Joey Bosa
Los Angeles Chargers players are voicing their support for embattled coach Brandon Staley. The Chargers had the third-largest blown lead in playoff history when they allowed Jacksonville to rally from a 27-0 deficit to win 31-30 on Saturday night.
The National Football League’s Defensive Rookie of the Year named by the Associated Press and selected each year by a nationwide panel of media:
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Joey Bosa has been activated off injured reserve and is expected to play for the Los Angeles Chargers when they host the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Derwin James is on his way back to the Los Angeles Chargers’ lineup after returning to practice Thursday.
It would be an understatement to say the Los Angeles Chargers are limping into their bye week.

Brandon Staley and his coaching staff’s ability to weather injuries will undergo one of its biggest challenges after Sunday’s 37-23 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
At the one-third mark of the regular season, Brandon Staley’s Los Angeles Chargers have won three straight and are tied for the AFC West lead despite their defense remaining far from a finished product.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa was seeing signs of progress with the Los Angeles Chargers defense early in the season.
Reeling and wounded are two descriptions no team likes to have three weeks into the season. Yet that is the position the Los Angeles Chargers find themselves in after their worst loss in Brandon Staley’s two-year tenure.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Khalil Mack hasn’t had much time to reflect on his Los Angeles Chargers debut, especially since they have a short week before facing the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

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.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa and Khalil Mack began to get acquainted during the final three weeks of the Los Angeles Chargers’ offseason program.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Harold Landry and Minnesota Vikings right tackle Brian O’Neill have been selected as injury replacements for the Pro Bowl.
What the NFL covets for the regular-season finale is a pivotal game, a win-or-else matchup.

The league got it with the Raiders hosting the Chargers.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa has been one of the NFL’s best in at least two areas during his six-year career — chasing down quarterbacks and talking trash about them.
Joey Bosa and Derwin James can do plenty of things to mask a subpar season for the Los Angeles Chargers defense.
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.
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.
The first Pro Bowl for NFL interceptions leader Trevon Diggs of the Dallas Cowboys means the league now has three sets of brothers with invitations to the all-star game.
Several asymptomatic, vaccinated NFL players tested positive for COVID-19 on the first day of “targeted” testing, a person familiar with the results told The Associated Press on Monday.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Joey Bosa has been considered one of the NFL’s best pass rushers since entering the league in 2016.
DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs see similarities in this year’s team to the one that won the Super Bowl two years ago.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers defensive tackle Linval Joseph entered the league’s COVID-19 protocol on Monday following a positive test.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Joey Bosa are active for Sunday night’s game after being taken off the reserve/COVID-19 list.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers linebackers Joey Bosa and Drue Tranquill were activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coaches preach about preparing for all contingencies. Rarely has it been more accurate than what Pittsburgh’s Mike Tomlin and Los Angeles’ Brandon Staley are dealing with going into Sunday night’s pivotal AFC matchup.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Brandon Staley left open the possibility that all four players on the Los Angeles Chargers’ reserve/COVID-19 list could be available Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers defensive lineup is in flux as preparations begin for Sunday night’s key AFC matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers may be missing a pair of important defensive players going into Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after linemen Joey Bosa and Jerry Tillery entered the league’s reserve/COVID-19 protocol on Tuesday.
A person familiar with the injury tells The Associated Press that Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has been playing with a torn labrum in his left shoulder that won’t require surgery at this time.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Derek Carr said Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa might have been trying to get under his skin with comments he made about the Raiders quarterback after their Monday night meeting, but Carr noted he saw the game very differently.
The offensive line problems that have plagued the Las Vegas Raiders early this season finally led to a loss.