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New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) pulls in a pass over Los Angeles Chargers strong safety Rayshawn Jenkins (23), setting up a touchdown, in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. The Saints won in overtime, 30-27. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Another blown lead has Chargers reeling going into bye week

Oct. 13, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Chargers were 5-1 two years ago in games decided by seven points or fewer. They have been anything but clutch in close games since then. Anthony Lynn's squad is 3-13 since the start of last season in close games. All five this year have been decided by one score, including Monday night's 30-27...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) walks off the field after losing to the New Orleans Saints in overtime of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. The Saints won 30-27. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Chargers' Herbert getting crash course in close losses

Oct. 13, 2020 1:45 AM EDT

Justin Herbert won the Campbell Trophy, which is nicknamed the Academic Heisman, at the University of Oregon last year for his smarts on and off the field. The quarterback is getting a crash course in close losses as a rookie in the National Football League. Herbert became the first rookie to throw for four...

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) dives over the goal line for a touchdown in the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Brees, Lutz lift Saints past hard-luck Chargers, 30-27 in OT

Oct. 13, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

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. The 41-year-old Brees became the oldest quarterback with more than 32 completions in an NFL game, Wil Lutz...

Saints aim to prolong Chargers' Monday night misery

Oct. 8, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-3) at NEW ORLEANS (2-2) Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE — Saints by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Chargers 3-1, Saints 2-2 SERIES RECORD — Chargers lead 7-5 LAST MEETING — Saints beat Chargers 35-34 on Oct. 2, 2016 in San Diego LAST WEEK — Chargers...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans, right, celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

When Buccaneers near the goal line, Brady looks for Evans

Oct. 1, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Arians doesn’t blame Tom Brady for looking for Mike Evans when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close to the goal line. The 67-year-old coach jokes that even he could get the job done with one of the NFL’s best receivers at his disposal from inside the 20-yard line....

Buccaneers host Chargers, aiming for 3rd straight victory

Oct. 1, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

LA CHARGERS (1-2) at TAMPA BAY (2-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chargers 2-1; Buccaneers 2-1 SERIES RECORD - Chargers lead 8-3 LAST MEETING - Buccaneers beat Chargers 28-21, Dec. 4, 2016 in San Diego LAST WEEK - Chargers lost to Panthers 21-16; Buccaneers beat...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert celebrates after throwing his first career touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Herbert hopes week of preparation benefits him in 2nd start

Sep. 25, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert proved last week that he could excel when being put into a game on a minute's notice. His task now is to show what he can do with a week to prepare as the starter. The Los Angeles Chargers' rookie quarterback will get his second NFL start Sunday against Carolina...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) passes against the Kansas City Chiefs in the first half of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Herbert gets full week of practice as Chargers host Panthers

Sep. 24, 2020 5:38 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert has had an entire week instead of just a couple minutes to prepare for his second NFL start. The Los Angeles Chargers rookie will be under center on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers after finding out less than an hour before kickoff that he was playing last week....

Chargers' Herbert gets 2nd start vs. winless Panthers

Sep. 24, 2020 11:38 AM EDT

CAROLINA (0-2) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chargers by 6 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Panthers 0-2; Chargers 2-0 SERIES RECORD - Panthers lead 5-1 LAST MEETING - Panthers beat Chargers 28-16 on Dec. 11, 2016, at Carolina LAST WEEK - Panthers lost to Buccaneers 31-17; Chargers...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) looks to throw during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

AP Source: Chargers' team doctor punctured Taylor's lung

Sep. 23, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday's game because a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung, according to a person familiar with the case. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because of medical restriction...