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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor throws the ball downfield against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Carson, Calif. Taylor is expected to succeed Philip Rivers, who started the past 14 seasons before signing with Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, File)

Chargers' Tyrod Taylor maintains same mentality as starter

Aug. 7, 2020 7:39 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Tyrod Taylor understands why many may compare his opportunity with the Los Angeles Chargers to the one he had in Cleveland two years ago. But the veteran quarterback sees many differences. The only thing that hasn't changed is how Taylor views his job. “I’ve been a...

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor throws before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Coach Anthony Lynn is trying his best to quiet any doubts that Taylor will be the Chargers quarterback to start the season. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Chargers' Lynn: Taylor is going to get chance to start at QB

Aug. 5, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn is trying his best to quiet any doubts that Tyrod Taylor will be the Los Angeles Chargers quarterback to start the season. Lynn again gave Taylor plenty of endorsements on Wednesday as he discussed how things are progressing during the early stages of training camp....

FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa (97) follows a play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Defensive end Joey Bosa has agreed to a six-year, $135 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Chargers, according to multiple people familiar with the decision. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday, July 28, 2020 because the contract has not been finalized.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Chargers' Lynn heads into camp happy with Bosa on board

Jul. 29, 2020 9:15 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn addressed many topics on Wednesday about the Los Angeles Chargers reporting to training camp, but the one thing he didn't have to discuss was a holdout involving one of his star players. Any possibility of that happening became a moot point Tuesday night, when the...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco watches players warm up for an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Jacksonville, Fla. Telesco was optimistic after the Chargers rookies reported to training camp over the weekend without any positive tests for the coronavirus. But Telesco knows how quickly things can turn. “The reality is you can't let your guard down at any time,” Telesco said during a conference call Monday, July 27. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Chargers GM Telesco optimistic but wary as rookies report

Jul. 27, 2020 8:43 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Tom Telesco was optimistic after the Los Angeles Chargers rookies reported to training camp over the weekend without any positive tests for the coronavirus. Even though the Chargers remain virus free so far, news of 13 Florida Marlins and the Minnesota Vikings trainer/infection...

In this image made from video, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy speaks on a Zoom call Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The biggest takeaway following the NFL's two-day quarterback coaching summit aimed at improving the league's diversity, is that there's no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators.(Rob Maaddi/Zoom via AP)

NFL's coaching summit highlights minority candidates

Jun. 26, 2020 2:30 PM EDT

The biggest takeaway following the NFL’s two-day quarterback coaching summit is there’s no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators. The league and the Black College Football Hall of Fame earlier this week held a virtual version of...

Colts GM Ballard wins football writers' Jack Horrigan Award

Jun. 25, 2020 2:17 PM EDT

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard has won the Jack Horrigan Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his cooperation with the media. Ballard, the 48th Horrigan Award winner, is the first member of the Colts to receive the honor. But he was the PFWA's 2018 NFL Executive of the...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay stands on the sideline during the first half of the team's NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals n Los Angeles. McVay wrapped up the Rams' virtual offseason program this week. He could have kept going for another two weeks, but the head coach feels the Rams got plenty of work done in this unusual NFL spring. He still hasn't seen most of his players in person this spring, and he doesn't know when he'll see them next. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

LA Story: Rams, Chargers to appear on 'Hard Knocks'

Jun. 18, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will be lights, cameras, Los Angeles again for “Hard Knocks” but for the first time the show will feature two franchises. HBO and NFL Films announced Thursday that this year's show will include the Rams and Chargers, which are both moving into SoFI Stadium in Inglewood...

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneels during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle. Kaepernick was a second-round draft pick in 2011 who the next year led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl. By 2016, he had begun kneeling on the sideline at games during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality.  Soon after, he was gone from the NFL, and he has not played since. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Lynn: Kaepernick fits Chargers style but no workouts planned

Jun. 17, 2020 6:47 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is on the Los Angeles Chargers' workout list, but that doesn't mean he will be coming in anytime soon or at all. Anthony Lynn said Wednesday that Kaepernick fits the style of quarterback Los Angeles is looking for, but the third-year head coach hasn't spoken to...