime of the season opener before losing 38-28.

I Hate That This Incredible Keenan Allen Catch Didn't Count Keenan Allen has returned to form as Philip Rivers's top targets on the Chargers following a slow start to the season. In shaking off the rust, he's rattled off five consecutive games with a touchdown catch. Hunting for number six Thursday night, Rivers lofted a pass to the corner of the end zone on a first-and-goal from the eight-yard line.

Injury Update: Chargers WR Keenan Allen questionable with hip injury According to the team's official Twitter account, Los Angeles has announced that Keenan Allen is questionable to return due to a hip injury. Allen hurt his hip on an attempted catch in the end zone in the second quarter. We will continue to update as more information becomes available.

Melvin Gordon, Spencer Ware among Chiefs vs. Chargers inactives Both the Chiefs and Chargers will be thin at the running back position when they face off tonight with the AFC West on the line at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

WATCH: Chargers' Mike Williams makes a phenomenal grab for a TD Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams caught a beautiful 3-yard pass over a defender from quarterback Philip Rivers in the second quarter of Thursday's game against the Chiefs. Here's video, courtesy of the team's official Twitter page:.

Chargers get on board, trail 14-7 The Chargers got a much needed touchdown to climb back within a seven points of the Chiefs. But now they have to figure out a way to stop Patrick Mahomes, who has done whatever he's wanted against the Chargers defense. Philip Rivers, who threw an interception on his first pass of the night, threw a touchdown on his seventh.

Chiefs rolling toward AFC West title, up 14-0 The Chargers' AFC West hopes are fading fast, and the first quarter just ended. Los Angeles ran seven plays, picked up two first downs and 30 yards, threw an interception and punted on its first two drives. The Chiefs scored touchdowns on drives of 49 and 80 yards.

Chiefs pick Philip Rivers; Patrick Mahomes throws TD Philip Rivers threw an interception on his first pass. Patrick Mahomes threw a touchdown on his seventh pass. It's Chiefs 7, Chargers 0 only 5:51 into the game. Steven Nelson intercepted Rivers on a deep pass intended for Tyrell Williams at the Chargers 49.

Chargers at Chiefs inactives: Bolts will be without their top two running backs When the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs face off tonight, the Chargers will be down to their third and fourth string running backs. With both Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler sidelined by injuries, Ken Whisenhunt's offense will be forced to rely on Justin Jackson and Detrez Newsome.

Don't Look Now, But Rivers-Led Chargers are AFC's Most Dangerous Team Ever since the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 1, the Chargers have been looking up at the Chiefs in the AFC West. Even after the Bolts peeled off nine wins in 10 games following a 1-2 start, Kansas City's victories overshadowed L.A.'s success.

Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs open thread The Los Angeles Chargers are being hosted by their division rivals, the Kansas City Chiefs, tonight in a game that has obvious enormous implications for who will not only win the division but likely be in the driver's seat for home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.

Live updates: Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs The Chargers are hoping to end a nine-game losing streak to the Chiefs and improve their playoff prospects in an important AFC West matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Get live updates, news a…

Chargers inactive list vs. Chiefs: RB Melvin Gordon among 7 not playing The Los Angeles Chargers have released their list of inactive players for Thursday's Week 15 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. Running backs Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler are both out for tonight's game, which means that the backfield will consist of Justin Jackson, Detrez Newsome and Troymaine Pope.

Rams relocation working better than Chargers or Raiders While the Los Angeles Rams have settled into their temporary Coliseum digs, both the Los Angeles Chargers and the soon to be homeless Oakland Raiders are s…

3 matchups to watch in Chargers' Week 15 game vs. Chiefs Here are three marquee matchups to watch in Week 15's contest:. Tyreek Hill is one of the fastest human beings in professional sports. That speed has helped make him into the most explosive playmaker in the NFL and he is a threat to score anytime he touches the ball.

Thursday Night Fever Only three weeks left for the regular season to end. Boy has it been a season to remember. NFL records and team records broken left and right in this league. Has this years' football season been just as expected for you or did you find it to be better or worse?

Eric Berry, Tyreek Hill will play; Melvin Gordon officially out The Chargers officially ruled out running back Melvin Gordon. He hoped to play, testing his injured knee before pregame warmups, but Gordon will miss a third consecutive game. The Chargers already had ruled out Gordon's backup, Austin Ekeler, who has a neck injury and a concussion.

Chargers vs. Chiefs Preview The Chiefs and Chargers might be the two best teams in the AFC. Only one can win the AFC West, though. The Chiefs have the upper hand given their Week 1 victory over the Chargers and a better division record. A win tonight would clinch it. The Chiefs have arguably the most explosive offense in the NFL.

Chargers-Chiefs features battle of NFL MVP candidates A primetime showdown in Week 15 between the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs is highlighted by one of the NFL's top quarterback duels this year.

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon out tonight vs. Chiefs KANSAS CITY - Melvin Gordon won't play in the Chargers' pivotal Thursday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Gordon was declared inactive by the team 90 minutes before kickoff. The Chargers running back will miss his third consecutive game because of a sprained MCL sustained Nov.

Chargers RB Gordon won't play vs. Chiefs Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will not play against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night, a source told ESPN's Jeff Darlington.

BREAKING: Melvin Gordon will not play tonight Ahead of tonight's divisional match-up, the Chargers have decided to keep Melvin Gordon on the sidelines for another week, according to Omar Ruiz of NFL Network. Gordon has missed the last two games due to a Grade 2 MCL sprain that he sustained in their game against the Arizona Cardinals.

Report: Melvin Gordon won't play tonight Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will not play tonight, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports. Gordon tested out his injured knee in pregame warmups. He conferred with coach Anthony Lynn and General Manager Tom Telesco afterward and shook his head no, via DiGiovanna.

StubHub Center to be renamed Dignity Health Sports Park AEG announced a partnership with Dignity Health that includes the naming rights to the StubHub Center, home of the Galaxy and Chargers. The partnership is a multi-year agreement. Effective Jan. 1, StubHub Center will be renamed Dignity Health Sports Park.

Chargers Place CB Trevor Williams On IR The Chargers made a number of roster moves before tonight's contest against the Chiefs, including placing cornerback Trevor Williams on injured reserve. Additionally, linebacker Tre'Von Johnson has been waived, while running back Troymaine Pope and linebacker Kyle Wilson have been promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.

Los Angeles Chargers 29-28 Kansas City Chiefs: Philip Rivers leads L.A. to thrilling win late on Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers fired a touchdown pass to Mike Williams with four seconds remaining, the same duo then adding a decisive two-point conversion to see them beat the Kansas City Chiefs 29-28 in a thrilling Thursday night contest.

Chargers @ Chiefs Week 15 TNF Preview The Chargers are just one game behind the Chiefs for first place in the AFC West and they lay tonight for the best record in the AFC. The Chiefs are 11-2, the Chargers are 10-3. Chiefs escaped with wins in the last two weeks against the Oakland Raiders in week 13 and the Baltimore Ravens last week in overtime.

Chargers and Chiefs: What to expect With the Chargers and Chiefs set to lock horns in a battle for AFC West supremacy, Mike Murray gives you the lowdown on what to expect.

Chiefs vs. Chargers score, recap, highlights from Los Angeles' thrilling victory A late pass interference call goes against the Chiefs, and now the Chargers are at the 1-yard line. 11:23 p.m. - What looked like a late hit on Rivers isn't called. Thirteen more seconds. 11:21 p.m. - Rivers to Benjamin again, this time on fourth down for a key conversion.

NFL Picks: The Degenerate Gambler's Biggest Game of the Year? Although the Chargers moneyline at +165 isn't as delicious as the Degenerate Gambler would have hoped, he also is happy to take the bet. because it's clear that he thinks the Bolts will be motivated and eager to secure a win tonight. -Jason "They're starting to believe" Michaels.

LA Galaxy's StubHub Center To Undergo A Name Change The team's owner, Anschutz Entertainment Group, announced Thursday that it reached a naming rights deal with the hospital system Dignity Health to rename the stadium Dignity Health Sports Park. The name change will take effect almost immediately, on Jan.

Steelers fan who choked pregnant Chargers fan has been identified Last Sunday night's loss by the Steelers to the Chargers produced images of a troubling moment between a male Steelers fan and a pregnant Chargers fan. The Steelers fan at one point had his hand on the throat of the Chargers fan, as the two engaged in a confrontation.

Los Angeles Chargers sign RB Troymaine Pope and LB Kyle Wilson to the active roster In addition to placing cornerback Trevor Williams on Injured Reserve, the Los Angeles Chargers have announced three other roster moves today. Running back Troymaine Pope and linebacker Kyle Wilson have been added to the active roster. In order to make room for them, linebacker Tre'Von Johnson has been waived.

Los Angeles Chargers place CB Trevor Williams on Injured Reserve Last year, Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Trevor Williams was a breakout star. He was objectively one of the best defensive backs in the National Football League.

Tre'Von Johnson: Waived by Los Angeles Tre'Von Johnson: Waived by Los Angeles.

WATCH: Stephen A. Smith thinks Hunter Henry has been playing for the Chargers all year Smith has had one heck of a morning. On the show he's on every morning, Smith was previewing tonight's game between the Chargers and the Chiefs. In a matter of 30 seconds, Smith could not have made more mistakes if he tried. Check the video out:. Hunter Henry has not played a snap all year.

Chargers place CB Trevor Williams on IR among roster moves The Chargers announced they have signed running back Troymaine Pope and linebacker Kyle Wilson to the active roster, waived LB Tre'Von Johnson and placed cornerback Trevor Williams on the injured reserve list with a knee injury, according to the team's official website.

Philip Rivers leads Los Angeles Chargers to last-second comeback win over Kansas City Chiefs All it took was feverish fourth-quarter comeback, a questionable pass-interference call, a tense video review of the final touchdown and the gutsy decision to try a 2-point conversion. The result: Chargers 29, Chiefs 28. Justin Jackson's touchdown run with a couple minutes left gave the Chargers a chance.

Chargers put Trevor Williams on IR among roster moves The Chargers made multiple roster moves prior to tonight's game. In addition to the previously reported elevation of running back Troymaine Pope from the practice squad, the Chargers also added linebacker Kyle Wilson to the active roster.

Los Angeles Chargers stun Kansas City Chiefs, creating virtual first-place tie in AFC West He finished with 313 yards and two TD passes. Williams, a first-round pick in 2017 who had a washout rookie year, turned in a signature performance with two receiving TDs and another on the ground. Gutsy call: Give Chargers coach Anthony Lynn credit. He went for the win instead of the tie in the closing ticks, and his team delivered.

If it's not the Chiefs, it doesn't mean squat in KC Kansas City is oblivious to the outside world today. The only thing which matters to most in the city of 460,000, and the metropolitan area of 2.5 million, is what will happen at Arrowhead Stadium starting at 1915 this evening.

BFTB Mailbag: OT prospects, Justin Jackson, and time of possession Welcome to week 15's mailbag, everyone! With the short week, I had to do some hustling to get you guys my normal weekly content prior to tonight's match-up so forgive me for not putting together a lengthy introduction to this one. I know you guys probably skip these when it gets to be long-winded so i'll just save you all some time.

Kansas City vs Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football: Score updates, time, TV channel, how to watch live stream online What: Kansas City vs Los Angeles Chargers. When: Thursday, Dec. 14, 5:20 p.m. PT/8:20 p.m. Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO. Watch online: You can watch the live stream of the game on foxsportsgo.com, verizonwireless.com, playstation vue, AppleTV, SlingTV or FuboTV.

Three-Down Back: A trio of things to watch for against the Kansas City Chiefs One final push for the top spot in the AFC West. It's on tonight. Here's what I'll be watching closely. 1.) Which team's offense will be burdened the most without their top two running backs?

Looking at the key non-QBs in tonight's AFC West showdown The Chargers and Chiefs square off on Thursday night in what will be the most important regular-season game in the history of the rivalry, at least since the merger. For Thursday's PFT Live, we merged all non-quarterbacks from both organizations into one pot and drafted the most important people for the game.

Los Angeles Chargers vs Kansas City Chiefs: Open Thread This is where you write about the Los Angeles Chargers game in the comments and talk throughout about how we are kicking the Kansas City Chiefs tails in al…

Thursday Night Football: Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Browns fans can use this to discuss Thursday Night Football. Tonight, Week 15 of the NFL kicks off as the Los Angeles Chargers take on the Kansas City Chiefs. This game is kind of important for Cleveland with respect to motivation. If the Chargers lose, they pretty much have the No.

Travis Kelce versus Derwin James: The matchup we all want to see The one matchup that should be talked about that really isn't is Kansas City's star tight end Travis Kelce going head-to-head against the Chargers prize first round safety Derwin James. Kelce is incredible. There's really no other way to describe his talents.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers: How to watch The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers meet tonight for the second time this season and the 118th time in series history, and this time it's a matchup that could determine the winner of the AFC West as well as have a profound effect on the AFC playoff seeding.

Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs: Thursday Night Football discussion It's a big one in the AFC West. It's Thursday night, folks, and that means that Week 15 of the 2018 NFL season is officially underway. In a game that has a lot of potential ramifactions in the AFC…not to mention for some of your fantasy football leagues…the Kansas City Chiefs host the Los Angeles Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium.

Kansas City Chiefs Vs. Los Angeles Chargers: Thursday Night Football Week 15 NFL Schedule, Odds, Pick The Kansas City Chiefs are set to host the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football to open Week 15 of the 2018 NFL season. This thrilling showdown pits two AFC West playoff contenders with the best overall records in the conference against one another in a contest where the outcome will have numerous postseason ramifications.

Chargers promote RB Troymaine Pope, Melvin Gordon likely out vs. Chiefs It’s looking like Melvin Gordon won’t play on Thursday night.

Chargers add running back Troymaine Pope to roster The Chargers may be holding out some slim hope for Melvin Gordon tonight, but they're covering themselves at the position, just in case. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chargers are promoting running back Troymaine Pope from their practice squad, giving them a third healthy body at the position.

Chargers will officially host an international game again in 2019 The Chargers new stadium is still under construction in Inglewood, California. The stadium is expected to be finished in 2020. Until that is completed, the NFL requires the Chargers to play an international game. The NFL announced the five teams hosting international games next year with four coming in London and one in Mexico City:.

Champ Bailey 'hated' Philip Rivers for 2 years because he’d troll CB after every completion Former Denver Broncos great Champ Bailey sat down with Chris Simms of Bleacher Report, and one of the topics was the Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers. Listen below:. Here are some excerpts from the invterview:. "You could tell he studied your weaknesses because he would find those moments that you weren't paying attention." "The guy is accurate.

Thursday Numbers You have to be odd to be number one. - Doctor Seuss. Welcome to "Thursday Numbers!" In case you're a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm and humor.

Best bets for Chargers-Chiefs The Chiefs are favored at home against the Chargers on Thursday night. Will they cover? Here are our best bets for the game.

WATCH: Every Antonio Gates target against Eric Berry in his career To say Chargers Hall of Fame tight end Antonio Gates has had Chiefs safety Eric Berry's number might be the biggest understatement you hear all year. Gates has owned Berry on essentially every opportunity I've had. I didn't think it was that one-sided until I went back and saw them.

LeBron, Lakers Thursday road underdogs at Houston Los Angeles Lakers at Houston Rockets. When: Thursday, December 13, 8:00 p.m. Where: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas. Betting Line / Total: Houston - 5.5 / 222.5 Points. Lakers at Rockets OddsShark Matchup Report.

Can a fully healthy Joey Bosa put Chargers atop the AFC? Joey Bosa missed the Chargers' first nine games with a bruised foot, but after a slow start, he has four sacks in the past three games.

Five takeaways from Week 14 The Miami Dolphins beat the New England Patriots on a last-second improbable play, the Panthers continued their losing streak, the Rams were beat a second time, and the Packers won after firing Mike McCarthy. It was a crazy weekend of football. So, with the regular season getting closer to ending, let's get into the five takeaways from Week 14.

Los Angeles Chargers Troll Stephen A. Smith on Twitter Smith made a bit of a fool of himself on Thursday while talking Los Angeles Chargers versus Kansas City Chiefs.

The Los Angeles Chargers burned Stephen A. Smith after 'First Take' blunder Smith put together a spectacularly bad argument during Thursday's First Take, getting almost every detail wrong while previewing the night's Chiefs-Chargers game. Smith called the Los Angeles Chargers "San Diego," which can happen - the move to L.A. is still weird.

Los Angeles Chargers @ Kansas City Chiefs: Thursday night NFL live on Sky Sports Two AFC West juggernauts clash as the Kansas City Chiefs host the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football, live on Sky Sports Action and Main Event from 12.30am.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Chargers pick: Preview, prediction, statistics to know for 'Thursday Night Football' Everything you know about this battle of AFC West playoff contenders.

NFL picks: Predictions for Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs - Thursday Night Football [email protected] NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. Week 15 of the 2018 NFL season will feature a marquee Thursday Night Football game on Thursday, December 13, 2018 when the Los Angeles Chargers take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

NFL Week 15 upset watch: Chargers in range for upset of Chiefs in battle of AFC elite The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers face off Thursday night in a battle of the top two teams in the NFL in DVOA - and the Chargers are fairly well-positioned to push for an upset.

Lets Take A Look At The NFL Playoff Picture-THE AFC So if we're being completley honest, this NFL season has jostled my jimmies more than any other season to date. The number of teams that could squiggle their way into the playoffs has got to be record breaking, and the number of different scenarios that could play out makes my head hurt.

Los Angeles Chargers: This opportunity at Arrowhead is even bigger than the last The Los Angeles Chargers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in the biggest Thursday Night Football game of the season. But there will be much more at stake t…

Chargers RB Melvin Gordon A Game-Time Decision? Although the Chargers are reportedly not optimistic that they'll have running back Melvin Gordon for Thursday night's contest against the Chiefs, Gordon himself believes he'll be a game-time decision for the pivotal AFC West matchup, as Eric D. Williams of ESPN.com writes.

Chargers rookie Derwin James thrives in multiple roles This ever-changing role would be a promising precursor to the positionless future that awaited him in the NFL, where he has had made his mark all over the field in just his first season, catapulting into Rookie of the Year contention on a Chargers defense that has weaponized his versatility.

Chargers injury report vs. Kansas City Chiefs - Who's in, who's out? A look at Chargers players who were listed on the injury report this week and their status for Thursday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs:. Melvin Gordon, running back. Injury: Knee. Participation status: Did not participate Monday, limited Tuesday-Wednesday.

The Rams will give up a home game again in 2019 The Los Angeles Rams are one of five teams slated to play in the NFL's International series in 2019. Both London and Mexico City are to be featured again.

Chiefs vs. Chargers injuries: Ware doubtful, Gordon questionable Amid all the concern about what the Los Angeles Chargers were going to do at the running back position this week, it turns out the Kansas City Chiefs could wind up being just as shorthanded in the backfield when the two teams face off in Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday night.

Chargers running backs Melvin Gordon questionable, Austin Ekeler out against Chiefs Gordon is among many key players on the final injury report for Thursday night’s game between the Chargers and Chiefs.

Chargers downplay nine-game losing streak to Kansas City Chiefs before showdown It's the next game for us." The Chargers will try to stop the streak from reaching double digits when they clash against the Chiefs Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium in a game that could decide the AFC West and shake up the playoff seeding in the conference.

Gordon listed as questionable, Austin Ekeler out for Chiefs game According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Chargers have listed Melvin Gordon as questionable and Austin Ekeler out for Thursday night's big AFC West showdown. Gordon has missed the past two weeks with an MCL sprain he suffered during the Chargers' Week 12 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals.

Chargers final injury report: 3 players out vs. Chiefs The Chargers have released their final injury report of the week before taking on the Chiefs on Thursday, courtesy of the team's official Twitter. Running back Austin Ekeler has been ruled out. Melvin Gordon, on the other hand, is listed as questionable.

NFL salary cap to raise in 2019 by nearly $10 million For the sixth season in a row, the NFL's salary cap will go up by at least $10 million. According to a press release today by the NFL, the salary cap for the 2019 season will be between $187.0 million to $191.1 million. The Chargers could use the cap flexibility, as they will have some interesting decisions this off-season.

Chiefs WR Watkins out; maybe RB Ware, too The Chiefs will be without Sammy Watkins and maybe Spencer Ware against the Chargers.

Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Who has the edge? When: Thursday, 5:20 p.m. Where: Arrowhead Stadium. Line: Chiefs by 3 ½. TV/Radio: FOX/11, NFL Network; 640-AM, 980-AM. A sluggish Chargers offense was bailed out last week by rookie kicker Michael Badgley, who scored the team's final 12 points on four field goals against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Tyreek Hill questionable, Spencer Ware doubtful for Thursday night It looks like the Chiefs will be playing without running back Spencer Ware on Thursday night, but wide receiver Tyreek Hill's chances of being in the lineup look better. The Chiefs released their final injury report before their matchup with the Chargers and Ware has been listed as doubtful due to a foot injury.

Five observations from the Chargers 26-21 win over the Bengals Can we please go back to that time a few weeks ago when the Chargers were posting one boring, uneventful win after another over inferior opponents? I'm just not sure how much more of this my heart can take.

Melvin Gordon questionable, Austin Ekeler out The Chargers still don't know whether Melvin Gordon will be ready for tomorrow night's game against the Chiefs. But they know they'll be without his replacement. Running back Austin Ekeler has been declared out, and Gordon has been listed as questionable on the team's final injury report of the week.

4 reasons why Chargers will beat Chiefs in Week 15 Here are four reasons why the Los Angeles Chargers will beat the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 14.

5 Ways A Chargers Win Over The Chiefs Thursday Night Turns the NFL Season Upside Down We have a massive Thursday night game this week as the 11-2 Chiefs host their surging division rival, the 10-3 Chargers. Granted, Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler both may not suit up for the Chargers, but in case you were under a rock for the last couple weeks, KC no longer has Kareem Hunt.

Chargers Week 15 preview: 5 questions with Chiefs Wire It's time for five questions with Chiefs Wire ahead of the Chargers' Week 15 matchup with Kansas City. We are joined by Chiefs Wire managing editor Charles Goldman, who was kind enough to answer questions about Thursday night's showdown.