Ekeler receives permission from Chargers to seek tradeMarch 14, 2023 GMT
Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler could be on his way out.
Ekeler’s agent, Cameron Weiss, said on Tuesday that the team has given Ekeler permission to seek a trade after both sides could not agree on a contract extension.
2022 NFL All-Pro Team VotingJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The results of The Associated Press 2022 NFL All-Pro balloting as selected by a national panel of 50 media members.
Herbert among Chargers to play late in meaningless gameJanuary 9, 2023 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Not even the sight of his leading receiver being carted off the field with an injured back could alter Brandon Staley’s plan.
The Los Angeles Chargers coach kept playing the starters Sunday and acting as though his team had something to play for, even though by the time the game began, it was clear it meant nothing.
Playoff-bound Chargers might play backups against BroncosJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (10-6) at DENVER (4-12)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Broncos by 2 1/2.
Ekeler has 2 TDs, reaches 100 catches as Chargers rout RamsJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — On a day when Austin Ekeler accomplished a receiving milestone, it was his running that paved the way for the Los Angeles Chargers to keep rolling toward the postseason.
Chargers’ Ekeler hits 100-reception mark for the seasonJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler became the fifth running back in NFL history to have a 100-reception season with his first catch during Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.
Chargers’ Ekeler ‘going fantasy crazy’ with NFL-best 16 TDsDecember 29, 2022 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Austin Ekeler has already accomplished his primary goal of getting the Los Angeles Chargers back to the playoffs.
With two regular season games remaining, Ekeler has a couple personal milestones to chase.
Chargers reach playoffs, beat Foles, overmatched Colts 20-3December 27, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers tried to keep their postgame playoff celebration private.
No such luck. After shaking hands and walking off the field in Indianapolis, players jogged through a tunnel to blaring music, high-fives and hugs and headed into a first-time locker room scene for many of these Chargers — a playoff party.
Vikings’ Cook, Bills’ Diggs among best bets to scoreDecember 21, 2022 GMT
With temperatures dropping, these players will continue to bring the heat to fantasy lineups. Here are the best bets to score in Week 16 of the NFL season.
Chargers look to carry momentum from win into stretch runDecember 13, 2022 GMT
All wins count the same in the standings.
Yet, the emotion emanating from the locker room after the Los Angeles Chargers’ 23-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday night could be the catalyst to a late-season run and possibly getting to the playoffs for the first time in four years.
Bolts have regressed on both sides of ball in losing 4 of 6December 5, 2022 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers needed to do three things to be successful against the Las Vegas Raiders: contain Josh Jacobs, limit Davante Adams on deep routes and capitalize on offensive opportunities.
Cowboys’ Elliott, Eagles’ Brown among best bets to scoreNovember 30, 2022 GMT
Here are six oft-scoring reasons to celebrate in Week 13. These are the best bets to score in the NFL this week.
Cardinals head into bye week smarting from last-minute lossNovember 28, 2022 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals nearly gained some crucial momentum heading into their long-awaited bye week.
Instead, they ended up with a swift punch to the gut.
Herbert rallies Chargers to 25-24 win over CardinalsNovember 28, 2022 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley knew he was going for the winning 2-point conversion a few minutes before it actually happened, so when the moment arrived, there was no hesitation and no looking at his playbook.
Healthier 49ers host Chargers in 1st game post-byeNovember 11, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (5-3) at SAN FRANCISCO (4-4)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EST, NBC
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: 49ers by 7
Browns CB Ward back to face Dolphins following concussionNovember 10, 2022 GMT
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Sidelined three weeks by a concussion, Denzel Ward agonized during his absence over not being able to help the Browns.
That's about to change.
“Can't wait,” said Ward, who will play Sunday when Cleveland visits the Miami Dolphins to begin a critical three-game stretch that will determine whether the Browns (3-5) can make a playoff push when suspended quarterback Deshaun Watson returns.
Graham takes blame for Falcons’ late collapse in 20-17 lossNovember 6, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — If Ta’Quon Graham could do it all over again, he would’ve just fallen out of bounds.
Instead, the 6-foot-4, 320-pound defensive tackle had to wonder what might have been if he hadn’t lost his first career fumble return that set up Cameron Dicker’s 37-yard field goal and sent the Atlanta Falcons to a 20-17 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
Herbert, Ekeler to lead Chargers against surprising FalconsNovember 3, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (4-3) at ATLANTA (4-4)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Chargers by 3.
Chargers can’t overcome slow start in loss to SeahawksOctober 24, 2022 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have plenty of experience digging out of early holes this season, recovering from double-digit deficits in the first quarter to win in each of their past two games before they hosted the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Browns acquire linebacker Deion Jones in trade with FalconsOctober 10, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Looking to fix a defense with problems galore, the Cleveland Browns acquired former Pro Bowl linebacker Deion Jones on Monday in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons.
Cleveland sent a sixth-round pick in 2024 to Atlanta for Jones, a six-year veteran, along with a seventh-round pick in two years.
Ekeler scores 3 touchdowns, Chargers hold off Texans 34-24October 2, 2022 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Austin Ekeler was off to a slow start following a 20-touchdown season, and the Chargers believed he was due for a breakout game.
He had it Sunday, scoring his first three touchdowns of the year to lead Los Angeles to a 34-24 win over the Houston Texans.
Colts’ Taylor, Dolphins’ Hill among best bets to scoreSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
The NFL is back for the 2022 season and with it some best bets to score, starting with Week 1.
Chargers add depth at running back by signing Sony MichelAugust 31, 2022 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Hoping to find a reliable backup to Austin Ekeler, the Los Angeles Chargers signed running back Sony Michel on Wednesday.
Michel, a first-round pick by New England in 2018, was with the Miami Dolphins during the preseason, but was released in the final round of roster cuts on Tuesday.
Herbert, defense look to lead Chargers back to the playoffsAugust 23, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (9-8)
New faces: LB Khalil Mack, CB J.C. Jackson, DT Sebastian Joseph-Day, DT Austin Johnson, DE Morgan Fox, LB Kyle Van Noy, TE Gerald Everett, LB Troy Reeder, P JK Scott, OG Zion Johnson, special teams coach Ryan Ficken, offensive line coach Brandon Nugent.
Chargers hoping Spiller can provide depth at running backMay 13, 2022 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are set with Austin Ekeler as their lead running back. Finding a dependable backup has been a work in progress the last two seasons.
With recent draft picks Joshua Kelley and Larry Rountree struggling to adjust to the NFL, and Justin Jackson a free agent, the Chargers are hoping fourth-round selection Isaiah Spiller can come in and provide a boost.
Analysis: COVID-19 means teams battle 2 opponents weeklyDecember 27, 2021 GMT
Josh Johnson joined the Ravens 10 days ago, and the well-traveled quarterback started his first game in 1,092 days with first place in the AFC North on the line Sunday at Cincinnati.
The Chargers didn’t have outside linebacker Joey Bosa, running back Austin Ekeler, receiver Mike Williams and center Corey Linsley when they faced the Texans.
Texans run past Chargers 41-29, ding LA’s playoff hopesDecember 26, 2021 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — After a loss to the lowly Houston Texans on Sunday, Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley was quick to remind his players they still have plenty to play for.
Chargers will have James, Ekeler, available vs. ChiefsDecember 17, 2021 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will have safety Derwin James and running back Austin Ekeler in the lineup for Thursday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs after both were listed as questionable on the injury report leading up to the game.
Surtain’s pair of picks leads Broncos past Chargers 28-13November 29, 2021 GMT
DENVER (AP) — Pat Surtain II showed off not only his sticky hands but his swift feet.
The rookie from Alabama picked off Justin Herbert twice, returning the second one 70 yards for a touchdown and sparking the Denver Broncos' 28-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
Chargers-Broncos showdown shaping up as run-heavy matchupNovember 24, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (6-4) at DENVER (5-5)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, CBS
LINE: Chargers by 2½, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Weekend Sports In BriefNovember 22, 2021 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Mike Williams with 2:17 remaining and the Los Angeles Chargers held off the Pittsburgh Steelers 41-37 on Sunday night.
Chargers can certainly relate to Vikings’ tough-luck seasonNovember 11, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If anyone can relate to the frustration the Minnesota Vikings are feeling with their recent spate of close losses, it is the Los Angeles Chargers.
The Vikings come into Sunday's game with a 3-5 mark.
Chargers activate defensive lineman Justin Jones from IROctober 30, 2021 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Defensive lineman Justin Jones has been activated off injured reserve by the Los Angeles Chargers. Jones, who is in his fourth season, has missed the past five games after suffering a calf injury in the Sept.
Chargers’ Ekeler questionable vs. Patriots due to hip injuryOctober 29, 2021 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Chargers running back Austin Ekeler is questionable for Los Angeles' game against New England on Sunday due to a hip injury.
Ekeler was a full participant on Wednesday but felt soreness in his hip after practice.
Young guns: Jackson faces Herbert when Ravens host ChargersOctober 15, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (4-1) at BALTIMORE (4-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Ravens by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
Steelers’ Harris, Packers’ Adams among best bets to scoreOctober 13, 2021 GMT
We’re almost a third of the way through the fantasy season, so scoring trends are starting to stick. These players are my best bets to keep finding the end zone at the running back and wide receivers positions in Week 6.
Chargers’ Ekeler looking for another strong game vs. BrownsOctober 7, 2021 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Austin Ekeler helped more than a few fantasy football players who drafted him this past week.
The Los Angeles Chargers running back, who said during training camp that “if you want to get fantasy points you better have me on your team,” certainly lived up to his end of the bargain Monday night in a 28-14 victory over Las Vegas with a career-high 115 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
Staley’s trust in Herbert big key to Chargers’ 3-1 startOctober 5, 2021 GMT
Brandon Staley's unwavering trust in Justin Herbert and aggressiveness going for it on fourth downs have been defining traits four games into Staley's tenure as Los Angeles Chargers' head coach.
It also helped set the tone for the Bolts' 28-14 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday night.
Herbert, Ekeler propel Chargers to 28-14 win over RaidersOctober 5, 2021 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers came into their showdown against the Las Vegas Raiders after a signature win on the road at Kansas City.
In front of a prime-time audience on Monday night, the Chargers showed they are indeed for real.
Chargers RB Kelley stays positive after struggling as rookieAugust 6, 2021 GMT
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Even in the midst of a difficult rookie season, Los Angeles Chargers running back Joshua Kelley never lost his smile and positive outlook.
With a new coaching staff that matches his demeanor and a full offseason to work on his game, Kelley is even more upbeat going into his second year in the NFL.