Justin Herbert is having a sophomore surge instead of a slump.
The Los Angeles Chargers quarterback continues to add to his accolades after a record-setting first season when he was The Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.
The good news for Brandon Staley and the Los Angeles Chargers is they go into their bye week tied for the AFC West lead at 4-2.
The bad news is that they are coming off their worst game of the season.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Wide receiver Mike Williams is questionable for the Los Angeles Chargers' key AFC matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday due to a knee injury.
Coach Brandon Staley said Williams' knee had some swelling after last Sunday's 47-42 win over the Cleveland Browns.
Brandon Staley, Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers are leading the AFC West while building an impressive early-season resume
The Bolts' 47-42 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday was their third fourth-quarter comeback against a team that made the playoffs last season.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers showed early in the season they can rally to win close games on the road.
On Sunday, they won a wild shootout in front of their home fans.
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.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams had the NFL's top defense in 2020, and a certain amount of regression was almost inevitable this year.
Losing a brilliant coordinator, four starters and a couple of key backups will do that.
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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chargers coach Brandon Staley will be on the national stage Monday night for the first time when Los Angeles hosts the Las Vegas Raiders.
The narrative will be predictable. How Staley went from Division III defensive coordinator to NFL head coach in five years.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley is optimistic that defensive lineman Justin Jones and cornerback Chris Harris Jr. can return to the lineup for Monday night's game against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Justin Herbert has continued to earn the lion's share of attention for the Los Angeles Chargers during their 2-1 start. The defense also deserves its share of the credit as well.
The Chargers lead the league with 30 points off takeaways.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chargers had just turned the Kansas City Chiefs over for the fourth time Sunday. Los Angeles coach Brandon Staley was left with a crucial fourth-down call with less than a minute left in a tie game.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Asante Samuel Jr. is quickly showing that being a starting cornerback as a rookie isn’t too big for him.
The Los Angeles Chargers' second-round draft pick has played well in his first two games, including an interception in last week’s 20-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
The Los Angeles Chargers have a new coaching staff, but many of the same problems that plagued them under previous regimes cropped up again in Sunday's 20-17 loss the Dallas Cowboys.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Starting offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Chargers on Friday.
Bulaga was battling groin and back injuries throughout training camp.
The Brandon Staley era has started with something the Los Angeles Chargers were not able to do the past two seasons: win a close game after experiencing adversity.
Sunday's 20-16 victory over the Washington Football Team was especially satisfying considering the Chargers were 7-16 in one-score games in 2019 and '20 after making the postseason in 2018.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Brandon Staley and Justin Herbert shared a smile and shook hands outside the locker room before the new Los Angeles Chargers coach congratulated the second-year quarterback on a job well done.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — With Justin Herbert the first of several top quarterbacks on the docket this season. Washington's defense is taking on Jack Del Rio's approach to respect every opponent but fear nobody.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9) at WASHINGTON (7-9)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Chargers by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A lot has changed in a year for Brandon Staley and Justin Herbert.
Heading into last year's opener, Staley was preparing for his first game as defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert and Brandon Staley have created plenty of buzz around the Los Angeles Chargers. Whether both can help lead a turnaround after two disappointing seasons remains one of the more intriguing questions in the AFC going into the Sept.
LOS ANGELES RAMS (11-7)
New faces: QB Matthew Stafford, defensive coordinator Raheem Morris, WR DeSean Jackson, RB Sony Michel, WR Tutu Atwell.
Key losses: Defensive coordinator Brandon Staley, QB Jared Goff, pass game coordinator Shane Waldron, run game coordinator Aaron Kromer, DL Michael Brockers, S John Johnson, CB Troy Hill, C Austin Blythe, LB Samson Ebukam, C Austin Blythe, WR Josh Reynolds, RB Malcolm Brown, DL Morgan Fox, LS Jake McQuaide.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9)
New faces: Coach Brandon Staley, C Corey Linsley, Gs Matt Feiler and Oday Aboushi, TE Jared Cook, QB Chase Daniel, OT Rashawn Slater, CB Asante Samuel Jr.
Key losses: TE Hunter Henry, DE Melvin Ingram, C Dan Feeney, OT Sam Tevi, G Forrest Lamp, S Rayshawn Jenkins, LB Denzel Perryman, CB Casey Hayward, G Trai Turner.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Brandon Staley and general manager Tom Telesco have very few questions to settle heading into the Los Angeles Chargers' preseason finale against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers put safety Nasir Adderly and cornerback Ryan Smith on the COVID-19 list Friday.
Adderly missed the first of two joint practices with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday, which first-year coach Brandon Staley attributed to migraines.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — How much the Los Angeles Chargers' revamped offensive line has improved remains one of the biggest questions heading into the regular season. But fans won't see the entire group play together until the Sept.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers fans got to see a little bit of everything during their first opportunity to view a practice at SoFi Stadium.
The Maine and The Offspring performed during a pregame concert, new coach Brandon Staley got his first time to go through a game routine, and Derwin James and Justin Herbert made big plays.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa's first five training camps in the NFL were pretty simple — refine his pass rushing techniques and get ready to ball.
The Pro Bowl defensive standout for the Los Angeles Chargers has a lot more on his plate this year.
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.
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 pandemic.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9)
CAMP SITE: Costa Mesa, California
LAST YEAR: The Chargers found their franchise quarterback with Justin Herbert, who was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year after setting rookie records for touchdowns and 300-yard games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers began their six-week vacation following Wednesday's final minicamp practice but the quarterback still plans to do a lot of studying leading up to the start of training camp next month.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Derwin James won't have to wait until the start of training camp to begin practicing with the Los Angeles Chargers.
The talented but often injured safety is taking part in on-field workouts as new coach Brandon Staley and his staff begin installing their defense.