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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (13-5)
CAMP SITE: Metairie, Louisiana
LAST YEAR: In the final season of quarterback Drew Brees’ 20-year, record-setting career, and with considerable help from versatile running back Alvin Kamara and the NFL’s fourth-ranked defense, the Saints made the playoffs as a No.
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.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees keeps coming through in the clutch in his 20th season, while the Los Angeles Chargers keep squandering the heady play of promising rookie quarterback Justin Herbert...
ATLANTA (AP) — Taysom Hill’s rare moment in the spotlight came in an important game for the New Orleans Saints...
OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-12)
New faces: WR Antonio Brown, T Trent Brown, WR Tyrell Williams, DE Clelin Ferrell, RB Josh Jacobs, S Johnathan Abram, CB Trayvon Mullen, S Lamarcus Joyner, OL Richie Incognito, LB Vontaze Burfict, DE Benson Mayowa, WR Ryan Grant, WR J...
Just when we thought Jared Cook #szn couldn't possibly get better, Jon Gruden pulls off a trade that might do just that.
Cook, fantasy's TE6 overall this season and TE4 Sunday in his first full game without new Cowboy Amari Cooper, is racking up the yards like never before.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Aaron Rodgers had more magic in store for the Dallas Cowboys, who can't seem to find the mojo that carried them a year ago.
GREEN BAY – Down in Dallas, they still talk about it. They still think about it.
“It's definitely in our heads,” Dak Prescott confessed at midweek.
From Lombardi and Landry through Reggie and Brett, Troy and Emmitt.
From the tundra of Lambeau to the gap in the Texas Stadium roof to Jerry's palace...
As if the suffocation the Broncos defense put on the Raiders wasn't enough, the silver and black will return to Oakland with a cloud hanging over their season after their 16-10 loss at Sports Authority Field.
ARLINGTON, Texas - This time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers.
Call it a "Half Mary" from Aaron Rodgers.
Rodgers threw a 36-yard pass to a toe-dragging Jared Cook on the sideline, and Mason Crosby kicked a 51-yard field goal as time expired, sending the Packers to the NFC championship game with their eighth straight win while thwarting a huge Dallas rally in a 34-31 victory in the divisional round of the playoffs Sunday.